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Briefly: Adblock Plus updated, WaterField Designs S4 case

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A new version of Adblock Plus for Android has become available. The revised app, including changes to configuration options and a visual overhaul, now includes an update system separate from the Google Play marketplace that it previously used before being banned. Users will have to sideload the latest version through...
Briefly: Adblock Plus updated, WaterField Designs S4 case

The Web’s Best 2012 April Fool’s Jokes

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Foolery was in full bloom online today. Continuing a longstanding tradition on April Fool’s Day, a number of companies on the Web issued phony announcements. These weren’t exactly pranks meant to fool — companies are overly cautious not to mislead the masses these days — but many of them did...
The Web’s Best 2012 April Fool’s Jokes

Next Version Of Firefox Will Finally Plug Add-On Memory Leaks

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One of the main reasons to use Firefox has long been its active add-on ecosystem. One of the main reasons not to use it, on the other hand, has been the fact that those add-ons can often lead to Firefox’s memory consumption spiraling out of control. However, Mozilla promises it...
Next Version Of Firefox Will Finally Plug Add-On Memory Leaks

Foibly makes sure you never miss a Facebook Offer again

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Foibly is a new service that lists all the Facebook Offers currently available on a single webpage, accessible via your PC and phone. You can sort the Offers based on whether they are new, popular, or expiring. Best of all, Foibly lets you do it all without actually going to...
Foibly makes sure you never miss a Facebook Offer again

Google Partners With Pandora, AdWeek, NYDN On New Paywall 'Substitute'

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Google (NSDQ: GOOG) is rolling out a new product, “Google Consumer Surveys,” that lets publishers monetize content through “microsurveys” created by companies that want to carry out inexpensive market research. Publisher partners at launch include Pandora (NYSE: P), AdWeek, the New York Daily News, the Lima News and the...
Google Partners With Pandora, AdWeek, NYDN On New Paywall 'Substitute'
Reddit ads will now show up by default for Adblock Plus users

Mozilla Firefox Add-ons hit 3 billion downloads

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Look at your Firefox browser on your laptop or phone. It’s likely been tweaked-out with the perfect pallete of colors and acts just the way you want. Since those add-ons became available in 2004,  more than 3 billion have been downloaded — more than the entire Internet user base and...
Mozilla Firefox Add-ons hit 3 billion downloads

Google TV Root Hack Allows For Hulu Streaming, Makes The Connected TV Platform Interesting Again

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Google TV launched a year and a half ago. The platform has gone nowhere since according to a recent survey. It relaunched late last year, which brought improved performance and a sweet search tool, but it’s still not worth your time. However, it’s finally getting a bit interesting thanks to...
Google TV Root Hack Allows For Hulu Streaming, Makes The Connected TV Platform Interesting Again

How To Block Ads And 6 Other Cool Tricks You Should Try With YouTube (GOOG)

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We love YouTube, but there's a lot we'd change about it, too. The ads are a little too obtrusive for us, we'd love to set a default video quality, and the famously obnoxious comments are often better left out completely. Thankfully there are browser plugins that make it a snap...
How To Block Ads And 6 Other Cool Tricks You Should Try With YouTube (GOOG)

Linux Media Award for Adblock Plus

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Linux Media Award for Adblock Plus

Google Pulls Ad-Blocking Apps From Play Store For Violating Developer Distribution Agreement

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More than a few developers have worked to make web browsing and app use in Android as clean and ad-free as possible, but it seems their efforts haven’t made them any fans at Google. That displeasure was made clear today when a number of developers who have created and maintain...
Google Pulls Ad-Blocking Apps From Play Store For Violating Developer Distribution Agreement

Best April Fools’ Jokes of 2012: Adblock is now CatBlock, Hungry Hippos comes to the iPad and more

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We couldn’t resist getting in on the April Fool’s action with our very own brand new pay-per-view model at The Next Web, and to keep the fun going, we’ve decided to put together a list of the best pranks that we’ve spotted around the Web so far. Google got a head...
Best April Fools’ Jokes of 2012: Adblock is now CatBlock, Hungry Hippos comes to the iPad and more

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

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

Kill mobile ads with Adblock Plus for Android

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Adblock Plus for Android may sound too good to be true, but it works. It not only gets rid of banners, pop-ups, and video ads while you browse, it also kills those often annoying in-app ads. [Read more]...
Kill mobile ads with Adblock Plus for Android

Reddit is whitelisted by Adblock Plus for only using 'acceptable ads'

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Social news and entertainment website Reddit has been told today that its use of advertisements meets the new ‘acceptable ads’ guidelines drawn up by the Adblock Plus open-source project. The ruling means that all of Reddit’s adverts will be whitelisted on the service – a free ad-blocking tool that has...
Reddit is whitelisted by Adblock Plus for only using 'acceptable ads'
Google evicts ad-blocking software from Google Play store
Google yanks AdBlock Plus from Google Play, surprising nobody

