Bloatware comparison: which computer is the fullest?
Bloatware is a special category of software: big, slow, resource-consuming and generally useless or just plain annoying. All the trial programs or games, all the ad-ware and other ‘gimmicks’ that a manufacturer stuffs a computer with.
PC Pitstop have made a nice comparison between 8 brand new laptops. Click on for the video.
The reason for this nasty attitude is – of course – purely financial. The companies that deliver these pieces of software pay the manufacturers to preinstall them. This way, computer manufacturers manage to sell cheaper PC’s while still earning truckloads of money off our backs.
The absolute ‘champion’ is Sony, a true king of crapware.The Macbook comes with only one such program, but it’s also the most expensive of the pack, and by far.
Found at TechEblog