Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 7th Aug 2013 16:24 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless

After Samsung announced the Galaxy S4, its futuristic slab of a smartphone, it was only a matter of time until LG countered. Today, at a jazz hall in New York City, LG dealt its hand in the form of the new G2, and not surprisingly it's a lot like the other phone shipping from Korea this year.

It has its power and volume buttons on the back. I'm pretty sure that's a comfortable location - but boy it looks terrible. Like Samsung, LG also slaps an absolutely horrible skin on top of Android, further adding to the dreadfulness of the G2. Yet another reason this is essentially an S4 with the buttons on its back.

I guess I'm not the target customer for this stuff. I wonder if any of us here are.

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orfanum
Member since:
2006-06-02

From Samsung being singled out and enjoined to "stay classy" in regard to a practice common to the industry to this utter & simplistic dismissiveness over this latest LG phone, I am beginning to think you didn't chew your kimchi properly once, Thom, and have somehow remained in the rut of Koreanophobic trauma as a result.

You need to go up the mountain, mate, and return with a tad more objectivity.

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orfanum Member since:
2006-06-02

Thom, it may not be related (God forbid that it should be) but can you rationally explain why my status as a trusted user has seemingly evaporated within minutes of the above remark?

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ricegf Member since:
2007-04-25

I dunno, maybe your calling him "Koreanophobic" damaged his trust in you? It would me.

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broken_symlink Member since:
2005-07-06

I am also personally starting to get tired of Thom's snarkyness as well. I feel like he has lost some of his objectivity. I dont come here to read his opinions, I come here for the news.

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sandyman Member since:
2011-11-25

"I am also personally starting to get tired of Thom's snarkyness as well. I feel like he has lost some of his objectivity. I dont come here to read his opinions, I come here for the news."

Well how about spending the time and effort that he does to write some articles

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