We’re all familiar with bloatware, and most of us hate it. Carriers and even some smartphone manufacturers love loading a bunch of apps we’ll never use onto devices to make some money from the partnerships. These apps are often not removable and run in the background, eating precious resources like RAM. And soon, select Verizon ... Read More »
We’ve all heard that Samsung is trying to tone down TouchWiz for its next flagship release. Thanks to SamMobile, we now have a list of all the stuff Samsung will be installing on the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge! And ... Read More »
Screenshots of a new Samsung app have been leaked, and it looks intriguing. This app is called Life Times, and it’s meant to chronicle your experiences by logging important information in your day to day life. To do this, it draws information from a plethora of sources.
Once you allow it, Life Times will use ... Read More »
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Today at the Game Developers Conference, PlayPhone announced that Verizon would begin pre-loading a Games Portal app that is powered by their social mobile gaming platform. Details are limited, but it sounds likely that Verizon will pre-load the Games Portal on most Android devices starting in Q2 2013.
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Several folks have pointed out a potentially troubling sight from yesterday’s Galaxy Nexus videos: the Verizon version of the Galaxy Nexus will include a small amount of Verizon bloatware. Included in Verizon’s Galaxy Nexus are two Verizon-branded applications, My Verizon Mobile and Verizon Backup Assistant.
Though these are actually two of the more useful ... Read More »
Now that Motorola has killed the MOTOBLUR name, we need to find a new one. Since it won’t be fun to call it “Motorola’s Android experience” every time we talk about it, we asked you–our readers–to come up with some new and creative names. And you guys didn’t disappoint. With more than two dozen good ... Read More »