OEMs just can’t help themselves. For years, one of the most annoying aspects of PCs has been that OEMs have clogged up their machines with tons of bloatware that most normal people never use and that takes up significant storage space. And according to a new report from InformationWeek, bloatware is still a significant issue for Windows 8 computers, despite Microsoft’s best effort to steer OEMs in the right direction with its Surface tablet. To get a sense of how bad this is, consider that Lenovo’s ThinkPad Twist — an enterprise-centric PC, mind you — comes preloaded with Fruit Ninja. Read the full story at Boy Genius Report.
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Named one of LinkedIn’s Top 10 Voices in Technology, Shelly Palmer is Managing Partner at Palmer Advanced Media, a technology-focused strategic advisory practice that helps Fortune 500 companies and growth-stage companies with digital strategy, data science, marketing, branding, and business development. He is Fox 5 New York's on-air tech and digital media expert and a regular commentator on CNBC and CNN. @shellypalmer or visit shellypalmer.com.
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