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LG's webOS 6.0 Smart TV Platform Designed For How Viewers Consume Content Today
ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., Jan. 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- LG Electronics (LG) today announces the introduction of webOS 6.0 for its 2021 OLED, QNED Mini LED, NanoCell and UHD smart TVs. Paired with the new Magic Remote, the latest version of the company's acclaimed TV platform offers viewers a more enjoyable and intuitive content discovery experience. The upgraded LG ThinQ AI in webOS 6.0 supports new voice commands for both Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa, making TV management and searching across streaming services, internet and broadcast channels easier than ever before.
Users familiar with webOS will immediately notice the attractive, updated home screen redesigned for enhanced usability to meet the needs of viewers' everchanging content consumption habits. The new home screen provides faster access to the most frequently used apps and streamlines content discovery with the ability to receive recommendations based on the user's preferences and viewing history. To show recommended content and related information at one glance, the new home is displayed full-screen as a central hub for settings and the greater webOS ecosystem.
Beyond the new premium design, LG's new Magic Remote offers simpler controls when using voice recognition with multi-AI offerings of LG ThinQ, Amazon Alexa or Google Assistant.* Simple to navigate, slick, easy to hold and use, the Magic Remote offers more user-friendly features including fast connections between the TV and other devices and hot keys for accessing popular content providers such as Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and Disney+.** Magic Tap, a one-touch Near Field Communication (NFC) function on the Magic Remote, provides virtually instant access to a host of exciting viewing possibilities. By simply touching a compatible NFC-enabled smartphone*** to the remote, viewers can share content from their phones to the LG TVs or vice versa. Users can also view content stored in these mobile phones on their LG TVs while continuing to use their favorite smartphone apps and features.
Leveraging LG's latest in AI technology, TV voice controls and Magic Remote, viewers can simply get the info they need by using their voice. Magic Explorer, an enhanced version of LG's Magic Link, can deliver informative content related to what's showing on screen so viewers can learn more about the actors, locations and other items of interest in the movies and shows they're watching. The content dependent feature can also deliver an easy and friendly shopping experience for products appearing across select broadcast channels and LG TV services including Live TV, Gallery, Settings and TV Guide by changing the color of the cursor whenever Magic Explorer has information to share.
What's more, the new Next Picks feature can analyze viewers' preferences to discover more content suited to their tastes. Using viewing history data, Next Picks can recommend two live programs from broadcast or set-top box offerings as well as one VOD title or app that viewers will find most to their liking, saving viewers the time and hassle of finding what to watch next.
"The latest version of our user-friendly open TV platform webOS 6.0 represents the most significant update since we first introduced webOS in 2014," said Park Hyoung-sei, President of LG Home Entertainment Company. "With the new edition of webOS, LG is demonstrating its commitment of offering services, products and technologies that respond to the needs and wants of our valued customers."
Visitors to LG's CES® 2021 virtual showroom from January 11-14 will be able to experience first-hand LG's newest TVs featuring webOS 6.0. Follow other CES announcements from LG on social media using #LGCES2021 and #CES2021.
* Voice Recognition applied series : 2021 OLED, NanoCell, UHD Smart TVs and FHD TV with magic ready. Hands-free applied series : R1, Z1, M1, G1, NANO9Z, NANO9X, NANO99, NANO95.
** Hot keys selection varies by country.
*** Limitations apply. Certain functions may only be available with select smartphones.
About LG Electronics USA
LG Electronics USA, Inc., based in Englewood Cliffs, N.J., is the North American subsidiary of LG Electronics, Inc., a $53 billion global innovator in technology and manufacturing. In the United States, LG sells a wide range of innovative home appliances, home entertainment products, mobile phones, commercial displays, air conditioning systems, solar energy solutions and vehicle components. The "Life's Good" marketing theme encompasses how LG is dedicated to people's happiness by exceeding expectations today and tomorrow. LG is a 2020 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year-Sustained Excellence. www.LG.com.
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After plugging in a usb hard drive, I discovered that I can only watch a programme while recording another from "Antenae" recording.
How do I switch back to "TV" recording please.
TCL is resurrecting the Palm brand with a brand-new Palm, Inc. based in California. As we reported last week,
link hidden, please login to view late last year, although at the time it wasn't clear what the company had planned. It's not at all clear what TCL intends to do with the Palm brand, although they seem to recognize the history that the brand carries. Says TCL:
Palm has always carried a lot of affect and emotions. That's why TCL has set the direction to rebuild the brand involving Palm's very own community, making it the largest scale crowd-sourced project ever seen in the industry.
Where TCL's Alcatel Onetouch has long produced
link hidden, please login to view, and it seems that TCL wants Palm to be a division that produces "a more-advanced device", with "breakthrough innovations" across the hardware, software, and even sales models. TCL's full weight will be behind Palm, touting 5000 engineers and 7 research-and-development centers around the world. When we'll see more from TCL and Palm isn't clear, but we do know one thing: Palm is coming back.
link hidden, please login to view, with Palm being founded as an independent company in 1992, being bought by US Robotics in 1995, and then 3Com in 1996, being spun off in 2000, split in half in 2002 and renamed PalmOne, merged with Handspring in 2003, rebranding as Palm, launching webOS in 2009, selling to HP in 2010, getting canceled in 2011, webOS getting open sourced in 2012, and the remnants of the Palm company (minus the branding) being sold to LG in 2013. It's rare that a company receives a second life as Palm did, and rarer still to be revived after being left for dead. Regardless, the Palm brand carries a lot of emotion for many, so it's good to see it coming back and we hope TCL produces a phone that's worthy of the name Palm.
