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ES File Explorer gets rid of the “charge-booster” in latest update

ES File Explorer gets rid of the “charge-booster” in latest update

Good news for ES File Explorer users: The crappy and ad-overloaded “Charge-Booster” was removed in the latest update. I don’t want to repeat, that such lock-screens don’t help making charging faster… If it was the bad media reaction or the many uninstalls, that made the developers rethink their action? We don’t know, but nevertheless it’s […]

Opera Max becomes Adware with version 2.0

Opera Max becomes Adware with version 2.0

That were times when I said Opera Max is one of my favorite apps. Yes I really loved Opera Max! (Read my first review here) But now pronounce the “loved”, because I don’t love it anymore. Opera just created a new listing (the third one for Opera Max) to publish version 2.0. But before you […]

The reason why suddenly so many apps have this ad-lockscreen

The reason why suddenly so many apps have this ad-lockscreen

It seems that currently many apps with a big user base like ES explorer are getting annoying lock-screens full of ads, that should enable some kind of “Quick Charging” (We know that this isn’t true). I did some research and found interesting things regarding to this. Why it’s Baidu’s fault Baidu, the Chinese competitor of […]