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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Block 'em If You Want
by shollomon on Wed 21st Mar 2012 14:49 UTC
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And sleep well at night. Your phone, your bandwidth, your eyeballs. If developers don't like it, they can publish their apps another way. Personally I like the Titanium Backup/Juice Defender model. There is a free version with limited functionality and multiple levels of pay functionality, buy what you need.

Mostly I don't have any ad supported apps on my phone except weather apps. Ad supported apps seem buggy and lack features. I pay for MobiSystem Office Suite 5, Titanium Backup, DropSync, PowerAmp, Dice Player, etc. But I'm a firm believer in rooting and installing AdFree. I might not install AdFree if my browser gave me an option to block ads.

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