CBS Catchup, Discovery+, POP player, and UKTV Play always need updating. Even seconds after you just updated them.By Brian Gregory
CBS Catchup, Discovery+, POP player, and UKTV Play always need updating. Even seconds after you just updated them. It started doing this a few days ago.
Who can I contact to get this fixed?
Since the "apps need updating" notification now always appears when I switch the TV on, I now have no way of telling if anything really does need updating other than going into the LG content store, clicking Apps, clicking My Apps, and visually checking.
By Mindaugas Vaiciulis
my TV (UP80003LR) (with latest WebOS: 6.3.2-423 )works fine expect for one problem with HbbTV (Hybrid TV).
While watching HbbTV there are periodical gaps of silence of durations ~0.5 sec. every ~10 sec, so It`s very difficult to watch TV.
Earlier gaps occured once a minute so it was kinda bearable.
Internet is connected though LAN cable.
Have tried tune sound options, but it didn`t helped, so have and reseted TV settings to initial, but it didn`t helped too.
So now i am kinda desperate.
What can be sure of is that problem is local with TV, because there are no problems with TV picture and there are no problem on second TV (Samsung).
Thank for any ieads.
By News Reporter
During Press Conference in Las Vegas, Company Shares Plans to Broaden Business
Portfolio with Platforms, Content and Diverse, New Solutions
LAS VEGAS, Jan. 7, 2022 — LG Electronics’ (LG) CEO William Cho and key executives reiterated the company’s vision for the future as well as its strategy to strengthen business competitiveness during a press conference held especially for Korean media in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.A., on January 6.
The CEO began by mentioning that, despite the uncertainty created by the prolonged global economic recession and continuing supply chain instability, opportunities still exist within the current environment. “We will keep pushing forward with our belief that opportunities can always be found by concentrating on how to provide our customers with new experiences and value,” said CEO Cho.
The CEO continued by sharing the company’s main focus in regard to business structure. “We will create a competitive business structure, making targeted improvements rather than focusing on short-term cost reduction,” he stated. “To this end, LG’s existing businesses will overcome current limitations by changing their model and methods, while our new businesses will grow through in-house innovation and the establishment of strategic partnerships.”
Securing Future Growth Engines by Expanding Hardware and Software Solutions Portfolio
During the press conference, company executives talked about plans to expand LG’s hardware-focused business to non-hardware areas, such as software platforms, content, services and solutions. This will enable the company to diversify its overall business portfolio by providing customized services and solutions that can be paired with or offered separately to its innovative consumer electronics products.
LG will further advance its content and services business through the intuitive LG webOS platform, which currently powers more than 180 million LG smart TVs worldwide. From 2018 to 2022, LG’s webOS licensing business grew ten-fold, with more and more TV manufacturers adopting the platform for its ease-of-use, customizability and range of premium services, including LG Channels – the company’s free TV and IP channels service. As of 2022, more than 300 TV brands have chosen webOS, with LG continuously increasing the capabilities and compatibility of its acclaimed smart TV platform. LG is also developing its own interactive content such as LG Fitness, an app that provides access to a wide selection of workout videos, and LG Art Lab, a platform for collecting, trading and displaying non-fungible token (NFT) artworks. Both services were recognized for their innovative design and user experience at the CES 2023 Innovation Award.
Another of LG’s non-hardware offerings, the LG ThinQ smart home platform has gone far beyond the mere linking of household devices, evolving to encompass the entire customer journey, with services that leverage the collection of usage data to create a more personalized experience.
In the high-growth arena of electric vehicle (EV) components, the LG Vehicle component Solutions (VS) Company is now delivering meaningful results after 10 years of sustained investment in software development and future-technology preparation. Last year’s order backlog of KRW 80 trillion demonstrates the global competitiveness of the VS Company, which has become a trusted innovation partner to some of the auto industry’s biggest names.
