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Apple is finally going to let you delete all those annoying default apps

3 monthes ago   |   By Metro

The tech giant packs its gadgets with software which you will soon be able to ditch forever, according to rumours
The iPhone comes stuffed with 38 apps that allow you to do everything from check stocks to send emails.
Apple's designers are at the very top of their game, so many users don't even think about using rival apps and happily use the stock ones.
But some people are desperate to free up their phone and remove the ‘bloatware' which comes preinstalled on their device.
Now the tech giant is rumoured to be planning a huge update which will allow people to choose other companies' apps...
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Apple may let people pick alternative default apps on the iPhone, marking a radical change of philosophy

Apple may let people pick alternative default apps on the iPhone, marking a radical change of philosophy

3 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Apple is reportedly considering giving iPhone users a degree of flexibility over their default apps
Bloomberg reported that iPhone users could potentially pick alternatives to the Safari mobile browser and Mail email app as their default services.
It would be a radical change for a company that has always tightly controlled the iPhone experience.
Currently, Apple treats its own apps as the default in a number of ways: for example, when someone opens a web link sent to them on an iPhone, it automatically opens in Safari, Apple's proprietary web browser.
Business Insider has approached Apple...
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Your iPhone may soon let you set your own default apps

Your iPhone may soon let you set your own default apps

3 monthes ago   |   By TechRadar

Apple may soon allow you to customize your phone more than ever, by letting you set your own default apps. That's according to a new report from Bloomberg , which suggests the company is in the process of deciding whether it should allow users to easily use third-party alternatives instead of Apple's own services. Currently, 38 apps come pre-installed on an iPhone, from Maps to Mail to Messages. It doesn't matter if you prefer to use a different app, Apple's own services are currently the default.
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