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T-Mobile testing Android 5.0 for LG G2 and LG G3

T-Mobile testing Android 5.0 for LG G2 and LG G3

posted: 23 Mar 2015, 12:39

If you are an LG G2 or LG G3 owner on T-Mobile, you are now closer to getting the Android 5.0 update. T-Mobile's Software update page has been updated (natch!) and changes made to the status of the LG G2 and LG G3. Both handsets had been listed...

HTC One M9 surface temperature hits 132 degrees fahrenheit during benchmark test

HTC One M9 surface temperature hits 132 degrees fahrenheit during benchmark test

posted: 16 Mar 2015, 14:19

HTC is hoping that its new flagship smartphone becomes hot, but not like this. A recent GFXBench benchmark test of the HTC One M9 found the device hitting a surface temperature of 132 degrees fahrenheit....

LG aims for 10 million LG G4 globally, confident it can take on the Samsung Galaxy S6 and Xiaomi

LG aims for 10 million LG G4 globally, confident it can take on the Samsung Galaxy S6 and Xiaomi

posted: 09 Mar 2015, 05:13

Following the LG G3's moderate success, the ambitious company is doubling its efforts and working with higher expectations in mind. According to Korea Times, LG is planning a "heavy...

AndroBench comparison - the Samsung Galaxy S6 & S6 Edge's memory speeds obliterate other flagships

AndroBench comparison - the Samsung Galaxy S6 & S6 Edge's memory speeds obliterate other flagships

posted: 04 Mar 2015, 08:35

The introduction of UFS 2.0 memory to Samsung's high-end mobile devices certainly piqued our interest. aND it seems Samsung wasn't joking at all when it rallied about the Galaxy S6...

Which smartphones and tablet were named the best by GSMA?

Which smartphones and tablet were named the best by GSMA?

posted: 03 Mar 2015, 12:51

The group responsible for MWC, GSMA, has started handing out the 20th annual Global Mobile Awards in conjunction with the MWC 2015 show in Barcelona. The best mobile tablet award was presented to the Microsoft Surface Pro 3. That...

HTC One M9 versus LG G3: first look

HTC One M9 versus LG G3: first look

posted: 03 Mar 2015, 09:36

The HTC One M9 is very much upon us, and in our efforts to compare it with the best smartphones of last year, we finally got to the LG G3! Let's have a look at how far HTC has come since LG launched its flagship smartphone, stuffed full of 2014's best screen,...

Samsung Galaxy S6 versus LG G3: first look

Samsung Galaxy S6 versus LG G3: first look

posted: 02 Mar 2015, 03:39

Samsung has unveiled its new Galaxy S6, with its design language better catered to adhere to what today's consumers view as a premium, high-class look. Here, in Barcelona, we have the chance to physically compare the new flagship to another QHD monster...

Samsung Galaxy S6 edge versus LG G3: first look

Samsung Galaxy S6 edge versus LG G3: first look

posted: 02 Mar 2015, 02:37

Samsung has just unveiled its radically fresh Galaxy S6 edge, which not only sports premium materials in its build, but also has its screen curved on both ends for a unique, bezel-less look...

Best Buy One gives you a leased phone and unlimited talk, text and data from Sprint, for one price

Best Buy One gives you a leased phone and unlimited talk, text and data from Sprint, for one price

posted: 28 Feb 2015, 01:28

The Best Buy One wireless plan, powered by Sprint, was announced on Friday. Priced at $75 a month (not including taxes and fees), users receive unlimited talk, text and data while...

Android 5.0 Lollipop supports USB DAC audio devices, we go ears-on

Android 5.0 Lollipop supports USB DAC audio devices, we go ears-on

posted: 26 Feb 2015, 01:39

Did you know that you can connect an external digital-to-analog converter to an Android 5.0 smartphone over USB? This isn't functionality that the average Joe would care about. Audiophiles, musicians, and audio engineers,...

