A new low: Alcatel begs for 5-star reviews by locking down essential calculator app features

Alcatel, the Android manufacturer that you’re only reminded about during the yearly instance of the MWC trade show, seems to be on a steady course to hit rock-bottom as far as respect for its own customers comes.

The Android manufacturer has been found ‘guilty’ of locking down essential smartphone features behind a wall and begging users for 5-star reviews in order the unlock the locked features.
The pity of this deplorable scheme becomes evident when you come to realize that the stock calculator app was one of the affected, having a slew of scientific …

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