Latest LG smart home news

LG ThinQ: Everything you need to know about LG's smart platform
LG ThinQ: Everything you need to know about LG's smart platform By Rik Henderson

Last year, LG announced DeepThinQ, its own artificial intelligence technology to be employed in smart, connected home appliances.A year later, during CES 2018, it launched an all-new range of products under the name LG ThinQ. This trend is set to continue... Read more

LG has its own Google Assistant smart display speaker in the LG ThinQ WK9
LG has its own Google Assistant smart display speaker in the LG ThinQ WK9 By Rik Henderson

Although it announced plenty of products and an entirely new connected appliance and product line-up in its ThinQ AI range, LG was strangely quiet about the LG ThinQ WK9 during CES 2018. Indeed, it has appeared on its US product website without much of... Read more

LG InstaView ThinQ fridge has 29-inch display, Alexa and tops smart kitchen appliance line-up
LG InstaView ThinQ fridge has 29-inch display, Alexa and tops smart kitchen appliance line-up By Rik Henderson

After announcing its new ThinQ range prior to CES 2018, LG has revealed some of the smart kitchen appliances that will feature AI and other smart, connected features.There are ovens and a dishwasher, but the highlight is undoubtedly this year's Instaview... Read more

You can now control LG smart home appliances using Google Home
You can now control LG smart home appliances using Google Home By Max Langridge

LG has announced that its Signature range of home appliances can now be controlled using Google Assistant and Google Home. Appliances include a washing machine and dryer, refrigerator, the Signature oven range, air purifier, robotic vacuum cleaner and... Read more

LG's Hub Robot will be your home's new best friend
LG's Hub Robot will be your home's new best friend By Max Langridge

LG already produces a mass of connected devices, from refrigerators to washing machines, but now it's created the Hub Robot to control all of them for you, making your life even easier.The Hub Robot is powered by Amazon Alexa and be used to complete simple... Read more

LG has an Alexa-powered fridge, move over Family Hub
LG has an Alexa-powered fridge, move over Family Hub By Rik Henderson

LG has unveiled its own version of the Family Hub fridge.The LG Smart Instaview Refrigerator has a webOS-powered 29-inch Full HD touch panel in the right-hand door, which offers all manner of apps and gestures to leave notes, see what's inside the appliance... Read more

LG CES 2017 plans revealed: Smart Home appliances to get smarter with deep learning
LG CES 2017 plans revealed: Smart Home appliances to get smarter with deep learning By Rik Henderson

LG is set to unveil a range of smart home appliances during CES 2017 that adopt deep learning technology to make them smarter than ever before.During the January consumer electronics show in Las Vegas, the company will debut a new robot vacuum cleaner,... Read more

Stunning Spider-Man style skyscraper climb using LG vacuum cleaner suction alone
Stunning Spider-Man style skyscraper climb using LG vacuum cleaner suction alone By Luke Edwards

If you thought vacuum cleaners were boring, think again. LG has strapped two of its cordless vacs to the back of extreme climber Blair-Coyle who scaled a glass skyscraper using their suction alone to stay attached.The LG CordZero Sierra vacuum uses lithium-ion... Read more

LG SmartThinQ Hub streams music, shows smarthome notifications and displays reminders
LG SmartThinQ Hub streams music, shows smarthome notifications and displays reminders By Luke Edwards

LG has announced its newest smart home device before showing it off at CES 2016, meet the SmartThinQ Hub.The LG SmartThinQ Hub looks a lot like a metallic speaker. It is this, and can stream music over Wi-Fi from radio stations, or anything else via a... Read more

LG RoboSense CordZero will stalk you like a creepy vacuum cleaner
LG RoboSense CordZero will stalk you like a creepy vacuum cleaner By Britta O'Boyle

LG announced a new vacuum cleaner called CordZero at its annual InnoFest conference, which took place this year in Lisbon, Portugal.The CordZero is a cordless canister vacuum cleaner that is not only power cord free, as the name would suggest, but it... Read more

Could LG's new smarthome strategy bring about a unified platform for the Internet of Things?
Could LG's new smarthome strategy bring about a unified platform for the Internet of Things? By Britta O'Boyle

One of the problems with the smarthome sector at present is that everybody seems to be doing their own thing. There is no unified platform that ensures products from different manufacturers all work together. However, LG is making strides to bring something... Read more

Struggling to stay on top of the laundry? LG Twin Wash System comes with two drums to ease the load
Struggling to stay on top of the laundry? LG Twin Wash System comes with two drums to ease the load By Stuart Miles

