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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developer's point of view
by siimo on Wed 21st Mar 2012 05:47 UTC
siimo
Member since:
2006-06-22

It doesn't matter if it is ok or not. But what matters is, if developers are not making money from ads due to everyone using adblock, there will be a lot fewer free apps.

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RE: developer's point of view
by pandronic on Wed 21st Mar 2012 10:50 in reply to "developer's point of view"
pandronic Member since:
2006-05-18

This.

And if you want to split hairs ... it's not moral. An ad-supported version is not a free version. It's a fucking ad-supported version. The nerve of some people ... Self-entitled pricks. Just get the paid version or find another app if you don't like the ads.

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RE: developer's point of view
by marcus0263 on Wed 21st Mar 2012 21:02 in reply to "developer's point of view"
marcus0263 Member since:
2007-06-02

Most all ad infested freeware without a pay adfree option I've found to be shit at best or nothing but malware.

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