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bloat

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Redesigning bloat: How Microsoft Office got a makeover

The software giant added scores of designers to create the next version of workhorse productivity suite. The goal: "over-the-shoulder" envy typically reserved for Apple products.

By July 16, 2012

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Andy Hertzfeld blasts Apple over Mac Pro neglect, 'bloated price'

Apple's Web site listed the Mac Pro as new in wake of WWDC keynote, but Hertzfeld says it got just an "inconsequential processor clock bump" and "seems like it's stuck in time in 2010."

By June 12, 2012

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Bose OE2i headphones review: No 'Bose bloat'

You can debate the price, but the iPhone-friendly Bose OE2is are very comfortable everyday-use headphones with a compact frame and balanced, detailed sound.

By December 5, 2011

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Google working to reverse Chrome bloat

This post initially misstated the browser that has grown from 9.0MB with version 1.0 to 26.2MB for version 10.0 on Windows. It's Chrome. Also, the labels on the bar graph were reversed. The horizontal axis is the version of Chrome, while the vertical axis shows the size in megabytes.

By March 22, 2011

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Google working to reverse Chrome bloat

Google has worked hard to keep its browser fast. Now, with Chrome 10.0 nearly triple the size of Chrome 1.0, it's working to make it smaller, too.

By March 22, 2011

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Yahoo apologizes for Windows Phone 7 data bloat

Yahoo says it's sorry for an issue that left some Windows Phone 7 users with larger than usual data use; says a fix is on the way.

By February 1, 2011

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Install iTunes without the bloat

Molly Wood shows you how to customize your iTunes installation on Windows to create a leaner, slimmer version for just what you need.

By September 13, 2010

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How to install iTunes without the bloat

In this video, CNET editor Molly Wood shows you how to customize your iTunes installation on Windows for a leaner, slimmer version that contains only what you need.

By September 13, 2010

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Linus Torvalds: 'Linux is bloated'

Linux kernel's founder made the startling comment at LinuxCon Monday. But is this a sign of failure or success?

By September 21, 2009

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Will open source become bloated and decrepit?

It's worth keeping in mind that success may, if we're not careful, lead open source to emulate the excesses of its proprietary cousins.

By October 3, 2007