Bloatware

09.15.15
Apple will (eventually) let you remove some of its iOS apps
09.15.15

Apple will (eventually) let you remove some of its iOS apps

If it bugs you that Apple includes a ton of iOS apps that you can't remove, good news: you may get to yank some of them soon.

By J. Fingas,   09.15.15
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08.12.15
Lenovo PCs installed custom software even if you wiped them (updated)
08.12.15

Lenovo PCs installed custom software even if you wiped them (updated)

Until a patch arrived, some of Lenovo's recent PCs would install update software on every boot -- even if you wiped the system clean.

By J. Fingas,   08.12.15
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07.31.15
You can delete Samsung's phone bloatware in China
07.31.15

You can delete Samsung's phone bloatware in China

Samsung responds to a Chinese lawsuit by pushing updates that let you delete Android phone bloatware.

By J. Fingas,   07.31.15
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05.07.15
Lyft's deal with Verizon gives drivers a break on phone service
05.07.15

Lyft's deal with Verizon gives drivers a break on phone service

Lyft isn't going to let Uber's partnership with AT&T go unanswered. The ridesharing outlet has...

By J. Fingas,   05.07.15
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03.23.15
Daily Roundup: HTC One M9 review, removing Galaxy S6 bloatware and more!
03.23.15

Daily Roundup: HTC One M9 review, removing Galaxy S6 bloatware and more!

In today's Daily Roundup, we review the HTC One M9, learn how Samsung will let you remove bloatwar...

By D. Schumaker,   03.23.15
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03.23.15
The Galaxy S6 lets you remove most apps (including Samsung's)
03.23.15

The Galaxy S6 lets you remove most apps (including Samsung's)

It's no secret that Samsung scaled back on bloatware with the Galaxy S6, reducing the clutter and...

By J. Fingas,   03.23.15
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03.17.15
Windows 10 takes up less space and lets you easily kill bloatware
03.17.15

Windows 10 takes up less space and lets you easily kill bloatware

Microsoft is finally fixing a few of the most hated things about Windows. In a blog post, the soft...

By S. Dent,   03.17.15
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03.06.15
Popular torrent client can steal your CPU cycles to mine bitcoins
03.06.15

Popular torrent client can steal your CPU cycles to mine bitcoins

If you recently installed or updated uTorrent on your PC, you may have have picked up an unwanted...

By S. Dent,   03.06.15
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03.06.15
Oracle's now dumping Java crapware bundles on your Mac, too
03.06.15

Oracle's now dumping Java crapware bundles on your Mac, too

Since megayachts aren't going to buy themselves, Larry Ellison's Oracle has been picking up extra...

By S. Dent,   03.06.15
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