Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 10th Nov 2012 01:41 UTC
Windows "Despite the fact that I've been using Windows 8 for the past three weeks, I somehow managed to overlook a rather stark feature in the OS: ads. No, we're not talking about ads cluttering up the desktop or login screen (thankfully), but rather ads that can be found inside of some Modern UI apps that Windows ships with. That includes Finance, Weather, Travel, News and so forth. Is it a problem? Let's tackle this from a couple of different angles." Hadn't seen them either - I don't use those applications - but this is pretty despicable.
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The special promo
by darkcoder on Sat 10th Nov 2012 20:33 UTC
darkcoder
Member since:
2006-07-14

Maybe in the states the Windows 8 promo is for $49.95, but where I live it's available for $69.95. And paying $70 bucks for adds in software where normally software sold lacks advertising, is no fun at all.

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RE: The special promo
by modmans2ndcoming on Sun 11th Nov 2012 03:17 in reply to "The special promo"
modmans2ndcoming Member since:
2005-11-09

So...you are buying Finance and sports and news?

REMOVE THE FREE APPS...then you don't have a problem.

I bought a car from Ford and they had the gall to have ads for other cars and services they sell....heck...they even gave me a promo Sirius subscription that now advertises on my useless sat stations in my radio...DAMN THEM!

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