Google Play Edition Device Count Shrinks

A few weeks ago, a few specific Google Play Edition (GPE) devices went out of stock. It wasn’t known if they would be coming back, but now it appears they are fully discontinued. The devices in question were the 2013 HTC One, the LG G Pad 8.3, and the Sony Z Ultra. All of these devices were released

Some Google Play Edition Devices Are Out Of Stock

Last year, Google began to release special Google Play Edition versions of both select phones and tablets. The advantage of these devices is that they give users stock Android on hardware you might have to root to get it otherwise. Of course, there isn’t as much demand for these devices, since most of them cost north of

Sony Z Ultra Google Play edition ROM ported to the Xperia Z1

Once the Xperia Z Ultra got Google’s blessings to become a Google Play edition (GPe) device, it was only a matter of time before someone would port over the stock Android ROM from the device to those running on Sony’s customized version of Android. However, instead of a port for the standard variant of the