Adblock Plus launches on Android to block ads in apps and on the Web, no rooting required

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Adblock Plus, a forked version of Adblock, today released version 1.0 of its free native Android app. You can download the app now from the official Google Play store (Android 2.1+ required). You can also download the .apk directly from AdBlockPlus.org and install it manually. If you do, however, you...
Adblock Plus launches on Android to block ads in apps and on the Web, no rooting required

After getting booted from the Google Play store, Adblock Plus releases new Android app with automatic updates

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Google recently started removing several ad-blocking applications from its mobile app marketplace, Google Play, claiming that they violate part of its Developer Distribution Agreement. Google essentially alleges that such apps ‘interfere with or access another service or product in an unauthorized manner’. One of the apps that was yanked from...
After getting booted from the Google Play store, Adblock Plus releases new Android app with automatic updates

Adblock Plus extension soon coming to an IE, Safari or Opera browser near you

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Adblock Plus, the insanely popular annoying ad-blocking extension for Firefox and Chrome (and Android smartphones) will soon be available for more browsers, including Internet Explorer, Safari and Opera. That’s the main take-away from the conversation I recently had with Till Faida, CEO of EYEO GmbH, the company behind the Adblock...
Adblock Plus extension soon coming to an IE, Safari or Opera browser near you

Boot up: Samsung's copy/paste problem, Google's AdBlock block, HTC One, and more

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Plus Ballmer on Surface, China's hacking jobsearch in 2004, BBC's linked data, Java updated, and moreA burst of 12 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology teamSamsung devices crash after multiple uses of clipboard >> SAMSUNG DevelopersPlease pass this information on to the appropriate development team.Samsung...
Boot up: Samsung's copy/paste problem, Google's AdBlock block, HTC One, and more

Bad Move: Google Removes AdBlock Plus From Google Play Store

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Another day in which Google makes a move that leaves me scratching my head about what it's thinking. It has decided to remove Adblock Plus from the Google Play store arguing that it interferes "with another service or product in an unauthorized manner." Obviously, some will argue that of course...
Bad Move: Google Removes AdBlock Plus From Google Play Store

Fight Over French ISP Blocking Ads Really Just A New Perspective On Net Neutrality Debate

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At the beginning of the year, some folks in France, who used the popular ISP Free (whose name is a bit misleading, as it is not, in fact, free), discovered that the company had started providing a service in which it blocked all internet banner ads. There was no whitelist....
Fight Over French ISP Blocking Ads Really Just A New Perspective On Net Neutrality Debate

Adblock Plus for Chrome now unblocks certain ads by default; Here's how to block them again

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On Friday, when everyone was getting ready for the weekend, Adblock Plus quietly announced that its Chrome extension is officially out of beta, meaning that “its functionality and stability are comparable to Adblock Plus for Firefox” (although the group admitted that “the user interface is still lacking”). If you have...
Adblock Plus for Chrome now unblocks certain ads by default; Here's how to block them again

Adblock Plus hits back at German newspapers urging readers to disable the free-to-use ad blocker

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Adblock Plus, a free-to-use service that blocks unwanted adverts across the Web, has responded to a number of news outlets in Germany that are encouraging their readers to disable the free-to-use adblocker on their respective sites. Spiegel Online, Sueddeutsche.de, Faz.net, Zeit, Golem.de and RP Online launched a joint campaign asking...
Adblock Plus hits back at German newspapers urging readers to disable the free-to-use ad blocker

AdBlock Plus Responds To Play Store Ban: "Unilateral Move By Google Threatens Consumer Choice"

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Yesterday Google began removing ad-blocking apps from its Play Store on the grounds that they violate part of its Developer Distribution Agreement. Now one of the removed apps, AdBlock Plus, has hit back publicly at what it dubs a “unilateral move by Google”, putting out a statement slamming Mountain View for threatening...
AdBlock Plus Responds To Play Store Ban: "Unilateral Move By Google Threatens Consumer Choice"

Ads no more: Adblock Plus for Opera 12.10 goes live

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As was promised, the wildly popular Adblock Plus banner-blocking extension has been released for the Opera 12.10 desktop web browser. Apart from relieving users from watching video pop-ups, banners and context blocks, Adblock Plus claims that the browser is 40% faster with the extension because the blocked content isn’t being downloaded in the first...
Ads no more: Adblock Plus for Opera 12.10 goes live

German online publishers' anti-adblock campaign backfires

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Some of the biggest German online publishers, including Spiegel.de, Golem and the websites of the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung and the Zeit weekly, went public with a plea for their users to reconsider ad blocking software this week. Users who are visiting participating sites with an adblock-plugin are being greeted with...
German online publishers' anti-adblock campaign backfires

Status of the Adblock Plus project, spring 2010

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Status of the Adblock Plus project, spring 2010
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