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Samsung to nix bloatware in Galaxy S6 OS, report says

Samsung has been rumored to be improving its TouchWiz Android skin, but it might actually decide to remove all of its own programs in favor of those from Microsoft.

By February 13, 2015

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Samsung could further trim bloatware fat from Galaxy S6

New reports suggest Samsung could strip off the unwanted software from its upcoming flagship smartphone. As great as this sounds it's too early to call for the death of TouchWiz.

By January 29, 2015

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How to remove bloatware on the Samsung Galaxy Note 4

Tired of looking at apps you never wanted or use? Here's how you can rid yourself of pre-installed apps on the Samsung Galaxy Note 4.

By October 20, 2014

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Samsung parodies rumor mill with talk of 'all-glass' Galaxy

Company creates a list of "rumors" surrounding its upcoming Samsung Galaxy, having fun with the massive amount of speculation that precedes a smartphone's release.

By February 25, 2015

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South Korea to banish bloatware from smartphones

Phone makers and carriers, take notice: You'll have to let smartphone owners delete all that software you stuff into handsets that no one actually wants.

By January 24, 2014

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Lenovo's Superfish screwup highlights biggest problem in software

By not properly vetting the Superfish adware, Lenovo became the most recent unwitting example of broken links in the software supply chain.

By February 27, 2015

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Lenovo poisoned its own PCs with Superfish adware

Computer maker Lenovo preinstalled adware that security researchers say leaves owners vulnerable to hackers. But there's a way to get rid of it. Also, Samsung has a new weapon against Apple Pay after acquiring LoopPay.

By February 19, 2015

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Samsung Galaxy S6 could have fast wireless charging

Samsung talks up advances in wireless charging on the eve of announcing its next Galaxy smartphone.

By February 17, 2015

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Samsung's Galaxy S6 launch: Join us March 1 (live blog)

The Mobile World Congress event is a vital one for Samsung. Along with the Galaxy S6, we'll be watching for new wearables and a mobile payments system.

By February 17, 2015

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Microsoft trims $80 off Asus Transformer notebook, to $249

As part of Microsoft's 12 Days of Deals, the first 50 people who buy the notebook at their local Microsoft store will get it for even less -- $199.

By December 11, 2014