Key Devices Vanish From Google Play Store

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Today Google started some spring cleaning on its storefront for Android apps, games, and mobile devices known as the Google Play Store by removing some key devices from the inventory. Last month we reported that multiple Google Play Edition smartphones and the LG G Pad 8.3 GPe tablet all went out of stock, but now […]

Galaxy S5 Google Play Edition Teased by Google

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Back in February the Samsung Galaxy S5 was officially announced, and later went on sale during the first few weeks of April. Since then consumers and Nexus fans have been waiting for a Google Play Edition variant to become available, and now Google is teasing the device themselves. Last year at Google’s annual developer event […]

Android 4.4.4 KitKat Update Arrives for Google Play Edition Devices

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Last week Google surprised many by releasing a brand new update to Android just days before its annual Google I/O developer conference that has been going on all day today. Android 4.4.4 KitKat arrived Friday for some Nexus users, and has been hitting devices all week, however, they aren’t the only ones. This morning Google […]

Nexus 8 Rumors Continue as Google Play Edition Devices Disappear

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With the annual developer event Google I/O inching closer, we’ve continued to hear more and more Nexus 8 reports and rumors, along with talks of it replacing the Nexus 7 on the Google Play Store. While nothing is official just yet, rumors continue to emerge and now we’re seeing Google start to clear room for […]

Android 4.4.3 KitKat Update: Massive Roll Out Underway

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The past few weeks have been filled with rumors and reports that an update to Android 4.4.3 KitKat was coming soon from Google to Nexus devices. Earlier this week details surfaced that the Nexus 7 and Nexus 5 could receive it first, but today we’ve learned an entire slew of devices are getting it starting […]

Samsung Galaxy S5 Google Play Edition Release Imminent

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After months of waiting the Samsung Galaxy S5 is finally here, but there are still multiple questions that need to be answered. One of which being whether or not a Google Play Edition Galaxy S5 will be released. Last year Google and Samsung surprised many Android users and enthusiasts by releasing a Galaxy S4 Google […]

Galaxy S5 Developer Edition Heads to Verizon, Google Play Edition MIA

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After months of waiting the brand new Samsung Galaxy S5 is officially here and readily available around the globe, and in retail stores throughout the United States. The new Samsung Galaxy S5 is an impressive smartphone offering tons of improvements over the original. It’s water resistant, has better security with a fingerprint scanner, health and […]

HTC One M8 Google Play Edition Hands-on: Here’s What’s Different

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If you’re not an Android enthusiast you may be asking yourself what a “Google Play Edition” smartphone is, and below we’ll explain everything while showing off the latest HTC One M8 getting the Google treatment. Last year at Google’s annual developer event the company announced a brand new option for smartphone buyers looking for the […]

HTC One (M8) Google Play Edition Ships April 15, Galaxy S5 MIA

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The all new HTC One (M8) is now official and readily available, however those who love the smartphone but want a stock Android 4.4 KitKat experience, Google has you covered. As expected Google and HTC announced the all new HTC One (M8) will be available in a Google Play Edition. Offering the same smartphone and […]

Why the New HTC One Google Play Edition is Worth Waiting For

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Last year Google finally delivered something many Android enthusiasts and smartphone fans have been waiting for, and that was flagship smartphones running stock Android. It started with the Google Play Edition Galaxy S4 running stock vanilla Android as Google designs it, rather than completely changed and customized by Samsung with its own TouchWiz user interface. […]

Why the Galaxy S5 Google Play Edition is Worth Waiting For

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Last year Google shocked many smartphone buyers and fans when they announced the all-new Samsung Galaxy S4 “Google Edition” running stock Android 4.2 Jelly Bean. No changes to the interface, no Samsung TouchWiz, just stock Android the way Google intended it to be. Will they do the same with the Galaxy S5? The debate on […]

Moto G vs Google Edition Moto G: 5 Things to Consider

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When Motorola announced and released the Moto G late last year it was met with plenty of excitement. Mainly for the simple fact that users will be getting an excellent smartphone experience, all running nearly stock Android, for a great price. Fast forward to this week and Google’s now released a Moto G Google Play […]

Moto G Google Play Edition Delivers Pure Android for $179

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Last year Motorola announced and released the first truly capable budget friendly smartphone we’ve seen in a while with the Moto G, and now it’s available right from Google. The Moto G is Motorola’s new smartphone for emerging markets and wallet-friendly shoppers, offering a very well rounded smartphone for $179 without a contract. First launched […]

LG G Pad 8.3 vs Nexus 7 (2013)

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The Google Nexus 7 is arguably one of the best Android tablets available today, and is a staple in the Android tablet market, but today Google announced some serious competition. Instead of a new Nexus 10 2, or a Nexus 8, we have an LG G Pad 8.3 Google Play Edition. After a few reports […]

LG G Pad 8.3 Google Play Edition Arrives to Challenge Nexus 7

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This morning we reported on some exciting news that Google was preparing to offer Google Edition tablets on the Play Store running stock Android, just like they did earlier this year with the Galaxy S4 and HTC One, and it’s now official. LG and Google just announced the LG G Pad 8.3-inch flagship tablet as […]

Nexus 8 Revealed as Google Play Edition LG Tablet

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Following a successful launch of the Nexus 7 this year, many were expecting Google to follow suit and deliver a new Nexus 10 2 tablet for the holiday season. We’ve been following reports and rumors of a new Nexus 10, or possibly even a Nexus 8, but today the latter portion has been debunked, and […]

With No G2 Google Play Edition, LG Emerges Confident in Its Custom UI

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Often overshadowed by larger rivals such as Samsung, HTC, and Motorola, Android smartphone-maker LG had announced that its latest and most recently announced G2 flagship smartphone won’t be coming in a Google Play variant. This is something of a surprising move as Google Play variants of the popular HTC One and Samsung Galaxy S4 have […]

HTC One: Turn Any HTC One into a HTC One Nexus (Google Edition)

AT&T HTC One owners and those with a GSM HTC One can install the HTC One Google Play Edition of Android, including an update to Android 4.2.2.

The HTC One Nexus, or Google Edition, is now up for sale, but HTC hasn’t offered up an official HTC One Google Play Edition ROM for early adopters. Fear not, the smart people over at xda-developers already completed a file that will turn any HTC One, including the AT&T HTC One into a HTC One […]