Daring Fireball: Pre-Installed Android Apps

The LA Times:

The Droid X comes loaded with several nonstandard applications for Google’s Android, most of which cannot be removed. Among the phone’s so-called junkware is a Blockbuster video app and a demo for an Electronic Arts game called Need for Speed: Shift.

You can’t remove them because Android is open.

via Daring Fireball Linked List: Pre-Installed Android Apps.

  • Gandhi

    Android – Apple's ideas and Microsoft's business plan. Let's see how well that works for them long term.

  • GoodyBird

    I hope that cut & paste won't become the regular MO in this blog,
    because I find that usually the original text can be quite insightful.