HTC backlash over pop-up ads on keyboard

HTC backlash over pop-up ads on keyboard

Phone-maker HTC says it will fix an "error" that let advertisements pop up on the keyboard on some of its phones.
Many users complained that ad banners had started appearing above the touchscreen keyboard while they were typing.
HTC's latest smartphones are sold with a third-party keyboard called TouchPal pre-installed as the default.
The free version of TouchPal does usually show ads, but HTC said it was unintended on its devices.
HTC phones run the Android operating system, which lets people download and install a variety of third-party keyboards so that they can customise their... read more

17 July 2017 in Science &Technology, Views: 55
Source: BBC

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