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Review: LG's $1500 38UC99 UltraWide Display Offers a Giant, Desk-Filling Workspace

Friday March 17, 2017 1:34 pm PDT by
We've already looked at LG's UltraFine 5K and 27UD88 displays as companions for Apple's latest notebooks, and today we're taking a look at another USB-C display option that brings something quite different: LG's 38UC99 curved "UltraWide" display. This is a desk-filling display in the truest sense of the term: 37.5 inches on the diagonal with a 21:9 aspect ratio and a native resolution of...

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How to Tell Whether Your New LG UltraFine 5K Display Has the Shielding Fix

Wednesday March 22, 2017 11:09 am PDT by
Last week, we shared a brief video showing that LG's revisions to the shielding in the UltraFine 5K display have successfully addressed issues with the display flickering and disconnecting when in close proximity to Wi-Fi routers. Apple and LG had temporarily pulled the display from the market while LG adjusted its manufacturing processes to incorporate the fix and push the new stock into sales...

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LG Preparing to Supply OLED Panels for iPad by 2024

Monday January 17, 2022 9:04 am PST by
LG Display is preparing to supply Apple with OLED display panels destined for upcoming iPad models, ETNews reports. LG's preparations to supply Apple with OLED displays for the ‌iPad‌ reportedly include the expansion of its plant in Paju, South Korea. The increased production capacity is said to take account of next-generation iPhone and ‌iPad‌ models. The introduction of OLED panels to...
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BOE's Display for 2023 iPhone Expected to Put Pressure on LG

Friday November 19, 2021 6:01 am PST by
Amid rumors about Apple's custom-designed modem for its 2023 iPhone lineup, a new report today suggested that the display panels destined for these models could put substantial pressure on LG Display's market share. According to research by UBI, seen by The Elec, BOE is converting three of its factories into facilities capable of manufacturing OLED panels for Apple. Until now, BOE has manufac...
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Apple Music App for LG Smart TVs Now Available

Wednesday November 17, 2021 2:56 am PST by
The Apple Music app for LG smart TVs is today rolling out to users, with LG now promoting the app on social media. The Apple Music app for LG smart TVs allows subscribers to stream over 90 million songs, as well as playlists, radio stations, and music videos, with no need for any external hardware such as an Apple TV. The app supports a range of core ‌Apple Music‌ features, such as synced...
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LG to Offer Free Three-Month Apple TV+ Trial on 2016 and Newer Smart TVs

Monday November 1, 2021 8:55 pm PDT by
LG today announced that owners of 2016 to 2021 model 4K or 8K LG Smart TVs will be eligible for a free three-month Apple TV+ trial starting November 15 in the United States and over 80 other countries and regions where Apple TV+ is available. The trial will be available through the LG Content Store and must be redeemed by February 20, 2022. The offer is limited to first-time Apple TV+...
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Scaled Down 'Apple TV+' App Now Available on 2016 and 2017 LG Smart TVs

Thursday October 7, 2021 4:10 am PDT by
Apple has started making a scaled down "Apple TV+" app available on select 2016 and 2017 LG smart TVs. The app is appearing on LG's content store in several regions including Germany, Poland, and the Nordic countries, and its existence is confirmed in an LG support document. Image credit: Bartłomiej Wiśniowski First spotted by FlatpanelsHD, the app interface looks very similar to the standard ...
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LG's New 32-Inch 4K OLED UltraFine Display for Mac Now Available to Order

Friday August 13, 2021 9:36 am PDT by
LG's first-ever OLED monitor has officially come to market, with the company's new 32-inch UltraFine Display OLED Pro Monitor now available to order through B&H Photo Video. Pricing is set at $3,999 in the United States. Designed for creative professionals, LG says the monitor's 4K OLED panel provides exceptional color accuracy. However, the technology comes at a steep price compared to LG's ...
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Apple Reportedly Agrees to Deal to Sell iPhones in Korean LG Retail Stores From August

Tuesday July 20, 2021 5:17 am PDT by
LG has agreed to sell Apple's iPhones, iPads, and Apple Watches at its "LG Best Shops" in South Korea from August, according to a report by the local Herald Economic Daily. The Apple products will go on sale at 400 LG stores across the country. As part of the agreement between the two parties, all Macs are excluded from the sales, since LG's laptop offerings overlap with Apple computers. ...
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Apple Attempts to Incentivize LG Smartphone Users to Switch to iPhone Following LG Handset Business Shutdown

Wednesday June 30, 2021 7:46 am PDT by
Apple is now keen on utilizing LG's recent shutdown of its smartphone business by adding several flagship LG smartphones to its list of eligible Android devices that can be traded for credit towards a new iPhone purchase. Apple today added some LG smartphones to its list of devices eligible for trade-in towards a new iPhone, including the LG G8 ThinQ for up to $70, the LG V40 ThinQ for up to ...
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Apple Reportedly Wants to Sell Products in Korean LG Retail Stores [Update]

Thursday June 17, 2021 1:05 am PDT by
Apple is reportedly eyeing a new partnership with LG that would allow the South Korean tech giant to sell iPhones, iPads, and Apple Watches at its more than 400 retail "LG Best Shops" in South Korea, according to a report from Business Korea. LG recently shut down its smartphone business, leaving retail space previously used for marketing its handsets being left empty. Apple is now,...
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Samsung Reportedly Begins Production of 120Hz Display for Upcoming iPhone 13 Pro Models

