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Universal Android Debloater gets major debloat list update and a few new features

After rolling out Universal Android Debloater v0.4.0 in February, XDA Member w1nst0n_fr has now released a fresh update for the shell script. The latest update (v0.5) brings a major debloat list update, a few new features, and several minor UI changes and improvements. For the unaware, Universal Android Debloater is a shell script that utilizes community-maintained...

Bloatware Rant

Have you gotten rid  of your phone's bloatware? If not, which preinstalled apps do you currently have on your device, and why? Let us know in the comments.

Samsung Cutting Bloat, Trimming TouchWiz

Reports keep iterating over the rumors that Samsung has been trimming down TouchWiz for its upcoming devices. After years of customer complaints, particularly from power users, Samsung seems to finally have taken initiative towards cracking down the stutters that often plague some of its devices, particularly older ones or those that see a long life...