Google has dropped the amount of Google Play Edition devices down to three from five. Until today’s change, Google had the Sony Xperia Z Ultra, LG G Pad 8.3 and HTC One (M7) listed on the Play Store. All three devices were shown as out of inventory for some time before they were removed. It is currently unknown whether or not we will see new Google Play Edition devices, especially with the rumors of Android Silver. Android Silver was expected to replace the Nexus line however, Dave Burke stated that the Nexus line of devices is essential for Google displaying how they…
In this edition of the Friday Debate, we talk about the fine distinction between Google’s own Nexus devices and the devices sold through the Google Play edition program. What do you prefer? If money was no object, what would you buy and why? Is the Nexus line superior to Google Play edition phones? Is the fact that GPE devices were designed with certain software features in mind taking away from their appeal as pure Android devices?
Join us in the discussion, vote in our poll, and sound off in the comments!
Android 4.4.2 KitKat updates for the LG G Pad 8.3 and HTC One Google Play editions are currently rolling out. Read on for more details!
The Android 4.4 KitKat update for the HTC One Google Play edition is now rolling out. A download link for the OTA zip file is available. Check it out.
HTC and Samsung have published the kernel source code and framework support files for the HTC One GPe and Galaxy S4 GPe, respectively. The OTA should be imminent.
Today’s the day that HTC said they hoped to bring Android 4.4 KitKat to the HTC One GPe. So where’s the update? According to HTC, the One GPe’s KitKat code in now in Google’s hands now.
The two Google Play Edition phones are now receiving a security update that first hit Nexus devices in late August.
The two Google Play Edition phones, which run stock Android, are currently being updated to Android 4.3, a little over a week after the launch of the new version.
The HTC One Google Play Edition is available to buy, and we’re going to show you just how well it performs against the original One, the aluminum handset that invoked a lot of discussion among the Android community. Curious to know more? Read on to find out!
Developer Paul O’Brien released a video demo of his upcoming MoDaCo.SWITCH tool for switching between the stock Android ROM and the Sense ROM on the HTC One.