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Sony Z Ultra Google Play edition bugs hindering usage

Google quietly released some new Google Play edition devices last week. These included the first GPe tablet, the LG G Pad 8.3 and the Sony Z Ultra, which is a phablet with a 6.4-inch display. While the Sony Z Ultra was available for purchase immediately, it now appears the handset has begun shipping with some rather surprising bugs. These touch on security and the ability to uninstall apps.

Samsung Galaxy S4 Google Play edition getting JWR66Y security update

The Google Play edition HTC One began receiving the JWR66Y security update earlier in the week. As of today that same JWR66Y security update has begun rolling out for the other Google Play edition handset -- the Galaxy S 4. While this update is small and focusing on security, this all builds upon the earlier Android 4.3 release which began rolling out for both handsets in the beginning of August.

LG has “no plans” for a Google Play edition G2

This afternoon in New York City the folks from LG finally announced and revealed their all-new and impressive looking flagship smartphone to take on the Moto X, Galaxy S4, and more. That being the new 5.2-inch LG G2. It's powered by Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean, and there's no word when 4.3 will arrive, so our first thought was if they'd also offer a Google Play edition smartphone.
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