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Thing 1: New Google Play edition devices
- Sony Z Ultra Google Play edition announced, available now
- LG announces Google Play edition G Pad 8.3
- LG G Pad 8.3 Google Play edition unboxing and hands-on
- Sony Z Ultra Google Play edition unboxing and hands-on
- Stock Android 'Gallery' app is no more on the new Google Play edition devices
Thing 2: Google updates all the things
- In pictures: The white Nexus 7
- Nexus OTA updates to Android 4.4.2 are pushing out now
- Google announces new apps, local content streaming for Chromecast
- Chromecast now works with Google Play Music, Movies & TV from the web
- Hangouts update hopes to fix MMS issues
- Android Device Manager app launches on Google Play
- Google Play Books updated, brings performance tweaks and uploading from your phone or tablet
- Google Translate updated with nine new languages
- Want snow on your Google+ photos? Just shake your phone
- Gmail update adds vacation auto responder, expands file attachment capabilities
- Gmail will automatically show images in e-mails
Other odds and ends
- Pebble update v1.14 adds Do Not Disturb, alarm improvements
- Cover lock screen replacement launches in the Play Store, still carries 'beta' tag
- CTIA, FCC come to agreement on cellphone unlocking terms
- 'Instagram Direct' private messaging is now official
- Sonic the Hedgehog 2 now available on Google Play
- Plants vs. Zombies 2 updated with 'loads of cool stuff'
- Moto G's U.S. debut delayed by winter weather
- A sneak peek at #CESlive!
- Sprint to sell new tri-band Galaxy S4 in the coming weeks
- Google Glass as a music player: Sounds pretty good, but it's also tough on battery
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