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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...

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With its crisp display, stealthy black color scheme, and the reassuring hardness of aluminum, the G Pad 8.3 GPe is certainly a good looking device. And its innards are nothing to scoff at. But at $350, the tablet is no impulse buy for most of us, especially considering the competitors out there going for the same or a smaller price. Is it worth it?

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This week in your world of Android: Google rolled out Android 4.4.2, Qualcomm announced its first 64-bit chip, news of Nokia’s Android phone leaked, two new Google Play edition devices launched, the Nexus 5 received a design tweak, a privacy watchdog grilled Google over the removal of App Ops, and new apps gained Chromecast support.