Smart appliances are nothing new, but it's a rare treat to find one that does something we can actually call smart. LG will demonstrate a series of new features coming to its line of refrigerators during the virtual CES 2021 conference in January, and among the highlights will be an automatic door that opens in response to voice commands. This will enable users to simply voice the command, "open the refrigerator door," and they'll be able to drop off or pick up items without touching a handle.
Now that more people are staying at home these days, augmented reality has the potential to become even more important. AR may not be as novel as it once was, but that doesn't mean Google isn't continually expanding its ARCore SDK to more devices to enable them to seamlessly access AR experiences like its virtual zoo.
LG is planning to outsource more of its low-end and mid-range smartphones, according to a report from Reuters. The change would increase design and manufacturing for more lower-end LG phones to third-party ODMs, while keeping LG's branding. The change is likely meant to reduce costs and increase long-term sustainability as LG's mobile efforts continue to fail.
We didn't ask for a film exploring the idea of a society split apart by their immunity (or lack thereof) to a disease undergoing pandemic spread, but hey, we're getting one from Adam Mason and Michael Bay next year called "Songbird." It imagines a Los Angeles of the near future with mass quarantine camps, the privileged few with immunity bracelets, and a mutated SARS-CoV-2 dominating the storyline. It also has quite a bit of product placement for the very old (at least by that point) LG Wing.
Whatever you have to say about the LG Wing — we've certainly had our say here at Android Police — it's certainly a one-of-a-kind machine. From today, you've got a total of three places where you can buy this screen-swiveling phone in the United States and we have all the details.
Phones have gotten boring in the last few years, but things are getting weird again, and thank goodness. I have been doing this long enough to remember the last time phones got weird—I've reviewed phones with spring-loaded keyboards, tablet docks, curved bodies, and all manner of multi-screen configurations. After settling on the flat glass slab form factor, OEMs are finally starting to take more risks. No phone better exemplifies this trend than the LG Wing. While LG has been pushing dual-screen accessories for a while, the Wing is the first modern LG phone that integrates a second screen in the handset.
Add T-Mobile to the list of American carriers taking a chance on the LG Wing as it plans on selling the new-fangled swiveling phone starting November 6, just like AT&T is. Unlike Ma Bell, however, this carrier will try to sell its customers two Wings for the price of one.
Only a year ago, you had to pay well over $1,000 to try out the underwhelming future of 5G, but that has rapidly changed in recent months. Phones like the OnePlus Nord, Galaxy A71, and Pixel 4a 5G have made 5G far more accessible, and now LG is taking it a step further with its new K92 phone.
LG officially revealed its weird swivel-screened phone last month, dubbed the LG Wing. It's one of the more interesting takes on a dual-screen device we've seen yet, though the $999 price is a lot to pay for an unproven form factor. Thankfully, with AT&T selling the phone, there's a chance you could pay a bit less money.
LG introduced new Tone Free earbuds earlier this year, and saying we didn't like them would be an understatement. Now the company is back with another set of earbuds in the Tone Free lineup that add a key feature — but is it enough to stand out against the crowded competition?