YouTube Premium (previously called YouTube Red) is the only (legal) way to watch YouTube Originals. Sure, the service gets you ad-free video viewing, background play, and a subscription to Google Play Music, but YouTube had to push the service with a bigger incentive.
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Shazam is a music discovery application that allows you to have your device listen to a song and give you its info. It’s great for identifying new songs and finding new music to listen to.
The app has been around for a long time (and stands out as one of the coolest features of the ... Read More »
Back in the day, the three biggest launcher choices were Launcher Pro, Apex Launcher, and Nova Launcher. Those were the days where we would extensively modify our phones and Android was ugly and lacked features. Good times.
Not too long ago Apex Launcher made a comeback with some updates. But we haven’t seen any updates ... Read More »
There are some apps that decide to be completely evil and show ads on your lockscreen. Sometimes it’s a spam app, and other times it’s a good app that is updated to be malicious. Nonetheless, I think everyone agrees that lockscreen ads are the worst.
Google seems to agree, because the ... Read More »
Google has been discussing plans to block intrusive ads for a while. Despite the company making its money on ads, Google believes that ads should not be intrusive or malicious. And by working with the Coalition for Better Ads, the company plans to ... Read More »
Every manufacturer has had some sort of problems with pushing ads to its users. HTC recently had this issue with its keyboard. Usually it’s a mistake and corrected. OnePlus is once again doing this intentionally.
Some OnePlus users are reporting ... Read More »
Facebook is no stranger to ads, but the mobile experience is about to get a few more. After a limited test in Thailand and Australia, Facebook plans to roll out ads on the Messenger app homescreen to everyone by the end of 2017.
These ads will be the run-of-the-mill kind that you ... Read More »
When you pay big money for a premium product, you don’t expect to get advertisements. You don’t expect the company that created the device and charged a premium for it to try to make more money off of you with intrusive advertisements. Unfortunately, this seems to be Samsung’s game.
The latest Samsung product to start ... Read More »
Ads are critical to any site. Many sites stay alive on ad revenue, so keeping ads on for sites you like is a great way to support the site. However, but they can also be annoying or just plain malicious.
Google knows this and joined the Coalition for Better ... Read More »
The BLU R1 HD was previously taken down from Amazon after a controversy over Chinese spyware being installed on many devices, including the R1 HD.
BLU has updated the R1 HD to remove the spyware, and now Amazon ... Read More »