Study Warns Ads Can Kill Your Battery, Boost Your Bill and Fill Your Phone

"Free apps which display ads can become a major headache for phone owners, researchers have found. A new study found they drain your phone's battery faster, cause it to run slower and use more data. Researchers slammed developers of the apps as 'clueless' and called for consumers to take more notice of what they download."

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Speed-Racer2069d ago (Edited 2069d ago )

Duh lol. Imagine what happens when those ads refresh every 30 seconds.

ZoyosJD2068d ago

Well, it's true of every ad, app or not. Apps just tend to refresh more aggressively and be on a device where the impact isn't negligible.