LG’s latest OLED, QNED TVs feature new, improved technologies

New and improved processor and other tech features




LG Electronics Singapore announced the expansion of its 2022 OLED and QNED TVs, expanding its existing lineup.

The TVs will come with new and improved features, as well as optimization for gaming and a wider range of screen sizes up to 97 inches for the G2 Series.

All 2022 LG OLED and QNED TVs are now available through LG official brand stores in KrisShop, Lazada, and Shopee, as well as the following authorized retailers and distributors:

  • Audio House
  • Best Denki
  • Gain City
  • Gian Supermarket
  • Goh Joo Hin
  • Harvey Norman
  • Hao Mart
  • Mega Discount Store
  • Mustafa
  • NTUC FairPrice
  • Parisilk

Everything made better

The highlight of the new TVs is the LG a9 Gen 5 Intelligent Processor, available on the OLED G2, C2, and Z2 series models.

The a9 Gen 5 boasts Dynamic Tone-mapping Pro and AI Sound Pro for both vivid and detailed image with virtual surround sound.

Both OLED and OQED TVs will also become the first to adopt Dolby Vision IQ with Precision Detail.

The LG OLED evo technology, meanwhile, is built into the 2022 G2 and C2 series models, and offers brightness, clarity, and detail with its Brightness Booster.

Much-improved QNED TVs

When it comes to the new QNED TVs, latest features from LG are also included, such as:

  • exclusive Quantum Dot NanoCell technology
  • Intertek-certified for 100 percent volume and consistency and better picture quality
  • LG Precision Dimming Technology

New personalization options

The TVs are also equipped with webOS 22, the newest version of LG’s innovative Smart TV platform.

This allows users new personalization options, such as:

  • Customizable user profiles for users to tailor their viewing experience with preferred channels, apps, content services, and more
  • NFC Magic Tap via LG ThinQ
  • Room to Room Share for content mirroring via Wi-Fi
  • Always Ready, which turns an LG TV into a media display

Optimized for gaming

Lastly, the 2022 OLED and QNED TVs also boast a handful of specific features that make PC and console gaming seamless.

Among the features to make the gaming experience even better are:

  • 0.1 millisecond response time (GtG)
  • Low input lag
  • Up to four HDMI ports supporting multiple HMDI 2.1 features, such as auto low latency mode (ALLM) and enhanced audio return channel (eARC)
  • Cloud gaming via built-in support for Google Stadia and GeForce NOW
  • Game Optimizer menu
  • Dark Room Mode


Going cashless? GCash now accepted in Europe

United Kingdom, France, Germany, and Italy



Thinking of going cashless on you next trip to Europe? GCash can offer just that, as the mobile wallet app is now accepted in the United Kingdom, France, Germany, and Italy.

The cross-border payment service is part of the e-wallet’s strengthened partnership with Alipay+, offering users a seamless and secure payment experience without the need for money changers and carrying to much actual cash on your pockets.

Among the popular merchants that will be accepting GCash from now on are:

  • Harrods
  • Liberty London
  • Harvey Nichols
  • Printemps
  • Müller
  • dm-drogerie markt
  • itTaxi
  • IVS Group

To pay using GCash at these establishments, travelers will simply have to look for the Alipay+ logo at the checkout.

Open the GCash app, select the QR or PayQR button, scan the merchant’s QR code, or tap “Pay Abroad with Alipay+” to have a generated QR.

Finally, check the amount, and tap Pay to see the receipt.

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Final Fantasy VII Rebirth coming early 2024

Second of the Remake trilogy



Final Fantasy VII Rebirth

Square Enix has released a new trailer for Final Fantasy VII Rebirth to excite gamers even more for its 2024 release in Asia on PlayStation 5.

The Summer Game Fest 2023 trailer previewed the title’s gameplay. It also showed story elements and its expansive world that players can look forward to experiencing starting in “early 2024.”

Thanks to Square Enix’s previous easter eggs, it can be expected that there will be new characters with more action outside of Midgar.  This mimics the feeling players of the original game. The world opened up following the events that transpired in Midgar.

The trailer also showcased new combat mechanics. Characters like Yuffie and Red XXIII were seen doing team-up attacks. Our main girls Tifa and Aerith were also shown doing the same.

Though yet to get an exact release date and price, the second entry to the Final Fantasy VII remake project is already anticipated by many. Oh and something that caught people’s eyes — the end of the trailer says Rebirth will have two (2) discs. 

It will continue the story in Final Fantasy VII Remake, which has earned tremendous praise from players and critics globally.

The first of the remake trilogy garnered more than 20 perfect scores. It also became the highest-selling digital release on PlayStation in Square Enix’s history.

Watch the trailer.

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Prince of Persia: The Lost Crown announced

A fresh take on a legendary franchise



Prince of Persia: The Lost Crown

Ubisoft has announced Prince of Persia: The Lost Crown, a new action-adventure title to be released on January 18, 2024. It will be available on the Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One. It will also be on Windows via Ubisoft and Epic Games.

The brand-new adventure which is a fresh take on the legendary franchise. It was announced at Ubisoft’s Summer Game Fest live showcase.

It will feature Sargon, a young gifted warrior who is part of an elite group called The Immortals.

The group is tasked to rescue Prince Ghassan, and they will explore Mount Qaf. It is a cursed and hostile place that was once wondrous. It is here where Sargon and the rest discover a treacherous foe they must defeat to restore balance in the world.

Well-represented culture

Prince of Persia: The Lost Crown

Prince of Persia: The Lost Crown lets players explore a Persian mythology-inspired world at their own pace. This includes everything from the Citadel of Knowledge to the Hyrcanian Forest.

Along the way, players will acquire time powers to unlock unique abilities for combat. Sargon will then delve deeper into Mount Qaf to solve puzzles, uncover secrets, and complete side quests.

The game also highlights original soundtrack created by Iranian-born composer Mentrix, who mixes traditional with modern to guide players from one environment to another.

Prince of Persia: The Lost Crown is one of Ubisoft’s upcoming titles that will be previewed during its Ubisoft Forward conference on June 13.

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