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KitKat dialer could show ads

0. phoneArena 01 Nov 2013, 16:20 posted on

Inside the new KitKat dialer APK is some code that suggests that ads are coming to the dialer; there is nothing in the code that tells us if we are talking about huge picture ads, or smaller ads comprised only of text. Luckily, the code also suggests that there will be a way to disable the ads. The dialer in Android 4.4 is getting some love for the first time in, well, ever...

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posted on 01 Nov 2013, 22:38

55. GeekMovement (Posts: 2156; Member since: 09 Sep 2011)

if you can disable it why put it there in the first place? no one's going to want it.

posted on 02 Nov 2013, 09:14

60. ZombieHunter (Posts: 46; Member since: 13 Oct 2013)

The problem is, IF THEY let the end user disable it... sure there is an enable/disable, but why would they let the end user control it... I see an Android prime or something where you have to pay for premium services coming. IMHO

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