Posts Tagged ‘technology’

The Best 4K Films on YouTube

October 20th, 2015 by LG UK
From How To Live It            Author Dave Stevenson    Give your eyeballs a good scrubbing, fire up your next-gen TV and settle in, because 4K is the future of entertainment Forget “4K is coming” headlines: 4K is here, mothertruckers. You can shoot it on your phone, watch it on YouTube or – you crazy cats – watch it on a proper 4K telly. Got something that can do a good job with 4K? Here are five videos with more detail than a 2,000-piece jigsaw puzzle.   South China Sea – 4K, 93 Min Single Take by Toby Smith Simultaneously the most fantastic...
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Voting Open for Mobile Choice Awards

July 29th, 2015 by LG UK
// We're happy to announce that a number of our mobile devices are on the shortlist for the 2015 Mobile Choice Awards. The LG G4, LG G Flex2, LG Leon, LG G Pad 7, LG G Watch R and LG Watch Urbane are all nominated in the long list. Categories include Best Design, where the LG G Flex 2 and LG G4 have both been nominated. As well as Most Innovative Device, Best Camera Phone and Phone of the Year, which of course all feature the LG G4. For all the fashion conscious tech fans there is a category made just for you, Fashtech of the...
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LG Smart TV – Burn the City

August 8th, 2012 by LG Blog UK
Angry doesn't even begin to describe this guy! Fancy a bit of wanton destruction? Well you're in luck! Causing mayhem from the safety of your sofa is easier than ever. It’s not just about flinging fire, though, rack up combos for bonus points by exploiting the surrounding environment and maximizing power-ups. Using your LG Magic Remote control simply drag and release, you'll soon be launching endless fiery monster action in the city! ★ Destructive, explosive physics puzzle action like you've never seen! ★ An adorable character bent on the extermination of mankind! ★ Burn the human cities with monster fire! ★ 45 levels of...
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Control your world by thought with a headset that reads your brainwaves

August 3rd, 2010 by LG Blog UK
Innovations in technology affect entertainment and design, as you could equally argue that developments in entertainment or design have a similar impact on the others. Which is where TED comes in. TED stands for Technology, Entertainment and Design and is a non-profit organization dedicated to ‘ideas worth spreading’ The latest of the TEDTalks videos to catch my attention was the innovation of a headset that reads your brainwaves, held by Tan Le from Emotiv Systems, a company who develop this technology surely destined to be the next generation of human-machine interface. The brain is made up of billions of active neurons, when...
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Introducing the LG HS200 LED Projector

February 9th, 2010 by LG Blog UK
Moving house a lot? Tired of buying a new TV to fit into a different space? As an alternative why not consider the LG HS200 projector which can project any size up to 120 inches. As I am sure most of you are aware, the great thing about a projector is that you can easily choose your required picture size by simply adjusting the distance between the projector and the surface on which you choose to project. Previously though projectors have lacked the picture quality of plasma or LCD displays, and the cumbersome size has hardly made them portable. “LG’s interest lies...
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Watch an exclusive Avatar trailer with the Chocolate BL40

November 17th, 2009 by LG Blog UK
T3 and Total Film are featuring an exclusive augmented reality enhanced gatefold in their December issues which are out now. The 6-page advert promotes the crystal-clear cinema-aspect screen of the Chocolate BL40 mobile using assets from the eagerly-anticipated Avatar movie from visionary Director, James Cameron. By holding the ad's augmented reality icon up to a webcam, readers can access a special Avatar trailer that plays on a user-controllable 3D rendering of the Chocolate BL40. The augmented reality advert takes T3 and Total Film readers to the dedicated LG Avatar microsite where they have the chance to win a VIP trip to the...
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SL8000 LCD product video

September 8th, 2009 by LG Blog UK
Have you had a look at the sleek SL8000 product video yet? The LG SL8000 TV is using a backlight technology for a superior picture and the LCD screen makes the viewing experience flawless. Edd, our LG trainer, explains how to get the most out of your LCD screen. Well worth taking a look, and please do not forget to let us know what you...
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British costcutters say no to restaurants but yes to new mobiles!

August 10th, 2009 by LG Blog UK
Last week the BBC announced the results of an Ofcom review which suggests that we Brits are more willing to tighten the purse strings on our holidays and meals out than on spending on communication technology! The watchdog's annual report says spending on mobiles, the internet and TV is regarded as a higher priority than almost anything except food. In a poll of 862 people, over 40% said they would save on holidays and eating out and 19% chose spending on mobiles. Interesting - and good for us! But I wonder what the motivation is, perhaps it's the conveniences our technology affords us;...
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Fly me to the moon and let me play among the stars

May 14th, 2009 by LG Blog UK
If you're a regular reader you may have already noticed my penchant for aerial photography and this is arguably as aerial as it gets!* yes, yes, technically it's not air in space so it probably doesn't count as aerial.. The BBC have a great collection of some of the best photos taken by the Hubble telescope to date, including 'cat's eye' nebulas and the "Pillars of Creation": The Daily Mail also have some photos from Hubble and there are probably hosts of collections doing the rounds this week! - According to a friend this is all to celebrate the release of a...
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Self-Healing Paint

May 12th, 2009 by LG Blog UK
As spotted on Fast Company, I'm intrigued by the idea of self-healing paint Illinois-based Autonomic Materials has created additives that make paint heal itself. The technology, developed at the University of Illinois, works by embedding hundreds of thousands of microscopic capsules filled with healing agents in every square foot of a painted surface. "When damage occurs, those capsules break open, the healing agents mix, and a new polymer is laid in place where the damage happened," says CEO Larry Evans. "It's like blood clotting on a cut." Autonomic Materials is now working with several major coatings companies to bring its first products...
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