You thought you’d never hear about this device again, but it’s back in the spotlight, probably for the final time. The Samsung Galaxy S4 Google Play edition was a device that was part of an effort to make smartphones available with stock Android instead of the skin that comes on the regular models. However, the ... Read More »
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We’ve seen the Google Play edition devices disappearing from the Play Store slowly but surely over the last several months. Today the final holdout, the HTC One (M8) Google Play edition, has been giving its pink slip as well.
This hardly comes as a surprise given that, save for the One (M8), the ... Read More »
If you own a Google Play edition device, you’re likely a fan of speedy updates. Owners of the Moto G GPe are about to experience one of those speedy updates, with a new update to Android 5.0.1 Lollipop now rolling out to owners of the device. Android 5.0.1 ... Read More »
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When it comes to updates, Nexus and Google Play edition devices are always expected to get the latest version of Android first. Though Google Play edition devices may be a bit behind Nexus devices, they are both supposed to be up to date within a few weeks of the latest version of Android being pushed ... Read More »
While most of us probably know all about the features of our phones and tablets and know exactly where to look for solutions to problems, not every smartphone or tablet owner is that savvy. That’s why Google today launched it’s newest Android app, dubbed Device Assist.
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Android 5.0 Lollipop is one of the biggest updates for the Android platform in quite some time, with plenty of exciting additions and changes. Thankfully, manufacturers have been quick about updating some of their handsets.
HTC One Google Play edition owners will have to wait just a little bit longer for their taste of sweet, sugary, Lollipop goodness. Originally slated for release early this week, HTC’s VP of Product Management tweeted out today that the company hopes to have the update ready and rolling by this Friday.
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The lineup of Google Play edition devices grew pretty large at one point, featuring phones from many manufacturers and even a tablet. However, the devices are now falling like flies. Recently we were down to only three phones, with the older devices being removed along with the only tablet. But today, that number goes down ... Read More »
Google Play edition devices really are the best of both worlds. Not only do you get the best phones and tablets completely unlocked and contract-free, but you also get stock Android and fast updates with no third-party manufacturer or carrier bloatware attached. The only problem is the price: GPe devices tend to go for top dollar, ... Read More »
The number of Google Play edition devices in the Google Play Store has dropped to just three. The Sony Z Ultra GPe, HTC One (M7) GPe and LG G Pad 8.3 GPe have all vanished from the virtual shelves without warning. Remaining devices are limited to the HTC One (M8) GPe, Samsung Galaxy S 4 GPe ... Read More »