I am a free man now. I didn't know that I could be. Many are still probably thinking like slaves.
Let it be know that on this day:
January 18th 2016
I, Parker Scannell have won the AT&T application war of 2016
I WILL have a phone
I STILL have a phone
I WILL not go quietly into the night
I WILL not surrender without a fight
Today I celebrate my (att bloatware) INDEPENDENCE DAY!
Screw you AT&T bloatware slave traders
Your "friend" Braden clearly fucking hates you. Look at his one word replies. He doesn't fucking care in the least bit. You're just that asshole friend who has no one to talk to, so you keep talking to the friends who don't give a fuck and just tolerate you.
Not to mention you talk like a fedora wearing asshat.
Some tips for life: Don't act like simple shit like following a guide is some grand quest, don't constantly insert people's name into conversation thinking that makes you seem more intelligent, and finally when people give one word replies to your statements, they generally don't give a fuck.
Well no they don't, because apps can't run in the background on iOS unless they're doing something the user asked them to.
Apple makes no money from advertising, it makes its money from selling iPhones, so it has a clear financial incentive to make the iPhone experience as compelling as possible.
Android *is* adware.
Who wrote it? Google.
How much does Google charge for it? Nothing.
What is Google's core business, the thing that makes up most of its four billion dollar profit margin? Advertising.
What happens when a company that makes billions out of advertising gives you something you don't pay for? It turns out to be adware.