Although they seem to have lost some of their free commercial apps (not sure what happened there), LG continues to update/release new OEM apps, something we've always appreciated from them.
Their augmented reality app ScanSearch (see Metro Scanner too), which allows you to scan movie posters, CDs, books, barcodes or search for coffee, stores, etc. has received a bump to v1.4. No changelog is noted but it seems a little bit quicker to us and we've always been impressed by this app.
The other addition in LGHangul, which is a text entry tool for Korean characters, allowing users to enter text in Korean into SMS, email, Bing and Google search--something we think will make a lot of people's lives easier.
Of course both are only for LG phones and can be found under the LG Marketplace on your device.
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The commercial apps were a limited time offer. When LG first offered them, it was announced what the time limit was (60 or 90 days, can't remember) and that time has elapsed.
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