LG’s long pedigree of television and external display manufacturing goes back more than 50 years. In the 1960s, shortly after the company’s birth, LG (then GoldStar) began to manufacture Korea’s first home-grown, tube-based televisions.
The word "app" is short for "application." It's a piece of software that enables you to do a specific thing, such as check the weather, compose music or play a game. In the recent past, if you needed to create a document, you launched Microsoft Word. If you needed to crop a photo, you launched Photoshop, and so on.
Meet the Class of 2012. We’ve organized some 160 television models by manufacturer. Within each brand, we’ve separated the sets according to display technology and whether they have the smarts to connect to a home network and the Internet.
The yawn heard round the world that greeted the introduction of 3D TV at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show was mainly due to a perceived dearth of compelling content. “It’s the software, stupid,” was the major refrain. But as it now turns out, the content problem could be well on its way to being solved. And we don't just mean ESPN and Discovery announcing 3D channels.