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    News - O2 aims for revenue sharing apps starting with eBay

    eBay to come pre-loaded on most O2 UK phones.
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    Re: News - O2 aims for revenue sharing apps starting with eBay

    Oh great, so bloatware will no longer be confined to off-the-shelf PCs and laptops, etc. we'll also get it on our phones too.
    My only concern is should I hide my true identity? A costume maybe?

    0iD: Plus weeing in it every now & again does it good
    scaryjim: 10" is just a little large to hold comfortably in one hand, which makes it a lot harder to tap, swipe and generally interact with.

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    Re: News - O2 aims for revenue sharing apps starting with eBay

    Quote Originally Posted by pauldarkside View Post
    Oh great, so bloatware will no longer be confined to off-the-shelf PCs and laptops, etc. we'll also get it on our phones too.
    Unfortunately its already too late. My SE X10 came with a sat nav app that takes 10Mb is only a 30 day trial and cannot be uninstalled. Also the facebook/twitter SE app timescape was horrendous to use compared to official apps and again can't be uninstalled and very difficult to disable. I really hope its possible to remove all this crud in the future without rooting - At least on a PC the uninstall works (or at least format and reinstall does).
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    Re: News - O2 aims for revenue sharing apps starting with eBay

    Indeed, I was most miffed to discover apps preinstalled by Three on my phone that required me to pay for to use and wouldn't let me uninstall them. Not a whole lot I can do about them though except ignore them, I haven't been bothered to look into the rooting option.

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    Re: News - O2 aims for revenue sharing apps starting with eBay

    Not a problem if you have an iPhone - Apple are unlikely ever to allow this to happen

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    Re: News - O2 aims for revenue sharing apps starting with eBay

    Quote Originally Posted by Mattus View Post
    Not a problem if you have an iPhone - Apple are unlikely ever to allow this to happen
    Apple would probably want their 30% cut first
    My only concern is should I hide my true identity? A costume maybe?

    0iD: Plus weeing in it every now & again does it good
    scaryjim: 10" is just a little large to hold comfortably in one hand, which makes it a lot harder to tap, swipe and generally interact with.

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