bloatware

Samsung Faces Lawsuit in China Over Unremovable Bloatware

Shanghai Consumer Council has filed a lawsuit in China against Samsung and Chinese smartphone vendor Oppo after receiving complaints over the amount of unwanted, pre-installed apps on devices, known in the industry as bloatware (via Patently Apple). As the court documents reveal, consumers complained about the Galaxy Note 3 sporting 44 pre-installed apps in the Chinese...