Mystery Google Settings App to Appear on your Devices Soon

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  • 27 Feb 2013
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  • Google has started pushing a silent update to the Google Play Services app, in order to support the new Google+ sign in initiative. That update also brings to Android devices a new application dubbed Google Settings.

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    The app has started adding itself to various Android devices without warning. The app doesn’t do much, except provide shortcuts to settings pages of Google apps like Maps, Google+ and Search. It also shows a list of apps you are connected to via the new Google+ Sign in System. In case you haven’t heard of this, it’s a simple login system for websites and mobile apps that brings together your social profile info.

    You won’t see this app in the Play Store, it just adds itself via a Google Play update. So, basically we’re dealing with a shortcut app, one that only takes more room on the screen. What’s next for Google+ integration? Merging your accounts into one?

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    SOURCE: Android Central
    VIA: The Verge
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