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LG sees 20 percent boost in smartphones sales for Q2

As earnings season rolls forward, LG has joined the slew of companies reporting quarterly results. Though the company is celebrating its strongest quarter profit in three years, it was the success of its own smartphone business that LG chose to highlight. According to LG, the LG Mobile Communications Company has shipped a record-high of 14.5

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Google announces new Explore feature for Google Maps

Google is really spoiling Maps users this month. Just last week, an update to Google Maps added the ability to view elevation when planning cycling routes and the ability to ask questions during Navigation. Now, Google is introducing (via server-side switch) a new feature for iOS and Android users that will help you discover new

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Samsung Galaxy S5 Alpha leaks online, shows its metal frame

This is the Samsung Galaxy S5 Alpha. Previous reports indicated that this new Android smartphone would officially be announced next month, and a new set of images has arrived to confirm both the name and design. As expected, the Galaxy S5 Alpha will target customers pining for Samsung’s hardware in a premium metal body. The Galaxy S5 Alpha

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LG G3 QuickCircle case hands-on (video)

If you’re in the market for an upcoming LG G3, available August 1st from Rogers, Bell, Videotron, MTS, SaskTel and Videotron, an accompanying $49.99 QuickCircle case might be the perfect accessory. Unlike last year’s model, the G3 sports a removable back cover, allowing for a case to not only protect the front but give the

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LG commits to G Flex KitKat update by end of July (Update)

LG has committed to updating its malleable Rogers-exclusive LG G Flex to Android 4.4.2 KitKat by the end of July. The device launched in early April with Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean, and while the rest of the world has been using it with KitKat for some time, the Rogers variant has taken an awfully long

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LG’s Snapdragon 805-powered G3 shipping in Korea this week

LG today announced that a Snapdragon 805 variant of its flagship LG G3 will go on sale in South Korea later this week. The news follows Samsung’s introduction of an LTE-A Galaxy S5 powered by Snapdragon 805 last month. Like Samsung, LG is highlighting the Snapdragon 805’s modem in the name of the device. However,

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