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Amazon to start charging $600,000 for ads on Amazon Kindle Fire's welcome page

0. phoneArena posted on 19 May 2012, 00:54

Amazon is looking to bring in more revenue using the Amazon Kindle Fire by charging $600,000 for space on the 7 inch tablet's Welcome Page; the $600,000 covers two months worth of ads time which shows up on every boot-up by every user of the tablet...

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posted on 19 May 2012, 01:29

1. eggimage (Posts: 80; Member since: 19 Jan 2012)

Hmm.. Seriously, who shuts down their tablet/cell phone devices each time they finish using it??

posted on 19 May 2012, 07:04 1

2. JeffdaBeat (unregistered)

A lot of older tablet users do that. They believe it saves the battery, which it does to a small extent, and that it's just the right thing to do after use.

posted on 19 May 2012, 07:58 1

3. skyline100 (Posts: 17; Member since: 16 Sep 2011)

By shutting down and boot up a system will refresh the RAM.
I personally do it every few days or a week.

posted on 20 May 2012, 22:24

4. quryous (banned) (Posts: 106; Member since: 07 Mar 2012)

That is ENOUGH! Even though I wouldn't see it often, only on restart, it is enough to kill the sale I was about to complete for my daughter's birthday. It is obvious that Amazon is going to keep adding more and more ads, every chance they get. I'll just buy my daughter a real Android 4.0 tablet. That's what she wanted, anyway.

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