One of my gripes about smartphones is the amount of crapware that comes pre-installed on most smartphones. Further, the consensus among geek-friends [I used to be a geek on what would be called 'legacy' systems] is that this manureware is not removable. I already noticed that for apps I select voluntarily, I always have the option to 'update', 'remove' or 'uninstall', 'disable', etc. With the I-dont-care-ware, the remove/uninstall option is not available. Moreover, the larger carriers have set up the means to 'push' this bovine fecal matter to our phones should they find it gone.
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