The VS Company is also preparing the launch of its next-generation In-Vehicle Infotainment (IVI) system – a solution that is expected to further boost the performance and reputation of its EV components business.
Moreover, LG is expanding into EV charging solutions, following up its 2022 acquisition of a company specialized in EV chargers with the establishment of a production line at LG Digital Park in Pyeongtaek, South Korea. Furthermore, LG VS is introducing an integrated EV charging solution, as well as developing and producing EV chargers and charging control systems.
LG is also accelerating the development of future core technologies outside of the EV components sector. In particular, LG NOVA (LG North American Innovation Center) is strategically investing in and working with promising technology startups in North America to secure future growth engines in areas such as digital healthcare and the metaverse. In digital healthcare, LG recently launched a remote medical treatment solution developed in partnership with Amwell, a U.S. telemedicine company, while in the metaverse, the company is aiming to expand cooperation with partners to secure core technologies over the mid- to long-term.
Additionally, LG seeks to establish a ‘future technology pipeline’ and strengthen company-wide software competitiveness. Along with accelerating the CTO’s future-ready R&D program, the company is securing top young talent in the field of software development as well as nurturing the software design and coding capabilities of current personnel.
LG is also expanding the customer experience through its company-in-company (CIC) operations, and via collaborations with startups and the sponsoring of innovation contests. A total of five CICs are operating under LG, including the Sprout Company, responsible for the groundbreaking LG tiiun indoor gardening appliance.
Overcoming Limitations and Achieving Consumer-Oriented Performance
LG will be focusing on the user experience even more on 2023, delivering new products and services that provide outstanding convenience and unique value to consumers. Last year, the company introduced a new paradigm in the home appliance industry with the launch of its LG ThinQ UP personalized appliances, lifestyle solutions that can evolve to offer more and more value over time. Appliances with ThinQ UP, previously available only in South Korea, will be sold globally from this year, starting in North America.
The company will continue to introduce category-leading, premium home appliances this year, with its 2023 lineup including advanced solutions such as the WashTower and LG refrigerators with MoodUP. At the same time, the company will enhance its more competitively-priced product lines to solidify its market leadership.
This year, the LG Home Entertainment Company is ramping up changes to its business structure and embracing a new vision: Sync to you, Open to All. The new vision emphasizes the creation of experiences that can be tailored to each customer’s needs, tastes and lifestyle while, at the same time, enjoyed by all users. Presenting differentiated value that can’t be found elsewhere, the company is set to redefine the viewing and user experience by enhancing content and services on the webOS platform. Key features added to webOS for 2023 include a new home screen with a revamped user interface for better, more convenient user experiences; next-level personalization with customized recommendations based on users’ viewing and usage history; and CDX (Cross Device eXperience), a user experience that flows seamlessly from device to device.
Staying on the subject of home entertainment innovation, LG has been the leader of the OLED TV market for an entire decade now, with cumulative shipments of LG OLED TVs exceeding 15 million units. This year, the company will maintain its competitive edge by introducing new OLED evo TVs – adding on to the exciting 2023 lineup that also includes an OLED TV with Zero Connect Box.
Uncovering Customer Value Based on ‘F.U.N.’ Experiences
The company plans to prioritize customer experience (CX) and digital transformation (DX) initiatives to bring more innovation to the customer experience and to create a more customer-centric business model. The company is committed to using data-driven insights to produce new customer value based on the delivery of first, unique and new (or F.U.N.) experiences.
LG is leveraging a variety of data to enhance its offerings and the experiences they provide. These include ‘Trigger’ – data used to develop and design the customer experience; ‘Accelerator’ – data used to map out and implement customer experience innovations; and ‘Tracker’ – data used to monitor the customer experience. The company has already launched products designed based on the above customer data, including the MoodUP refrigerator and the 42-inch OLED TV.
