HTC has begun rolling out Android 5.0.1 Lollipop updates to its Google Play Edition smartphones, the HTC One M8 and One M7.
HTC has announced, again, that their original HTC One GPE and newer HTC One (M8) GPE should see the Android 5.0 Lollipop OTA this week. We’ve heard this before, come see what is different this time.
According to HTC’s Mo Versi the One M7 and M8 will see Android 5.0 Lollipop this Friday.
An HTC executive in charge with product management revealed on Twitter that Google Play edition devices would get Lollipop (stock) from early next week.
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, especial...
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.