Archive forNovember, 2010

LG PX990 3D TV review – “The one to beat”

November 29th, 2010 by LG Blog UK
LG’s first 3D Plasma TV has been given the once over by the tech experts from the Daily Mirror newspaper, and has come out with a glowing 5 star review and the label "the one to beat". Offering “probably the most comfortable 3D viewing experience” the reviewer had experienced to date, as well as “effective upscaling on standard definition broadcasts” during regular TV viewing. Read the full review yourself...
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Give 3DTV a go at the LG Life’s Good Lounge

November 26th, 2010 by LG Blog UK
The expression ‘seeing is believing’ is particularly appropriate when you are discussing 3DTV. It is something that needs to be experienced first hand to appreciate that the days of something flying out of the screen at you for a cheap scare are long gone. Now we are presented with a technology that offers a far deeper, more immersive experience. If you are yet to try out 3DTV fear not for the LG Life’s Good Lounge could be coming to a city near you. Touring shopping centres and cinemas across the country, the Life’s Good Lounge...
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Upgrade your Netcast™ today

November 24th, 2010 by LG Blog UK
...other head section stuff (Title, Description,etc.)... This year has seen the introduction of LG’s NetCast™ service on many of it’s TVs. NetCast™brings the best of the internet directly to your TV, without the need for a computer. This means you can enjoy YouTube, weather forecasts from Accuweather and online photo sharing with Picasa from the comfort of your sofa. Today we have great news for NetCast™ users, as nine new applications including BBC iPlayer, movies on demand from Acetrax, Google Maps, Facebook™, Twitter™ and an Internet radio application are now available The update is available to current owners of selected LG NetCast™ TVs...
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Kelly’s got text appeal

November 23rd, 2010 by LG Blog UK
LG have today announced that UK model and TV personality Kelly Brook is the face of the LG Optimus One handset, the affordable new smartphone from LG’s Optimus family. The decision to make Kelly Brook the official face of the Optimus One stems from her hectic routine, making the Optimus One the ideal phone for her to keep in touch with family and friends on the go. The sleek and modern look of the handset also makes it the perfect accessory for Kelly’s glamorous image. Kelly comments, “The LG Optimus One really is the perfect accessory – not only for its stylish...
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The Internet of Things

November 19th, 2010 by LG Blog UK
The Smarter Planet Blog recently teamed up with IBM, interviewing 3 members of the IBM team to ask them to talk about the Internet Of Things and what a smarter planet meant to them. The results are an interesting insight into the possibilities of a new level of digital integration into our lives for the future in the form of an animated video highlighting these possibilities. We live in a constantly evolving global data field, made up of many factors including the planet itself, human systems and physical objects. Everything around us creates data, but we never used to be able...
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The PX990 3D Plasma TV wins What Hi-Fi’s Ultimate 3D Super Test

November 17th, 2010 by LG Blog UK
In the December issue of What Hi-Fi Magazine features a group review for 3D TVs entitled the ‘Ultimate 3D Super Test’. The LG 50PX990 won the 3D Supertest with an excellent 5 star review, beating off 11 models including tough competition from Samsung, Sony, Phillips and Panasonic. The reviewer brands the PX990 a “smooth and good looking” plasma that not only looks more expensive than it is, but also has the performance to make good on its specifications. He goes on to note that the black levels are impressive in both depth and details, whilst the clean whites help make the LG...
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LG’s Optimus One reaches 1 million sales worldwide

November 16th, 2010 by LG Blog UK
Great news reached us at the blog this morning, LG’s latest Android handset – the Optimus One has sold 1 million units world wide in 40 days. These phenomenal sales figures represent a new record for LG making Optimus One the fastest selling handset in the company’s history, with an average of 25,000 handsets sold each day. LG’s Optimus Onehas been popular with first-time smartphone shoppers looking for high performance and useful applications in a competitively priced handset. was one of the first phones to launch with Android 2.2 Froyo and combines the best features of Google’s OS with some great exclusive LG...
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Will Sebastian Vettel winning the Driver’s Championship be your F1 Moment of the Year?

November 16th, 2010 by LG Blog UK
More excellent performances from the Red Bull Racing this weekend saw German Sebastian Vettel take the Formula 1™ Drivers’ Championship at the 2010 Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Vettel’s victory came after a successful season that has seen him on the podium 10 times, with five race wins, making him Formula 1’s youngest ever champion at 23. Alonso went into the race top of the championship standings, ahead of Lewis Hamilton, Sebastian Vettel and his teammate Mark Webber. Alonso started well, but a risky early tyre change on the 15th lap meant Vettel was able to capitalize, leaving Alonso...
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Red Bull Claims its First Constructors’ Championship Title

November 12th, 2010 by LG Blog UK
The LG-sponsored Red Bull Racing team has won the 2010 Formula 1 Constructors’ Championship following a one-two finish by its drivers Sebastian Vettel and Mark Webber at the Brazil Grand Prix. The win set off scenes of jubilation among the Red Bull Racing team, which claimed its first Constructors’ Championship just six years after joining Formula 1. While the Constructors’ title was decided in Brazil, Fernando Alonso’s third-place finish means that the drivers’ championship is still up for grabs going into the final race of the season in Abu Dhabi. Ferrari’s Alonso remains in first place overall, with Webber and Vettel...
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Windows Phone 7 Operating System Review

November 11th, 2010 by LG Blog UK
The current international smartphone market is dominated by Android, iPhone and Blackberry. At the last count Windows only had a 5% share of the smartphone market worldwide*. Of course this statistic refers to the Windows Mobile 6 and 6.5, which begs the question, will Microsoft be able to increase their marketshare with the recently launched Windows Phone 7 operating system? When LG’s Optimus 7 handset, running the Windows Phone 7 OS, found its way to me at the blog I was instantly impressed. Gone was the stylus’ of old and instead I was presented with what instantly appeared to be a...
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