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LG and Nielsen Studying Audience Makeup of Smart TV Users

Andy Plesser | Posted 08.10.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

Consumer electronics manufacturer LG is working with Nielsen on a research study to better understand the audience composition of smart TV users, says...

Research Firm Tallies Potential Korean War Fallout for the Tech Sector

Doug Olenick | Posted 06.30.2013 | Technology
Doug Olenick

IHS noted that about 66 percent of the world's NAND flash and 70 percent of the tablet display manufacturing takes place in South Korea. So any outbreak of hostilities would result in the immediate halt of smartphone, tablet and computer manufacturing worldwide.

The Future in Our Hands in Our Homes and Before Our Eyes

Tom Teicholz | Posted 04.22.2013 | Technology
Tom Teicholz

CES made clear how much our whole notion of what a computer does is changing. Only a few short years ago, we used computers only at our desks. Now there are laptops, netbooks, the Mac Air, Ultrabooks and tablets of all sizes.

Inspiration From CES

David Sable | Posted 03.16.2013 | Technology
David Sable

The real story of the show, the inspiration to me, was that this was the year that interconnectivity became the focus -- not in some new twist on social networks, but in how does the stuff work together to make your real life better, easier, more enjoyable, more productive, more fun.

PC Makers Did Not Have A Happy Holidays

Reuters | Bill Rigby | Posted 03.13.2013 | Technology

By Bill Rigby LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - Holiday-season sales of personal computers fell for the first time in more than five years, accordi...

These TVs' Design Is A Curveball

Reuters | Posted 03.10.2013 | Technology

LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - South Korean consumer device makers Samsung Electronics Co and LG Electronics Inc unveiled curved, super-thin televisions on Tue...

Jason Gilbert

The Agony And The Ecstasy Of Being An Android User | Jason Gilbert | Posted 12.03.2012 | Technology

Imagine this: In January, you buy a mattress made by a manufacturer called Sleep King. All of the reviews have dubbed this mattress the longest-lastin...

Jason Gilbert

Which Company Makes The Worst Smartphones In America? | Jason Gilbert | Posted 09.19.2012 | Technology

About two weeks ago a good friend of mine, in the midst of the stressful process of buying a new smartphone, asked me a question I'd never before cons...

LG Launches New Smartphone 1 Week After The iPhone 5 Goes On Sale

Reuters | Posted 11.17.2012 | Technology

SEOUL (Reuters) - LG Electronics Inc unveiled its latest high-end smartphone packed with powerful hardware upgrades on Tuesday, as the struggling Sout...

Apple Partners Churning Out Possible iPhone 5 Parts

Reuters | Posted 10.22.2012 | Technology

SEOUL (Reuters) - Flat-screen maker LG Display has started mass production of a new and thinner display, widely speculated to be for use in Apple Inc'...

Samsung Reportedly Not Sole Screen Supplier For New iPad

Reuters | Posted 05.13.2012 | Technology

SEOUL (Reuters) - Flat screen maker LG Display Co Ltd is supplying touch-screen panels for Apple Inc's new iPad, a source close to the matter said on ...

Will This Be Apple's Logo In 30 Years?

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 02.21.2012 | Business

"Nothing wrong with a good logo," someone probably once said. It'd be hard to prove that hypothetical person wrong, especially when five-year-olds app...

Cell Phone as Hub of Your Physical World

Larry Magid | Posted 03.21.2012 | Technology
Larry Magid

Most people don't carry their laptop or tablet around all day, but how many people do you know who go anywhere without their mobile phone? I never go out the door without checking that I have my keys, my wallet and my phone.

WATCH: LG's Stunning New TV Is The First Of Its Kind

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 01.09.2012 | Technology

LG has unveiled its much buzzed-about 55-inch OLED TV at a pre-event running up to the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. The super-slim ...

New Breed Of Google TV To Be Unleashed

Reuters | Posted 03.06.2012 | Technology

SEOUL (Reuters) - LG Electronics Inc said on Friday it would unveil its first Google TV next week, joining Sony Corp and Samsung Electronics Co in par...

LG's Matt Durgin on Apps, Games and the Value of the Big Screen TV

Andy Plesser | Posted 03.04.2012 | Technology
Andy Plesser

The world of "smart," or IP-connected television sets, is evolving on many levels from new paid Apps to advertising around Apps, to video chat, and so...

When Is Ice Cream Sandwich Coming To Your Phone?

The Huffington Post | Jason Gilbert | Posted 01.04.2012 | Technology

We know the lengths one might go for a Klondike Bar; but what would you do-woo-woo for a different kind of Ice Cream Sandwich, Android 4.0 perhaps? ...

Workers Go On Strike At Leading TV-Maker

Posted 02.27.2012 | Technology

BEIJING/SEOUL (Reuters) - Workers at an LG Display factory in eastern China have gone on strike, halting some production, the company said on Wednesda...

The Beet.TV Special -- "The Root to CES" -- a Live Webcast w/ Adobe, Akamai, Boxee, Digitas, CNET, LG, NPD and Verizon

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.03.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

Watch live streaming video from beet_tv at Please join Beet.TV on Wednesday, December 14 at 2:00 p.m. ET for a 90-minute Webcast abou...

PHOTOS: Greener Living Tour Shows New Yorkers 'It's Easy Being Green'

Posted 11.22.2011 | Green

From LG: Last Saturday, LG showed New Yorkers that it’s easy being green at the kick off of the LG and Good Housekeeping “Greener Living” tou...

Jason Gilbert

LG's Luxury 'Laundry Lounge': Inside The Grand Opening | Jason Gilbert | Posted 11.07.2011 | Technology

UPDATE: Well, I'm back from what LG calls its Laundry Lounge, a pilot laundromat that aims to change the way people "experience" doing laundry in publ...

Jason Gilbert

Google To Buy Motorola Mobility: What It Means For You | Jason Gilbert | Posted 10.15.2011 | Technology

Now that Google has announced its intention to buy Motorola Mobility -- forming a Frankenstein that shall be named either Googorola or Motoroogle, dep...

T-Mobile G-Slate: An iPad 2 And Xoom Competitor?

Engadget | Tim Stevens | Posted 06.19.2011 | Technology

Right now two camps seem to be getting the most supporters: seven-inchers, like the Streak 7 and BlackBerry PlayBook, and 10-inchers, like the Motorol...

Indie Spirit Awards 2011: Chilly Day at the Beach

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Prior to the show (on that cold red carpet) and during, I caught up with some of the nominees and attendees and chatted about the awards and their respective projects.

Can You Name The World's Top 5 Phone Makers?

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

International Data Corporation (IDC) has released its quarterly Worldwide Mobile Phone Tracker report, which listed statistics for quarterly and annua...