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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 Galaxy S6 to let you hide preinstalled apps

Owners of the new smartphones will apparently be able to hide many of the apps that come already loaded.

By March 23, 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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Android devices come loaded with Microsoft apps

Skype, OneDrive and other Office apps are coming pre-installed on several Android devices. Meanwhile, Amazon solves the problem of using a Fire TV Stick with hotel Wi-Fi.

By March 25, 2015

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Samsung swings big with overhauled Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge

The consumer electronics titan shows an aggressive streak -- and makes a few cracks at Apple's expense -- as it seeks to regain its dominance in the smartphone industry.

By March 2, 2015

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For Samsung, Galaxy S6 needs to hit with a big bang

Samsung, battling to hold on to its lead in the smartphone market, needs to win back consumers from Apple with its next big thing. But will the new Galaxy S6 be big enough?

By February 28, 2015

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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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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