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  • Google eases tech stress with app controls, table-booking assistant

     

    Yahoo! News (Online) Google demonstrated its virtual assistant technology that can now call restaurants and salons to book appointments and navigate complex conversations.

    The article states, “The demonstrations at Google I/O, an annual event for creators of Google-compatible products, showed how big technology companies are positioning themselves for a lucrative artificial intelligence revolution while grappling with heightened scrutiny about their societal influence… LG Electronics Inc, Xiaomi Technology Co Ltd and other smartphone makers will begin integrating artificial intelligence into devices so that users can pull up reviews for a piece of clothing by holding their cameras up to it.”

    Yahoo! News (Online)

    May 9, 2018

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  • LG X Power 2: Canada’s Best Budget Phone

     

    Just Jodi Shaw (Online) Blogger Jodi Shaw shared her experience with the LG X Power 2 and highlights the features that make it the best budget friendly device. She states in the article that she uses this device as her secondary phone.

    Jodi also states, “As a great back up phone to your daily driver, one that will never run out of battery life and charges quickly, or a smartphone for someone who cannot afford a those hefty $1000 flagship devices, the LG X Power 2 is a great phone for Canadians at a great price that will do everything you need it to do without having to worry about running out of juice while you do it!”

    Just Jodi Shaw (Online)

    May 9, 2018

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  • LG G7 ThinQ Review: A Worthy S9 Rival with a Notch

    Yahoo! Finance (Online) Tech journalist Nicole Lee reviewed the LG G7 ThinQ and its hardware, camera, battery and performance.

    Nicole states, “The G7, then, is a sign that LG isn't giving up. Instead, it's doubling down, with features like a more powerful AI camera, a super-loud speaker and LG's brightest display on a smartphone. And, like its predecessors, the G7 features a handy Google trick in the form of a dedicated Google Assistant button -- a first on an Android phone. It all adds up to a pretty compelling handset that theoretically should please most Android fans -- maybe even those looking for a Samsung alternative.”

    Yahoo! Finance (Online)

    May 8, 2018

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  • Why Apple, LG Have Given in to the Notch

    Winnipeg Free Press (Online) Hayley Tsukayama discuss the mobile phone trend of notches. In the article, she discusses the consumer dislike for the notch on new phones from both Apple and LG as well as discovers the purpose of the design add.

    Hayley states, “In other words notches offer a way to increase screen size without making phones too large compromising on features such as a good selfie camera or having to pay to increase the size of a screen.”

    Winnipeg Free Press (Online)

    May 8, 2018

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  • Experience with the LG V30

    Darsh Khitani (Online) YouTube tech reviewer Darsh Khitani published a video reviewing the LG V30 as part of LG-One’s loaner program, diving into all of the features of the phones design and specs.

    Darsh states in the video, “LG brings back the classic LG V20 design and then completely scraps it for a more premium build…What I mean here is there are now full steel rails on each side with glass front and back with super think bezel around the display.”

    Darsh Khitani (Online)

    May 8, 2018

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