LG Touts 'True HD IPS' Display
LG today said that the display of the recently announced LG Optimus LTE uses a new display technology called True HD IPS (in-plane switching). As noted in the original announcement, the display measures 4.5 inches across the diagonal and includes 1280 x 720 pixels in a 16:9 ratio. The pixel density comes out to 329 pixels per inch, which is a hair higher than the iPhone 4S's Retina Display. LG also says that this new True HD IPS display is capable of producing the most natural skin tones, and the display's Mobile HD Graphic Engine helps adjust color on the fly. The display was developed in conjunction with LG Display.
Skype for iPhone Gains Group Audio
Skype today updated its application for the iPhone. Skype 5.4 adds one core feature: the ability to host group calls.
Microsoft Adds More Features to Skype for iPhone
Microsoft's Skype team today announced yet another update to its mobile application for the iPhone. Skype version 5.2 adds several new features, including new support for voice messages, which are automatically added to text conversations.
FreedomPop Intros Free Service Plan for iPhones
FreedomPop today announced new support for the Apple iPhone along with a free service plan. FreedomPop is selling the Phone 5 (refurbished) for $349 directly from its web site.
Sprint Expands Framily Wall to iPhone Customers
Sprint today said its iPhone customers now have access to the Sprint Framily Wall product. Sprint customers can use the Framily Wall to hold single and group chats, share videos and pictures, and collaborate through calendars.
LG Display Shows Off 5.5-Inch Quad HD Screen
LG Display today announced that its 5.5-inch quad HD display is ready for the company's "forthcoming flagship smartphone," which it says will be released during the first half of the year. LG has scheduled a global press event on May 27, which is when it is expected to reveal the G3 smartphone.