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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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CES 2023: Dell Looks to Take on Apple's Pro Display XDR With New 32-Inch 6K Display That Has a Built-In 4K Webcam and Included Stand

Tuesday January 3, 2023 10:48 pm PST by
Dell is looking to take head-on Apple's $4,999 Pro Display XDR with a new 32-inch 6K UltraSharp display that has a built-in 4K webcam, a variety of ports, and an included stand that rotates, swivels, tilts, and more. The new "game changer" display was announced this week as part of CES and is the world's first 6K display with IPS Black panel technology, according to Dell. With the new IPS...
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Apple Adds New Supplier for iPhone 14 Pro Displays Alongside Samsung

Wednesday November 9, 2022 7:44 am PST by
LG has started supplying Apple with OLED displays for the iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max, according to Korea's ETNews. It's unclear how many orders LG will split with Samsung, which was the exclusive supplier of the displays for these devices until now. The supplier diversification reduces risk and will likely allow Apple to negotiate lower costs in the future, as LG and Samsung compete ...
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Apple's Mixed-Reality Headset Again Rumored to Feature Micro-OLED Internal Displays and Standard OLED External Indicator Display

Monday August 8, 2022 9:14 am PDT by
Apple's long-rumored mixed-reality headset will feature separate internal and external displays that use different display technologies, according to The Elec. Concept render based on purported leaked information by Ian Zelbo As stated in the original Korean language report, Apple's first-generation mixed-reality headset will feature an OLED on silicon (OLEDoS), also known as micro-OLED,...
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OLED iPad Rumored to Focus on Lightweight Design and 'Unrivaled' Image Quality

Tuesday July 12, 2022 3:55 am PDT by
Apple is now producing final prototypes of iPads with OLED displays, with the device focusing on a lightweight design and improved image quality, according to ET News. The prototypes are reportedly being produced with Korean display partners Samsung and LG Display and allow Apple to undertake a series of tests. Apple is said to be focusing on giving the OLED iPad a lighter design and...
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LG Already Preparing for Apple's Second-Generation Mixed-Reality Headset

Monday June 13, 2022 6:17 am PDT by
LG Display is preparing to supply micro-OLED display panels for Apple's second-generation mixed-reality headset, The Elec reports. Concept render based on purported leaked information by Ian Zelbo LG Display is currently believed to be ordering deposition equipment for micro-OLED displays from Sunic System. The company apparently plans to use the equipment to develop and manufacture a...
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'High-End' iPhone 14 Front-Facing Camera to Cost Apple Three Times More

Monday May 23, 2022 8:05 am PDT by
The iPhone 14 will feature a more expensive "high-end" front-facing camera with autofocus, partly made in South Korea for the first time, ET News reports. Apple reportedly ousted a Chinese candidate to choose LG Innotek, a South Korean company, to supply the ‌iPhone 14‌'s front-facing camera alongside Japan's Sharp. The company is said to have originally planned to switch to LG for the iPhone...
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Apple Collaborating With LG to Develop iPads and MacBooks With Foldable OLED Displays and Ultra-Thin Cover Glass

Friday April 1, 2022 4:29 am PDT by
Apple is collaborating with LG to develop a foldable OLED display panel with ultra-thin cover glass for future iPad and MacBook models, according to a report from The Elec. The report explains that LG Display will supply 17-inch foldable 4K OLED panels to HP this year, destined for an in-folding notebook with an 11-inch display when closed. LG Display has growing expertise in foldable OLED...
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Apple's Studio Display vs. LG's UltraFine 5K Display

Wednesday March 23, 2022 12:27 pm PDT by
With the unveiling of Apple's new 27-inch 5K Studio Display earlier this month, it immediately drew comparisons to LG's similar UltraFine 5K display that's been on the market for a number of years. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. The LG display is $300 cheaper than the Studio Display, and while availability has been spotty, LG says it will continue to be available...
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LG Working to Bring OLED Displays to Future iPad and MacBook Models

Friday March 18, 2022 5:30 am PDT by
LG is working to supply Apple with OLED display panels for two iPad models before providing larger panels for the company's first OLED MacBook around 2025, The Elec reports. LG Display is reportedly aiming to supply Apple with Gen 8.5 OLED panels for Apple's first OLED MacBook. The device is said to be scheduled to launch "around 2025." LG has been evaluating the deposition process to...
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LG's UltraFine 5K Display Will Be Returning as Alternative to Apple's Studio Display

Thursday March 17, 2022 10:09 am PDT by
LG's 27-inch UltraFine 5K external display has not been discontinued and will be back in stock next month, LG has told The Wall Street Journal. Following speculation that the LG UltraFine 5K display may have been discontinued when it went out of stock at most major retailers, LG told The Wall Street Journal that the UltraFine 5K is still in production and has not been discontinued. The...
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Apple Stops Selling 27-Inch LG UltraFine 5K Display

Friday March 11, 2022 11:43 pm PST by
Apple has removed the 27-inch LG UltraFine 5K display that was previously a Mac user's go-to option for external monitors from its online store following the launch of the Studio Display. LG and Apple had worked on the display together, promising tight integration with macOS. The UltraFine 5K display featured a 5K display, P3 wide color with 500 nits of brightness, and one Thunderbolt 3 port ...
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Apple Ranks Seventh With Over 2,500 U.S. Patents Granted in 2021

Monday February 14, 2022 8:43 am PST by
Apple was granted 2,541 patents in the United States last year, surpassed by only six other companies, IFI Claims reports. In its rankings of the top 50 U.S. patent assignees in 2021 (via Patently Apple), IFI Claims Patent Services shows that Apple was granted 250 fewer patents in 2021 compared to the previous year, a nine percent decrease. Even so, Apple moved one place up the rankings in...
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LG Preparing Production Lines for iPad OLED Display Panels

Tuesday February 8, 2022 5:41 am PST by
iPad models with OLED displays appear to be ebbing closer to production, as LG Display is preparing equipment at its facilities to make OLED panels specifically for future iPads, The Elec reports. The company is purportedly making significant adjustments to its production lines to be able to supply Apple with OLED display panels for future ‌iPad‌ models. According to the report, this is...
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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. ...