fatware

fatware

[′fat‚wer]
(computer science)
Software that is overly laden with features or is inefficiently designed, so that it occupies inordinate space in disk storage and random-access memory, and requires an inappropriate share of microprocessor power. Also known as bloatware.
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Also new is Fatware from F!NK + Co., designed by silversmith Oliver Smith, which embodies Smith's fascination with ancient stone tools.
In some ways the answer is "yes." People look at today's microcomputer software and invent the terms "fatware" and "bloatware" to describe how overgrown with functionality those products have become.
In addition to undercutting the growth of bloatware hardware and fatware software, it is necessary to bring the new systems in well under the cost of the old.