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Google Play store drops GPE smartphones for Android Wear

06 August, 2014 | Read the news | Post your comment
Google Play store drops GPE smartphones for Android Wear - read the full textThe Google Play Edition smartphones are out of the Play Store and in their place Google has the Nexus 5, 7 and 10 as well as LG's G Watch and Samsung's Gear Live - both running Android Wear OS. It seems Google is done with the HTC One, Samsung Galaxy S4, Moto G, LG G Pad 8.3 and Sony Xperia...

 

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> In reply to Baby girl @ 2014-08-08 13:51 from PHur - click to readMy play store

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  • 2014-08-12 05:10
  • uZaT

> In reply to zviki @ 2014-08-08 08:53 from MtBK - click to readI wish to get a free account. To download wat apps

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  • 2014-08-08 13:51
  • PHur

GPE devices are not available here in Slovenia too.The Street View we got just last year. Their focus is on the big matkets only.

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  • 2014-08-08 08:53
  • MtBK

> In reply to Katflakes @ 2014-08-06 18:36 from Iswy - click to readThey haven't done it in Hungary either! (The devices part)

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  • 2014-08-06 21:03
  • msu}

It's been a one and a half year, and they still haven't made Play Store available for me. (Latvia) OMG, that's just great!

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  • 2014-08-06 18:36
  • Iswy

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2014-08-06 15:42 from rvMA - click to readPlease don't waste your time here.
Google does perfectly fine without your support.
They can mine your several linked accounts for targeting you and in the end, that is really what they want.

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  • 2014-08-06 17:34
  • 9DEE

Still available here and shipping worldwide: http://www.expansys-usa.com/go...-play-promo/

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  • 2014-08-06 17:22
  • ubY1

Google screw us over where I live, by not providing access to Play Store purchases of these phones, so in turn, I support them as little as possible. I'd wanted a Nexus in the past, but couldn't buy without jumping through hoops.

Therefore, will never pay for any app (rather go without if free apps unsuitable), and not upgrading to paid Drive storage are simply 2 examples.

Even more significant, is the fact I don't opt in to their location services, so am not subject to the results (forced feedback) of their data collection (ie. targeted advertising).

They must remember that 2 can play the same game, and I'm hopeful many more individuals do, if they're sensible enough. Not that Google would even care.

But, I use, and get more benefit out of them, than they ever will from me (by rooting/loading custom ROMs/GAPPS etc, which cannot be done on Apple, Windows).

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  • 2014-08-06 15:42
  • rvMA

But here in the Philippines all GPe devices are still available exclusively at Widget City and I hope it will still be on stock on December 2014.

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  • 2014-08-06 15:16
  • t7ry

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