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Topic: LG

iOS, Android increase smartphone market share while all others lose ground

03/08/2012, 01:03 pm

The battle for smartphone operating system supremacy is quickly becoming a two-horse race, as the latest data from comScore shows that only Apple and Google were able to grow their market share in the U.S. through January.


Apple expected to ship 40M 'iPad 3,' 25M iPad 2 units in 2012 - report

03/05/2012, 08:03 am

Total iPad shipments are expected to grow by nearly 20 million units in 2012, with Apple's third-generation iPad expected to lead the way with 40 million total units.


Apple may be squeezed by Retina Display shortage at 'iPad 3' launch

03/01/2012, 07:03 am

It may take Apple more than a month to fully ramp up supply of its third-generation iPad, due to a rumored limited supply of high-definition Retina Displays, according to a new report.


Apple became world's largest smartphone seller in 2011 with 19% share

02/15/2012, 10:02 am

Apple was not only the largest seller of smartphones worldwide in 2011, taking 19 percent of all sales, but also overtook LG to become the No. 3 largest global mobile phone vendor, according to Gartner.


Apple's iPhone takes 75% mobile phone profits with just 9% of units sold

02/03/2012, 03:02 pm

Apple has reached new heights in unit sales and revenues, but its remarkable profitability in doing so has inhaled three quarters of the oxygen in the room.


IDC: Apple climbs two spots to become world's third-largest mobile phone maker

02/01/2012, 11:02 pm

Record sales of the iPhone pushed Apple past ZTE and LG to become the third-largest handset vendor in the world, according to a new analysis from IDC.


Rumor: Handset vendors waiting for iPhone 4S demand to cool before releasing new models

01/30/2012, 10:01 pm

International smartphone vendors, including Samsung, HTC, Nokia and LG, are rumored to be waiting until the second quarter to release new handset models in order to avoid direct competition with Apple's hot-selling iPhone 4S.


Suppliers rumored to ship 6M-7M next-gen iPad LCD panels this quarter

01/17/2012, 12:01 am

Apple's suppliers are reportedly scheduled to ship between six to seven million high-resolution panels for the next-generation iPad in the first quarter of 2012 as production ramps up ahead of an expected March launch.


Rumor: Sharp's IGZO display didn't make the cut for Apple's third-gen iPad

01/12/2012, 12:01 pm

A new report claims Sharp will not be supplying display panels for Apple's third-generation iPad, suggesting its touted IGZO technology will not appear in this generation of devices.


Apple's rumored television is 'the elephant in the room' at CES 2012

01/12/2012, 10:01 am

HDTV makers have shown increased innovation at this year's Consumer Electronics Show, spurred in part by fears that Apple is planning an entrance into the market with its own television set.


Apple awarded 676 patents in 2011, ranks 39th among all companies

01/11/2012, 11:01 am

Apple was awarded a total of 676 patents by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in 2011, ranking it No. 39 among companies awarded inventions in the U.S.


CES: Apple's Siri prompts competitors to push their own voice controls

01/10/2012, 09:01 am

Though Apple is not present at this year's Consumer Electronics Show, the company's influence is felt on many of the products there, particularly with respect to new voice control functionality found in smartphones and televisions.


54% of future smartphone buyers say they'll choose Apple's iPhone

01/09/2012, 08:01 am

A new survey has found Apple has "explosive momentum" at the beginning of 2012, with more than half of people who plan to buy a smartphone in the next 90 days choosing Apple's iPhone.


LG releasing Google TV-based smart TV as Apple television rumors swirl

01/05/2012, 11:01 pm

LG has taken the wraps off its first Google TV-powered television set, even as rumors of an Apple television loom over the industry.


Apple again rumored to launch 7" iPad in 2012

12/16/2011, 12:12 am

Asian supply chain sources are now claiming Apple will release a 7.85-inch iPad by the fourth quarter of 2012 to face off against competition from smaller tablets such as Amazon's Kindle Fire.


Apple, Graphics Properties Holdings battle with multiple patent suits

11/29/2011, 11:11 am

In a handful of newly filed patent infringement lawsuits, Apple is suing and also being sued by Graphics Properties Holdings, formerly known as Silicon Graphics Inc.


WSJ: Apple investing in Sharp plant for iPad 3 displays

11/25/2011, 08:11 pm

Sharp is said to be ramping up production of LCD panels for the next-generation iPad after an investment from Apple for its manufacturing facilities, according to a new report.


Rumor: Display suppliers shipping 3M iPad 3 panels for assembly in Jan. 2012

11/17/2011, 10:11 pm

Samsung, LG Display and Sharp have begun shipping high-resolution displays for Apple's next generation iPad as Foxconn prepares to begin assembly in January 2012, a new report claims.


Apple reportedly reduced iPad 2 orders because it bought 16M last quarter

11/17/2011, 07:11 am

An overabundance of iPad 2 components purchased by Apple last quarter has allowed the company to actually draw down its orders ahead of the holidays due to an excess of parts, which will allow it to build between 4 million and 5 million units.


Pulled article claimed LG will make displays for 'iPad mini' & 4-inch iPhone

11/15/2011, 01:11 pm

A report from Korea this week that was published and quickly pulled claimed that LG is in discussions with Apple to supply screens for a new "iPad mini" with a smaller screen, as well as a sixth-generation iPhone with a larger display.