By Luka Pantsulaia
I bought LG smart tv. for some reason region selected was Africa and could only choose from african countries and had very little available apps in content store. I live in Georgia, so figured that changing region to EU would help so changed it to 3122 and selected service country UK because Georgia was not in the list. after that every app says that it is not available in current country. I have default region code saved so I guess could go back but wondering if any one can help me to get it working in EU. or if anyone have region code in which Georgia is available it will be helpful as well.
LG C2 Oled Connected to Samsung HW-Q800B Soundbar: Sound delays to respond during movie pause/unpause on TV streaming Apps like Netflix and Prime Video when sound output is set to PassthroughBy GiotisCy
I have recently purchased an LG C2 Oled TV which I connected with my Samsung HW-Q800B 5.1 soundbar via eArc HDMI. When I select "Passthrough" as a Digital Sound Output on LG TV sound advanced settings, there is an obvious sound response delay around 3 seconds when I pause and unpause the movie on Netflix or Prime video streaming apps on LG TV. For example, when I start the movie, the video starts and sound starts 2-3 secs later. When I pause the movie, the sound continues for 2-3 secs after the video has been stopped. There is no any lip sync issue, just this response delay of the sound from the soundbar. This happens only on LG TV Apps. If I connect to an external HDMI device such as AMAZON Fire Stick 4K, there is no such sound delay issue neither on Netflix neither on Prime Video.
Thus, the problem seems to be on LG TV apps.
If I change the Digital Sound Output to "Auto" instead of "Passthrough" the issue is gone but sound quality is not as good as with Passthrough selected. So I do not want this to be my option.
I would appreciate if someone could come with a solution on this.
By News Reporter
LG Continues Long-Standing History of Honors at World’s Preeminent
Consumer Technology Show With More Than 220 Awards & Accolades
SEOUL, Jan. 13, 2023 — Making a triumphant return at this year’s CES®, LG Electronics (LG) took home its most awards ever compared to previous years – with more than 220 recognitions honoring top innovations across its home appliance and home entertainment categories.
Among the top honors received by LG at CES 2023 was the coveted, Engadget Best of CES Award in the Best Home Theater Tech category for its groundbreaking LG SIGNATURE OLED M (model M3) – the world’s first wireless OLED TV with Zero Connect technology.
With 2023 marking the 10th anniversary of LG’s revolutionary OLED TV, the global leader in OLED technology continued its dominance at CES, taking home the industry’s top awards and honors for its latest OLED TV lineup including the aforementioned LG OLED M3 and LG OLED evo G3 and C3. The LG OLED evo G3 features up to a 70 percent increase in brightness versus last year’s models. The 97-inch LG SIGNATURE OLED M3 (the M3 model also available in 83- and 77-inch screen sizes) is considered the next step in the evolution of OLED TV technology and was honored by major tech publications including CNET, Digital Trends, TechRadar, Tom’s Guide, WIRED, The Verge, USA Today, PCMag and Mashable. The new LG G3 series OLED TV featuring “evo” technology was also applauded by TechCrunch, CNET, Tom’s Guide, Reviewed and BGR. PCMag additionally highlighted the innovative LG gram Ultraslim in its Best of CES 2023 noting the laptop’s lightweight mobility.
LG also garnered accolades from top publications such as The Wall Street Journal, CNET, The Washington Post, WIRED, Good Housekeeping, Tom’s Guide and PCMag for its new refrigerator with MoodUP technology. The cutting-edge home appliance was widely recognized for being one of the most exciting products of CES 2023 due to its tech-forward customization with LED door panels that offer 190,000 color options along with an integrated Bluetooth speaker.
LG’s newest ARTCOOL Gallery residential air conditioner also received significant attention for its sleek design with LCD panel and took home a Best of CES award from TechRadar and Best Innovative Products from CES 2023 from Business Insider. LG’s PuriCare Aero Furniture, which combines the benefits of sleek home furnishing and advanced air purification, was honored by PC Mag (Best Smart Home Tech of CES) and Reviewed (CES 2023 Editors’ Choice Award) for its ability to conceal high-end air purification tech with futuristic, colorful end tables that include mood lighting and a wireless charger surface.
From the Consumer Technology Association’s (CTA) CES Innovation Award program alone, LG won 25 CES Innovation Awards including three Best of Innovation Awards given to LG Transparent OLED Screen, LG OLED Flex and LG’s 65-inch UltraFine Display OLED Pro.
