South Korea's government regulators ruled Thursday that bloatware might soon be a thing of the past for smartphone owners.
Korea's Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning ruled that starting in April, device makers and wireless carriers must allow users to delete built-in software to save room on their storage. In a statement, the organization said that the decision is based in its desire to "rectify an abnormal practice that causes inconvenience to smartphone users and causes unfair competition among industry players."
Bloatware has long been an issue for technology users. PC makers have been derided … Read more