Kit Kat Update Approved for Rollout on the Sprint LG G2

Sprint announced this morning that its variant of the LG G2 is ready to receive an update to Kit Kat (Android 4.4). No other details were provided, but we do know from the update that hit the AT&T variant what we can expect.

According to AT&T’s changelog, we are looking at restyled UI elements in the notification and navigation areas, improved battery efficiency, faster processing speed, cloud printing, and enhancements to Knock On.  (more…)

LG Bringing KnockCode to More LG Phones Via Future Firmware Update

Ever since it was introduced with the LG G2, the KnockOn tap-to-wake software that LG patented has been a major focal point of its OEM software. LG even improved its own design by announcing KnockCode alongside the G Pro 2, which will launch later this year. Apparently, demand was so high for creating a personalized knocking pattern to unlock your device that LG is bringing it to more of their older devices.  (more…)

LG Unveils Smart Bulbs, Home Lightbulbs Controllable Via Smartphone

Lightbulbs controllable via smartphone are by no means new, but more companies continue to jump on the home automation bandwagon. Case in point? LG launched the Smart Bulb in Korea over the weekend, a 100W LED bulb that pairs with your iOS or Android device over wireless or Bluetooth to perform a variety of functions.

Phones connected to the lightbulb can obviously control the lighting, but can also schedule the light to turn on and off at certain hours of the day. The bulb can also flash when you receive a notification on your smartphone, or pulsate to music on your Android handset.  (more…)

White House Testing Samsung and LG Phones, Looking to Get President Obama Off of BlackBerry

It seems BlackBerry devices don’t see much use here in America unless you work for the US government, as “only BlackBerry is designed to meet the high-security needs of U.S. and allied government agencies,” said a BlackBerry spokesperson. That was stated following the news that our nation’s White House staff is internally testing devices from both Samsung and LG, possibly looking to get President Barack Obama off of his beloved BlackBerry device.  (more…)

Tuesday Poll: Are You Going to Buy an Android Wear Smartwatch?

With Google’s announcement of the Android Wear platform for smartwatches this morning, we can see that Google’s vision for what a smartwatch should be is exciting to many of you.

Two companies have already unveiled their plans for bringing Android Wear to the market – the Moto 360 from Motorola and the G Watch from LG. Other companies including HTC, Samsung, and even Fossil have announced partnerships with Google to bring Android Wear to the market.

With that being said, it’s time for us to gauge who among us plans on dropping cash as soon as they hit the market. As for when that will be, LG states that the G Watch should launch in Q2 of this year, and Motorola states the Moto 360 will be available “this summer.”

Let’s hear your thoughts in the comments section below.

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Reported Screenshots From the LG G3 Leaked, Confirms QHD Display

Even if Samsung apparently gave consumers the shaft with no QHD display on the Galaxy S5, and the company’s CEO denies any type of premium line of the device that features one, LG is wasting no time in making one of its own.

In new reported screenshots leaked from the possibly upcoming LG G3, a QHD display with a resolution of 2560 x 1440 is all but confirmed.  (more…)