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Google Glass soon to face new competition

Everyone knows about Google Glass, the smart glasses that allow you to take pictures, videos, and even send texts all from right in front of your eyes. Glass is soon to have a friend in the smart glasses market. Microsoft has been working on smart glasses for some time, and is predicted to be announced in early 2014. LG is also rumored to be working on their own smart glasses, a product much different from everything else under the LG name. Google Glass will be available to the full public in 2014 as well.

 

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mobile development mobile news

LG launches Firefox phone in Brazil

Brazil goes from zero to two Firefox phones, with the previously released Alcatel One Touch Fire and the LG Fireweb.

Two Firefox OS phones went on sale on Tuesday in Brazil, a country on which Mozilla has been pinning many of its Firefox OS hopes. In addition to the Alcatel One Touch Fire, already the de facto flagship device for the nascent operating system since it’s available in most countries that offer Firefox phones, Brazil gets the higher-end LG Fireweb. The strategy has proved successful for Telefonica and Mozilla. In a recent interview with CNET, Telefonica’s director of open Web services and chief Firefox salesman, Yotam Ben-Ami, said Firefox OS accounts for 12 percent of the company’s sales in Venezuela after only three months.

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mobile news

LG’s Curved Smartphone

LG has created a new curved smartphone that has not been released just yet. However, Samsung has also created a curved smartphone. The difference between the two is that the LG has a horizontal curve and the Samsung has a Vertical Curve. The two smartphones are not looking well considering there awkward shapes. It’s up to the people to now whether they want their phone curved horizontally or vertically.

Source: http://venturebeat.com/2013/10/14/lgs-curved-smartphone-is-just-as-silly-looking-as-samsungs/

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disruptive technology

LG Produces Curved Battery for Incoming Curved Phones

By now, everyone has heard of new curved screen smartphone design. In response, LG has already started to produce curved batteries. The company allegedly has a patent on vital components of the curved battery design. They also announced future plans for a “cable battery”.

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Android mobile news

LG Announces the Optimus Pad LTE

LG Announces the Optimus Pad LTE.

LG announced its first LTW-capable tablet yesterday, the Optimus Pad LTE. The tablet boasts its selling point features as being LTE capable, having a 1280×720 True HD IPS display, and being ultra thin. Key specifications include a Qualcomm 1.5GHz Dual-Core Processor, 8MP rear / 2MP front camera and 32gb of space.  Some people are wondering why LG is releasing a tablet with specifications that mirror smart phones released in Q3 of 2011. Well, your guess is as good as mine.