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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...

LG How Tos

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...

LG Articles

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 ...

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,...

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...

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....

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...

Apple TV App Now Available on Select 2019 LG TVs

Monday February 3, 2020 4:16 pm PST by
LG today announced that the Apple TV app and accompanying ‌Apple TV‌+ streaming service are now available on select 2019 LG TVs in the United States and more than 80 other countries. The addition of the ‌Apple TV‌ app to LG's 2019 TV lineup follows the CES debut of new 2020 models that come with the ‌Apple TV‌ app pre-installed. LG TV owners can access the ‌Apple TV‌ app from the LG Home...

CES 2020: Apple TV App Debuting on 2020 LG OLED TVs, Coming to 2019 and 2018 Models Later This Year

Monday January 6, 2020 8:02 am PST by
LG today expanded on last week's announcement of new 8K OLED TVs with new details on the full lineup of 13 new OLED models, including a new 48-inch size. Most notably for Apple fans, LG says the new lineup of OLED TVs will include an Apple TV app, letting users access ‌Apple TV‌+, ‌Apple TV‌ channels, and iTunes video content. In addition to the new 2020 models, LG says the app will also be...

CES 2020: LG Unveils New 8K TVs With HomeKit and AirPlay 2 Support

Thursday January 2, 2020 5:28 pm PST by
LG today announced the upcoming debut of its 2020 8K TV lineup featuring eight new TVs in sizes ranging from 65 inches to 88 inches, all of which support Apple's HomeKit and AirPlay 2. There are premium 77 and 88 inch LG Signature OLED 8K TVs along with 8K LG NanoCell TVs in 65 and 75-inch sizes. LG says that all of the TVs exceed the official 8K Ultra HD definition set by the Consumer...

iPhone SE 2 Rumors Continue to Mount as LG Reportedly in Talks to Supply LCDs for Device

Tuesday October 22, 2019 8:47 am PDT by
LG is in talks with Apple to supply LCD displays for the successor to the iPhone SE, with the panels currently undergoing last-minute quality checks, according to industry sources cited by Korean website The Elec. The report claims the budget device is scheduled to be released in early 2020. Apple sticking with an LCD for the device would be no surprise given cost considerations, with...

LG's 2019 UHD UM7X TVs Now Support AirPlay 2 and HomeKit

Friday September 27, 2019 1:06 pm PDT by
LG recently rolled out a firmware update to customers who own an LG TV in the UHD UM7X series, enabling HomeKit and AirPlay 2 functionality. LG originally said that this firmware update would be available in October, but the software has come out early. LG UHD UM7X TV owners can download the new 04.70.03 software update to enable the new functionality. ‌AirPlay‌ 2 and ‌HomeKit‌ support first...

LG's $30,000 88-Inch OLED TV Now Available, Will Support HomeKit and AirPlay 2

Wednesday September 11, 2019 7:03 am PDT by
LG today announced that its new 88-inch 8K OLED and 75-inch 8K LED smart TVs are available at select U.S. retailers starting today, priced at $29,999 and $4,999 respectively. LG says both models will receive a firmware update that enables HomeKit and AirPlay 2 support later this fall. ‌AirPlay‌ 2 support will enable users to stream videos, music, podcasts, and more directly from an iPhone, iP...

LG's New UltraFine 5K Display Limited to 4K Resolution When Used With 2018 iPad Pro

Wednesday July 31, 2019 7:07 am PDT by
LG yesterday released a new version of its UltraFine 5K Display with USB-C connectivity, allowing it to be used with 2018 iPad Pro models, but Apple has since confirmed that the ‌iPad Pro‌ cannot take advantage of the full 5K resolution. In a new support document, Apple says the UltraFine 5K is limited to a 4K resolution of 3,840×2,160 at 60Hz when connected to 2018 ‌iPad Pro‌ models via...

Apple's Online Store Now Offering New 5K 27-Inch LG UltraFine Display

Tuesday July 30, 2019 12:40 pm PDT by
Apple's online store in the United States is now carrying a new 5K 27-inch LG UltraFine Display, which joins the updated 4K 23.7-inch UltraFine display Apple began selling in May. Available for $1,299.95, the new LG UltraFine 5K Display offers the same 5120 x 2880 resolution as the previous UltraFine 5K Display with 14.7 million pixels and P3 wide color gamut. The display connects to a...

LG Expands AirPlay 2 and HomeKit Rollout to United States, Remaining 4K UHD TVs Will Receive Update in October

Tuesday July 30, 2019 9:24 am PDT by
LG today announced that AirPlay 2 and HomeKit are now available through a firmware update on select 2019 OLED and NanoCell 4K UHD smart TVs with ThinQ AI capability in the United States. The remaining 4K UHD TV series in LG's 2019 lineup are expected to receive these features in October. LG began rolling out AirPlay 2 and HomeKit on July 25, but the firmware update was not available in the...

HomeKit and AirPlay 2 Rolling Out to 2019 LG ThinQ TVs Starting Tomorrow [Updated]

Wednesday July 24, 2019 12:12 pm PDT by
Update: An LG spokesperson now says that the information shared by its UK PR team is inaccurate and there are no current plans to bring AirPlay 2 and HomeKit support to LG TVs that were released earlier than 2019. From LG: "LG cannot guarantee that TV models prior to 2019 will be able to deliver a seamless user experience. Therefore, while this may be a possibility in the future, at the...