Astro goes the ad route.

Discussion in 'Android Applications Discussions' started by thatguychuck, Jul 12, 2010.

  1. thatguychuck

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    I guess something like this was expected eventually, but still....boo. I didn't see an add free paid version out either.
     
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    Meh, Root Explorer is better anyway
     
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    Astro is taking a beating in the comments section of the market. I bet theres a paid/ad free version up before too long.
     
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    It's ads now? Feh. Between OI File Manager and System Panel App I think I have all the functions covered anyway, except for root and I haven't needed that yet anyway.

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    It surprised me with today's update too. I agree, there'll probably be an add-free paid version soon.
     
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    Two simple words: Root Explorer!
     
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    Three simple words about Root Explorer: For Root Users
     
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    I have root explorer but I really prefered ASTRO for most things, ads will change that.
     
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    Besides the adds, what do you get with the update? If that is the only thing added I just won't update it.
     
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    Four simple words: get a rooted droid =)
     
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    Yea I installed astro manager but it stayed unused in favor of root explorer.

    That is pretty lame they took a free app and with an update introduced ads suddenly amongst the population relying on it.
     
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    I'm not rooted and it works for me.