LG Optimus 7 To Give Away Free Apps

This raises the stakes a little. LG has just announced that if you pick up the Optimus 7 handset, every two months you'll get to download more than $30 worth of apps for free. Ten free apps every 60 days via the LG application store. We don't know how good these apps will be, and we assume they won't expire when that time is up, but hey, that's a pretty freaking good deal on … [Read more...]

AT&T Reminds Us, Samsung Focus & HTC Surround Available November 8th

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Just in case it had slipped our mind(s), AT&T today let us know that both the Samsung Focus and HTC Surround will be available starting on November 8th. The LG Quantum will be available shortly thereafter. Both the Focus and Surround will retail for $199.99 after a 2-year agreement. Full presser after the break. … [Read more...]

Pitting The Screens of the Samsung Omnia 7 and LG Optimus 7 Against Each Other

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OLED-Display have done a head to head comparison of the Omnia 7 and Optimus 7, pitting the former's 4-inch Super-AMOLED against the latter's LCD-TFT screen. Their takeaway? Super-Amoled has a much better contrast ratio, better colours, and is much better in direct sunlight. Microsoft want Amoled for all Windows-Phone-7 smartphones but the OLED demand at the moment is to … [Read more...]

LG Releases WP7 Utilities, Ignores Design Docs

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See these apps? They're from a suite of utilities created by LG, as spotted by an Italian site. The collection is called LG Toolbox, and there are seven little apps tucked away within the main one. As useful or not as the apps may be, they look completely and utterly out of place within WP7. These would be just fine on iOS or Android, but WP7 has a very specific — and very good … [Read more...]