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LG will soon provide an official bootloader unlock solution, Android ROMing community rejoices

Ohai, LG. Welcome to the party. Seems LG is preparing an official bootloader unlock solution to help appease ROM flashing addicts (about time).

LG Optimus G will jump from 4.1.2 to Android 4.4.2 KitKat this summer

Potentially great news for LG Optimus G owners. A French carrier has confirmed that the phone will soon see an update to Android 4.4.2 KitKat… but what about the US?

LG plans New York City event for August 7th, Optimus G sequel likely?

LG has just informed us that they’re planning an event for August 7th in New York City. They didn’t give us any hints at what they might announce, but yesterday’s LG/Qualcomm announcement has us guessing it could be an Optimus G sequel.

AT&T’s LG Optimus G seeing update to Jelly Bean

About a month after Sprint users were treated to the same, owners of the LG Optimus G on AT&T are starting to see their update to Jelly Bean. The software upgrade brings the phone to Android version 4.1.2 and includes features like Google Now and expandable notifications. To see if the update is available for […]

Sprint letting MVNOs take on Android smartphones

While the allure of big names such as US Cellular, Boost Mobile, Virgin Mobile, MetroPCS, Cricket, T-Mobile, Verizon, AT&T and Sprint would have you thinking these are the only carriers in the United States, that isn’t the case. MVNOs still do exist, and Sprint is still just as willing to serve them up with devices […]

LG sticks it to Samsung with Times Square billboard

This one made us chuckle. Samsung has been busy taking over Times Square in the lead up to their big Samsung Galaxy S4 announcement to take place at New York City’s Radio City Music Hall. With either a sense of humor or desperation, LG has taken the opportunity to post their own billboard in the […]

Sprint LG Optimus G gets Jelly Bean upgrade

There’s quite a bit of Jelly Bean news today, folks, and now Sprint’s getting in on the fun. The carrier has announced the upgrade to Android 4.1.2 for its LG Optimus G. It’ll bring obvious goods such as Google Now, expandable notifications and an updated Android Beam experience, alongside the many other things unique to […]

Sprint LG Optimus G Jelly Bean roll-out begins

Sprint users waiting on Jelly Bean for the LG Optimus G should check their handsets. A few reports have come in apparently confirming the beginning of a roll-out phase for the phone on the Now Network. Reports have been sporadic, but there are more than enough independent reports to make us believe this thing is […]

LG Optimus G finally heads to Europe

The LG Optimus G is one of LG’s best phones, and while we’re fully expecting the Optimus G Pro to take that crown in under a week’s time we’re sure there are still more than a few of you out there who wouldn’t mind having it. Our friends in Europe will finally be able to […]

Hot Deal: Sprint is offering two LG Optimus G smartphones for the price of one [SPONSORED]

Getting a top-of-the-line smartphone doesn’t necessarily mean you have to break the bank. Sprint is holding one of the sweetest deals we have seen in a long time, offering two LG Optimus G smartphones for the price of one. All you need is a $199.99 spending budget and a 2-year agreement for your name to […]

Sprint offering buy-one-get-one-free deal on the LG Optimus G [DEALS]

If Sprint coverage is good in your area, now might be a good time to consider making the switch. The #3 largest carrier in the US is currently offering a buy-one-get-one free deal on the LG Optimus G — one of the best devices on their network. Currently $200 with a 2-year agreement, the offer […]

LG Optimus G global roll-out begins

While many of us in North America and parts of Asia (namely Korea and Japan) have already had a chance to own the LG Optimus G, LG still hadn’t gotten its global roll-out of the flagship device underway. The rest of you aren’t far behind now, though, as LG has just announced that its global […]

LG sets goal to sell 75 million phones in 2013

Looking to expand its presence in the smartphone market, LG has set a modest but realistic sales goal for 2013. According to a report from the¬†Korean Times, the manufacturer of the Optimus line of Android devices aims to move 75 million handsets this year. Of those, 45 million are projected to be smartphones. The figure […]

LG Optimus G now receiving Jelly Bean update in South Korea – US soon to follow?

  If LG releasing Jelly Bean for LG Optimus G users in South Korea is any indication, a US release can’t be too far behind. The update, rolling out right now both over-the-air and over-the-wire for customers with the LG-F180S on SK Telecom brings the device’s firmware up to Android 4.1, and introduces users to […]

Sprint issues quick software upgrade for LG Optimus G

The LG Optimus G on Sprint will is getting a software upgrade, folks! Well, it won’t be the most exciting patch you’ll have ever applied but we can’t be mad at continuous support. The upgrade does change a couple of things, such as an upgraded visual voicemail experience and improvements to the phone’s battery life. […]