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 »
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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 »
Google Play edition Motorola Moto G owners are getting a treat today in the form of an over the air update to Android 4.4.4.
As far as updates go, Android 4.4.4 is pretty boring. There are no new features or major changes, but it’s important nonetheless, packing in Android 4.4.4 ... Read More »
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Yesterday, Google released all the factory images for Nexus devices for the latest version of Android, 4.4.3. A surprising amount of Nexus devices received support from the get go, which is awesome. But it looks like support is going beyond ... Read More »
More variants of the Samsung Galaxy S5 are coming, but these are two variants in particular we definitely don’t mind having. The Samsung Galaxy S5 Prime and Samsung Galaxy S5 Google Play edition models just received Bluetooth certification, both proving their existence and hinting that they will be coming to the market pretty soon.
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The Sony Xperia Z Ultra is huge, with a 6.4-inch display, but it’s a powerful device. It was top of the line until recently, with the new wave of Snapdragon 801 device. Despite that, it still holds up very well. To add some appeal to the device, Google and Sony have dropped the price of ... Read More »
When HTC announced the all new One (M8), it came along with a Google Play edition at the same time. The devices soon went on sale for all to buy. But when Samsung announced the Galaxy S5, there was no hint of a Google Play edition. The flagship has been on sale for a few ... Read More »
Diggin’ the new HTC One but not a big fan of Sense? Just like last years HTC One (M7), HTC has partnered with Google to release a version of its latest flagship device with stock Android to be sold on Google Play. The HTC One (M8) Google Play edition is official.
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The HTC M8′s official unveiling may still be a couple of weeks out, but luckily for us there have been a number of leaks to help make the wait easier. Today a few more details on HTC’s ... Read More »
When Google took the wraps off of its new Nexus 5 smartphone last year, it also introduced a new launcher that let the user access Google Now with a simple swipe to the right from the home screen. Since then, many Android users have been wondering when Google would make ... Read More »