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LG settles lawsuit over smartphone bootloops, offers cash or rebate payouts

A handful of LG smartphones released over the past few years have been notoriously prone to “bootloops,” which cause the phone to shut down unexpectedly and then fail to fully boot (often restarting over and over, hence the “loop.” Last year the law firm of Girard Gibbs filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of […]

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Android 6.0 coming to the LG G4 (officially), Samsung Galaxy Nexus (unofficially)

LG has announced plans to roll out an Android 6.0 update for the LG G4 smartphone, which means that if you don’t count Google Nexus devices, the phone will likely be the first flagship phone from a major company to be updated to the latest version of Google’s mobile operating system. There’s a slight catch though: the […]

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LG releases bootloader unlock tool (for only one phone so far)

Have an LG smartphone and want to unlock the bootloader so you can install a custom recovery, custom ROM, or other firmware? Now you can do that… maybe. LG’s last few flagship phones have shipped with locked bootloaders, and while there have been unofficial tools for getting around that, LG didn’t officially support unlocking your […]