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LG’s first gaming laptop is a 6 pound notebook with a 17 inch, 300 Hz display and RTX 3080 graphics

The LG UltraGear 17G90Q is a gaming laptop with a 17.3 inch, 1920 x 1080 pixel IPS LCD display with a 300 Hz refresh rate and 1ms response time, an 11th-gen Intel Tiger Lake-H 45-watt processor, and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Max-Q graphics. It’s also LG’s first gaming laptop, and it’s set to go on sale in […]

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LG’s bootloader unlocking tools will no longer be available after December 31

LG shut down its smartphone division earlier this year, but promised to continue providing Android updates for its latest flagship phones through 2022. Want to keep using up to date software on an LG phone after that? Your best bet may be unlocking the bootloader and installing a custom ROM. But you’d better hurry up, […]

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LG’s new foldable display material is “hard as glass,” but “flexible as plastic”

LG doesn’t make smartphones anymore, but the Korean electronics company still makes smartphone displays, and the company has just unveiled some new technology that could be used in upcoming phones with foldable displays. According to LG Chem, the new “Real Folding Window” display technology can be used to make screen covers where the surface is as […]

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Lilbits: An ePaper dev board, a small(er) BlackBerry clone, and Amazon’s continued crackdown on pay-to-play reviews

Another day, another set of products disappeared from the Amazon website as the company continues to take actions against sellers that pay for positive user reviews. This time it looks like TaoTronics and Vava devices have been removed… which is unsurprising since they share the same parent company as RAVPower, whose products were also removed […]

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LG promises Android updates for existing flagships through 2022 despite shutting down its phone business

LG may be getting out of the smartphone business, but when announcing that move the company said it would continue to offer support and service for existing phones for some period of time. Now the company is clarifying that it will continue delivering major Android updates for recent flagship phones apparently at least until Android […]

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Lilbits: Remembering LG’s innovative phones, another smartphone Linux distro, and high-performance single-board computers

LG is getting out of the smartphone business and that’s probably a smart move for a company that’s been losing money in that space for the past six years. But it’s still sad to see the exit of a company that had been pushing the boundaries of smartphone weirdness with models like the dual-screen LG […]

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Lilbits: More chip shortage fallout, elementary OS turns 10, and the end of LG smartphones?

Another upcoming product has been delayed due to the ongoing chip shortage. This time it’s the Analogue Pocket, a handheld gaming device designed for retro gaming — it even uses cartridges from classic game consoles. Originally scheduled to ship in 2020, that date was pushed back to May 2021 due to global supply chain issues… […]