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LG Optimus Black is slimmer than all: even iPhone 4

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The technology pendulum never stops swinging. There was a time when the race was on to make the smallest phones possible and then manufacturers went off Atkins and they all blew up into today’s smartphones. LG is swinging back the other way with their latest and thinnest: the Optimus Black.

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LG robotic HOM-BOT vacuum Roomba clone is smarter than it looks

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When the original Roomba from iRobot first hit the scene it was revolutionary: a vacuum that roamed (and cleaned) your room on its own. iRobot has quite the track record making military robots, so why not infiltrate the home front? LG also has quite the experience with military production, so it comes as no surprise that LG's new HOM-BOT does what an iRobot does, but smarter.

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CES 2011 to see Android Honeycomb tablet from LG Electronics

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Not surprisingly, Motorola won't be the only one rocking out with a Honeycomb tablet this week. We're fully expecting to see the Motorola XOOM at CES in a couple of days, but it's going to be joined by an offering from LG as well.

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Leaked LG B smartphone has bigger IPS screen than iPhone 4

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When it comes to display technology, IPS (in-plane switching) is just about the cream of the crop. That's why it's the kind of tech that goes into the Retina Display on the iPhone 4. However, if you think that the screen quality on Apple's device is impressive, wait until you check out the LG "B" smartphone by comparison.

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LG Optimus 2X rocks dual-core Tegra 2, 1080p recording

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There's no doubt what LG is trying to emphasize with the announcement of the LG Optimus 2X smartphone. You see that 2X in the name? That's because it boasts the impressive dual-core NVIDIA Tegra 2 processor (1GHz) to run its show. And what a show it is.

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LG and VMware make Tur-Duck-In for your phone… except fewer calories… and virtual

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VMware has made the quantum leap out of your server room and into your pocket, bringing the technology to have a ‘virtual’ phone reside on your existing personal smart phone. If you’re over 60 we apologize for rocking your world (virtually).

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Canadians getting more WP7 devices with hardware keyboards

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I'm partial to physical keyboards, because for the life of me, I just can't achieve the same kind accuracy and speed on a virtual keyboard. That's why I'm happy to hear Microsoft's intent on bringing more QWERTY-packing Windows Phone 7 devices to the Canadian market.

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First dual-core Android phone

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When LG first announced their Optimus line of Android phones, two things came to everyone’s mind: one, the name ‘Optimus’ surely sounds cool, the phones will be bestsellers for sure. Two, names don’t sell, what will LG give to back up the good name! Recently, LG just showed what all they plan to give, apart from a great sounding name. ...

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Android on the cheap: Four new T-Mobile smartphones starting at $10

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In the third quarter of this year, Google Android was installed on nearly half of all smartphones purchased in the United States. Sales were largely fueled by the higher-end offerings, like the HTC EVO 4G, but T-Mobile has some more affordable options for you this holiday season.

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LG dumps CEO over ‘poor mobile performance’

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I don't know if he lost all his bars, but the LG CEO has been asked to step down due to "poor performance" in the companies mobile division.

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LG Neon2 enroute to Rogers, full specs inside

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Maybe you want a touchscreen and a full QWERTY keyboard, but you're less inclined to get a real smartphone with a hefty data plan. If that's the case, your ears may perk with the pending launch of the LG Neon2 through Rogers Wireless.

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Microsoft Windows Phone 7 to launch for the ‘holidays’ with plenty of hardware choices

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Microsoft has revealed additional hardware partners for their Windows Phone 7 OS, announcing that Dell and HTC are now on the list of manufactuers who will be making Windows Phone 7 phones. This is good news for the company, who have already got Asus, Samsung and LG to pony up a few devices. You can expect something from each of the companies before the year is out; while no set date on the official launch day of Windows Phone 7 is keeping us in suspense.

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LG Optimus smartphone and tablet launched on Android 2.2

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Why announce a single device when you can announce a whole new brand with a complete new lineup of devices? Apparently, that's the strategy that LG is taking with its new Optimus series. The main feature of this line is that they will all be powered by Google Android 2.2 froyo, at least for now. Optimus devices include both high-end and entry-level Android devices, so the latter will likely be left out of future upgrades to Gingerbread.

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T-Mobile bringing out the $70 LG Sentio touchscreen handset

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Taking aim at budget conscious consumers who are tantalized by all the touchscreen goodness they've seen fingering about with the HTC Incredible and iPhone 4, the LG Sentio will get your fingers tapping at a third of the price. Offered on the T-Mobile network, the Sentio's low-price appeal has a little bit of high-end features. Starting off with a fairly large three-inch touchscreen display, complimented by three face buttons, 3G connectivity, GPS, and a 3MP camera.

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New $25 unlimited plan coming to Virgin Mobile?

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Just because you want to have an unlimited plan doesn't mean that you have to break the bank. This comes from an unverified source, but it seems that Virgin Mobile is about to unleash one of the cheapest "unlimited" plans that I have seen for some time. How cheap? How does twenty-five bucks sound?

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