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When you're buying a TV, you have to satisfy a bunch of different criteria. Price, size, features, picture quality — all these matter in a different way to different people. You usually have to make some compromises, too, and you'll usually end up picking something around the middle of the pack. Enter the LG LF6300 — it's not an Ultra HD or super-luxe OLED TV, but is still LG's best 1080p LED TV for the year of 2015.

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Although they haven't officially been announced for the Australian market — that's still a few days away — you can already buy LG's new Ultra HD WebOS TVs in JB Hi-Fi and other electronics stores across the country. The 55-inch 4K 55UB850T is surprisingly affordable, too.

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Remember WebOS? That dinky little operating system seemingly abandoned by its parent, HP during a mid-life tech company-style crisis? After HP started to recover from its slight brain explosion, it open-sourced the WebOS platform, and now the first untethered alpha version of the software has been spotted on one of the best tablets around: the Nexus 7.

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After purchasing Palm, putting webOS on smartphones and tablets, and then giving up, it seems that HP has finally decided it needs to offer a smartphone. Pressured on the point in an interview with Fox Business, HP's CEO Meg Whitman said that the company "ultimately has to offer a smartphone." But when, where, how, and what are still up in the air.

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Jon Rubinstein, the former Apple exec, godfather of webOS and CEO of Palm, has left HP, reports AllThingsD. The move isn't too surprising as the writing has been on the wall since he left HP's Palm unit last summer to move to a lesser role at HP's Personal Systems Group.