• Dear mobile keyboard makers, this is not OK

    2 monthes ago - By The Next Web

    Over the weekend, Redditors aptly raged over the introduction of ads atop the default software keyboard on the HTC 10. The annoying promo showed up on TouchPal's keyboard app, which comes preloaded on some HTC handsets. It was apparently an error - HTC asked users to uninstall updates for the keyboard, and TouchPal is said to have apologized and explained that it mistakenly flipped a switch and enabled the ads. Error or not, this is exactly the kind of user-hostile experience that developers should avoid at all costs. A keyboard already takes up about half of the display, and...
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  • Remove HTC Keyboard ads: here's how

    Remove HTC Keyboard ads: here's how

    2 monthes ago - By SlashGear

    Yes, you read that right. As if it weren't bad enough to be faced with ads no matter what corner of the Interwebs you go, HTC has decided that you should also see them in almost all screens of your smartphone. HTC has just pushed out an update to the Touchpal keyboard that it uses by default on some of...
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