I’m not inherently against sharing any of this information with a company, but to share it all with company is a bit much. Google Play services run in the background on every Android device that ships with the Play Store, and this helps Google perform any number of tasks from installing apps remotely to pulling up your location.
LG, HTC, and Samsung devices come with a number of pre-installed apps that you will only find on each company’s devices.
But that’s not the primary security risk you open yourself up to.
The most common way to compromise a device is to install malicious software, typically unsuspectingly.
It became a place for writing documents and storing files.
Google became a way to browse the web and sync every page I visited.
This way, you know you’re getting the parts Google contributes to the Android Open Source Project.