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Mark Fleischmann Posted: Sep 08, 2010 0 comments
LG has chosen Plex to provide the media platform for its broadband-connected Netcast TVs and Blu-ray players.
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SV Staff Posted: Oct 08, 2015 4 comments
LG today announced 30- to 45-percent price reductions for its new flat EF9500 series and curved EG9600 series 4K OLED TVs and introduced a 55-inch 1080p model that will sell for $2,000 starting October 18, making it the company’s least expensive OLED model to date.
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Barry Willis Posted: Nov 14, 1999 0 comments

What's an American industrial icon worth? Try 200 million bucks. That's what <A HREF="http://www.lgeus.com/">LG Electronics</A> paid when it acquired <A HREF="http://www.zenith.com/">Zenith</A> in a bankruptcy settlement completed November 8 in a Federal court in Glenview, Illinois. As Zenith's largest creditor, LG electronics agreed to accept 100% of Zenith's assets in exchange for $200 million in claims against the former consumer-electronics giant.

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Mark Fleischmann Posted: Dec 31, 2009 0 comments
LG has announced a prototype LCD panel just 2.6mm thick. That's slightly more than one-tenth of an inch.
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HT Staff Posted: Jul 23, 2013 7 comments
Super-Thin, Curved Screen Model Launched at Best Buy’s Magnolia Design Center

In a surprise move, LG Electronics announced yesterday that the first OLED TV in the U.S. is being offered for sale at Best Buy’s flagship Magnolia Design Center store in Richfield, MN.

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SV Staff Posted: Mar 03, 2009 0 comments
Speculation about LG abandoning plasma screen technology seems to be unfounded, according to a statement the company released last week and reaffirmed by John Taylor, LG Electronics USA's Vice President of Public Affairs. The release reaffirms...
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SV Staff Posted: Apr 22, 2015 0 comments
LG today announced a $1,000 retail price cut for the 55-inch 55EC9300 OLED TV, Sound & Vision’s overall Top Pick of the Year for 2014.

The 1080p TV, which had been selling for $3,500, is now available for $2,500 at Best Buy, regional retailers, and e-tailers such as Amazon. The set features a curved screen and LG’s webOS smart TV platform.

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Bob Ankosko Posted: Apr 14, 2015 0 comments
LG today introduced the Music Flow family of “smart hi-fi” speakers and soundbars, said to be among the first to support Google Cast Wi-Fi streaming from Android and iOS devices.

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SV Staff Posted: Feb 27, 2009 0 comments
It's getting mighty depressing around here for plasma fans. Pioneer is gone, Vizio is gone, and now there are reports that LG is thinking about closing shop on its PDP operation. Of course, nothing is set in stone yet, but the decision is...
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SV Staff Posted: Jul 12, 2010 0 comments
LG is joining Sony on the 3D HDTV bundle train with its newest announcement. The company is going to throw in a package of 3D video products when customers purchase the LG LX6500 or LX9500 3D-capable HDTVs. The package includes two pairs of active...
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Scott Wilkinson Posted: Apr 02, 2012 6 comments
When LG announced the EM9600 55-inch OLED flat panel at CES last January, its price and availability were not included in the press release, leading to unbridled speculation. Well, it seems that speculation can now be put to rest. According to an article from Korean outlet MK Business News, LG plans to stage a big launch event at the Cannes Film Festival in May, moving its timetable up from the second half of the year to take advantage of the demand that will surely accompany the 2012 Olympics this summer. And the price? Approximately 9 million Korean won, which is right around $8000.

Thanks to reader johnnyd for sending me the link to the story on techbargains.com, which led to the primary source at MK Business News.

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HT Staff Posted: Jan 01, 2003 0 comments
LCD television sets are the next wave in trendy consumer electronics. The LCD TV market should grow from 1.3 million units in 2002 to more than 16.1 million units by 2006, according to industry research firm DisplaySearch.
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SV Staff Posted: Jul 30, 2009 0 comments
During his keynote address at the LG summer line show tonight at Lincoln Center, LG Electronics USA president Teddy Hwang said that the recession strategy is working, noting the company's profits in home electronics and home appliances in recent...
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SV Staff Posted: Feb 01, 2016 0 comments
You won’t have to wait a week to see what LG has planned for its first-ever Super Bowl commercial. The company is so proud of its maiden effort that it just released the spot online for all to see.
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SV Staff Posted: Oct 01, 2008 0 comments
The HS102 projector from LG brings some new wrinkles to the technology. In particular, it brings new meaning to the definition of a "portable" projector. The HS102 has a modest native resolution of 800 x 600, and provides switchable...

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