Verizon Now Offers LG G Pad 7.0 and 10.1, Discounts Available With Two-Year Contracts

Low-priced Android tablets are a dime a dozen. Case in point? The LG G Pad 7.0 and G Pad 10.1. As is typical for devices of their class, the hardware is middling, but the price is right. This happens to be a category wireless carriers seem to pounce on. Verizon announced today that it will be carrying LTE variants of the G Pad 7.0 and G Pad 10.1 “in time for the holidays.” (more…)

Video: Asus ZenWatch vs. G Watch R and Moto 360

After running through a quick unboxing of the Asus ZenWatch, it only made sense to follow up with a comparison video of Asus’ premium Android Wear device to the other two smartwatch champions of the moment, the LG G Watch R and Moto 360. Each is outfitted in premium materials, like metals and leathers, but each is certainly different in its own right, whether that be through the quality of those materials used or its price tag.  (more…)

AT&T Pushes Update to LG G3, Features Bug Fixes and Stability Improvements

AT&T has an update rolling out to LG G3 owners, bringing stability improvements, as well as Google security patches. While it is not Lollipop, even though that should be here before the end of the year, any update is better than no update.

Also included in the update is a “no power on” fix via a Qualcomm patch, Google Mobile Service update, Mobile TV 6.0 (bloatware), and removal of the Skyfire Toolbar.

Look below for the full changelog.  (more…)

LG G3 Lollipop Upgrade Starts This Week in Poland

LG announced this evening that they would begin updating their flagship G3 to Android 5.0 “Lollipop” this week, starting in Poland. After Poland gets the love, other “key markets” will see the upgrade “in the near future.”

LG is claiming that they are the “first global smartphone manufacturer” to offer Lollipop in 2014, but you and I know that Motorola actually began yesterday with their new Moto X (2nd gen). Well, they began a soak test. They might start pushing it to the new Moto G as well, though, at any moment. The war of twisted words has begun!  (more…)

LG G Watch R Now Available on Google Play for $299.99

Google has made the G Watch R from LG available through Google Play this morning, priced at $299.99. LG’s next Android Wear-powered smartwatch features a full circle display, as well as a Snapdragon 400 processor.

Google states the device should ship out from the warehouse between 1-2 days. Not a bad wait.

For more G Watch R info, check out our full unboxing and hands-on.

Play Link ($299.99)  (more…)

Reported Screenshots From LG G3 and Moto X Show Off Lollipop

Regardless of which Android phone you currently run, unless its the Nexus 6, you undoubtedly want the Lollipop update as soon as possible. From what we can tell with the latest leaks, the developer preview build Google released a few months ago for Android 5.0 has been paying dividends, as it appears two of the top OEMs might almost be ready to start pushing out updates to their flagship devices.

The newest leaks come from LG for the G3 and Motorola for the Moto X. Each leak consists of only a few screenshots, but for those who are waiting for the update, this is better than nothing.  (more…)