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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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Suddenly all apps stopped working today, Dec 25, 2018. No Netflix, no Amazon, no Dolby app, no LG content store, Nothing.
I assumed it was a network issue, but the TV says the network is fine and this is proven by the fact that (1) the TV is correctly setting the date and time using a time server, and (2) I am able to access network device in my home. My home internet is working perfectly.
I tried reinstalling the firmware. No go. The built in reinstall doesn't connect either. I downloaded the correct firmware and put it on a USB stick. The TV sees the stick if I navigate to it, but doesn't prompt me to run the firmware update.
Finally, as a miserable, undesirable, last resort, I reset the TV. THAT DIDN'T WORK EITHER!
Does anyone know how to fix this?
ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., March 24, 2017
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The next time you play your favorite video game or stream the newest movie on your favorite subscription service, you will feel as if you're right in the action with the new LG TONE Studio. In stores today at link hidden, please login to view, the LG TONE Studio is LG's newest around-the-neck Bluetooth® wearable speaker (compatible with Bluetooth® audio enabled LG Smart TVs running WebOS*), that lets you experience true surround sound anywhere. "A cinema-like experience doesn't only have to happen at the movie theatres," says Bruce Tripido, LG Senior Director, U.S. Accessories. "With the
link hidden, please login to view's not one, not two, not three, but four speakers, you can immerse yourself in real 3D Surround Sound when watching a movie, playing a video game, streaming music or simply talking on the phone." Designed in collaboration with surround sound experts, the
link hidden, please login to view allows you to experience the first DTS®-tuned wireless device for wearable "cinema-like" surround sound through four speakers – two upward firing, full range on the top of the headset and two vibration speakers underneath. What's more is that with Wearable Bass™ special vibration speakers, your body will feel the sound of cinema-like quality bass as if you are right there in the action. And if you want to share the action, you can simply turn on the Dual Play feature which lets you connect two LG TONE Studio wearable speakers and share the sounds from a movie, playlist or more. For times where personal surround sound isn't needed, the
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link hidden, please login to view, the LG TONE STUDIO comes in silver and will be available next month at T-Mobile and Verizon stores nationwide. To learn more about the LG TONE Studio, visit
link hidden, please login to view. Specifications
Supported Bluetooth Profiles: Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Video Remote Control (AVRCP), Hands-Free (HFP), Headset (HSP)
Operating Range: 33ft.
Talk Time: Up to 40 hours (Earphone Mode); Up to 16 Hours (Speaker Mode)
Music Listening Time: Up to 35 hours (Earphone Mode); Up to 6 hours (Speaker Mode)
Standby Time: Up to 61 days
Charging Time: Less than 2.5 hours
Weight: 4.4 oz.
32-bit DAC for Hi-Fi sound (With auxiliary cord; Earphone 32-bit; Speaker 24-bit)
Clear Voice for crisper dialogue
Compatible with Bluetooth® audio enabled LG Smart TVs running WebOS*
About LG Electronics MobileComm USA, Inc.
LG Electronics MobileComm, based in Englewood Cliffs, N.J., is the U.S. sales subsidiary of LG Electronics, Inc. a global innovator and trend leader in the global mobile communications industry. LG is driving the evolution of mobile forward with its highly competitive core technologies in the areas of display, battery and camera optics and strategic partnerships with noted industry leaders. LG's consumer-centric products — including the flagship premium G Series models — incorporate unique, ergonomic designs and intuitive UX features that enhance the user experience. The company remains committed to leading consumers into the era of convergence, maximizing inter-device connectivity between smartphones, tablets and a wide range of home and portable electronics products. For more information, please visit
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So then...i buy a smart tv and when i arrive at home i realise it is not smart tv...it misses web browser,can't connect keyboard with touchpad...so annoying pls add support software for keyboard and a web browser...it could be any browser...if u wanna keep clients then u should add browser to all the ,,smart tv,,-s because without it it's only a normal tv with built-in wifi
The traffic sucked all the way there but NDrive on Marc’s Pre3 got us there all the same. It took us through the city instead of around and it was a busy Saturday night so traffic was really bad.
Pi Pizza was delicious as always.
In the picture is Marc, then Gary, then Atif and I took the photo. I took the photo with my Yotaphone 2 mostly to show up the EPD screen and how it winks at you when it takes a picture but also to catalog the attendees.
Gary wanted to know all of our Palm stories. Marc’s was the shortest with only coming over to webOS and the Veer. Gary’s and Atif’s were a bit more storied and mine I think is known at least to our readers.
Marc passed around the Windsornot and a TS2. I passed around my 64GB Go and Palm branded Veer (which I was “driving” that day).
The Windsornot was of course a highlight and a low point. Atif captured the mood well in his
link hidden, please login to view. Marc sells a ton of Veers. He has quite the collection of Veer parts. He brought 4, “seen better days” Veers and gave them away as party gifts. Nice guy.
Gary drove from New Jersey. Atif came from New York. Marc flew to visit me from Chicago and I planned the meetup since he was going to be here. That started the whole idea anyway.
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