bloatware


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bloat·ware

 (blōt′wâr′)
n.
Software with large, often unused additional features.

bloatware

(ˈbləʊtˌwɛə)
n
computer software with an excessive number of unnecessary features and, often, unnecessarily high memory and disc space requirements

bloatware

A piece of software that takes up a disproportionately large amount of disk space and processing power for its functionality.
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PC giant Dell has received flak this week over a piece of bloatware that contains a vulnerability which could leave users open to being spied on when shopping or banking online.
People often don't realize how important it is to clean their computers, or how much bloatware, unused files, broken code, temp files and other unnecessary items can accumulate on a PC to weigh it down and slow its performance.
Because this is stock Android running on a Nexus device, you get all the latest and greatest features with none of the carrier bloatware.
Regarding software, the bloatware device has one-year Microsoft Office 365 subscription apart from third-party apps like Spotify, Flipboard and Evernote.
com/google-nexus-5/development/rom-fastboot-flashable-native-lollipop-t2929179) unofficial build w/o Google Apps, boot animation and other bloatware.
The company has evidently ensured that the new software would clean up third-party bloatware, make certain primarily secure software updates and create a standardized and consistent user-friendly experience across its android phones.
It refused to tack on needless gimmicks and bloatware like Samsung was.
And even today, an unparalleled Google experience can only be had on a Google device, free from carrier or manufacturer modifications, skins, bloatware and everything else that takes away from a true Android experience.
The Windows 8 OS also comes with a lot of bloatware from the box.
This, almost without exception, means bloatware and a UI re-skin done more to differentiate the product from competitors than to improve the user experience.
For the foreseeable future, the outlook for improved military software applications performance is not good, as the primary cause of the bloatware problem is rooted in the internal social dynamics of organizations rather than in any basic technology.
Other products in the SlimWare Utilities suite of free software include SlimComputer, for removing bloatware from a PC, and SlimDrivers, a free and automatic way to update PC drivers.