Is there too much Google in Android 4.4 KitKat?

Discussion in 'Android Forum' started by vicarpity, Jan 10, 2014.

  1. vicarpity

    vicarpity New Member

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    We've got our Nexus 5 and have been pretty impressed by it, but one thing you really notice is just how pervasive Google is in Android 4.4 KitKat: You've got the Google Experience Launcher which, obviously pushes Google to the forefront, there's voice search on every home screen, Google Now moves from a swipe up option to a dedicated home screen, the new dialer includes Google search capabilities and all of your SMSes now go through Google Hangouts.

    Of course, you can change many of these options or simply choose not use them at all, and the Nexus 5 with KitKat IS a Google showcase after all, so perhaps it's all fair enough, but I put the question to you: do you think Google is pushing their presence a little too hard in KitKat?
     
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    I re-read the title of your thread and ask myself, is there too much Microsoft in Windows?:)