Crapware

09.06.12
Verizon adding suite of Amazon apps to all new Android devices
09.06.12

Verizon adding suite of Amazon apps to all new Android devices

Most US carriers have been pulling back on the sheer number of pre-installed apps thrown onto the...

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05.29.11
Skype taken to task by angry users over claimed crapware payload (update: disabled for now)
05.29.11

Skype taken to task by angry users over claimed crapware payload (update: disabled for now)

The Skype forums are a hive of panic and abuzz with accusations that either the company is bundli...

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10.11.10
Samsung X430 headed for Microsoft Stores with a crapware-free copy of Windows
10.11.10

Samsung X430 headed for Microsoft Stores with a crapware-free copy of Windows

We just got a quick look at a previously Korea-bound Samsung X430 laptop that Microsoft has tapped...

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09.12.10
Entelligence: Will carriers destroy the Android vision?
09.12.10

Entelligence: Will carriers destroy the Android vision?

Entelligence is a column by technology strategist and author Michael Gartenberg, a man whose desire...

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03.21.08
Sony hates you, offers $50 "Fresh Start" option to build your laptop crapware-free
03.21.08

Sony hates you, offers $50 "Fresh Start" option to build your laptop crapware-free

Sony has quite the history of crippling excellent, beautiful hardware with horrible, useless softwa...

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