Originally Posted by Tokyo Slim
I'm pretty sure you don't have to tell them what phone you are using.
I think his point is that carriers claim that contracts are to subsidize the cost of the phones...
^ Oh yeah, I was thinking more about the iPhone and not the iPad.
I agree that ads may be more tolerable on the larger screen but I would still object if my paid app has ads. Free would be a different story.
Originally Posted by Artisan Fan
Not if you do it right. It can be shown to increase customer engagement to have precision targeted ads. People are already used to banner ads and column ads on the web...
Originally Posted by MetroStyles
Can you explain how texting would work? So let's say I have a 212 number. Let's say my friend has a 646 number.
1) Can I get a google voice number with a local are code (e.g....
Only the first time. Add that number as an alternate/second number to their contact info and you will know who in the future.
I tend to use a mix of Google Voice and regular texting to supplement each other though I primarily use GV to...
^ Google voice works pretty well if you have data already. Supposed to be extremely well integrated into Android.
Huge drawback is that it can't receive texts from the web e.g. alerts from websites that text you.