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LG Nexus 5X

LG's 16GB Unlocked Nexus 5X lets you skip the 2-year contract, as it's being offered for only $299 shipped, today only, originally priced at $379.99. Capturing the soul of the Nexus family, the 5X offers top-line performance in a compact, lightweight device that's ready to go anywhere, anytime. Beneath the 5.2-inch display is a hexa-core Snapdragon 808 processor for world-class speed at an affordable price. Product page. Continue reading for an in-depth video unboxing and review.

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LG 4K Ultra HD

LG's 98UB9810 98-inch 4K Ultra HD 3D Smart LED TV is out of the price range for most people, but apparently, there are many people who can afford it, and have left some interesting reviews, like the one above. On the tech side of things, this set boasts the Tru-4K Engine Pro, LG's best resolution enhancer yet, that upscales content so closely to native 4K it is nearly impossible to tell the difference. The resolution is four times that of Full HD 1080p, with a whopping 8.3 million pixels to display flawless images, even when viewed up close. Product page. Continue reading to see 10 more bizarre reviews.

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LG Flexible OLED Roll-Up Display

LG unveiled the world's first fully-flexible OLED display at CES 2016 this week, and the technology looks promising to say the least. The 18-inch prototype can only be rolled up in one direction, but it does measure less than a millimeter thick. Practical applications in the future include televisions, smartphones, portable game consoles, and lots more devices. Continue reading for another hands-on video and more information.

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Measuring just 2.57mm thick, or as much as a stack of four credit cards, and available in 77" or 65" models, the LG G6 4K OLED TV even includes a sound bar speaker system from Harman Kardon integrated directly into the stand itself. Its OLED and ColorPrime Pro technologies enable the set to take full advantage of the new HDR standard, along with the webOS 3.0-powered smart interface. Continue reading for two more videos and information.

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Half-Life LG Watch

Texas Instruments' Ti-83 graphing calculator can run DOOM, as well as hundreds of other games, but let's face it, smartwatch games leave a lot to be desired, that is unless you have an Android Wear LG G Watch with the SDLash app. YouTube user "Dave Bennett" managed to get Half-Life running on his watch, and while it's not exactly practical for this type of game, it does give us a glimpse at the future of smartwatch gaming. "Thanks to the SDLash app, which emulates the GoldSource engine, it runs on your smartwatch. Keep in mind that this is only a proof of concept and is far from the ideal gaming situation," said Bennett. Continue reading to see it in-action.

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Unlike its predecessors, the LG G4 comes in a leather back version, which has previously been done as an option on the 2014 Moto X. Rather than use a simple tacky leather shell, LG went further and added stitching, in which actual thread is pierced through the leather with a sewing machine. It features a a 6-core Snapdragon 808, 16-megapixel rear camera, 8-megapixel front camera, 3GB of RAM, 32GB of storage, and it runs Android 5.1. Continue reading for a hands-on video, more pictures and additional information.

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LG G Flex 2

LG's curved G Flex 2 is one of the first smartphones to be powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 810 quad-core processor, complete with its 64-bit octa-core CPU clocked at 2-GHz for smooth game play and graphics rendering. It also comes equipped with a fast-charging 3,000mAh battery that can be recharged to 50% in just 40-minutes. Other specs include: 16GB-32GB of internal memory, 2GB - 3GB of RAM, microSD memory expansion, 13.0-megapixel rear camera, and a 2.1-megapixel front camera. According to CNet, "LG has integrated motion recognition that allows the camera to sense whenever it's being lowered from on high by a stick or a raised arm. When it picks up on this movement, a preview of the last taken photo will immediately appear without the user having to manually check for him or herself." Continue reading for another video, hands-on pictures and more information.

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LG Curved TV

LG's 55EA9800 Cinema 3D Curved OLED TV is currently being offered for just $2699.99 shipped, today only, originally priced at $10,999.99. Some things in life defy all explanation and must be experienced to be believed. Such is the case with the new LG CURVED OLED TV. With deeper, richer colors and stunning contrast, it is unlike any technology you've ever seen, and it delivers a picture that exceeds your wildest imagination. Product page. Continue reading for a video review and more information.

Notable features:
  • Stunning design at only 4.3mm thick at its thinnest point. Stunning picture quality with Infinite Contrast that ranges from the most blazing white to the darkest black. And, 4 Color Pixel that displays images so vivid you'll forget you are watching TV.

  • LG's advanced 4 Color Pixel technology adds an unfiltered, white sub-pixel to the traditional red, green and blue. The result? A brighter picture with a wider range of colors and superior color accuracy for more true to life and vibrant images.

  • LG OLED TVs have an almost infinite contrast ratio. With self-lighting pixel technology, it can range from blazing white to the darkest black. Higher is better, and "Infinite" has been impossible? until now.

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LG Cineview

LG's 34UC97 Cineview is touted as the world's first 21:9 aspect ratio curved WQHD (Wide Quad High Definition [3440x1440])IPS monitor. Do you need multiple displays? Then just switch on this monitor's 4-Screen Split function that slices the screen into as many as four sections at eight different screen ratios. Connection wise, there are two HDMI, two Thunderbolt, and Display Port inputs. Product page. Continue reading for more random, yet interesting, images of everyday things.

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We have seen the future of televisions, and you can roll them up. LG has just unveiled a functional and flexible 18-inch (1200 X 810 with almost 1 million mega-pixels) version, with a 60-inch screen projected for a 2017 launch. Instead of plastic as backing, this Ultra HD display uses a special film that enables it to be rolled into a tight tube for transport. Continue reading for a video showing off a similar LG flexible display and more information.

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