03-09-2012 04:53 PM
Text Enhance is annoying on any platform, it produces horrible links that are almost always out of context and worthless. Is there a way to turn it off on the PlayBook Web Browser?
FYI it is those underlined pseudo links that show up everywhere that you did not intend to ever exist in any text you entered.
I want to forever ban it from the Internet!
03-09-2012 05:19 PM
If you go to their website they offer an Opt Out function, which I have done multiple times. Another site suggest that it came when I installed a bit torrent app called Vuse or the Vuse toolbar for FireFox...WHAT like how is that going to happen on a PlayBook?
Other sites suggest that the websites that you visit have it installed on their servers for the sake of embedding advertising inside text YUK!
So it seems that there is no escaping this scourge! HELP! I thought this stuff died off when the Dot Com craze died off. It still needs to die off.
Their concept is selling advertising on top of advertising as if there isn't enough of that already!
I want an ad less web experience with ads by my choice not by robot.
Any advertiser who believes in this stuff is addicted to blue smoke!
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03-09-2012 05:39 PM
do you mean when you hover your mouse over a blue text it opens a popup?
I just tend to stay away from those sites or join the ones that turn it off once joined.
It would be nice to see some addons to the broswer but it is no firefox.
I think this was mentioned in the Playbook insider event and is being looked into.
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03-09-2012 05:50 PM
Well you don't always have a choice, every forum I have viewed has it running including this one.
The over-commercalization of the web will be its down fall. Advertising causes needless bandwidth that the users pay for, not the advertizers or their agencies. It is ludecres and is if I am paying for junk mail to come to my mail box.
Thank you KR for your input.
03-13-2012 09:59 PM
It took me a while to realise what you meant by Text Enhance. I haven't actually seen it in yeears. And definitely not seen it on this forum either.
I'm wondering if it depends on region or browser or something. I'm in the UK using Chrome. Any examples of sites with Text Enhance?
03-14-2012 12:24 AM - edited 03-14-2012 12:26 AM
This Site has it and most any site that delivers text as their content has it. Think of it as the evil twin to auto complete.
There is no getting away from it.