Highlights from LG’s 220 awards and recognitions earned at CES 2023 include:
LG SIGNATURE OLED M (97-inch M3) Wireless OLED TV with Zero Connect Technology
CNET: Best of CES 2023 – Best of Show Digital Trends: Top Tech of CES 2023 Awards Engadget: Best of CES 2023 – Best Home Theater PCMag: Best of CES 2023 Reviewed: CES Editors’ Choice Awards 2023 TechRadar: Best Gadgets of CES 2023 – Best TV Innovation The Washington Post: Best and Strangest Tech of CES 2023 Tom’s Guide: Best of CES 2023 Awards – Best in Show
LG gram Laptops
CNET: Best Laptops CES 2023 Has to Offer Laptop Mag: Best of CES 2023 PCMag: Best of CES 2023 PCWorld: Best Laptops from CES 2023 TechRadar: Best Laptops at CES 2023 Tom’s Guide: Best Laptops of CES 2023 WIRED: Best of CES 2023
LG OLED Flex
Digital Trends: Best Gaming Monitors of CES 2023 PC World: Best Monitors of CES 2023 TWICE: TWICE 2023 Picks Awards – CES 2023
LG UltraGear OLED Gaming Monitor
PC World: Best Monitors of CES 2023 Wirecutter: Best of CES 2023 TWICE: TWICE CES 2023 Picks Awards
LG Refrigerator with MoodUP Technology
CNET: The Wildest Tech at CES 2023, 9 Weirdest Gadgets at CES 2023, Best Smart Kitchen Tech Good Housekeeping: Editor’s Choice – CES 2023, CES 2023 Top Picks Now This News: Some of the Best Products from CES 2023 PCMag: Best of CES 2023 Reviewed: CES Editors’ Choice Awards 2023 The Wall Street Journal: Cool, Crazy and Cute Tech – CES 2023 The Washington Post: Best and Strangest Tech of CES 2023, Best of CES 2023 Tom’s Guide: Best of CES 2023 Awards – Best Appliance The National News: Best, Quirkiest Innovations at CES 2023 Gear Patrol: Best Home Gadgets of CES 2023
LG InstaView ® Counter-Depth French Door Refrigerator
BestProducts.com: Best of CES Home Appliances – Best Large Appliance
LG PuriCare Aero Furniture
Reviewed: CES Editors’ Choice Awards 2023 TWICE: TWICE Picks Awards – CES 2023 PCMag: Best Smart Home Tech of CES 2023
LG ARTCOOL Gallery Residential Air Conditioner
TechRadar: Best of CES 2023 Business Insider: Best Innovative Products from CES 2023 Gadget Flow: CES 2023 Favorites Yanko Design: Best of CES 2023
LG Styler ShoeCase
Digital Trends: The Most Curious Gadgets at CES 2023
LG Styler ShoeCare
CNET: 9 Weirdest Gadgets at CES 2023 Digital Trends: The Most Curious Gadgets at CES 2023
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For LG, 2022 was a defining year for its unwavering journey towards sustainability after the company successfully redirected its focus to collaborations for a greater collective impact through its global innovation challenge, the LIFE’S GOOD AWARD.
Innovators hailing from all four corners of the globe answered LG’s call with creativity, passion and a drive to make sure Life’s Good, with novel solutions that bring much-needed hope of a brighter future for people and the planet. Among the countless game-changing ideas submitted, the best four were selected to be presented at the LIFE’S GOOD AWARD Conference held in January, in what would be the grand finale.
(From left to right) Lee Jeong-seok, head of LG Electronics’ Global Marketing Center, CTO Dr. Kim Byoung-hoon and CSO Lee Sam-soo
With innovation at its core, it was only fitting that LG Sciencepark, the company’s immense innovation hub based in Magok (South Korea), was chosen to host the conference. The four finalists joined the judging panel of respected scholars and LG executives to give their final pitches that would determine which award they would be taking home. But this was by no means a closed event, as the public was warmly invited to tune into the conference’s afternoon events.
Lee Jeong-seok, head of LG Electronics’ Global Marketing Center
The day kicked off with a presentation from each team and the judging panel gave valuable feedback and asked questions based on the solution’s impact, innovation and sustainability. And finally, the moment everyone had waited for; the announcement of who would be receiving what prize at the awards ceremony held later that day.
Public attendees interested in LG’s latest sustainability efforts were greeted to the park by a special exhibition booth providing an interesting overview of each top-four solution, as well as a look into LG’s most notable products promoting environmental sustainability and accessibility.
The ‘Dot pad,’ Dot Incorporation’s tactile graphic display, was one of them. Featuring 2,400 braille pins/dots which move up and down to convert information, this device gave visitors the opportunity to experience how the visually impaired ‘see’ the world through their fingertips.
Next up was Day1Lab’s alternative plastic solution which promotes its vision of a green Earth devoid of all harmful microplastic waste. This exhibit was set up to clearly demonstrate how carbohydrate complex materials degrade naturally in freshwater and earth, as to not harm the planet’s beautiful and diverse ecosystems.
Similarly, SOLUTUM presented an alternative plastic solution which degrades naturally in freshwater without toxic residue. Attendees were eager to see the eco-friendly material close up, especially as it’s expected to be featured in consumer products soon in partnership with a leading beverage brand.
Water desalination was the key initiative outlined in NONA Technologies’ exhibit. It’s here where onlookers could discover how a desalination solution that removes minerals from raw water completely changes the outlook of agriculture and water-deprived communities over the world.
Professor Christopher Marquis, a professor at Cambridge Judge Business School
Following this exclusive tour of the winning solutions, everyone gathered for the long-awaited awards ceremony. But before the awards were handed out, a welcoming address by LG, special lectures from presiding professors and speeches from the winning teams were conducted, a perfect example of how businesses, scholars and innovators can come together as one for a better world.
(From left to right) Dot Inc.’s Ki Kwang Sung, CSO Lee Sam-soo and Dot Inc.’s Ju Yoon Kim
The curtains closed on the ceremony with a big round of applause for the winners, with Dot Inc. (South Korea), SOLUTUM (Israel), Day1Lab (South Korea) and NONA Technologies (the United States) claiming the Grand Prix, Gold, Silver and Bronze awards, respectively. The jury lauded the four winners’ amazing dedication and visionary solutions.
Through a relentless drive for innovation and an unwavering commitment to connecting with some of the brightest minds in the world, LG will continue to foster a Better Life for All. Stay tuned to
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