Archive forJune, 2009

The Digital Switchover Myths: Research Results

June 30th, 2009 by LG Blog UKLG Blog UK
 
LG research reveals the need for consumer education re the Digital Switchover •87% of West Country consumers claim to know what the Digital Switchover is, yet 50 per cent subscribe to the major myths •30% of people claim they don’t know how to judge if a TV is ‘digital ready’ •45% of people want to receive high definition programming as part of their digital package if it doesn’t cost more •‘Silver 60s’ claim to be the most educated about the Digital Switchover and the most prepared Berkshire, 30 June, 2009 – New research launched today by LG, reveals that 87% of...
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LG’s Boogie Baby is on the loose!

June 25th, 2009 by LG Blog UKLG Blog UK
 
I have a feeling you're going to be pleased with this exclusive preview because when we launched the LG Arena TV advert on the blog back in April we discovered that there were a fair few people who were fans of the scene stealing dancing baby. Well for those of you, like MEGAFLATHEAD, xx123RockOn123xx and oconnorthelegend who wanted an extended cut, LG have gone one better - especially for you, Boogie baby has his own video! What more could you want to set you up for the weekend? Boogie Baby will be unleashed upon the world next week, but until the weekend...
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Worldwide Photowalk

June 24th, 2009 by LG Blog UKLG Blog UK
 
I recently became aware of the Worldwide Photowalk, it's a brilliant idea - Photowalks are "a social photography event where photographers get together, usually in a downtown area or trendy section of town, to walk around, shoot photos, and generally have fun with other photographers" they are free to take part in and open to anyone - although, for practicality all walks are limited to a maximum of 50 people per walk. Q. How many cities and people participated in last year’s Photo Walk? A. We had: 1. 8.324 photographers register for local walks 2. 47 Countries had participating cities 3. 44 States in the...
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‘Life’s Good this summer’ win VIP tickets to Relentless Boardmaster with Loop!

June 24th, 2009 by LG Blog UKLG Blog UK
 
LG today announces its new ‘Life’s Good this summer’ campaign on their image sharing website, Loop. With summer now in full swing - we've just jinxed it haven't we.. it's going to be torrential rain for the next week now! - LOOP will be running a series of competitions which kick-starts this month with the chance to win a pair VIP tickets to the Relentless Boardmasters festival this August. The prize includes two nights at a top local hotel, £150 travel allowance and an LG goody bag. All you have to do to enter is register and upload photos...
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Take a Seat

June 24th, 2009 by LG Blog UKLG Blog UK
 
Ben, one of the designers in our office, just sent round this rather nice collection of designer chair PC wallpapers See more from the set and download the whole collection...
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LG Arena: S-Class Interface Demonstration

June 23rd, 2009 by LG Blog UKLG Blog UK
 
Helen takes you through a few examples of the S-Class interface in...
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Fishion Statement

June 18th, 2009 by LG Blog UKLG Blog UK
 
Japanese designer Issey Miyake's latest "Pleats Please" clothing line has been given an elegant new context by agency Taku Satoh Design Office . In-keeping with Miyake's hallmark sense of taste, the clothes are presented as sushi, with the imagery screaming 'quality' from every...
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FreeSat’s awards double whammy!

June 18th, 2009 by LG Blog UKLG Blog UK
 
Today is a good day for me - earlier I got to share the good news on our LF7700 competition winner and now I get to congratulate someone else! Last Friday Emma Scott, managing director of Freesat, took the top prize of the First Women Awards in the media category. The awards, which were founded in 2004 by the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) and Real Business magazine, celebrate the achievements of women who are pioneers in business across a variety of sectors including media, finance, business services and manufacturing. Ms Scott, who beat strong competition from Financial Times and YouGov candidates,...
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We have a winner!

June 18th, 2009 by LG Blog UKLG Blog UK
 
I'm very pleased to be able to announce the winner of our LF7700 LCD TV competition - Simon from South London, who you can see posing with the lovely TV, which was delivered earlier this week! Simon is a stay-at-home dad... For both his and the TV's sake I hope the kids are past the stickie fingers stage! Massive congratulations to Simon on winning, looking forward to checking in with him in a few weeks to get his thoughts on the LF7700 and it's FreeSat capabilities! Thanks to everyone else who entered, sorry you can't all be winners... But remember, there is still...
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Lightsaber Umbrella

June 17th, 2009 by LG Blog UKLG Blog UK
 
As the British Summer shows no signs of improving its recent track record, there's a tiny silver lining on the edge of the raincloud for any Star Wars or Bladerunner fans out there. Ladies and gentlemen. I give you.....The Lightsaber Umbrella! Available from Thinkgeek, the umbrellas come in a variety of body and light colours. I want one. No - I really do want...
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