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At least that's what OnePlus CEO Pete Lau is promising: a 5G OnePlus phone coming to US carriers in 2019 with no pre-loaded fluff on it.
It's not only Verizon-locked Galaxy S9 and S9+ variants that will be getting a number of apps owned by Big Red subsidiary Oath pre-installed. Soon enough, the bloatware partnership is set to expand around the world.
The app will allow Huawei phones in the near future to access RCS. Huawei is also helping Google out by providing servers to carriers for their clouds.
It was never Sprint's intention to shove bloatware down the throats of BlackBerry KEYone users, and a fix for this vicious bug is in the works.
The bloatware situation on Sprint's BlackBerry KEYone is reportedly out of control, with disabled apps capable of coming back without the user's approval.
The Pixel and Pixel XL will have three apps pre-loaded by Verizon: an account management app, a media streaming service and a messages app.
Enough is enough? Not for Verizon, which is considering new, inventive ways of earning money from big brands and further bloating your phones.
Digital Turbine Ignite can install and update apps on your phone at the carrier's whim. And it's been loaded onto the Galaxy S7 on Verizon.
When all your friends are getting updates to their phones and you're not, you can probably place the blame on your carrier and their bloatware.
Carriers, OEMs, & content providers aren't getting the benefits they thought. Instead, exclusive deals hurt the smartphone market.
Carrier bloat is something few like. It isn't handled properly, it takes up space, and it's non-removable. Read why carrier bloat should be put to rest.
Learn how you might be able to rid your phone or tablet from bloatware without unlocking or rooting!
Read Verizon's latest internal memo where they promise to deliver even more bloatware, then have the audacity to say it will improve customer satisfaction.