Google has decided to reduce the number of preinstalled apps on Android smartphones
21.08.2015 apleapplekot 0 Comments
Google has changed the rules for third-party smartphones and tablets on Android. Now companies can install less apps the search giant on their devices. All optional software will still be available in Google Play.
In the list of optional to install apps was Google Play Games, Google Play Books, Google Play Newsstand and Google+. Until recently, manufacturers of Android devices have been required to include them in the composition of the shell. Wish they could add on smartphones and tablets also Google Earth and Google Keep.
Changes in the rules do not contain additional constraints for manufacturers that are preset on their own smartphone app that has disappointed many users “phones”. Many of these programs are not being used and taking up space on the system partition.
Samsung claims that creating flagship smartphone Galaxy S6 sought to reduce the number of pre-installed applications. But I tried, apparently, not much, because on the desktop Korean gadget 56 application icons, including clients of the services OneDrive and WhatsApp. In July this was the reason for the trial consumers with the South Korean giant.
In early 2015, “Yandex” has filed a complaint against Google in Federal Antimonopoly service. According to the Complainant, the American company was pressuring device manufacturers, obliging them to refrain from installing the application “Yandex”, even if the Russian services does not overlap with products Android manufacturer.