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AT&T gets official with LG Optimus G Pro, available May 10th for $200 on-contract

We’ve already seen this one leaked and detailed – and reviewed the non-AT&T variant ourselves — but the carrier’s now finally gotten official with its latest high-end smartphone: the LG Optimus G Pro.LG Optimus G Pro

If this is the first you’re seeing of it, though, you’re looking at a phone with a 5.5-inch, 1920 x 1080 IPS display (which translates to 400ppi), along with a 13-megapixel camera (2.1 megapixel front-facing), LTE connectivity, a 3,140 mAh battery, 32GB of storage and Android 4.1.2 with some of LG’s customizations. As we noted in our review, that puts it up squarely against the Samsung Galaxy Note II, although LG’s decided to forego the stylus here. Look for this one to be available (exclusively on AT&T, incidentally) starting May 10th for $199.99 on the usual two-year contract. Continue reading

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LG Optimus F5 mid-range LTE smartphone hits France April 29, global dispersion to follow

LG’s F-series handsets may not be in the same class an HTC One or GS4, but we can’t help to appreciate the solid specs and LTE-goodness baked into these mid-range devices. Following a debut alongside its F7 sibling at MWC, the F5 will begin trickling out to retail April 29th in France. While there’s no mention of US availability — despite a recent leak pegging it for Verizon – LG will also be soon be pushing it out to parts of Asia and Central / South America as well. Aimed at markets new to LTE, the smartphone packs a beefy 2,150mAh battery, five-megapixel camera, 1.2GHz Dual-Core processor and a 4.3-inch screen to display LG’s skinned version of Android Jelly Bean 4.1.2. If you’re curious to give LTE a go with LG, you’ll find the full press release after the break.

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Smartphones out-shipped feature phones for the first time ever worldwide, says IDC

Q1 2013 marks the first time that smartphones made up the majority of cellphones shipped across the world, according to numbers from industry analyst IDC. 216 million handsets with computer-like functionality left factories compared to 419 million total, making up a solid 51.6 percent of the…

Ultra HD: Everything you need to know about 4K TV

Today’s 1920 x 1080 resolution Full HD TVs present us with an image of around 2 megapixels, but a new generation of screens are coming that deliver an 8 megapixel image from hi-res cameras.

With new Ultra HD TVs arriving this year from the big TV brands, it could soon become a format for…