Has anyone downloaded the newest Handcent

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    Some of the comments are talking about ads in the new version or something. Can anyone confirm or deny this before I upgrade?
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    Someone said it was just ads in the options menu.....I personally NEVER noticed any
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    i did an bam started getting double messages again........sucks!
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    I was just in the options menu and I don't have ads. Maybe I don't have the latest version.

    If you want to keep handcent you probably should upgrade. They are constantly upgrading handcent, and I don't think it's just to include ads.
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    Get Astro
    Backup Handcent
    Upgrade from market
    If you hate it, uninstall
    Restore from backup
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    unless you spend 99.9% of your time in Handcents option menu it's not even an issue.
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    Looks like AdFree is catching them though.I can see a spot where the ad should be, but it's not there.
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    ah **** it then, ill just get it lol
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    Ok, I have AdFree :)
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    i upgraded to new version but havent seen any add yet?
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    I see ads if you attach a handcent greeting to a message or go into the settings. Pretty unobtrusive if you ask me. I think that is a tasteful way to add ads to an application.
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    No real biggie....But here it is.

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    WTF were all the *****y ass comments for on the app page. Christ I didn't download it because I thought like every other thread was going to be separated by a damn ad.
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    It's there, but no bother.
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    For a Free App that is as good as Handcent...The small ads is worth it.
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    So what, there's a small ad, the developer is one who deserves $$, it's the best messenger program for the Droid.
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    Oh I don't doubt that, it was just that people were making it sound like there were pages and pages of ads.

    Frankly I would pay for each one of the apps I use. I rarely return apps either just in case I decide to go back and try it. I probably have 20 paid apps that I don't use.

    The upside is the apps get re-downloaded automatically if they are paid when you restore...so I wish they would have a donate version of every program.
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    I agree, and there are some that are crap, but things like Handcent are deserving of a donation. Maybe they will develop a Handcent one w/o ads if we donate.
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    If it got to the point where the developer felt they needed to put large, intrusive ads into Handcent, I'd rather just pay for the app. But as it stands, it's a small ad that's creating revenue for him and keeping it 'free' for users. Win Win in my book.