Users are having to contend with a new piece of "optimisation software."
A statement from Lenovo has explained its commitment to a new strategy that will strip away bloatware from its machines.
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Android 5.0 lets Google Play install carriers' bloatware for them, which means users might be able to delete that crap.
Smartphone users in the land of Samsung will soon have the option to delete pre-installed apps from their devices.