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By Matt Birchler
I've been writing here since 2010! Back when personal blogs were all the rage. Kids, ask your parents.

Samsung is Unbundling TouchWiz

Via SamMobile

It has been reported that Samsung is working on optimizing its software for the Galaxy S6 to near-Nexus levels, and we now have exclusive info that the company is removing every add-on feature that can be downloaded as an application, and slimming down the software by a wide margin in the process.

HTC had begun to do this with their Sense UI when I had my HTC One and it was a great move. By moving the custom crap software from the OS you accomplish a couple things. First, it gives your users the most personalized experience. Second, you can put them on the Google Play Store for anyone to download, which can expand your brand. If people like your apps, let them know that they'll like them even more on your phones. I'm not buying a Samsung phone anytime soon, but I approve of this move.

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Hey there, I'm Matt!

I'm a UI/UX designer at NMI and I make videos over on A Better Computer, which I think you'll love.

Hey there, I'm Matt!

I'm a UI/UX designer at NMI and I make videos over on A Better Computer, which I think you'll love. You can also check out my side projects, Quick Reviews and Quick BIN Lookup.