According to LG, today's laundry is really a complicated game of chess. This tough battlefield, which isn't just about "colours vs whites" is so hard that it has forced the company to launch a new twin washing machine at CES in Las Vegas to combat this... Read more

LG announces Smart Bulb compatible with iOS and Android
LG announces Smart Bulb compatible with iOS and Android By Jake Smith

LG has announced its new Smart Bulb product on Sunday, a set of lightbulbs that connect to iOS and Android devices for a different way to light your home.The Smart Bulb features "LG Smart Lighting" that has a security mode to make it appear like you're... Read more

LG's new washing machines use NFC to offer more programmes via smartphone
LG's new washing machines use NFC to offer more programmes via smartphone By Britta O'Boyle

LG has announced a new range of washing machines during its InnoFest 2014 event in Venice, featuring NFC for downloading extra programmes.Washing machines might not be something we cover regularly on Pocket-lint but as they become smarter and offer more... Read more

Rogue smart fridge deals out spam, the email kind
Rogue smart fridge deals out spam, the email kind By Luke Edwards

In a world first, a fridge has been found as part of a spam email cyber attack. But it's not alone as smart TVs and media players were involved in sending over 750,000 spam emails between 23 December and 6 January.Security firm Proofpoint uncovered the... Read more

LG launches HomeChat service allowing you to text your appliances
LG launches HomeChat service allowing you to text your appliances By Britta O'Boyle

LG has announced HomeChat during its CES 2014 press conference, a service that will let you communicate with its latest appliances using messages.Users will be able to control, monitor and share content with the 2014 range of LG home appliances using... Read more

LG Holly Fulton customisable washing machine tells your smartphone when it's feeling poorly
LG Holly Fulton customisable washing machine tells your smartphone when it's feeling poorly By Britta O'Boyle

LG has collaborated with fashion designer Holly Fulton to create a customisable washing machine, in celebration of London Fashion Week.Perhaps slightly different from what we normally cover here, but we thought it was worth a mention as there are only... Read more

LG 6 Motion washing machine now available with limited edition Giles Deacon design
LG 6 Motion washing machine now available with limited edition Giles Deacon design By Danny Brogan

An LG washing machine emblazoned with a limited-edition Giles Deacon design has gone on sale.The flowery print has been plastered on LG’s 6 Motion washing machine and is available for the tidy sum of £1,199.99. LG is an official sponsor of London Fashion... Read more

LG 11kg F1443KD Direct Drive washing machine launches
LG 11kg F1443KD Direct Drive washing machine launches By Chris Hall

LG might not be the first brand you associate with laundry, but with an impressive range of innovative releases over the last few years, they are seriously vying for space in your home. The F1443KD washing machine will handle an 11kg wash with a 78-litre... Read more

LG launches 9kg Steam Direct Drive washing machine
LG launches 9kg Steam Direct Drive washing machine By Chris Hall

You know the scenario – you wake up face down on your mate’s sofa after a heavy night and you stink. Luckily, said mate has an LG Steam Direct Drive washing machine. You jump in the shower, yesterday’s clothes jump in the washing machine on Refresh;... Read more

LG take fridge high-def
LG take fridge high-def By Stuart Miles

LG keen to give you high-def quality TV wherever you are has taken this remit perhaps a little too far with the inclusion of a high-def TV in one of its fridges. In what is claimed as a world's first, the double door American refrigerator, will feature... Read more

First LG Vacuum launched
First LG Vacuum launched By Ryan Haynes

Vacuum cleaners used to be simple, now LG has unveiled its World first dust sucker, but it's nothing ordinary. It's Compressor Vacuum Cleaner uses a dust compression system designed to collect four times as much dust as comparable cleaners. The vacuum... Read more

LG unveils Home Bar Side-by-Side fridge
LG unveils Home Bar Side-by-Side fridge By Amber Maitland

LG has launched a new fridge in the UK that has more in common with the large ones from the US. The LG Home Bar Side-by-Side refrigerator is designed with home entertainment in mind, as it makes cooling and mixing drinks easy with a separate inset “mini... Read more

LG launches new fridge with built-in TV
LG launches new fridge with built-in TV By Stuart Miles

Football fans getting ready for the World Cup this summer might want to order the new SXS TV Side by Side refrigerator from LG. Coming with a built-in television the SXS Titanium TV Side-by-Side refrigerator has an integrated touch screen 15-inch remote-controlled... Read more

LG launch talking vacuum cleaner
LG launch talking vacuum cleaner By Stuart Miles

LG electronics has launched a new talking vacuum cleaner that aims to give Dyson a run for its money. Launched at the Science Museum on Tuesday evening the £200 model will become the flagship model of the LG Cyking range, which was originally launched... Read more