Saturday May 29, 2021 11:42 am PDT by
Samsung has begun production of LTPO displays for the upcoming iPhone 13 Pro and ‌iPhone 13 Pro‌ Max, which will support a high refresh rate of 120Hz, while LG has begun production of LTPS displays for the lower-end models of the 2021 iPhone lineup, according to a new report from The Elec. Apple was widely rumored to introduce its ProMotion technology, which first debuted in the 2017 iPad Pro...
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Apple Car May Initially Be Made in Small Numbers by LG Magna e-Powertrain

Tuesday April 13, 2021 6:40 am PDT by
Apple is "very near" to signing an agreement with LG and Magna to build its long-rumored electric vehicle, according to The Korea Times. LG Electronics has publicly undertaken a joint venture with the Canada-based automotive supplier Magna International, in a collaboration preliminarily titled "LG Magna e-Powertrain." LG Magna e-Powertrain is currently valued at $1 billion and will...
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LG Launching 2021 Sound Bar Lineup With AirPlay 2 Support

Tuesday April 6, 2021 6:36 pm PDT by
LG today announced the worldwide rollout of its 2021 sound bar lineup, complete with AirPlay 2 support for wirelessly streaming audio from Apple devices like the iPhone, iPad, and Mac. The sound bars also support Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa. All of the 2021 sound bars support both the Dolby Atmos and DTS:X surround sound formats, while an "AI Room Calibration" feature promises optimal...
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LG to Shut Down Smartphone Business

Monday April 5, 2021 1:30 am PDT by
After five grueling years of financial losses and uncertainty about the future of its mobile handsets, LG Electronics today announced its intention to shut down its smartphone division. In a press release, LG says the decision to shut down its smartphone business will allow it to focus on other sectors such as artificial intelligence, home computing, and business-to-business solutions. LG's ...
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LG Looking to Shut Down Smartphone Business After Failing to Find a Buyer

Monday March 22, 2021 8:04 am PDT by
LG is looking to close down its entire smartphone division after failing to find a buyer for the ailing section of its business, according to the Korea Herald. In January, LG announced that it was considering options for an exit from the smartphone industry, "including sale, withdrawal and downsizing." Though LG was once the world's third-largest smartphone maker and a sizeable competitor to ...
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27-inch LG UltraFine 5K Display Removed From Online Apple Stores Across Europe

Monday February 22, 2021 3:51 am PST by
More than a month ago, LG's 24-inch 4K UltraFine display was removed from Apple's online store across Europe. Now, the higher-end 5K, 27-inch UltraFine display has also been removed from Apple's online store in several European countries, such as France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, and the UK. Interestingly, both the 4K and 5K UltraFine displays remain listed and available for order...
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LG's UltraFine 4K Display No Longer Listed in Apple Stores Across Europe

Thursday January 21, 2021 2:54 am PST by
LG's UltraFine 4K Display listing appears to have been removed from regional Apple Stores across Europe sometime over the last 48 hours. The LG monitor was out of stock for quite some time in Europe over the holiday period. Now it no longer shows up in searches of Apple's online stores in the Netherlands, France, Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom, and several other European countries....
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LG Considering Exit From Smartphone Business, Halts LCD Production for iPhone

Wednesday January 20, 2021 5:38 am PST by
LG is considering exiting the smartphone business entirely amid declining shipments and accrued losses of $4.5 billion over the past five years (via The Korea Herald). LG CEO Kwon Bong-Seok cautioned staff earlier today that the company is re-evaluating its presence in the smartphone industry: Since the competition in the global market for mobile devices is getting fiercer, it is about...
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CES 2021: LG Teases 'World's First Rollable Smartphone'

Tuesday January 12, 2021 4:25 am PST by
LG announced it will launch the world's first rollable smartphone this year, as it offered a sneak peek of the device at CES 2021 with a five-second teaser video. The clip features a smartphone held in landscape orientation as the display rolls in from an expanded tablet-style form factor screen into a more compact chassis. The hybrid handset is said to be based on flexible organic...
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CES 2021: LG Unveils First OLED UltraFine Monitor and 39.7" UltraWide 5K2K Monitor

Monday January 11, 2021 7:57 am PST by
LG has today announced the UltraFine Display OLED Pro with HDR individual pixel dimming, a 31.5-inch display, and over 8 million pixels, as well a new 39.7-inch UltraWide 5K2K monitor. The newest addition to LG's popular series of high-end UltraFine monitors features an OLED display that covers 99 percent of the DCI-P3 color space and 99 percent of the Adobe RGB color space. The display...
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LG Begins Rolling Out AirPlay 2 and HomeKit to 2018 Smart TVs

Monday December 28, 2020 7:11 am PST by
LG has started rolling out a software update that includes AirPlay 2 and HomeKit support for select 2018 smart TV models, according to multiple MacRumors readers, delivering on a promise the company made earlier this year. AirPlay 2 enables users to stream videos, music, podcasts, and more directly from an iPhone, iPad, or Mac to a compatible LG smart TV, with no Apple TV necessary. HomeKit...