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Motorola seeks patent for smart ads in navigation app

0. phoneArena posted on 30 Aug 2012, 22:15

Motorola Mobility, and by extension Google, has found a spot on your Android phone free from ads, the turn-by-turn navigation that is part of Google Navigation on Android models; Motorola Mobility seeks a patent for smart ads that would push out ads of certain stores depending on your location...

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posted on 30 Aug 2012, 23:54 1

1. pikapowerize (banned) (Posts: 1869; Member since: 03 May 2012)

then it will be annoying... im already annoyed about the google ads on youtube and now on navigating too?!

i mean its good for the businesses but you are traveling and some people want to concentrate...and google ads will just pop out...

posted on 31 Aug 2012, 07:38

2. Aeires (unregistered)

Give me the option to turn it off if I desire. Could have benefits if I'm out shopping, but I don't want the intrusions every trip.

posted on 31 Aug 2012, 08:26 1

3. kingpet13 (Posts: 139; Member since: 02 Feb 2012)

I think you misunderstood, they are not making new ads, but replacing the old ones. If the current ads don't bother you, these smart ads should not either.

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