T-Mobile App Pushes Ads to Android Notification Screens
An updated application from T-Mobile has customers riled up because it now delivers advertisements for T-Mobile goods and services to the Android notification screen. The T-Mobile My Account application is a tool for customers to help manage their account. The addition of ads to its behavior has angered T-Mobile customers, who've taken to T-Mobile's support forums to voice their frustration. A T-Mobile support representative has suggested several potential ways to alter the application's new behavior, but not all the solutions work for all users. The application cannot be uninstalled. T-Mobile's support reps say the are still working on a way to halt the advertisements.
Google Will Let You Stop Ads from Following You Around the Web
Google today said it is rolling out new controls for managing advertisements that appear in apps and on mobile web sites. Moving forward, people will be able to use the ad preferences settings to put the kibosh on reminder ads that often show up after user's search for specific products.
Starbucks Debuts Brand New Windows 10 Mobile App
Starbucks today released a new application for Microsoft's Windows 10 Mobile platform. The app, available in the U.S., U.K., and Canada, allows Windows users to find stores, manage account details, and make payments.
Latest Build of Android Messages Adds 'Mark As Read' Tool
Google has pushed out a minor update to the Android Messages application and given it a useful new feature. Now, users can opt to mark messages as read directly from the notification shade.
Microsoft Brings Cortana Assistant to Skype for Android and iOS
Microsoft today ported its Cortana personal assistant to its Skype chatting application, providing people with access to information without forcing them to leave Skype. Microsoft says Cortana in Skype can suggest useful information based on chat contents, suggest smart replies, manage schedules and/or reminders, and more.
Google Launches 'My Account' Site with Privacy Controls
Google today published a new web site that people can use to manage their personal information. The My Account site offers a handful of features for checking the privacy of individual accounts and performing security checkups with step-by-step guides.
Stop complaining and fix it yourself -.-.