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Buy an LG G3 smartphone, get a virtual reality headset (that uses your phone)

Samsung sells a virtual reality headset that’s powered by your smartphone for about $200. LG plans to give one away for free. VR for G3 is a new plastic contraption that you can strap to your head to put your LG G3 smartphone directly in front of your eyeballs. It’ll be available to folks who […]

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LG G3 Android 5.0 rollout starts this week

Motorola may have been the first smartphone maker to launch a soak test for Android 5.0, rolling out a pre-released build of Google’s latest software to early testers… but LG wins the race for being the first company to begin rolling out Android 5.0 Lollipop to all users of its flagship phone… kinda. LG has announced […]

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Buy an LG G3 from AT&T, get a G Watch for half price (for a limited time)

AT&T is the first US wireless carrier to offer the LG G Watch to shoppers. Starting July 8th you can order the smartwatch with Google’s Android Gear software from AT&T for $230. Of course, that’s the same price the watch sells for at Best Buy and the Google Play Store — but there may be at […]

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LG G3 quad-HD smartphone hits America, starting with T-Mobile

T-Mobile is now taking pre-orders for the LG G3 smartphone, which is expected to hit retail stores July 16th. That makes T-Mobile the first US wireless carrier to begin selling LG’s new phone with a 5.5 inch, 2560 x 1440 pixel WQHD display. It’s also launching soon in Europe, the Middle East, and Asia. Update: […]

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Lilbits (6-24-2014): Verizon cancels free data for Chromebook Pixel LTE users, Google responds with $150 credit

When Google launched the Chromebook Pixel, the company partnered with Verizon to offer 100MB of free data per month for two years to customers who bought 4G LTE version of the premium, touchscreen Chromebook. This week Computer World noted that Verizon was no longer honoring that deal, claiming that the free data was only good […]

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LG G3 smartphone: Everything you expected, plus a laser focus camera

LG’s new flagship phone features a high-resolution display, a fast processor, and a big battery. But thanks to a steady stream of leaks, you probably knew all of that already. Now that LG has officially unveiled the LG G3 though, it turns out there were still a few surprises. For example, the smartphone’s camera uses […]

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LG confirms the G3’s 2560 x 1440 pixel display ahead of launch event

LG is holding an event on May 28th to launch its next-gen flagship phone for some reason… even though we pretty much already know everything there is to know about the phone. But if you can’t beat the leakers, why not join them? LG has released a few teaser videos showcasing features of its upcoming phone, […]

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Lilbits (5-14-2014): Mozilla adds DRM to Firefox, isn’t happy about it

Want to use your web browser to stream video from services like Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, and BBC iPlayer? You’ll need to put up with the DRM (Digital Rights Management) features used by those services — content owners want to make sure you don’t save or redistribute videos, watch them in countries where they don’t have redistribution rights, […]

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LG launches 2560 x 1400px smartphone screen… plus a phone that uses it

Korean electronics giant LG has unveiled a new 5.5 inch, 2560 x 1440 pixel IPS display with 538 pixels per inch. It’s designed for smartphones and other small devices… and in what’s obviously a remarkable coincidence, LG and Japanese wireless carrier have just launched a new smartphone with a 5.5 inch, quad HD screen. Just kidding… […]