LG is also using data to make production more efficient. Utilizing intelligent manufacturing systems based on digital twin technology, AI and big data, the LG Smart Park in Changwon has improved productivity by 20 percent1 while simultaneously reducing product defect costs.2 Additionally, the company’s adoption of DX is being extended to the procurement of raw materials, supply chain management (SCM) and services.
Becoming a Brand that Moves Customers’ Hearts through Endless Innovation
With its brand mission of Innovation for a Better Life, the company remains committed to building a better future for people and the planet. LG is also continuing its efforts to become a brand that resonates with all generations, with products and services that have unique value that speaks to everyone, regardless of demographic. In Korea, the company recently introduced experiential spaces – such as the Gold Star Arcade and ThinQ Room Escape – designed with younger customers in mind and is fostering digital communities for diverse products including LG gram, tiiun and StanbyME.
LG’s commitment to elevating the customer experience is equaled by its dedication to environmental sustainability and accessibility. In terms of sustainability, the company plans to achieve carbon neutrality by 2030 and transition all power sources to renewable energy by 2050. And by 2030, LG aims to have used a total of 60 million tons of recycled plastics in the production of new products. E-waste collection will be expanded as well as the company strives to create a circular economy that minimizes waste and resource consumption.
To provide appliances that are convenient for everyone to use, the company is increasing its focus on accessibility. Various efforts conducted in South Korea include the production of product manuals incorporating sign language and voice instructions, the creation of braille stickers for diverse appliance lineups and a sign language option for customer services.
Within the company itself, CEO Cho will continue his drive to improve communications with employees and build a healthy, inclusive workplace and culture. Mr. Cho held six of his ‘CEO F.U.N. Talks’ in 2022, the sixth of which was used to deliver his year-end address. Throughout the talks, which allowed the CEO to respond to comments and questions from LG personnel in real time, Mr. Cho spoke about the importance of operating with transparency and sincerity, and always putting the customer’s needs first.
LG is currently displaying its latest innovations at the company’s booth (#15501, Las Vegas Convention Center) at CES 2023 in Las Vegas from January 5-8.
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1 Units produced per hour has increased by 20 percent, comparing the figures from the year 2020 to 2021 according to the lighthouse site visit report by World Economic Forum.
2 The cost of defective product returns dropped by 70 percent from 2020 to 2021.
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By Samreen Singh
I am facing this issue after updating to the latest version of firmware. On my Wifi, I am not able to install/ update any app. Error is coming as written in the title of this post. But when I am using mobile hotspot everythings fine. I have tried all options resetting my router to factory reset, resetting TV, dns setting change to 184.108.40.206. but nothing is working for me for my Wifi.
My tv model is LGUP7500PTZ pls help
By News Reporter
Featuring Brand-New OLED Models, Expanded Portfolio of Ultra-Lightweight
LG gram is Designed to Meet the Diverse Needs of Today’s Consumers
LAS VEGAS, Jan. 3, 2023 — LG Electronics (LG) is introducing an expanded LG gram lineup, which offers more diversity than ever thanks to the arrival of the exciting, new gram Ultraslim and gram Style, at CES 2023. LG gram continues to provide both power and portability, packing premium specs into sleek, ultra-lightweight form factors delivering take-anywhere convenience and exceptional user experiences.
LG gram Ultraslim
Headlining the LG gram showcase at CES 2023 is the brand-new LG gram Ultraslim (model 15Z90RT), the thinnest gram model yet. A laptop designed for users seeking supreme portability, the Ultraslim has an ultra-light weight of just 998 grams and a depth (when closed) of only 10.99 millimeters; around the same thickness of a smartphone or notepad. Even though it is the most svelte gram in the 2023 lineup, the 15Z90RT still supplies impressive image quality and processing power, packing a 15.6-inch OLED display with Anti-glare Low Reflection (AGLR) coating and Intel®’s 13th Gen Raptor Lake chip with Performance Cores (P-Cores). Further enhancing the excellent portability of the new model is the inclusion of an ultra-compact adapter.1
LG gram Style
LG gram Style laptops, offered in 16- and 14-inch versions (models 16Z90RS and 14Z90RS) have been created for people who love to express their unique style wherever they go. Both gram Style models sport an elegant glass design that makes each of the available color options shine and shift dynamically; moving and changing depending on the light and angle. The focus on design continues inside the new grams where a ‘hidden’ haptic touchpad with soft LED backlighting illuminates at the user’s touch.
