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LG refutes Snapdragon 810 overheating rumors

There is nothing OEMs, even Samsung, should be afraid of when it comes to the Snapdragon 810. That is the sentiment aired by Woo Ram-chan, LG VP for mobile product planning when asked about the rumors that Qualcomm's latest chip was tested to be overheating. Those tests, however, were conducted by Samsung, who is also now rumored to be switching over to its own Exynos chips for the Galaxy S6 because of that. LG, on the other hand, is sticking to its guns.

LG G Flex 2 to hit market next week, finally

LG Electronics’ newest baby, the LG G Flex 2 — hailed by many industry hacks as being miles ahead of the design curve (literally) — is finally set to hit the market. LG is sticking with the tradition of most South Korean companies to launch the new smartphone in its home market, to be followed by the global launch. From what we've seen of G Flex 2, I think it would be an understatement to say that a lot of us would want that global launch date to come soon, right?

Samsung hires former Jony Ive design studio head

Samsung has turned a new coin, in a sense, to look for a new design for their upcoming smartphone collection. They'll be doing this by bringing in a man who happened to be former CEO of Tangerine, the London-based design company that at one time employed Apple’s design leader Jony Ive. Lee Don-tae, is now reporting to Samsung Electronics President Toon Boo-keun and will be engaging with the company’s Design Management Center.

Android Lollipop-powered LG G2 spotted on video

About to get Android 5.0 Lollipop running is the LG G2. We've only been waiting for this version but the South Korean company has yet to roll out the official software update. We learned that it's coming to the G3 and G2 last year but of course, the newer LG G3 got it first back in November. The initial leak only showed screenshots and video for the LG G3 running Android Lollipop but this time, it's the LG G2's turn to be in the spotlight.

Audi smartwatch hands-on: Android Wear, WebOS in play

Audi showed off a lot of smart automotive plans at CES 2015, but the subset of Audi fans and Android users were probably more enchanted by the car maker's smartwatch venture. Unfortunately, there has been some confusion on whether the company is planning to bank on Android Wear as initially presumed or on LG's webOS smartwatch venture, which was rumored a few months back. The slightly good news is that Audi is actually banking on both, and hinted that the Apple Watch might be joining too. But the rest of the story isn't as simple as that.

LG shows off “Active Bending” Dual Edge display

The next Samsung flagship, the Galaxy S6, has yet to be formally announced but looks like it will have an early rival in the form of the next LG smartphone. Samsung is rumored to have a dual edge display and LG is also believed to working on the same idea. This could just be a concept but we know LG is also interested in flexible displays just like the other South Korean giant.

An exclusive look at Audi’s LG-made smartwatch

It's no longer news that the digital divide between mobile devices and cars are slowly thinning, and 2015 might be the year when the wall truly collapses. With endeavors like Google's Android Auto as well as Apple's CarPlay, we can expect more and more vehicles this year to integrate with our smartphones. But it isn't just smartphones either, as more and more car makers are adding support for smartwatches as well. Here at CES 2015, we take a closer look with Audi's smartwatch, a product of its collaboration with LG.

LG G Flex 2 hands-on: G3 goodness in a curved shape

The rumors are indeed true and LG hasn't given up yet on its curved dreams. A year after the original G Flex, the Korean manufacturer is now revealing the G Flex 2 at CES 2015, with even more curves and more things to flaunt. Fans of the first curved generation might also be pleased to hear that this time around, LG isn't cutting corners. It is bringing almost everything that you can like about the G3 in this curved smartphone. Well, almost everything.