LG announced its exit from the mobile phone market earlier this week. It wasn’t a sudden move since the mobile division of the Southern Korean company had been producing losses for some time. The reduction of LG from the smart phone market was a sad time for at least some faithful customers. On this week’s event of Orbital, the Gadgets 360 podcast, the discussion revolves around the exit associated with LG from the smartphone marketplace. Counterpoint associate director Tarun Pathak joins host Akhil Arora and Gadgets 360 reviews editor Jamshed Avari to talk about what made LG quit the market and why we all saw it coming.
During its time, LG managed to bring some very exciting phones to the market. These include the LG G Flex , which a new self healing back , LG G8X ThinQ using a detachable dual screen , and the recently launched LG ELECTRONICS Wing using a rotating display . The company also displayed its rollable smartphone idea at CES 2021 that wowed even its experts, and the media. However , individuals innovations didn’t help the organization gain against the likes associated with Apple and Samsung . LG also failed to make use of webOS , or its partnership with Intel that will was announced in 2016 to embrace 10-nanometre ARM chips.
The second half of this week’s Orbital episode revolves around the new co-op RPG shooter game Outriders — out now on PC , PS4 , PS5 , Xbox One , and Xbox Series S / X — from People Can Travel , the makers of Gears of War: Judgment plus Bulletstorm .
Gadgets 360 chief sub-editor and gaming enthusiast Shayak Majumder joins host Akhil to talk about the good as well as the bad of Outriders. The game has struggled with stable servers in the week since launch, and there are some issues with the cross-platform play function as well. We talk about the four character classes on offer in Outriders — Technomancer, Pyromancer, Trickster, and Devastator — and the types of enemies you’ll face in the game. Outriders feels like an amalgamation associated with other beloved games sometimes, but it also has some good ideas of its own in the gameplay department.
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