Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 10th Nov 2012 01:41 UTC
Windows "Despite the fact that I've been using Windows 8 for the past three weeks, I somehow managed to overlook a rather stark feature in the OS: ads. No, we're not talking about ads cluttering up the desktop or login screen (thankfully), but rather ads that can be found inside of some Modern UI apps that Windows ships with. That includes Finance, Weather, Travel, News and so forth. Is it a problem? Let's tackle this from a couple of different angles." Hadn't seen them either - I don't use those applications - but this is pretty despicable.
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RE: Adds
by lucas_maximus on Sat 10th Nov 2012 11:36 UTC in reply to "Adds"
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Microsoft allowed app creators to use their own pricing model (which probably includes advertisements).

Microsoft were previously being lambasted for making app development too restrictive ...

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