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Apple Has a Massive Bloatware Problem and It’s Getting Worse

One of the main criticisms that tends to get levied against Chinese smartphones and the like is that they often come with a large amount of preinstalled apps. Many of these apps are third party apps that you might need even have thought to download, and this means that a brand new Chinese smartphone that’s made by a company like Xiaomi would have a lot less space available for you to make use of which can be understandably frustrating for quite a few people.

People often consider stock Android to be the best option when it comes to using a bloatware free smartphone device, and iPhone users seem to think that they have it good too. With all of that having been said and now out of the way, it is important to note that iPhones actually have a pretty massive amount of bloatware, and it turns out that this bloatware is just increasing with every new iteration of Apple’s flagship device with all things having been considered and taken into account.

If you buy a brand new iPhone, chances are that you would see countless apps that you are never going to use. This includes an app to track the stock market, and Apple TV app, an app for Podcasts and lots of other things that most people are not going to want on their home screens. The end result is a very cluttered display that you would have to painstakingly clean up before you can say that it looks the way you want it to.

What’s even worse is that there is no reason for there to be so many different apps. Media based apps can be combined into one rather easily, which is something that Google has already done with the Google Play Store. Most of these apps aren’t even all that useful to the average person, and they just create extra things that you need to take care of when you buy a new phone. Apple needs to get a grip on its bloatware problem before it gets so bad that it makes people want to avoid iPhones in the first place.


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