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Thread: Is Google Spamming the iPhone?

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    iPhone? More like MyPhone mdc929's Avatar
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    apple and google need to make up already



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    Previously Known as A.T MetallicaFan1991's Avatar
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    Using colours is awesome though!!! It's my MMi trademark

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    ^yup

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    Quote Originally Posted by A.T View Post
    Using colours is awesome though!!! It's my MMi trademark
    Mine too!!

    Quote Originally Posted by €hR!$ View Post
    If you don't want them to read it, then why bother commenting?
    I bother commenting for the people who care enough to read my posts. If something as trivial as a color deters you from reading my post, then you didnt care enough to read it in the first place and I couldnt care less if you read it or not

    Quote Originally Posted by confucious View Post
    It makes it very difficult to read and is as rude as shouting - and that annoys the hell out of me.

    Reading lots of posts is one thing, when people try and highlight theirs I ignore them, but that's not easy.

    It is very annoying.
    As rude as shouting? Yeah the f right.

    And i am not highlighting anything. Some other members have colored font because we are trying to be a little unique and bring some color to the place. My favorite color happens to be lime green, sorry.
    Last edited by Bernie-Mac; 10-04-2009 at 05:24 PM. Reason: Automerged Doublepost
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    All I know is that google ads totally annoy the me! I don't care who owns the map app. As a consumer who paid for my phone, I DO NOT want ads. That's not what I paid for.

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    @ Bernie-mac. I personally don't find it "rude" to post in a loud color, but on a reals your ish is hard to read tho.

    Back on topic- I did find it weird that those results would come up in the maps application when searching for something else. Do I consider it spamming? No. If they are really advertising similar places based on my search results, I guess they have all right to because it's a free service they're providing on our iphones. Or am I wrong?

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    Quote Originally Posted by domenicp View Post
    All I know is that google ads totally annoy the me! I don't care who owns the map app. As a consumer who paid for my phone, I DO NOT want ads. That's not what I paid for.
    Are there Google adds on MMi?
    I guess ABP does work then!
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    money money money
    This is getting a lil' ridiculous...

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    I haven't noticed sponsored links.

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    Oh no, I have to endure a small unobtrusive advertisement in my FREE application! I bet you guys hate being part of the system. In fact, unless proven otherwise, I will picture everyone who complains about crap like this as this guy:

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bernie-Mac View Post
    This is borderline ridiculous. Google helped make a dedicated native application for the iPhone and they are now putting ads in it like its a safari page or a free App Store fart application? What if the Weather app all of a sudden had ads in it from Yahoo or the YouTube app had those annoying popups from the youtube.com site? Its crap and im being a little too dramatic i know but either Google and Apple better straighten out their relationship or Apple better make those maps fast
    You get the same google maps with the iPhone that you get on your desktop. Are you suddenly paying for the service when you use google on your phone? Why should you suddenly become ad-exempt when using a free service just because you're suddenly on a mobile device?

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