Query failed: connection to localhost:9312 failed (errno=111, msg=Connection refused). Google Transforms Android Homescreens to Advertising - General Discussion Discussions on AppleInsider Forums Toggle navigation All Forums Recent Posts Sign In Google Transforms Android Homescreens to Advertising davesw Posted: December 20, 2010 2:30PM in General Discussion edited January 2014 Android Homescreens Become AdvertisingA crappy OS made crappier by Ads. ROFL http://mashable.com/2010/12/20/andro...e-advertising/ Comments Reply 1 of 1 nvidia2008 Posts: 9,262member December 22, 2010 10:57PM While aligning with Google give Coke access to Android?s roughly 17% of the smartphone market, the campaign is unlikely to be repeated on other platforms. ?I?m not sure about BlackBerry, but iPhone probably wouldn?t do this homescreen takeover,? says Sterling.Translation: "BlackBerry is too boring and too crippled a platform to do anything visually and interactively interesting. iPhone? Apple wouldn't even bother with this junk..." Sign In or Register to comment.