LG: Smartphone Makers Are Afraid of Innovation

South Korean firm LG has been basking in the limelight this week, with praise for its radically different new flagship still coming in thick and fast. In case you don’t know what all the fuss is about, the freshly-launched LG G5 features a unique connection -- which definitely, definitely isn’t called the ‘magic slot’ -- which you can use to attach a number of accessories to the handset. It’s pretty clever. Read More >>

Don’t Call the LG G5’s Hole a ‘Magic Slot’

It’s the coolest feature on LG’s new flagship, but the company isn’t happy about people referring to the G5’s modular design as the ‘magic slot’. The term was initially coined by Evan Blass in one of his numerous leaks ahead of launch, and LG’s global communications director Ken Hong is genuinely annoyed about the amount of traction it’s gained. Read More >>

The Most Important New Smartphone Feature Is a Little Magic Slot

When LG announced its new flagship smartphone, the G5, at Mobile World Congress yesterday, it did something radically different. At the base of the phone, LG built a small slot it might just change everything. Read More >>

LG G5 Hands-On: Well Done LG, We Weren’t Quite Expecting That

LG thinks it's come up with a sneaky way of boosting its smartphone sales: by doing something interesting. Somebody warn the others! The South Korean giant launched the LG G5 today, and it's the most intriguing-sounding smartphone we've come across in a long time. Read More >>

LG’s All-Metal G5 Is Like a Future Phone Prototype

After weeks of speculation, the LG G5 is finally here. This is the fifth generation of LG’s flagship smartphone, and this time around, the phone has been completely reimagined: The G5 has an aluminium case, includes a crazy expansion slot that we’ve never seen on a phone before, and supports a handful of accessories that make the phone feel more like a toy than a smartphone. Read More >>

LG Makes Smartphones Sort of Exciting Again With Modular G5 Launch

Against all expectations, LG has launched its new flagship smartphone, the LG G5, ahead of MWC in Barcelona. I jest, of course. We all knew this was coming. The 5.3-inch Android handset is pretty much everything we expected it to be, featuring an always-on, QHD display, a Snapdragon 820 processor and -- crucially -- a metal body. Read More >>

The LG G5 May be the World’s First Proper Modular Smartphone

While you may have heard about the upcoming G5’s apparent ‘Magic Slot’, details about what it actually does have been fairly scant so far. ‘Swapping out batteries and other stuff’ is all we’ve been able to come up with. Until now. Read More >>

LG Can’t Be Bothered Pretending We Don’t Know About the G5

Huge news, people. A fresh announcement suggests that the much-rumoured LG G5 is indeed being prepared for launch. I know, it’s almost like the tech industry is predictable. Read More >>

LG’s G5 to Have “Always On” Screen

LG's powering up the teasers for this year's G-series phone as we near Mobile World Congress 2016, with the company revealing an image of the thing and wording that claims its screen is "always on" -- via a monochrome notifications layer atop the main display. Read More >>

This Week’s Tech Rumours, Smartphone Edition

As we inch closer and closer to Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, where we’re expecting smartphones aplenty, the rumour engines are currently cranked to eleven. New small iPhone details? MicroSD-equipped Galaxy?!!? Read More >>

LG G5 Rumours, Release Date, Leaks and News: Everything You Need to Know

So you think you can handle another mind-blowing rumour round-up, eh? Today, we’re hoping to get you all hot and bothered with news and rumours about the upcoming LG G5. Read More >>

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Panasonic Lumix G5 Review: Small, Mirrorless, Lots of Control

With all the retro-styled mirrorless cameras today, the traditional DSLR form factor seems relegated to nothing but, well, DSLRs. The Panasonic G5 is a mirrorless camera clinging hard to the classic DSLR mold. But it's smaller — and much cheaper. Read More >>

Panasonic Lumix LX-7: A Gorgeous, Darkness-Assassinating Camera That Fits In Your Pocket

In 2010 the Panasonic LX-5 was a glorious pocket camera — it still is. It offers fully-manual controls for the enthusiast photogs that want them, superb image quality, and beautiful Leica-styling to boot. Though it sticks with the slick look, the new Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX-7 is more than a spec-bump; it's a faster, more evolved iteration of its 2010 predecessor. Read More >>

Kaptain Brawe: A Brawe New World for iPhone and iPad – Interstellar Point & Click with Brian Blessed

Would you like to see Brian Blessed in a point and click adventure game? How about the next best thing; a Brian Blessed analogue with red hair? Well folks, it just so happens that you're in luck. Kaptain Brawe has all the bombastic grandeur of the thespian man-mountain, and he has the same habit of SPEAKING IN ALL CAPS for EXTRA DRAMATIC EFFECT. Joy! Read More >>