Archive forOctober, 2009

Mobile Home Opera House

October 30th, 2009 by LG Blog UK
 
This beautifully designed product is the über stylish Opera, a Mobile Home by Dutch designer Axel Enthoven. The design is reminiscent of the Sydney Opera House which has become one of the most iconic architectural buildings of modern time. The production of such an object signals the interest in consumers desire to keep esthetically pleasant objects not just in the home but around one at all times. The Opera will go into production in early 2010 and is sure to turn a few heads on the...
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Are you ready for Freeze?

October 29th, 2009 by LG Blog UK
 
Time out has listed Freeze as its top activity of the weekend and we can't blame them. It is almost time for Freeze, the UK's biggest winter sports and music event, to open their gates at Battersea Power Station in London to thousands of snow-sport and music fans. The construction of the 30 meter ramp is almost done and all that is left to do is to add the 500 tons of snow to cover it. With acts like Pendulum, Orbital, Friendly Fires and Calvin Harris taking the stage Freeze is the place to be this coming weekend. Finally, a big congratulations...
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Google Maps coming to Android

October 29th, 2009 by LG Blog UK
 
More great news for all Android fans as Google Maps has revealed that they are taking their service to Android handsets. The system will be free and its quality far more superior than what is currently on offer. It will use voice search and you not necessarily need to know the full address to plan your journey. As if that was not enough, Google Maps will be able to use traffic information and  street view for helping you in your travels. Fantastic news for the Google Map fans that have been waiting for the LG-GW620 to come...
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The LG Xperience Roadshow: Latest Dates

October 28th, 2009 by LG Blog UK
 
The LG Xperience is a 20 ft road show trailer full the entire range of LG TVs, (including the designer small screen TVs and the award winning PS8000 Plasma TV series), and staffed by experts to take you through their features, such as the benefits of 200Hz / Freesat HD and DivX HD playback. Many stores don't offer satellite feeds and accessories to fully demonstrate these features but we have a motorised satellite feed to show them off to their full extent. Visitors will also have the chance to win a brand new 42" SL9000 The overall aim of the Xperience...
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BBC’s iPlayer plans scrapped

October 27th, 2009 by LG Blog UK
 
The BBC had their plans of bringing their iPlayer together with ITV player, Five and Channel 4 OD  halted by the BBC Trust. According to the BBC Trust, the BBC iPlayer which has more than ten million views a week, would not benefit from the link with the rival channels. The BBC trust concluded that the plans were too complicated with BBC's advert free programs getting mixed with other channels advertising funded shows. iPlayer was intending to house programs such as The X Factor, Strictly Come Dancing and Hollyoaks with Blue Peter, all in one place to offer a powerful range...
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Cnet UK labels LG SL8000 “Spectacular”

October 27th, 2009 by LG Blog UK
 
Review site cnet UK has branded the SL8000 'spectacular', giving it a glowing 9/10. The review highlights the SL8000's sleek form-factor... The thin profile is complemented by a glorious high-gloss finish on the bezel, with a saucy but subtle injection of blue in the extreme bottom edge. Hubba. ...it's impressive feature-set... In terms of connectivity, for example, it boasts an innovative wireless Bluetooth system for use with headphones or for playing MP3s and JPEGs from mobile phones. Among numerous other connections, there are also four HDMI ports and a USB socket that, impressively, is capable of playing high-definition DivX video, WMV, MP3 and JPEG...
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Chance to win the new LG LED Backlight TV

October 26th, 2009 by LG Blog UK
 
Thought I would let you know about a great competition currently running where you can win the new 42SL9000. The stylish SL9000 is incredibly energy-efficient and with its LED black backlighting and sleek appearance, it is the ultimate hi-def experience for your home This is an opportunity not to miss out on, so head over to the competition site now Good...
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Chocolate BL40: Mobile Phone of the Year

October 23rd, 2009 by LG Blog UK
 
Thought I would share some good news with you on this beautiful Friday afternoon. Last night the Chocolate BL40 won the "Mobile Phone of the Year" award at the What Mobile Awards ceremony in London. What Mobile is the UK’s longest running consumer mobile phone magazine and that makes the award very special to us. “The award for the new LG Chocolate BL40 is a fantastic achievement for LG as it was voted by the general public as a phone that really stood out from the crowd,” says Jeremy Newing, head of marketing, LG Mobile UK and...
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Last chance to Win Freeze tickets

October 22nd, 2009 by LG Blog UK
 
I have managed to get a hold of 2 pairs of Freeze tickets for an exclusive competition here at the LG Blog. The Event, which LG is sponsoring, is happening at the last weekend of October and it is one event not to miss. With performances from artists such as Orbital, Calvin Harris and Friendly Fires it is sure to be the music and extreme sport event of the year. All you need to do to enter is to answer the following question: What social networking handset from LG has a 2.8" touchsceen and slide out QWERTY keyboard? You will find the answer here. Email...
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The future of Android

October 22nd, 2009 by LG Blog UK
 
The future of streaming music from your Android handset just got a little closer. Tech Crunch yesterday revealed plans for Google to launch a music service in the imminent future. Exciting news for all GW620 fans. This means that depending what service Google will be offering, it would make Google a Spotify competitor. This news comes after it was revealed the Spotify service is to be included with an Android phone. This is an interesting move and hopefully it is only the beginning of phones offering high quality music streaming without having to compromise the quality of the handset. Watch this space for...
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