Archive forJune, 2010

LG get steamy with their revolutionary washing machine design

June 16th, 2010 by LG Blog UK
To celebrate their latest range of innovative Home Appliances, LG held an exclusive event just off London’s Regent Street at the Artspace Gallery. Upon arrival you were greeted by an electric blue neon sign in the window, which said ‘STEAM’. The second you stepped inside and headed downstairs in the gallery, it became evident that steam was the theme with LG’s latest washing machines. The models on display, including the F1443KDS (pictured below), were all part of LG’s revolutionary LG Steam Direct Drive Washer family. Building on last year’s successful large capacity direct drive range, this year’s LG has added an...
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LG’s guide to Android

June 15th, 2010 by LG Blog UK
Google’s Android operating system is quickly overtaking Apple’s share of the smartphone market – with Google activating 100,000 new Android phones everyday, compared with just 30,000 daily last year. Google state they are shipping 9 million Android phones every quarter compared to 8.75 million iPhones*, a truly meteoric rise for an operating system that was only launched in late 2008. LG have released a booklet explaining all there is to know about Android to coincide with the release of their latest Android phone, the Optimus GT540. This talks you through simple things like the use of the Calendar and how to...
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A 3D Future Without Glasses

June 14th, 2010 by LG Blog UK
There are several methods for bringing images into the third dimension. Of these, two offer the tantalizing prospect of 3D TV without the need of glasses. Parallax barrier images work by using binocular disparity, or the difference between what each eye sees, while holographic technology focuses on the location of the objects rather than the screen itself. Illusions and Dividing Dimensions Though they differ in details, all 3D TV glasses work by projecting different images onto the left and right eye. Specifically, the TV shows two separate images, and the glasses filter them so that each eye sees only...
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Spend less time in the supermarket with LG’s newest fridge freezer

June 11th, 2010 by LG Blog UK
Let’s face it – going to the supermarket is rarely a pleasant experience. You always get a trolley with a broken wheel, you can never find what you want and the queues at the checkout are so long you’d think they were selling Lady GaGa tickets. Well LG have decided to combat this by making one of the largest capacity combination fridge freezers on the market – the GB7143A2PW1. Furthermore it is also packed full of great features to ensure your food stays fresher for longer, whilst remaining stylish and chic. Both of which will save you from those painful trips...
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See the summer of sport in a whole new way with LG

June 10th, 2010 by LG Blog UK
We see stretching before us an unparalleled summer of sport. The first world cup to be broadcast in HD that you can watch for free. The first Wimbledon in living memory where a British man will be favourite to win. An Open Championship that promises golf of the highest quality. The continuation of the 2010 FIA Formula One World Championship™, and in the Australian summer, The Ashes. To celebrate this excellent upcoming summer of sport LG, in association with T3 Magazine, have put together a mini magazine taking you through their range of HD ready and 3D-ready LED, plasma and LCD...
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Introducing the new LG Viewty Snap GM360

June 9th, 2010 by LG Blog UK
Gone are the days when your mobile phone is simply a means to make calls on the go. Instead mobile phones are now designed to not only assist you day to day, but to enhance your life. Which is exactly where the new LG Viewty Snap GM360 steps in. A touchscreen phone offering on the go communication via email and social media sites and a 5mp camera to capture your Life’s Good moments, all in a stylish, slim exterior. Keep in touch at all times Being able to access your email and social media sites on the go is nothing new, however...
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What HiFi give their verdict on the LE8900, LE7900 and BD570!

June 7th, 2010 by LG Blog UK
The new issue of What Hi-Fi Sound and Vision is out and it comes complete with review of 3 of LG’s newest products. In their Super Test the LE8900 is pitted against similar televisions from Panasonic, Philips, Samsung, Sharp and Sony. LG’s LE8900 came through with a 5 star rating and a verdict which reads “As brilliant in action as it is on paper, this is the best LG TV we’ve seen yet” The full Super Test is available here The LE7900 TV was also subjected to the once over from the What Hi-Fi experts and came out with a 4 star rating....
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Our top 10 Android Apps

June 4th, 2010 by LG Blog UK
To celebrate the release of LG’s new LG Optimus Android powered phone we have put our heads together and compiled a list of our 10 favourite apps available for Android users. 1. Shazam – Everyone is familiar with Shazam. Simply download this little beauty for free, hold it up to a speaker when you don’t know the song and it will very handily identify it for you. 2. Twidroid - Tweeting on the go is now a basic human right surely. Thankfully Twidroid will help you do this. When you open the app you will immediately be confronted with all the latest...
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The LG Walkers introduce the new LG Optimus phone to Lady GaGa’s fans at the LG Arena Birmingham

June 3rd, 2010 by LG Blog UK
The LG Arena in Birmingham is a great place to go and see some excellent touring acts in a wonderfully intimate arena venue. Last Friday night the LG Arena was host to Lady GaGa for the second UK leg of her Monster Ball tour, and some GaGa fans were surprised to find some interestingly dressed people telling them all about LG’s latest technology innovations. The futuristic looking LG Walkers paraded around the LG Arena prior to and during the breaks of the concert, interacting with fans using their screens to showcase new and upcoming technology. The LG Walkers were accompanied by...
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The secrets of 2D to 3D conversion

June 1st, 2010 by LG Blog UK
Last month, LG introduced the world to its own version of 3D technology, complete with two different types of glasses for viewing stereoscopic images. This week, as part of an ongoing guide to the 3D world, LG takes a look at 2D to 3D conversion, how it works and just how good it is. IMAX: Feels so Real Creating stereoscopic 3D images requires that the left and right eye see different images. However, even without this effect it is possible to create the illusion of depth in images. With their sheer size, screens in IMAX theaters convey a sense of perspective that feels...
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