Reason #64,237,938 to Get a Mac: Sony charging extra to remove crapware

“Sony has begun offering Fresh Start, a controversial practice to clean its systems of unnecessary software. Initially available only with the VAIO TZ ultraportable, the option removes both VAIO-specific programs as well as games and other trial software. The practice is meant to ‘free up valuable hard drive space and conserve memory and processing power’ before the system ever leaves the factory, according to Sony,” Electronista repots.

“However, the offer has already received criticism for its $50 cost,” Electronista repots.

Full article here.

MacDailyNews Take: So, not only do the greedy bastards get paid to install crapware, now they can get paid to remove it, too. Get a Mac.

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