Stepping Away from Phone Manufacturing and Sales Enables Company to Focus on Growth Sectors Including EVs, IoT and B2B Solutions SEOUL, April 5, 2021 — LG Electronics Inc. (LG) announced that it is cl
There’s a petition asking LG to open source their work:
It’s important because sooner or later LG phones will loose support from LG (as LG is completely shutting down mobile branch of their corp), so for everyone good it will be better if LG open source their phones in both - hardware and software matters. That will mean:
This is probably impossible because a lot of the code is probably licensed from other companies so they couldn’t open source it without negotiating a new license from those companies, and they likely aren’t jntered in open source.
When has a change.org ever worked?
Like they said, it probably has other licenses that doesn’t allow them to open source.
Meh, every phone is the same thing anyway.
I wouldn’t say the same about LG. They had interesting experimental things going on, such as their dual-screen Wing, the eventually unreleased Rollable and the modular G5. Sadly that wasn’t apparently enough for competition.
Wing and Rollable look like stupid gimmicks. I didn’t know about G5, I wish it sold better.
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This is crazy, most people I know recognize lg because of their phones, and they had some pretty cool phones like @QuentinCallaghan@lemmy.ml said.
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