[Rumor] Verizon is Testing a Bloatware Removal Feature on Some LG G3 Phones

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    Just as people are starting to get fired up about Verizon putting the throttle-hammer down on 4G LTE Unlimited Data Plans, another rumor might assuage some of that frustration. According to the latest scuttlebutt, Big Red might actually be considering allowing a majority of bloatware to be removed from their devices.

    Supposedly they are testing it out with a select few LG G3 smartphones, and they will be including a tool which will let users completely remove most of the pre-installed apps after the initial setup process has finished. For now, this will apply to specific pre-installed apps, but won't work on Verizon's own app suite yet. Here's a quote with more of the details,

    What do you think? Would this sooth your anger over their supposed plans to throttle some Unlimited Data users?

    Source: PhoneArena
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    The Verizon suite also would be neat. With no amazon and Verizon apps, my tray would be empty.

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