A new patent reveals LG working on transparent foldable displays

We’ve been hearing about foldable paper-like smartphone displays, and just displays in general as well, for quite a while now. But transparent displays? They’ve never been a hot topic of discussion even though every sci-fi movie does feature transparent displays rather than foldable displays. Whatever the future of smartphones and gadgets looks like, companies like Samsung and LG are doing all they can to beat the other at the next big thing.


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Specs shootout : Pixel XL vs Samsung Galaxy Note 7 vs LG V20

Google announced the first truly made by Google smartphones finally at the highly speculated event in San Fransisco. The phone packs some serious hardware.

However, is this enough to shake up the high branches of the smartphone market and steal away some potential buyers from Samsung and LG, which have some pretty strong offerings in that niche, namely the Galaxy Note 7 and the LG V20?

[Poll] Pixel & Pixel XL : Are they worth the price?

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[Poll] The best Nexus that ever was and will be

 It’s 2010: Steve Jobs unveils the first iPad to a wary crowd; Samsung announces the first entry in the Galaxy S series of smartphones; Angry Birds is a worldwide phenomenon; Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg is incarnated by Jesse Eisenberg in The Social Network; LeBron James decides to take his talents to South Beach.

And Google, amid much hype and hope, joins the smartphone revolution by coming out with the Nexus One for under $530 off contract. It’s the first Google phone, and while not as successful as later iterations, it will be seen by many as an integral part of Android’s trajectory.

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LG V20 Stock Wallpapers

LG V20 is the latest device from LG which comes pre-loaded with Android 7.0 Nougat. You can download the wallpapers of LG V20 from the link provided below. The V20 is a premium device with high-end specifications. It has fingerprint sensors, USB Type-C port, NFC along with colour spectrum. It has the latest version of LG UX 5.0 on it which has many custom features for easy usability. Learn a lot more about it in our LG V20 first impressions.

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Android Nougat for Nexus 6P OTA and factory images go live after being held back previously

Android 7.0 Nougat has been rolling out to Nexus 5X and 6P for a while now and many have been enjoying the latest android but Google held the update back for a little while to work out a few battery optimization issues as was reported by Vodafone Australia.

Google posted the OTA and Factory Images of Android 7.0 Nougat on Thursday night, finally giving Nexus 6P owners access to the new software.

This version has build number NRD90U and contains the September security update.

On a related note, the Nexus 2016 handsets dubbed “Google Pixel” and “Google Pixel XL” are gearing up for launch, most probably on the 4th of October. A credible source recently noted that these smartphones will run Android 7.1 Nougat out of the box.

Breaking the tradition, Google allowed LG to steal the limelight. In fact, the recently released LG V20 is the first smartphone to run Android 7.0 Nougat out of the box.

Source: Google

Why removal of headphone jack in the iPhone 7 is not “courage” but “greed”

There’s a growing trend among smartphone manufacturers to do away with the 3.5mm audio jack that has long been the standard connector for a huge range of audio equipment over the past century. Motorola’s new Moto Z doesn’t feature a 3.5mm audio connector, neither does LeEco’s latest range of smartphones, and Apple has finally done away with the socket this year too. Of course, when Apple did it, it created a much more angry reaction from fans and haters alike than when Moto or LeEco did it.

In fact I had something to say about the removal of headphone jack on the Moto Z and LeEco. And while I still believe that, I am seeing a trend now and all these big names are writing about how Apple did the right thing, how headphone jacks are a 100 year old technology and they should go.

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Apple’s iPhone 7 vs Samsung Galaxy S7, Note 7, LG V20 and the Nexus 6P

Apple Inc unveiled an iPhone 7 with high-resolution cameras and no headphone jack at its annual launch event Wednesday, though the biggest surprise was the debut of a three-decade-old Nintendo game franchise, Super Mario Bros, on the smartphone.  While shares of Apple barely budged, Nintendo’s U.S.-listed shares jumped 29 pct on investors’ hopes that Super Mario would be a mobile gaming hit for the Japanese company. In a different but related news,  Pokemon Go is coming to the Apple watch

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LG V20 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 7 : Specs showdown

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 is just a month old and LG just unveiled its latest flagship the V20 while the Note 7 is still making headlines (for unfortunate reasons). And then the LG V20 has a huge 5.7 inch display. It seems like LG is screaming for a comparison with the Note 7 or its just us justifying our need to compare the two Korean rivals.

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LG V20 : Software

LG just announced the V20, a successor to last year’s V10 smartphone. In 2015, the V10 stood out for its unique, sturdy design, a great camera, and audiophile-grade music playback. LG has retained two of those strengths and introduced others for the sequel.

Check out the first impressions and the comparison with Samsung Galaxy Note 7 if you haven’t already. Here is where we talk about the software.

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