Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 24th Mar 2013 17:56 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless "Android and iPhone users [...] will also experience BlackBerry's ad content in the form of mobile takeovers starting the week of March 25. Those mobile takeovers will fill your screen with what looks like a BlackBerry 10's, demoing a specific feature like its photo 'Time Shift' capability that allows you to scroll through several captured options for each face in a picture." Yes. BlackBerry is going to run ads that hijack your entire smartphone's display. Sigh.
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by WorknMan on Sun 24th Mar 2013 19:36 UTC
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If they did this on my phone, it would make me want to actively avoid buying their products... not like I wanted to buy their shit anyway. But there's got to be enough mouth breathers out there who respond to this kind of advertising, to make it worth their while.

Fortunately, I use AdAaway, so the company formerly known as RIM can take their ads and go fuck themselves ;)

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RE: Yuck
by Morgan on Sun 24th Mar 2013 23:12 in reply to "Yuck"
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"Mouth breathers" don't usually go for advanced business devices like BlackBerry phones.

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