Daily Archives: September 7, 2012

The Ad-Filled Vision Of Jeff Bezos

New Kindle Fires to Come With Ads

We all discovered that yesterday after the big Bezos pitch. What we find out this morning is something even worse:

What’s more, according to the product page for the Kindle Fire HD there will also be ads on the lower left hand corner of the home screen. So the entire time you use this tablet you will be bombarded with ads.

Boldfaced emphasis added by me.

Everyone has been thinking, “Oh, we can just remove the ads” by some technical method.

I wouldn’t count on that.

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