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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...

TV Makers Imagine A 'Minority Report'-Like Future

AP | By RYAN NAKASHIMA | Posted 03.11.2013 | Technology

LAS VEGAS (AP) — In the not-so-distant future, couch potatoes will be waving, pointing, swiping and tapping to make their TVs react, kind of like wh...

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...

Are 'Ultrahigh Def' TVs A Passing Fad?

AP | By RYAN NAKASHIMA | Posted 03.09.2013 | Technology

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The race to make TVs larger and larger has created a colossal problem for manufacturers: As screens grow, picture quality worsens ...

The Race For The First Huge OLED TV On The Market Has Been Won

AP | By YOUKYUNG LEE | Posted 03.03.2013 | Technology

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — LG Electronics Inc. started taking pre-orders on Wednesday for the world's first big TVs that use an advanced display tech...

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...

Android's Winning For Now, But Will The iPhone 5 Change That?

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 11.18.2012 | Technology

Android and Apple devices dominate in smartphones, with 85 percent of the worldwide market combined, according to research firm IDC. LG Electronics sa...

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 s...

World's Largest OLED TV To Be Unveiled At CES

AP | PETER SVENSSON | Posted 03.02.2012 | Technology

NEW YORK (AP) — For flat-panel TVs, the choice for years has been between plasma and LCD. In the coming year, there'll be another choice, at least f...

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...