iOS 9 Ad Blocking

AdBlock Plus accused of paying off other ad blockers to let some ads through

September 17th at 8:34 AM

AdBlock Plus accused of paying off other ad blockers to let some ads through

The new ad blocker support Apple introduced in its mobile Safari web browser in iOS 9 is causing quite a stir. Publishers are up in arms, worried that users will adopt mobile ad blockers en masse and poke huge holes in their revenue streams. Meanwhile, just one day after Apple released iOS 9 to the public on Wednesday, several ad blocker plug-ins have indeed shot up the charts in Apple’s iOS App Store.

Regardless of which side of the debate you stand on, there’s one thing we can probably all agree on: What AdBlock Plus is doing — if, and only if recent accusations turn out to be true — is both unethical and deplorable. More →

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Adblock Browser iPhone Android App Free

The official Adblock Browser is now available on iPhone and iPad

September 8th at 9:30 PM

The official Adblock Browser is now available on iPhone and iPad

With the iPhone 6s and iOS 9 poised to launch in the coming days, now equipped with the ability to utilize ad-blocking software, a new era of mobile surfing has begun… But on Tuesday, the Adblock developers decided to get a head start by launching their own official mobile browser for iPhone and iPad — a standalone product that’ll keep your browsing session secure and ad-free. More →

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Sourcepoint Ad Block Stopping Software

Ad Blockers – Former Googler Will Sell Tech to Punch Through All of Them

June 18th at 9:20 AM

Ad Blockers – Former Googler Will Sell Tech to Punch Through All of Them

The ad-blocking cat and mouse game Internet users and content publishers are playing online is about to get more interesting, as a former Googler apparently says his new company has a high-tech means of smashing through “all the ad blockers.” More →

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iOS 9 Safari Ad-blocking Apps Extensions

Apple finds a new way to stick it to Google: Hidden ad-blocking feature found on iOS 9

June 11th at 7:45 PM

Apple finds a new way to stick it to Google: Hidden ad-blocking feature found on iOS 9

One hidden iOS 9 feature that Apple didn’t detail on stage earlier this week concerns advertising and user tracking. The feature was discovered in Safari mobile developer notes, and it’s got even popular ad-blocker AdBlock Plus worried. More →

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Adblock Browser Download

Adblock Plus just released an ad-blocking Android browser – here’s how to get it

May 20th at 4:00 AM

Adblock Plus just released an ad-blocking Android browser – here’s how to get it

Adblock Plus is the most popular desktop ad-blocking software on the planet, and the team behind the popular browser extension is now taking its talents to the mobile web. Meet the Adblock Browser, a mobile app for Google’s Android platform that focuses on delivering users all the content they want with none of the ads that support it. More →

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AdBlock in Real Life

Bring AdBlock to the real world with Brand Killer

January 30th at 6:50 AM

Bring AdBlock to the real world with Brand Killer

If you live in the city, you’ve probably stopped noticing the advertisements that flood your vision every time you leave your place. They’re so omnipresent that they’ve just become an inseparable part of your world, but what if you could block them out just like you block the ads on your computer? More →

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How to Disable Canvas Fingerprinting

Adblock Plus: We can stop canvas fingerprinting, the ‘unstoppable’ new browser tracking technique

July 23rd at 3:15 PM

Adblock Plus: We can stop canvas fingerprinting, the ‘unstoppable’ new browser tracking technique

Canvas fingerprinting is a completely new way of tracking users online for advertising purposes, and reports detailing it claim it’s rather difficult to bypass. Even Adblock Plus users can’t escape canvas fingerprinting, but the company explained on its blog there is a way to deal with it, and with cookies for that matter, using its browser plugin. More →

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Adblock Plus Android

Adblock Plus for Android rids mobile ads from all your apps and web browsing

November 27th at 9:21 PM

Adblock Plus for Android rids mobile ads from all your apps and web browsing

Adblock Plus, one of the greatest Internet browser plugins ever created, is finally available to purge Android smartphones and tablets of mobile advertisements once and for all. The app is available for free in the Google (GOOG) Play Store claims to “block all annoying ads on your Android device” including “mobile ads, video advertising, banners, push notifications, display advertising, HTML5 advertising and much more” without requiring any rooting. BGR tested Adblock Plus on a Galaxy S III and can back up the claim that ads are even removed from apps such as Angry Birds.  More →

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