Despite the attention to aesthetics, LG gram Style laptops deliver far more than just good looks. Each has a 16:10, OLED Anti-Glare Low Reflection display with a high refresh rate and features an Intel 13th Gen Raptor Lake P-Core CPU and a Gen4 NVMe solid-state drive (SSD). Like all other models in the diverse 2023 gram lineup, the 16Z90RS and 14Z90RS support Thunderbolt 4 and HDMI connectivity and offer atmospheric audio with Dolby Atmos, which is new to LG gram this year.
Along with the new-for-2023 Ultraslim and Style, this year’s lineup features new gram 17, 16, 15 and 14 laptops (models 17Z90R, 16Z90R, 15Z90R and 14Z90R); each providing the brand’s signature combination of strong performance and light, compact design. Great for productivity and entertainment, the latest 17- and 16-inch grams are equipped with an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 4GB Laptop GPU, Intel’s 13th Gen Raptor Lake P – Core CPU and a Gen4 NVMe SSD. Each of the new models weighs in at less than 1.45 kilograms – despite having a large battery2 that can handle more than 20 hours of video playback on a single charge3 – and comes with the same conveniently compact adapter included with the gram Ultraslim.
LG’s newest grams also boast superb picture quality, with all models employing an IPS panel with anti-glare coating. New for this year, variable refresh rate (VRR)4 support will enable LG gram users to enjoy seamless, tear- and stutter-free graphics when gaming, while the arrival of Dolby Atmos will deliver immersive audio that helps bring movies, music and games to life.
LG gram 2-in-1 and +view for LG gram also welcome upgraded models for 2023. The new 2-in-1, which comes in 16- and 14-inch sizes (models 16T90R and 14T90R), gives users the freedom to switch from laptop to tablet or vice versa, whenever they choose. Along with its 4-way super-slim bezel design and sturdy yet slim aluminum frame, the latest ‘convertible’ gram boasts a suite of pre-installed notetaking and drawing applications optimized for use with the LG Stylus Pen (Wacom AES 2.0). Meanwhile, LG’s portable monitor, +view for LG gram (model 16MR70), lets users double their screen real estate and enjoy easier multitasking wherever they go. Enhanced for the new year, the latest version of LG’s portable screen solution features dual USB Type-C ports, enabling users to connect to two devices simultaneously and enjoy the convenience of two-way power delivery.
“Welcoming the arrival of the brand-new gram Ultraslim and gram Style, the 2023 LG gram lineup gets even more diverse,” said Seo Young-jae, senior vice president and head of the IT business unit of LG Electronics Business Solutions Company. “A leading brand in the ultra-lightweight laptop market for the last decade, LG gram will continue to introduce new form factors to meet the changing needs and tastes of consumers worldwide.”
