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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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Facebook Home: Bold experiment or extreme bloatware?

commentary The Facebook phone isn't a phone at all, but a comprehensive skin that runs on top of the OS. Android purists will not be pleased.

By April 4, 2013

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Samsung: We'll differentiate our Android Wear smartwatch over time

The company cannot overlay its own software on Android Wear devices, such as its upcoming Gear Live smartwatch, but will preload certain features and services, executives tell CNET.

By June 26, 2014

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Get HP's new 7 Plus Android tablet for $84.99

That's $15 off the already rock-bottom price for this quad-core tablet, which HP just added to its lineup.

By May 23, 2014

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Best pure Android tablets

Even if you don't know what bloatware is, it doesn't sound like something you want, right? There's a place for tablets running UI skins and proprietary software, but some people prefer a pure OS experience. Here are the best tablets running the raw, clean power of stock Android.

By May 6, 2014

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Easily edit PDFs on Windows

Want to blank out confidential information in a PDF without a lot of fuss? Check out PDF Eraser for your PC.

By May 16, 2014

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Samsung Galaxy S5 sales double S4, driven by 4G

As the Samsung Galaxy S5 sells twice as fast as the S4 on launch day, UK retailers say as many as 99 percent of the new smartphones sold are on 4G contracts.

By April 16, 2014

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Galaxy S5 comes with free subscriptions to Endomondo, Box, and more

The Samsung Galaxy S5 comes with a range of free subscriptions to apps, social networks, and news sites including Evernote, Endomondo, RunKeeper, and The Wall Street Journal.

By April 10, 2014

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Organize apps on your Samsung Galaxy device

When you’re done removing junk from your Android storage, it’s time to do some organizing. Here are some tips to help you regain that new, uncluttered Android experience.

By April 3, 2014

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Why HTC's One M8 gives Samsung's Galaxy S5 a run for its money

It may not have all of the Galaxy S5's hardware gizmos, but HTC's new Android heavy-hitter scores big where it counts.

By March 25, 2014