If you've been on the hunt for a standalone 5K display for a while now, you probably discovered that tracking down an LG-branded UltraFine 5K external display could be pretty tough. The good news is that the external monitor has not been discontinued. And the even better news is that you should be able to find one in the near future.
As Apple continues to expand its services, availability is key. And reaching beyond the walled garden. As a result, some services like Apple Music --which just makes sense to be on as many products as possible-- continues to expand. Here we are with LG smart TVs.
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To pick up some of LG's customers who may be switching, Apple's trade-in offers now include four models of LG's smartphone lineup as the Korean maker exits the smartphone industry.
Apple supplier LG Electronics and Canadian manufacturing powerhouse Magna International are apparently “very near” to signing a manufacturing deal that would help bring the long-rumored Apple Car to production, according to a new report.
Korean consumer electronics maker LG has launched its soundbar lineup for 2021 with built-in support for AirPlay 2, Apple's device-to-device media streaming technology.
STORY HIGHLIGHTS:AirPlay 2 is supported across all of LG's 2021 soundbars. Dolby Atmos and DTS:X surround systems are also supported. The soundbars work with Google and Amazon assistants as well. LG's 2021 soundbars have AirPlay 2 built-in
As per the announcement on the LG website, the new soundbars deliver a premium audio experience and convenient control along with eco-consciousness designs and packaging.
“The new lineup offers high-quality audio, easy connectivity, smart functionality and stylish aesthetics with a modern look designed to complement LG’s stunning TVs and works well with any décor,” the company notes.
The 2021 lineup is compatible with Siri, Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa for hands-free voice and playback control. With AirPlay 2, Apple customers can stream, control and share their favorite music and other content directly from their iPhone, iPad or Mac.
The new soundbars also support LG TV’s AI Sound Pro feature.
Audio from the TV is played through the soundbar via TV Sound Mode Share, delivering the superior audio processing power of AI Sound Pro on the more capable speakers of the new soundbars. LG’s soundbars now offer all of the same sound modes as its latest TVs, allowing users to easily switch between the soundbar and the TV using the TV remote.
Other notable features of the new 2021 LG soundbar lineup include support for the Dolby Atmos and DTS:X surround audio formats, in addition to Dolby Vision compatibility via 4K pass-through, Meridian Audio tuning and the latest Meridian Horizon technology.
Some of the models are Hi-Res Audio certified for lossless playback at 24-bit/96kHz.
Compared to the original version, AirPlay 2 improves buffering while adding support for multi-room audio and streaming audio to stereo speakers. AirPlay is accessible on iOS, iPadOS and macOS devices through the Control Center, the Home app and the Siri assistant.
Image credit: LG Electronics
Before the end of March, the rumor mill ramped up expectations that LG might be ready to call it quits in the smartphone business. And sure enough, the company has confirmed those plans.
What was initially speculated back in January of this year may actually be coming to pass. Despite having a lucrative history in the smartphone industry, the Life's Good crew may be planning its exit.
While the rumor mill may not be pushing a foldable iPhone as hard as some other rumors (like the Apple Car), it's one that won't go away easily. Today, for instance, has a report suggesting a major company may be assisting Apple in development of that future handset.
LG Display will be no longer building LCD panels for non-OLED iPhones, the company has confirmed now. Moreover, its parent LG has warned investors that it is seriously considering exiting the smartphone business entirely due to declining shipments and strong competition.
Thanks to Apple setting up deals with a range of other companies, AirPlay 2 is in quite a few third-party company products. That continues into 2021 with new smart TVs, and, thanks to the Life's Good crew, a brand new projector.
If you're in the market for a new standalone monitor, but want to focus on a big one versus multiple smaller options, a curved monitor might be the way to go.