Thanks Meter 737
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Enschede, The Netherlands
I installed Apex as my very first app, and as such Magazine UX is entirely irrelevant to me. I don't have access to it, nor do I feel the need to have 4-6 massive single-coloured blocks on my screen. Magazine UX is the worst thing to come to Touchwiz since Touchwiz itself.
If I wanted a screen that looks like Godzilla vomited Lego, I would've bought a Windows tablet.
I've disabled Samsung Hub, Weather Widget and most of the other bloatware, so I can't test either way.
Samsung isn't selling it with a clear text saying "We promise all these Apps". So there's not a single legal thing you can do about it. In fact, I'm fairly sure the promo video had a "Apps not available in every country" message somewhere in there.
Samsung is delivering the devices without all the bloatware because people asked for less bloatware. You can't have both. And because there are parts of the world, a great many, where copyright organisations are more powerful than the governments, and as such they simply can't.
Most European countries beings amongst those.
As for why they don't let us uninstall it, for the same reason Google hid the developers options under a 7x tap. Because 99.99% of the users are complete technological retards who click on everything they can set their sights on, don't think it through and then blame Samsung(or Google) when something goes horribly wrong due to their own incompetent actions. Most of them are too stupid to link "Delete this Launcher section" to the consequential vanishing of said screen. Hell, most of them barely know what a launcher is to begin with.
Keep in mind that installing another launcher will disable Magazine UX.
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