Android Wear Gets Official Third-Party Watchface Support

Android Wear Watchfaces Google is making good on a promise it made previously to the Android Wear community today, officially opening up watchface creation to third-party developers, complete with new tools, and a dedicated section of the Google Play app marketplace.
The launch includes a collection of officially sanctioned watchface apps from high-profile artists, brands and other partners, including Hugh Turvey… Read More


LG G Watch R Review

lg-g-watch-r The G Watch R is LG’s second Android Wear smartwatch, which is impressive given that the platform has only been available to the general public for about half a year, and other big Android OEMs haven’t yet shipped a first device. The original G Watch felt very much like the wearable hardware equivalent of a “FIRST” Internet comment, however, delivering little in the way… Read More


Google And LG Strike 10-Year Global Patent Agreement

 Fresh from announcing record shipments in the last quarter of business, LG has revealed that it has struck a 10-year global patent agreement with Google. The company says that the arrangement covers all existing patents between the duo, as well a…


LG Shipped A Record 16.8 Million Smartphones In Q3 2014, Up 39% Year-On-Year

lg logo Samsung is under-pressure as a long-period of growth continues to flatten out, but things couldn’t be going much better for fellow Korean phone-maker LG, which just announced that it shipped a best-ever 16.8 million smartphones in Q3 2014. Read More


LG Is Already Launching A New Smartwatch – And This Time It’s Round

gwatchround Android Wear isn’t even a year old, but LG is already ramping up the hype cycle for its second smartwatch based on Google’s wearable software platform. The design for the new device centers around a circular face, a trick that Motorola is pioneering with its Moto 360 smartwatch, which should ship in early September, but which is one of two default screen configurations for Android… Read More


LG G3 Review: Ultra-thin Bezels And A Quad HD Display Brings A New King

LG G3 The last LG phone I owned was the LG Shine in 2008 and I never thought I would want an LG phone after that. Since then I’ve owned mostly Samsung devices, but after using LG’s new flagship phone for about a week, I’m ready to switch back. Read More


Fly Or Die: LG G Watch

Like anything in this world, the LG G Watch has its pros and its cons. It’s LG’s first venture into smartwatch territory, meaning that the company is just now figuring out its design aesthetic in the space. That said, it looks and feels surprisingly nice, with options for both black and gold. Read More


Samsung’s Race To The Bottom

samsung-race It’s happened before and it’s happened again – a popular commodity appears and is remade in so many permutations and from so many manufacturers that the differentiation ultimately focuses on price. When this happens, the small players sneak in with cheap hardware, the big players stumble and try to buoy sales with higher-end models (an example of this is the Dell Adamo as… Read More