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LG announces its palm-reading G8 ThinQ smartphone

MWC has delivered some weird and wonderful mobile tech so far and LG has announced the G8 ThinQ that can read your palms. You read that right.

LG announces three mid-rangers ahead of MWC

LG decided to announce a trio of devices ahead of Mobile World Congress 2019 (MWC), and it looks like three mid-rangers with some solid specs.

Light Start – TCL’s folding phone, LG’s lack of one, Samsung stops Blu-raying, and Tolkien

In this week's Light Start, we've got a folding smartphone as well as a lack of one, Samsung stops making Blu-ray players, and a Tolkien documentary series.

LG’s G8 ThinQ will use its screen as a speaker

So much for speculative. LG, contrary to what the company's Ken Hong had to say a few weeks back, has revealed that it's indeed chucking the speaker in the upcoming G8 ThinQ. Except 'chucking' is the wrong term. LG's augmenting its internal speakers with something else. Something a little different.

LG G8 ThinQ preview: Everything we know so far

What do we know about the LG G8 ThinQ? LG has already confirmed the device, and while a first glance leaks suggest a familiar-looking device, rumours point to LG taking on the tide of foldable phones.

LG V40 ThinQ review – A mid-ranger with flagship ambitions

When your opponents are as slick as LG's are, you've really got to pull out the stops and offer something unique if you're going to make consumers take notice. LG's tried hard with the awkwardly named V40 ThinQ, but the results are a mixed bag.

LG’s V40 ThinQ lands in SA on 7 February for R12,500

LG’s latest phablet, the V40 ThinQ, will go on sale in South Africa on 7 February with an impressively aggressive price point of R12,500. Vodacom will have the sole mandate for the device for the first quarter of this year. You’ll only be able to get the V40 in one colour, “Moroccan Blue”. Thankfully, it’s rather fetching, though. Plus, most people will be hiding it i...[Read More]

LG’s Signature OLED R rollable TV will go on sale to the masses this year

In addition to trotting out a couple of monster 8K TVs, LG has also revealed their Signature OLED R at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES). This is the company’s rollable TV and one of Stuff‘s highlights of CES 2018, where the prototype was first shown off. Now, LG Display is bringing the finished product to market. And they’ve given it a few improvements to boot. L...[Read More]

LG and Sony show off 8K TVs at CES 2019

If you haven’t jumped onto the 4K bandwagon, your time might be running short. LG and Sony have taken some time at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) to show off their spiffiest 8K TV sets. But, in contrast to the fact that that many pixels on a smaller screen is kinda pointless, all of these super-high res TVs are also pretty super-sized. As will be, we expect, their prices w...[Read More]

Make your own beer at home with LG’s HomeBrew beer pods

You know coffee pods, right? What about the recently announced cocktail pods? Well, now we have beer pods to add to the list, all thanks to LG and their forthcoming HomeBrew machine. The LG HomeBrew is an at-home beer maker that makes it easy to make your own craft brews without turning your guest bathroom into a miniature brewery. The Korean company will debut this amazing piece of tech at the Co...[Read More]

LG’s getting into the smart screen game with the XBOOM AI ThinQ WK9

Recently Stuff took a look at LG’s smart speakers (you can catch that in the upcoming issue of the magazine), a range that carries the company’s XBOOM branding. Now there’s already something slightly newer on the horizon — the LG XBOOM AI ThinQ WK9. This is a smart speaker as well but the LG XBOOM AI ThinQ WK9 is slightly different from plain old audio tech. The WK9 contain...[Read More]

LG makes its five-camera V40 ThinQ official

LG’s V40 ThinQ smartphone is a rumour no longer — the South Korean company has officially unveiled its five-camera handset, detailing all of the bits and pieces we can expect inside it — as well as giving us a fair look at what we can expect to see in the LG G8 when it’s announced. Back to the main show, though, the highlight of LG’s V40 ThinQ is obviously the camera ...[Read More]

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