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Alex

webOS 2.0 Information

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LG announced today that webOS 2.0 is coming to their smart TV lineup, to be showcased at CES 2015 in Las Vegas next month. As of now, the reported features will be:

 

  • Faster boot/load time
  • 4K support for streaming videos from sources like Amazon and Netflix
  • Quick user settings
  • New ribbon
  • Better YouTube integration

 

Other than that, we'll have to wait and see. Please post if you have news and features to share.

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Hopen dat deze update ook voor onze LG geld type Ultra 49UB850V met serienummer 410MAAKG5032 onze software tot nu toe is 04.36.32

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What about Flash player?

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What you mean with Flasch Player on my tv 49UB850V-ZD .

 

I would that oure tv will be faster.

 

thanks for your reaction.

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Flasch Player? Was meinen sie bitte mit Flasch Player? ich wollte gern dass unseren fernseher sneller wird mit einen neuen update nach 2.0 in Webos.

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Flash sucks.  Why would you want that running on your TV.  Also, I have the LG65UB9500 and it already support 4K streaming from Netflix and Amazon.

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What about Flash player?

 

Flash is getting out of scene even in PCs and you still asking for it?! o_O

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Hopen dat deze update ook voor onze LG geld type Ultra 49UB850V met serienummer 410MAAKG5032 onze software tot nu toe is 04.36.32

 

You must have to talk in English!!!

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The 49"UB850V it's my first and last LG TV. It's a shame

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That is insane. I can only guess how many new features and bug fixes they will release to the older <2015 models. Probably none. I don't know who is to blame, the architects who created a platform that will only last around 2 years, or the CEOs who want to maximize profit no matter what. As an engineer, I totally doubt that the existing hardware is not capable of running webos 2.0, so my guess is that it is the profit margins that is to blame. Well, now LG just lost one customer, since future proof high end electronics is very high up on my list of priorities whenever I buy this kind of stuff that is so totally software focused (I mean, how much better can the hardware be?). Here, Apple and Microsoft behave much better, by releasing new software (often free of charge) to their existing older hardware...

 

So long, LG... So long Bean Bird, you are cool but your owners are nuts...

 

/H

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Hello everyone,

I just heard that LG will not update to webOS 2.0 2014 TV! It's just unacceptable, some of us paid a full salary for a nice Christmas present poisoned!
Maybe we could get together around the world to show our discontent? We could start a petition?
New Campaign | CommunityRun

what about you?

Sorry for my bad English, i use google translator because I am French.

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Are they saying why 2.0 wont be backwards compatible?  

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No bud we become an new update beginning 2015 for the newest types

49ub850v and higher types.

That days LG Benelux this morning to me.

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Very disapointing.... Watched the live stream and hoped to have some beans in my ears as they said that webOS 2.0 will only be compatible with those new models from 2015...

Purchased an 60LB650V two weeks ago, webOS 1.0 is just anoying....

LG Germany told me that there further will be no support for the 2014ers.... (see attachment - just in german language)

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Are they saying why 2.0 wont be backwards compatible?  

 

Just to sell their new TV  :angry:

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People always ALWAYS get screwed by being an early adopter.  Now bend over and take it like a man!

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Our only hope is XDA guys ;)

maybe someone is willing to put some development efforts into webos.

If not xbmc is a good idea on a Rpi or on a fire tv.. way better compare to our days "smart TVs"..

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This is an absolute joke from LG! They have some cheek not making WebOS 2.0 available for 2014 TVs! Are they trying to lose every customer they had by implementing this measure. I will be call LG SUPPORT immediately to voice my discontent and frustration after spending nearly €1500 on their hardware to hear this news. Complete and utter joke LG Should have went with Samsung :(

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Glad to hear the 55UB850V is supported, can't wait. its probleby just a memory / Proccesor Isue that they can not support older TV's

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Where did you get this information from?

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I've good hope, the UB850 maybe still produced in 2015, it has 1GB mem, and new proccessor, so mayby we will be rewarded.

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Sjaak van Boven, I hope you are right.

My UB850T is just few weeks old. No reason it can't run webOS 2.0 since it is already running webOS 1.x.

furthermore base on press release it doesn't seem major upgrade that require new hardware.

 

LG’s webOS 2.0 takes simplicity and convenience to a new level even while managing an expanding array of content options, so consumers can chose easily from a long list of new features. For example, the initial boot time when the TV is turned on has been reduced by up to 60 percent. Users will also enjoy a 70 percent improvement in loading when switching from the Smart TV Home Screen to YouTube, making accessing content significantly smoother and faster.

 

Also new in 2015 with webOS 2.0 is “My Channels,” an app that allows users to customize their favorite live TV or set-top box channels on the Launcher Bar for greater convenience. Quick Settings lets viewers adjust their TV without interrupting the program they’re watching and Input Picker allows connected devices to be recognized instantly for immediate use.

http://www.lg.com/us/press-release/lg-to-unveil-more-intuitive-webos-2.0-smart-tv-platform-at-ces-2015

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