vzbloatwareThe latest Google smartphone would be the much heralded Samsung Galaxy Nexus, where it is hailed to be the best pure Android phone just yet, might have just run into a little bit of issues that most people won’t be too bothered with, although purists might beg to differ. Just what is it that gets some people hot under the collar? We’re talking about the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich powered Galaxy Nexus from Verizon Wireless come with a bunch of bloatware, commonly being carrier-specific applications that most folks, especially power users, do not use at all. My Verizon Mobile and Backup Assistant were spotted in there, by which the smartphone itself should have been application-free from the get go.

Good thing that Ice Cream Sandwich being Ice Cream Sandwich, you are able to disable applications at your beck and call – of course, there is no way to remove them physically unless you are one who is capable of hacking into the system and do a David Copperfield on these bloatware apps. Why not give your skills a go with Verizon’s pre-installed apps? I don’t think those will be missed…

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