Something's up: 16 core Android apps have been updated near simultaneously
posted by Chris P. / Oct 30, 2013, 7:13 AM
Of course, it's worth pointing out that within that number of 16 apps, at least Google+ and Hangouts have a plausible explanation. The rest, however, are a good indicator that something is happening. What makes this even more curious, is the fact that these updates have not been pushed to any one device so far – you can see their updated date tags on the Play Store, but you ain't getting an automatic update as per usual.
Unfortunately, speculation hasn't really gotten us anywhere thus far, so this time around we'll let you form your own opinions. In case you're curious, you can see the full list of apps that have been updated right below.
- Google Play Services
- Play Magazines
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Google is the biggest troll ever.
posted on Oct 30, 2013, 7:32 AM 22
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And your roms are dopest roms ever. lol
posted on Oct 30, 2013, 9:04 AM 1
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Smells like KitKat is near. I really do hope that KitKat comes to my slightly old device, after knowing that it will be optimized for legacy devices. Bring it on, Google!!
posted on Oct 30, 2013, 7:33 AM 2
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I did find it interesting that the Google play store silently updated itself on my phone.
posted on Oct 30, 2013, 7:48 AM 1
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Yeah, I found that interesting as well. I was checking a couple of my apps for updates. I pressed the settings button as I usually do. I noticed the "My Apps" gone from the settings. Then somehow I accidentally slid it left and there it was. Amazing, I been trolled.
posted on Oct 30, 2013, 9:23 AM 1
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Maybe the rumour "Google is separating core apps from base layer for faster update" might come true
posted on Oct 30, 2013, 8:14 AM 0
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I wonder if Kitkat would hit tomorrow on Halloween. Candy bar based OS on the biggest candy day of the year
posted on Oct 30, 2013, 9:01 AM 5
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