By News Reporter
LG TV Owners in Over Forty New Countries Across Africa, Europe and
the Middle East Now Have Access to Anticipated Disney+ Content
SEOUL, June 14, 2022 — Disney+ app is now available on compatible LG TVs in over countries and territories across Africa, Europe and the Middle East. More LG TV owners can now enjoy in one convenient place the very best movies and shows from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic and Star, as long as their TV runs webOS from 2017 or later.
To enjoy all of what the Disney+ service has to offer, LG customers can simply click the Disney+ icon on LG Home Launcher or press the Disney+ direct button on the LG Magic Remote and select their subscription type to start watching their favorite shows. Smoothly integrated into the webOS platform, the Disney+ app on LG TVs provides a seamless experience and an abundance of first-rate content to suit every taste and interest.
A wealth of superb on-demand content awaits on Disney+, the streaming service supplying access to hundreds of Disney+ Originals and thousands of episodes from The Walt Disney Company’s vast library along with a growing lineup of exclusive, original entertainment. Feature films, TV programs, short-form content and documentaries are all conveniently categorized, searchable and available to stream right now on the large screen at home.
With a number of Disney owned properties to choose from, including the Marvel Cinematic Universe and Star Wars, subscribers have no shortage of viewing options to explore. Disney+ brings subscribers a plethora of compelling choices such as Obi-Wan Kenobi, Marvel Studios’ Ms. Marvel, The Kardashians and much more.
LG TVs running webOS allow users to immerse into the nostalgia of all-time favorite stories or the excitement of live action. To bring the utmost detail out of each scene, LG OLED technology offers best-in-industry picture quality thanks to infinite contrast ratio and absolute black level made possible by OLED’s revolutionary self-lit pixel technology which does not require a backlight. Compatible with both Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos, LG TVs deliver an outstanding viewing experience for the home.
What’s more, LG’s convenience-enhancing smart TV features, including ThinQ AI and the platform-wide LG universal search function, work seamlessly with Disney+.
Always striving to deliver the best user experience and content selection available, LG now offers the Disney+ app on compatible LG TVs in over ninety countries worldwide.
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Fans of a galaxy far, far away recently came together in Anaheim, California for this year’s highly-anticipated Star Wars Celebration. The event featured all things Star Wars, from celebrity panel discussions to immersive exhibits, and a collaboration of galactic proportions from LG and Lucasfilm.
The two innovative companies selected the celebration as the perfect occasion for LG to unveil a special Star Wars edition of LG’s award-winning LG OLED evo C2 65-inch model. Featuring a Star Wars inspired design aesthetic, user-interface and packaging, as well as a gallery of Star Wars content, the Star Wars LG OLED evo is sure to appeal to fans of Jedi and Sith alike. In a nod to the enduring franchise’s popular 501st Legion of clone troopers, only 501 units of the special-edition TV will be released in both the US and German markets.
The Star Wars LG OLED evo has been created with the ultimate fan in mind, combining LG’s self-lit display prowess and user-experience expertise with the distinctive flavors of the beloved space saga. The superb TV provides the breathtaking picture quality of LG OLED evo technology as well as lifelike sound, to help transport viewers to their favorite Star Wars locales, from Tatooine to Coruscant and everywhere in between, while watching their favorite Star Wars content.
LG OLED evo TVs leverage millions of self-lit pixels to deliver sharp, realistic images with perfect blacks, vivid, accurate colors and infinite contrast. Although ideal for watching any genre of content, the Star Wars LG OLED evo TV brings an extra layer of authenticity and immersion to the Star Wars viewing experience thanks to its unique design elements, UI and content gallery.
LG’s special-edition TV has an unmistakably Star Wars-themed look, including a Star Wars-branded remote featuring a user interface designed to reflect a LightsaberTM theme, and comes with a gallery of unique Star Wars visuals preinstalled. What’s more, the TV ships in Star Wars-branded packaging featuring an image of Darth Vader – whose instantly recognizable breathing can be heard whenever the TV is powered on. Additionally, each TV comes with a numbered certificate of authenticity.
Within the TV’s Gallery Mode, a feature that turns LG OLED into a digital canvas for displaying artwork, are two new categories that explore the world of Star Wars and the story of the iconic villain: The Conceptual Designs and The Journey of Darth Vader. The former boasts original storyboards and illustrations that show how Star Wars came to life while the latter looks at how Anakin Skywalker became Darth Vader through a rich array of content including movie posters and key scenes from the actual films.
LG OLED is widely recognized for delivering the ultimate in picture quality. Featuring LG’s new α (Alpha) 9 Gen5 AI processor 4K and advanced picture algorithms, LG’s OLED evo technology, which is applied to the company’s latest C2 series models, takes the movie viewing experience to immersive, new heights. On top of that, LG’s 2022 OLED TVs are the first to adopt Dolby Vision IQ with Precision Detail, which reveals previously imperceptible visual detail and nuance to add to the sense of realism. Cinematic audio completes the stunning TV, with LG’s latest AI processor enabling movie theater-like audio quality with virtual 7.1.2 surround sound.
The Star Wars special-edition LG OLED evo was on display at LG’s Empire-inspired exhibit during at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California (May 26-29), and at in Bonn, Germany (June 3-5). The TV will be available for sale, while stocks last, in the US and Germany.
To learn more about the Star Wars Edition LG OLED TV, visit .
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After updating to the latest web browser with new UI, closed caption subtitles on ALL websites video including Youtube.com disappears every 2-3mins. Video continues to play without subs and subs will re-appear if I move the magic remote but disappears again after 3mins.
Model - OLED55B8PLA
WebOS - 184.108.40.20604
Software version - 05.30.10
Here is reddit post about this https://www.reddit.com/r/OLED/comments/npud6a/new_updated_web_browser_video_subtitles/
Fixed in the latest update.
By Pierre Joubert
The following URL is not correctly handled by the LG webOS web browser:
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Just before the end of each video segment, the video pause and needs to be restarted with a manual play input on the remote.