New Spare Parts in market

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by James Bell, Feb 27, 2010.

  1. James Bell

    James Bell Well-Known Member
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    There's a new Spare Parts in the market (which for some reason has ads) that adds a couple of settings including setting the process manager to "Aggressive". Wondering what anyone else thinks of it.
     

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  2. can you elaborate what you mean.. im lost
     
  3. Rusty

    Rusty Well-Known Member
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    An app called 'Spare Parts'
     
  4. kaotix

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    I lol'd because I read the post as 'which for some reason has aids'

    I haven't really found spare parts to be all that usefull. Why do developers insist on putting ads in their apps though? Does anyone actually click them? All the ones I've been seeing lately are about God and the bible or switching networks to an unnamed network! Awesome.
     
  5. Lukehluke

    Lukehluke Well-Known Member
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    I have clicked on some ads before as sometimes they have something interesting in them :D
     
  6. gerryk

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    There's your answer...
     
  7. hllwyh

    hllwyh Active Member
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    Ads make the market go round! Many of the apps are developed on a free/donate basis. If they gather enough interest they can make some money inserting ads. I personally don't have an issue with that as long as I have not paid for the app. Even developers need to eat. However if I paid for the app i don't want to see the ads. Just for the record I don't think I have ever intentionally clicked on an ad.
     
  8. i dont ind the ads.. they have to get paid for there work somehow. either deals with the ads or cough up for the paid version
     
  9. SnotF

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    is the spare parts app just a mkt version of the spare parts that root users have attached to their rom images? or something entirely different?
     
  10. kyler13

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    Absolutely agree. If the app stays free at the expense of containing ads, so be it.
     
  11. theartfullodger

    theartfullodger Well-Known Member
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    ads OK - except the ones that whnge on about some guy wanting to save me...
     
  12. AnotherFatalEpic

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    Is it true that Spare Parts might render the system unstable?
     
  13. James Bell

    James Bell Well-Known Member
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    But does anyone have an experiences with the app they can share? I set the process manager to "aggressive" and the home screen seems to stutter a bit. Tough to tell but my battery might be better than before though.
     
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