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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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Apple Car May Initially Be Made in Small Numbers by LG Magna e-Powertrain

Tuesday April 13, 2021 5:40 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 5:36 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 12:30 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 7:04 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 2:51 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 1:54 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 4:38 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 3:25 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 6:57 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 6:11 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...
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LG Renews Pledge to Bring AirPlay 2 and HomeKit Support to Select 2018 TV Models

Monday September 7, 2020 4:12 am PDT by
After LG disappointed swathes of customers by saying it had "no plans" to bring promised AirPlay 2 and HomeKit support to select 2018 TVs, the company has now renewed its pledge to do so by the end of the year. Today's announcement was made by LG UK's official Twitter account, the very same account that last month told its customers that ‌AirPlay‌ 2 and ‌HomeKit‌ would not be coming to its...
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LG Backtracks on Promise to Bring AirPlay 2 and HomeKit to Select 2018 TV Models

Thursday September 3, 2020 1:21 am PDT by
LG has "no plans" to update its pre-2019 TVs with AirPlay 2 or HomeKit support, despite previously giving customers assurances that they would do so this year. In April, LG indicated in a support document that it planned to add ‌AirPlay‌ 2 and ‌HomeKit‌ support to some of its 2018 smart TVs by October 2020, including LCD models with "SK" or "UK" in the name and OLED models with "B8" through...
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Hands-On With LG's 32-Inch 4K UltraFine Ergo Display

Wednesday September 2, 2020 2:51 pm PDT by
LG offers 4K and 5K UltraFine monitors designed in partnership with Apple, which can be purchased through the Apple Store as an alternative to Apple's own super expensive Pro Display XDR, but those haven't been refreshed since 2019 and the 4K model is sold out from Apple's site. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. LG also makes other UltraFine monitors not promoted by...
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Some 2018 LG TVs Now Offer Apple TV App

Thursday August 20, 2020 1:09 pm PDT by
LG this week appears to have pushed out an update that adds the Apple TV app to some 2018 TV models. There are several reports on Twitter about the ‌Apple TV‌ app coming to 2018 LG TVs, and MacRumors also received a tip from a reader. It's not clear if the update to introduce the ‌Apple TV‌ app was worldwide, but LG TV users from multiple countries are now seeing the TV app. Earlier this...
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LG's UltraFine 4K Display is 'Currently Unavailable' From Apple Store

Thursday August 20, 2020 8:46 am PDT by
Less than a month after LG's UltraFine 5K Display became unavailable to order on Apple's online store, its smaller UltraFine 4K Display counterpart has also gone out of stock in several countries, such as the United States, Canada, and Australia. The display remains available to order in the United Kingdom for now. While it is possible that the UltraFine 4K is being discontinued, the fact...
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LG Smart TVs Gain Dolby Atmos Support for Apple TV App

Tuesday June 30, 2020 3:20 am PDT by
Dolby Atmos support for the Apple TV app arrived this week on select LG smart TVs, reports 9to5Mac. Dolby Atmos enables sounds to be precisely placed and moved in three-dimensional space, rather than being constrained to channels. LG confirmed in February that Dolby Atmos support for the ‌Apple TV‌ app and AirPlay 2 would be coming in a software update to compatible TVs later in the year. No ...
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LG Teases Upcoming 5G Velvet Phone With Unusual 'Raindrop' Camera Layout

Monday April 20, 2020 3:29 am PDT by
LG has released a short teaser trailer for its new Velvet smartphone that shows off the company's new design language, which includes a vertically cascading rear triple-camera array. The layout moves away from the large camera bumps that have become common on smartphones, including Apple's iPhones. The so-called "raindrop" camera positions smaller lenses below the larger main camera,...
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LG Begins Rolling Out 2020 NanoCell TVs With AirPlay 2 and HomeKit, Pricing Starts at $599

Thursday April 9, 2020 7:32 am PDT by
LG today announced pricing and availability for its 2020 NanoCell TVs with AirPlay 2 and HomeKit support in the United States. The first 4K models are rolling out now, with pricing starting at $599 for a 55-inch model. The entire 4K lineup will be released by September, including up to an 86-inch model for $3,299. 8K models will also be rolling out in May and June, including 65-inch and...
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LG Says AirPlay 2 and HomeKit Coming to Select 2018 TV Models Later This Year

Thursday April 2, 2020 4:40 am PDT by
In a support document, LG has indicated that it plans to add AirPlay 2 and HomeKit support to some of its 2018 smart TVs by October 2020, including LCD models with "SK" or "UK" in the name and OLED models with "B8" through "Z8" in the name. AirPlay 2 and HomeKit will be rolled out with a software update in most countries, with exceptions being China, Iran, Sudan, Syria, and Venezuela....
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Apple TV App on Select LG Smart TVs Will Support Dolby Atmos Sound 'Later This Year'

Thursday February 6, 2020 8:02 am PST by
Dolby Atmos support for the newly released Apple TV app and AirPlay 2 on select LG smart TVs is coming in a software update "later this year," an LG spokesperson has confirmed to FlatpanelsHD.com. Earlier this week, LG announced that the Apple TV app and accompanying ‌Apple TV‌+ streaming service are now available on select 2019 LG smart TVs in the United States and more than 80 other...