LG's much-rumored G Flex will feature a 6-inch 720p curved display, according to specifications released Sunday by the company.
Weighing in at 177 grams, the G Flex measures between 7.9 and 8.7 millimeters thick at various points along its vertical arc. The handset is powered by a 2.26GHz quad-core Snapdragon 800 processor and sports 2GB of RAM, a 13-megapixel camera, and a 3,500 mAh battery.
A "dual window" mode allows the screen to be divided to accommodate multitasking and a "swing lock screen" changes the appearance of the handset's wallpaper … Read more
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A truck containing 22,500 LG G2 smartphones was stolen on the way to its destination in Louisville, Ky., CNET has learned. The phones were on their way to Sprint, which is expected to launch its version of the G2 early next month.
The phones were stolen at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at a truck stop in Gary, Ind., an LG representative confirmed to CNET. The driver left the truck for a bathroom break, and upon returning, found the vehicle missing.
The Indiana and Illinois state police have been contacted, as well as the … Read more
We may have gotten our first peek at LG's upcoming curved display smartphone.
A gallery of leaked photos allegedly snapped of the LG G Flex reveals a curved 6-inch screen and rear buttons mounted in a style similar to that found on the LG G2, The Verge said Wednesday. The photos come from journalist Federico Ini, who claims that the G Flex will launch in South Korea in November but that no release is planned for the US, Europe, or Latin America.
The curved aspect of the phone is similar to the curved OLED TVs from LG and Samsung, … Read more
Calendar G for Mac integrates with Google Calendar, allowing you to keep track of your appointments as well as enter new ones from your Mac desktop, without having to use a Web browser. A well-designed app, it comes with a nice interface and polished features, making it an attractive solution for Google Calendar users that own a Mac computer. If you're one of them, you will want to try this calendar app.
To use Calendar G, you have to enter your Gmail account information. We needed a bit of time to get used to the black background with light-colored … Read more
Real quick: Thank you so much for the incredible response yesterday to "The Cheapskate Rules." You folks are the best. I'm eternally grateful for the kind words, the support, and the reviews on Amazon. And per your many requests, the book will definitely be coming to Nook, Google Play, iOS, and other platforms! Stay tuned.
Now, back to business. Most smartphones can pull hot-spot duty if needed, though usually that means paying extra to your carrier and dealing with much faster battery drain. And, lest we forget, not everybody has a smartphone. (Crazy, right?)
Another consideration: What … Read more
Tesla will be able to tout one more feature in its advanced electric cars: a cellular connection.
The upstart automaker has partnered with AT&T to bring a 3G or HSPA+ (what AT&T calls 4G) connection to its electric cars. With a modem and SIM card, the cars will be able to share performance data, allowing for better remote diagnostic and maintenance, while passengers have the option to browse the Internet, watch videos, or get real-time traffic info via the connection.
AT&T had previously supplied the Model S with a cellular connection, but that was … Read more
First seen this September at IFA in Berlin, LG wasted little time releasing it to Korea before starting to stock it on BestBuy's online and retail shops November 3 for $350.
The tablet runs on Android Jelly Bean 4.2.2 and features a 1,920x1,200-pixel resolution screen, a 1.7GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 processor, and a 4,600mAh battery.
LG's curved smartphone, the G Flex, get its glamor shots in.
CNET has obtained renderings of the G Flex, which people familiar with the phone's launch plans confirmed would be launching some time next month.
There's been a lot of buzz over flexible displays and curved smartphones. CNET previously reported on the G Flex, and the latest images only confirm LG's curved smartphone.
The LG G2 smartphone will be making its way to Sprint, and now the carrier's customers can preorder the handset.
As expected, LG and Sprint started offering preorders on the Android 4.2-based handset on Friday. New Sprint customers who want to pick up the smartphone will pay $99.99 with a two-year contract. Current customers will pay $199.99 for the device. Sprint is offering the handset in both black and white.