Visitors to CES 2023 in Las Vegas from January 5-8 can experience the latest LG gram products at LG’s booth (#15501, Las Vegas Convention Center). The new LG gram lineup will be launching globally starting from next month in Korea.5
LG gram Ultraslim (15Z90RT)
LG gram Style (16Z90RS)
LG gram Style (14Z90RS)
LG gram 2-in-1 (16T90R)
LG gram 2-in-1 (14T90R)
15.6-inch 16-inch 14-inch 16-inch 14-inch LCD FHD (1,920 x 1,080) OLED
WQXGA+ (3,200 x 2,000) OLED WQXGA+ (2,880 x 1,800) OLED WQXGA (2,560 x 1,600) Touch IPS Display,
Corning®Gorilla Glass®Victus® WUXGA (1,920 x 1,200) Touch IPS Display, Corning®
Brightness (Typ.) 400nit 400nit 400nit 350nit 350nit Refresh Rate 60Hz 120Hz 90Hz 60Hz 60Hz Weight 998g 1,230g 999g 1,480g 1,250g Size 356.0 x 227.45 x 10.99 -12.55mm
355.1 x 241.3 x 15.9mm
311.6 x 213.9 x
356.6 x 248.3 x
314 x 219.5 x
Battery 60Wh 80Wh 72Wh 80Wh 72Wh CPU Intel 13th Gen Raptor Lake P(28W) Core GPU Intel Iris Xe Graphics Memory 8GB / 16GB / 32GB LPDDR5 Storage 256GB / 512GB / 1TB (Gen4 NVMe) Speakers 2.0W x 2 3.0W x 2 2.0W x 2 2.0W x 2 2.0W x 2 Durability MIL-810H Military Standard I/O Port 2x Type C (TBT4, PD), 1x Type C (PD), H/P 2x Thunderbolt 4, 1x USB 3.1, Micro SD, H/P 2x Thunderbolt 4, 1x USB 3.2, Micro SD, H/P
Software LG Smart Assistant LG Glance by Mirametrix®
LG Smart Assistant, LG Glance by Mirametrix®,
LG Smart Assistant LG Glance by Mirametrix®,
LG Pen Settings
Webcam FHD IR Camera Accessory – – – LG Stylus Pen (Wacom AES 2.0 & WGP) USB-C to HDMI adapter
LG gram 17 (17Z90R)
LG gram 16 (16Z90R)
LG gram 15 (15Z90R)
LG gram 14 (14Z90R)
17-inch 16-inch 15.6-inch 14-inch LCD WQXGA (2,560 x 1,600) IPS
WQXGA (2,560 x 1,600) IPS
FHD (1,920 x 1,080) IPS
WUXGA (1,920 x 1,200) IPS
Brightness (Typ.) 350nit / 400nit (VRR) Refresh Rate 31-144Hz (VRR), 60Hz (normal) 60Hz 60Hz Weight 1,350g (iGPU) 1,450g (dGPU)
1,199g (iGPU) 1,299g (dGPU)
1,140g 999g Size 378.8 x 258.8 x 17.8mm
355.1 x 242.3 x 16.8mm
356.1 x 222.9 x 17.4mm 312 x 213.9 x 16.8 mm
Battery 80Wh (iGPU) 90Wh (dGPU)
80Wh (iGPU) 90Wh (dGPU)
80Wh 72Wh CPU Intel 13th Gen Raptor Lake P(28W) Core GPU NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 4GB Laptop GPU Memory 8GB / 16GB / 32GB LPDDR5 Storage 256GB / 512GB / 1TB (Gen4 NVMe) Speakers 2.0W x 2 (iGPU), 3.0W x 2 (dGPU) 2.0W x 2 (iGPU), 3.0W x 2 (dGPU) 1.5W x 2 1.5W x 2 Durability MIL-STD-810G I/O Port* 2x Thunderbolt 4, 1x HDMI, 2x USB 3.1, Micro SD, H/P Software LG Smart Assistant, LG Glance by Mirametrix®, PCmover Professional Webcam Full HD Webcam with IR Sensor # # #
1 Ultra-compact adapter is included with 2023 LG gram series sold in select markets.
2 Models 17Z90R and 16Z90R are equipped with a 90Wh battery.
3 Confirmed in testing conducted by LG, display brightness of under 150 nits, wireless-off setting, content played via Microsoft Movies & TV, headphones plugged in.
4 Variable refresh rate (VRR) is supported on models 17Z90R and 16Z90R with GPU option only.
5 Launch dates may differ by model and market.
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