Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 20th Mar 2012 21:01 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless Because I've been spending days browsing through XDA, reading CM changelogs, and flashing nightly builds, I'm still in an Android state of mind, so excuse me for more talk on the subject. An interesting study has been performed which found that advertisements in Android applications are a huge battery drain - they account for up to 75% of an application's battery usage.
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You could just pay...
by bowkota on Tue 20th Mar 2012 22:02 UTC
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These mobile apps have become so cheap; why not buy them? Both parties win.
You get an unobtrusive, full featured and clean app that uses less battery and bandwidth.
The developer gets paid for his work and can keep on developing the application.

Most of these applications don't go overboard with ads, on iOS at least, and they don't take much screen estate. More importantly, you know what you signed up for. You get a free app instead but have to live with the consequences, in this case the ads.

Sure, go ahead and block them but don't complain down the road if there's no updates or the developer drops support for it.

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