Archive for the ‘TV/Home Entertainment’ Category

Interview with Prop Buyer Maxine Mellor

December 16th, 2014 by LG Blog UK
 
From Luke Skywalker’s Lightsaber, to Indiana Jones’ whip, to The One Ring from Lord of the Rings, movie props are known for becoming cult items themselves. In fact they are often the things that shape our relationship with a film or TV series. We cheered for Uma Thurman when she wielded her Hattori Hanzo sword in Kill Bill. We cried when Wilson was washed out to sea in Cast Away. And we fell in love with Marty McFly when we saw him ride a hoverboard In the movies, these items often appear with a dramatic story attached – such as the...
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#LGScreenview – WIN an LG Home Cinema System for Christmas.

December 11th, 2014 by LG Blog UK
 
At LG, we’re big advocates of Christmas television – we believe that Christmas evenings should be spent getting cosy on the couch, soaking in everything from cheesy holiday movies, to soppy rom-coms, to sci-fi box-sets. So to get everyone in the spirit for film-feasting this festive season, we’re launching a fantastic competition – #LGScreenview! This ridiculously cool competition could bag you a stunning LG 49” Smart 3D 4K TV plus a powerful LG 9.1 Blu-Ray Wireless Home Cinema System, along with vouchers to spend on Amazon.com. This bundle comes in at an amazing £2,000.00 – and offers something the whole family can...
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WIN tickets to see André Rieu at the LG Arena!

November 8th, 2014 by LG Blog UK
 
André Rieu and his 60-piece Johann Strauss Orchestra have taken the world by storm, selling out venues all over the world and generating renewed interest in the waltz. His own exuberant stage presence is part of the appeal, as is his enthusiasm for getting the audience involved in the show. But he’s also an exceptional violinist who’s passionate about bringing his musical loves to a wider audience. The tour stops at the LG Arena in Birmingham on Wednesday 17th December, and the show promises to be a Christmas treat. André will conduct his orchestra through his repertoire that takes in...
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Hughes Home Tech Show

October 23rd, 2014 by LG Blog UK
 
LG will once again be attending the excellent Hughes Home Tech show in Norwich this weekend. It was a brilliant show last year and we’re expecting another great weekend this year. As usual the show is set to be packed full of deals on a wide variety of consumer electronics, so it’s your chance to grab a bargain. This year we’re particularly looking forward to showing off our UHD OLED TV’s along with our energy efficient Home Appliance range. It’s been a really exciting year with various breakthroughs in the consumer electronics division. Within Home Entertainment, T3 have described LG’s Smart TV...
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Introducing the new LG 55″ OLED Curved Smart TV

October 18th, 2014 by LG Blog UK
 
The LG 55EC930V Smart 3D 55" Curved OLED TV brings you stunning OLED screen technology, fabulous Smart features and a host of high-quality entertainment options for the very best in home viewing. Curved screen The subtle curve of the 55EC930V not only means that it looks stunning no matter where you put it, but also provides you with an optimised viewing experience. No matter where in the room you sit, the image will be clear, crisp and compelling – it's the ultimate in home viewing technology. Natural colour for better viewing The 55EC930 boasts LG's unique 4 Colour Pixel technology for the best viewing...
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LG at IFA 2014

September 5th, 2014 by LG Blog UK
 
At IFA 2014, Europe’s biggest consumer electronics show held from September 5-10 in Berlin, LG Electronics (LG) is gearing up to unveil a spectacular product line-up to demonstrate just how integrated LG has become in consumers’ lives. Under the theme of Innovation for a Better Life, LG will look to further position itself as a brand that delivers a refined, smart user experience across its entire line-up of consumer electronics and home appliances, including the world’s first commercial 4K OLED TV, G Watch R featuring Android WearTM, CordZeroTM vacuum cleaners and appliances that respond to natural language text messages. “What...
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MUSIC FLOW – EXPERIENCE “FLOWING SOUND” – WIRELESS MULTI-ROOM SOLUTION FROM LG

August 20th, 2014 by LG Blog UK
 
LG Electronics (LG) today announced the all-new LG Music Flow for music lovers worldwide. LG Music Flow Speakers (models H3, H5, H7), Sound Bar (model HS6), Network Bridge (model R1) and the companion Music Flow Player application available for Android and iOS form a convenient and smart Hi-Fi audio eco-system for the home. Through the Music Flow Player app, users can centrally manage their entire digital music library, even if music is stored across multiple devices, and control all Music Flow speakers in the home. The app can also recommend songs and playlists, provide easy access to internet radio stations...
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RISING STARS: HANDS-ON WITH WEBOS

August 4th, 2014 by LG Blog UK
 
The telephone rings. It’s Mum. Good news! She’s just won a modest sum on the pools and she wants to splash the cash. First on her purchase list is a new TV. “I want one of those new-fangled tellys where you don’t need to get up and down to change the channel. But I don’t want to study for a PhD in ‘computer whiz-kiddery’ to figure it out,” she says. Well, the choice is simple. The new 47LB730V. Not only does it have a fantastic 47-inch Full HD screen and 2.1 channel speaker system but on top of that even...
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RELIVING THE TECH OF FUTURE’S PAST: EXHIBITION

August 1st, 2014 by LG Blog UK
 
How would you go about showcasing the entire digital age in 14 rooms? Where would you start? It’s a challenge that the Barbican Centre in London took on in 2012. Earlier this month the Digital Revolution exhibition doors finally opened. It’s a busy tour of all things tech without being too the domain of the geek – an interactive way of saying: “My word, look what’s been created.” The exhibition starts with early computers and arcade games from the 1970s and they are not all behind glass. Pac-Man, Super Mario, Tetris and Game Boys are all there and you can use...
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WHY YOU SHOULD LISTEN TO… NORTHERN SOUL

July 28th, 2014 by LG Blog UK
 

“A genre built on failures” is as good a way as any to describe it. What came to be called ‘Northern soul’ came, fundamentally, from literally hundreds of artistes and record companies who saw the way the dance-floors of the mid-60s were in thrall to the soul/rhythm’n’blues sounds of the USA generally and to Detroit’s Motown Records in particular. They saw the sales, the exposure and the money, and they heard the tunes. And they fancied a piece of the action. Imitation, of course, is the runty relative of inspiration, and the majority of these (initially Motown-aping) recordings suffered from...
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