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LG announces its first true wireless earbuds, available this month in South Korea (Update: Now available in the US)

Following the example of Apple, Samsung, Sony, and countless others, LG has announced its first pair of true wireless earbuds. The Tone+ Free sport all the bells and whistles you'd expect in modern earbuds, and they'll be available later this month in South Korea.

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LG pledges to turn around mobile business, earn a profit by 2021

LG hasn't turned a profit on smartphones for years, but it says that will change by 2021. No really, for real this time. The promise comes from LG Electronics CEO Kwon Bong-seok, who addressed the company's mobile struggles during a press conference at CES. Bong-seok didn't offer any specifics on how LG would do this, but it sounds like we might be in for some weird phones.

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Underwhelming LG G9 renders show off quad-camera system and coveted headphone jack

There was once a time when the G series represented the best hardware LG had to offer. However, as the company struggles to turn a profit in the smartphone market, the former Nexus partner has fallen far from the warm embrace of relevancy. Proof positive: these 360-degree renders of the upcoming LG G9 show a device that's in desperate need of revitalization.

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LG V40 ThinQ Sprint variant receives Android 9 Pie half a year after the others (Updated)

LG only recently updated the Verizon and AT&T variants of its V40 ThinQ to Android 9. Now, customers using the unlocked version of the phone are given the same favor, as the company has released the Pie update on these devices, too.

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LG G7 One is now receiving its Android 10 update

We're reaching the part of the Android update cycle where new phones are receiving the OS upgrade on a regular basis. Samsung is in the process of rolling out Android 10 to its 2019 flagships, while Sony and Motorola are starting to upgrade their devices. The latest device to get the big Android 10 update is LG's G7 One.

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The LG Stylo 5 is just $170 ($130 off) right now at B&H Photo

The LG Stylo 5 is a budget alternative to Samsung's Note series of phones, featuring a passive stylus for drawing, tapping, and whatever else you can use a stylus for. The phone has gone on sale plenty of times before, but now it seems to be at an all-time-low price, at just $169.99.

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All the best Cyber Monday deals on phones, chromebooks, headphones, smart home hardware, and more (Update: New deals, Monday evening)

Black Friday has come and gone, but we're not done with pre-holiday deals by a long shot. Cyber Monday is upon us, and the deals refuse to quit. A whole bunch of what we're seeing today is an extension of sales that have been running since last week, but there's plenty of new stuff, too. Here, for your convenience, we've rounded up all the best deals we've spotted.

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Unlocked LG G8 falls to $400 ($450 off) on Amazon

The flagship smartphone competition is always fierce, and LG's phones haven't exactly been among the best lately. It was virtually impossible to recommend the G8 at its $849.99 MSRP, but it's one hell of a phone with the latest and greatest specs for $399.99.

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LG G8X ThinQ with Dual Screen review: A different way to fold, with trade-offs all its own

Every smartphone manufacturer wants to get in on the ground floor of the latest trends, and in 2019 the name of the game is “folding.” After teasing flexible technology at trade shows for years, we're finally seeing the arrival of big-screen phones that bend down the middle for easy storage. But other companies are turning to more old-school tech to accomplish a similar feat, like LG and its dual-screen hardware. After getting started with the V50, LG's back with its follow-up: the G8X with Dual Screen case.

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(Update: LG G8X) ARCore renamed to Google Play Services for AR, adds support for Pixel 4 and more devices

Google is always hard at work on adding ARCore support to new devices. This time around, those include the brand-new Note10 and 10+, but other than that, a bigger shift has occurred on the company's AR front – that is, if you count marketing and naming schemes as big shifts. The catchy ARCore Play Store listing makes way for the cumbersome phrase "Google Play Service for AR." The change has already been visible for a while, but the company only introduced the new name in the app's changelog last week, along with announcing support for 60fps rendering on capable devices.

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