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LG confirms webOS will power smart TVs by other manufacturers too

12 days ago   |   By Engadget

Long after HP dumped webOS as a platform for Palm smartphones and tablets, LG is still using the tech it snagged in 2013 to run apps and manage voice assistants on new smart TVs. While it continues to maintain an open source edition, LG just confirme...
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LG webOS TV platform is now available for other TV manufacturers

LG webOS TV platform is now available for other TV manufacturers

12 days ago   |   By SlashGear

Despite the popularity of smart TVs, there is currently no clear winner among the handful of smart TV platforms available. Google's Android TV may have the numbers but it doesn't have a wide lead against Samsung's Tizen-based platform, LG's webOS TV, Amazon's Fire TV, and the handful of other custom platforms on the likes of Roku, for example. LG, however,...
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LG will license its webOS software to other TV brands

LG will license its webOS software to other TV brands

12 days ago   |   By The Verge

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LG tonight announced that the company's webOS smart TV platform will soon be found on TVs from other brands. RCA, Ayonz, and Konka are some of the companies that have already signed on. “This has the potential to reshape the TV business for both technology and content providers while significantly growing LG's presence and prominence in the global home entertainment market,” LG said in a press release.
The news comes after LG revealed a significantly overhauled version of webOS at CES in January. On LG's 2021 TVs, the slide-up “blades” interface has been ditched entirely in favor...
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