Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 28th Sep 2013 23:03 UTC
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So there you have it - ads are very likely going to be part of Gmail soon. After all, it seems almost silly to not monetize a core app with an absolutely massive install base - between 500 million and a billion. I just hope these ads won't be overly intrusive, and from the looks of things, the Gmail team is approaching the situation with care.

Ads on my Android Gmail application? Seriously, Google?

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by The123king on Sun 29th Sep 2013 10:52 UTC
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Get an iPhone.

Seriously. I bought a HTC One about a month ago to replace my aging sluggish iPhone 4. The HTC ads, unremoveable FB stream and lack of an "off" option for autocorrect (when i type "fine", don't change it to "fino", i'm not italian!!!) means its sat in its box waiting for me to get around to putting Cyanogenmod on it...

I thought i'd give Android a whirl, but HTC Sense ruined it for me. Maybe Cyanogenmod can redeem it, but with Google putting ads into everything, i might just sell both my phones and buy a 5S with the money :|

Edited 2013-09-29 11:08 UTC

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