How to disable KnockON (double tap to wake) on the LG G3 and other LG Android phones

How to disable KnockON (double tap to wake) on the LG G3 and other LG Android phones

posted: 24 Feb 2015, 05:53

For some of us, KnockON does not work as flawlessly as it should. On rare occasions, the feature gets triggered accidentally while the phone is in a bag or pocket, which could lead to anything from...

Stock Lollipop vs Samsung TouchWiz vs HTC Sense vs LG UI: Interface comparison

Stock Lollipop vs Samsung TouchWiz vs HTC Sense vs LG UI: Interface comparison

posted: 24 Feb 2015, 02:53

The original, Google version of Android 5.0 Lollipop has been around for months now, but it wasn't until recently that manufacturers like Samsung, HTC, and LG, finally started pushing an over-the-air update...

Verizon's LG G3 starts to receive Android 5.0.1 update

Verizon's LG G3 starts to receive Android 5.0.1 update

posted: 23 Feb 2015, 15:42

Is that a smile we see on the faces of Verizon subscribers rocking the LG G3? It sure is. This afternoon, Big Red has started rolling out Android 5.0.1 to LG's current flagship handset. The update carries software version number VS98523A...

We don't need that hunk o' love: here are the current flagships that don't have a protruding camera

We don't need that hunk o' love: here are the current flagships that don't have a protruding camera

posted: 20 Feb 2015, 14:36

If you are one who only uses their smartphone camera for the very occasional social media share, and could care less about your Instagram portfolio, you are probably not a huge fan...

We changed the LG G3's display resolution to 1080p - we got superb performance and negligible battery life increases

We changed the LG G3's display resolution to 1080p - we got superb performance and negligible battery life increases

posted: 17 Feb 2015, 08:06

The LG G3 becomes an even better smartphone in 1080p mode. For the price of rooting, changing your Android launcher (a must, as LG Home is made for Q-HD), and...

Android 5.0 starts rolling out to Sprint's LG G3

Android 5.0 starts rolling out to Sprint's LG G3

posted: 16 Feb 2015, 10:44

Sprint subscribers with the LG G3 will be happy to learn that the current LG flagship is in the process of receiving Android 5.0 via an OTA update. According to the carrier, the update includes the Lollipop Material Design, Project Volta for...

AT&T's LG G3 receives Android 5.0.1

AT&T's LG G3 receives Android 5.0.1

posted: 12 Feb 2015, 02:13

Once again, a loyal PhoneArena reader comes through in the clutch with a screenshot showing that his LG G3 has received Android 5.0.1. On Wednesday evening, we showed you a screenshot from an HTC One (M8) getting 'Lollipopped' for Sprint. The update features...

Android 5.0.1 comes to AT&T's LG G3, U.S. Cellular's second-generation Motorola Moto X

Android 5.0.1 comes to AT&T's LG G3, U.S. Cellular's second-generation Motorola Moto X

posted: 10 Feb 2015, 12:44

The AT&T version of the LG G3 has started receiving Android 5.0.1. The update weighs in at a hefty 689.53MB and started rolling out this morning. The Android 5.0.1 update brings lock screen notifications,...

The bigger they are, the harder they need to be recharged often – 7 phones with huge batteries, but underwhelming

The bigger they are, the harder they need to be recharged often – 7 phones with huge batteries, but underwhelming "On" time

posted: 10 Feb 2015, 05:04

We here at Phone Arena believe battery life to be among the top areas that a handset needs to perform well in. Of course, harware prowess – the ability...

LG G3 buyers to get free plastic Virtual Reality accessory starting this month

LG G3 buyers to get free plastic Virtual Reality accessory starting this month

posted: 09 Feb 2015, 13:14

Later this month, LG G3 buyers will receive a free VR for G3 accessory. Essentially a plastic version of Google Cardboard, VR for G3 is based on the design of Google Cardboard with some changes to accommodate...

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