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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Doesn't surprise me in the slightest....
by jnemesh on Mon 12th Nov 2012 20:55 UTC
jnemesh
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2008-04-08

I could have told you this was coming...(I did, in several blog comments elsewhere!). The XBOX 360 has had ads served up in it's "Live Tiles" for quite some time now. I am surprised that it took customers this long to figure out that this was where it is heading on the desktop as well.

Linux is looking better every day....

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