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Displays
LG to demonstrate new ways of using flexible OLED displays
LG will demonstrate its new flexible OLED technology at CES 2022, showing how it can create new and different experiences in the home. 
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LG Electronics Australia posts $15.8m profit for FY 2020
The company’s New Zealand branch also received NZ$203,858 in wage subsidies from the New Zealand government during COVID-19 lockdowns in 2020.
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Smartphone
LG quits the smartphone business
It becomes the first major smartphone brand to exit the market.
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Smartphone
LG embarks on mission to bring unique smartphone designs to life
The Explorer Project is both an initiative and a category of phone, and will include devices that deliver unexplored usability experiences, according to a statement from the company.
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Smartphone
LG VELVET smartphone lands in Australia
The company says the device ushers in a new era of user-centric design, innovative multi-media features and a 5G compatible user experience. 
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LG's NZ branch posts promising FY19 results
LG's New Zealand branch has reported an increase in total revenue, but a decrease in net profit in the company's financial results for 2019.
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Smartphone
LG to launch affordable K series smartphones in Aus
The K series includes quad camera functionality, FHD+ FullVision display and AI features across the range.
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Gaming
LG unveils new generation of monitors, for professionals and gamers
These monitors feature a new ‘ergo’ design for improved comfort and productivity, and are targeted for professionals and gamers.
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Television
LG's massive 88-inch 8K TV lands in Singapore
LG’s massive 88-inch OLED 8K TV is now available in Singapore, but be prepare for a rather large price tag if you want it in your living room.
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Open source
LG and Qualcomm band together to boost in-car experience
Harnessing webOS Auto and Qualcomm Snapdragon Automotive Development Platform (ADP), the companies aim to create and advance a more convenient in-car experience for drivers and passengers alike.
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Smart TV
LG releases insane 88in 8K OLED TV
It includes the LG Alpha 9 (α9) Gen 2 processor, Cinema HDR, and LG ThinQ AI with Google Assistant support built-in and Amazon Alexa on its way.
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Phishing
Security flaw left Android phones open to SMS phishing attacks found
Check Point Research discovered the vulnerability impacts phones from Samsung, Huawei, LG, and Sony.
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Television
LG's first 8K TV goes on sale in Australia
LG Australia is delivering its first 8K television starting from today, bringing the latest in LG’s range of premium TVs to Australians.
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Smartphone
Gartner - 5G will give global smartphone market bump in 2020
This will mean some respite after the Australian market’s massive 2019 decline and help NZ’s see some stability.
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Apple
LG rolls out Apple AirPlay 2 on 2019 ThinQ AI TVs
Users can stream their favourite movies and television shows from the Apple TV app and other video apps as well as view photos directly on their LG AI TVs.
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Smartphone
LG launches G8S THINQ in Aus market
LG’s new smartphone offering provides a range of options for biometric security, including the new vein recognition solution with Hand ID.
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Artificial Intelligence
LG and Qt partner for embedding new devices with webOS
The expanded partnership will focus on embedding LG’s open source webOS platform in future automotive, robotics and smart home devices.
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Cloud
BlackBerry + LG accelerate partnership for autonomous vehicles
"We are thrilled to build on and expand our relationship with them as part of our commitment to provide automakers with safety-certified, secure and reliable solutions."
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Apple
A detailed look at the global wearables market
ResearchAndMarkets.com released a new report, providing a comprehensive examination of the state of the wearables market for the next five years.
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Smart Home
LG releases raft of new smart appliances
Includes fridges, freezers, washing machines, an auto-steamer, and a robotic vacuum/mop.
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Monitor
LG gears up for 8K OLED TV launch
LG’s new 8K OLED TV is now on sale in South Korea, but those in other parts of the world will have to wait a little longer to get their hands on the 88-inch TV set.
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Smart TV
Alexa to join the living room through LG TVs
The update will be implemented through the Alexa app on 2019 TVs featuring ThinQ AI.
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Smart Home
A quick look at Haier & LG's take on the smart home revolution
Haier is going all-in on the smart home revolution – and it believes your home should be smart all the way from the laundry to the bedroom.
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Smartphone
LG's latest phone uses the display as an audio amplifier
If you’re struggling to get your head around the idea of a phone’s display as an amplifier, we can't blame you.