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LG INTRODUCES ‘HEALTH PROTOCOL SOLUTIONS’ TO ASSIST ESSENTIAL AND RE-OPENING BUSINESSES New Suite of Indoor and Window-Facing Digital Signage Packages Dynamically Communicate Policies, Sanitization Standards, Real-Time Updates LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill., May 19, 2020 –To help businesses relay important information to their employees, customers, visitors and patients, link hidden, please login to view has introduced a suite of link hidden, please login to view that allow businesses to dynamically communicate their policies, sanitization standards and real-time updates. Representing the first in LG’s all-new series of Health Protocol Solutions, these digital signage packages are designed for indoor and window-facing use in either landscape or portrait orientation. Each easy-to-use package includes a webOS Signage™ LG display, a Peerless-AV® SmartMount® Flat Panel Cart and a limited time free trial of content management software (CMS) that’s compatible with multiple webOS Signage software application partners. “More than ever, relaying important information to employees and customers is critical, and digital signage solutions allow businesses to update messaging as often as necessary, and as quickly and safely as possible,” said Dan Smith, vice president of business development, LG Business Solutions USA. “Our goal is to help businesses during this challenging time with easy-to-use digital signage packages that can be used now for displaying immediate critical messages and re-deployed later to communicate changing health protocols as employees return to the workplace.” For businesses like restaurants and retailers that require displays that are viewed from outdoors, the package includes a high-brightness 49- or 55-inch window-facing LG display (models 49XS4F and 55XS4F), a Peerless-AV SR560M cart and a free CMS trial. This solution allows retailers and restaurants to relay up-to-date messaging on their health protocols, hours, status, and more to prospective customers. For other businesses, such as grocery stores, medical clinics, pharmacies and offices that need to convey information to customers and employees indoors, the package consists of three LG display options – 49- and 55-inch 4K UHD models 49UH5C and 55UH5E and 55-inch Full HD model 55SM5KE – each with a Peerless-AV SR560M cart and a free CMS trial. These indoor displays can be used now to relay relevant safety and sanitization guidelines and can be easily repurposed for any other signage requirements later. LG’s Health Protocol Solutions digital signage packages are available now through select LG distribution partners, with more health protocol solutions coming soon. To learn about these solutions and our special discounted bundle pricing, link hidden, please login to view.
If you are webOS enthusiast, you remember Palm as the brand that brought you webOS 1.0 on a smart phone before it was sold to HP fro Touchpads and then LG for Smart TVs. Today, we have webOS off to LG and the Palm brand off to TCL Communications. We have been waiting to see what was to come with palm and today we have a new website that's up and a cool gadget, dubbed a "companion".
Below is information from
link hidden, please login to view "We found partners who were as passionate about celebrating the choice to stay connected and be present with Palm, a vision that brings people out of technology and back into their lives. We’re working with TCL Communication to manufacture Palm and exclusively launching with Verizon Wireless in the United States, establishing the new ultra-mobile category."
History of Palm
Palm was one of the first companies to put mobile devices into consumers’ hands. Palm changed the mobile game when they introduced the popular PalmPilot in 1996—ushering in the handheld mobile era.
Palm is back and ready to change the game again. The original PalmPilot made your computer mobile, now we’re making smartphones truly mobile again. We have embraced Palm’s innovative spirit and created a new ultra-mobile device that keeps you connected and present at the same time.
The new Palm is an ultra-mobile product that’s about the size of a credit card with smart features and quick actions, so you can instantly access everything you need and nothing you don’t—even when your smartphone is nowhere to be seen.
Palm syncs with your Android or iOS device so you’ll never miss a thing, even if your smartphone is at home.
Size of a Credit Card Syncs with Android and iOS Stunning HD Display Water and Dust Resistant Two Cameras 12MP and 8MP Runs on Android with Google Assistant Facial Recognition Gesture Pad Quick Actions
Processor Qualcomm® 435 processor. Octa-core CPU Display 3.3” HD Display - 445 ppi high pixel density LCD Glass Impact resistant front and rear Corning Gorilla Glass Cameras 12MP rear camera with flash + 8MP front camera Construction Crafted billet aluminum mid-frame Durability IP68 water and dust resistant Memory 3 GB RAM / 32 GB Storage Battery 800mAh non-removable battery,All-day battery life*, 3+ day standby time Audio Dual-purpose speaker Sensors G-Sensor, Glonass GPS, Proximity, E-compass, Gyro Connectivity 4G LTE, Bluetooth 4.2 low energy WLAN 802.11 b/g/n (2.4GHz) Non-removable nano SIM OS Android 8.1 Security Face unlock Dimensions 50.6 x 96.6 x 7.4mm Weight 62.5 grams Colors Available in titanium and gold Visit
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