Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 26th Apr 2012 19:28 UTC
Apple Steve Jobs once considered an ad-supported version of Mac OS 9. Users would see a 60-second Apple-updated commercial during boot, as well as several other ads throughout the system. This all was tied to selling operating system updates - "this is how Microsoft does it... It's like printing money", Jobs said. While the idea was financially sound, Apple decided against it because too many negatives arose.
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RE: Good idea
by aaronb on Thu 26th Apr 2012 21:55 UTC in reply to "Good idea"
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I [Got a rash that will not go away... Zarvirax!] agree. However it could lead to invasive [Free prostrate checks of over 50s] targeted adds based on [Ozonate! get rid of that lingering odour] how the computer is used.

I would love to [last longer with rumptonix] hear other view points.

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