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#16 Detection

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Posted 19 January 2013 - 02:11

I've always found all the ad blockers to be completely hopeless.


Ad Blockers work 100%, no ads on my droid

You have to be rooted for them to work though because they have to modify the hosts file


#17 Nashy

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Posted 19 January 2013 - 05:05

Ad Blockers work 100%, no ads on my droid

You have to be rooted for them to work though because they have to modify the hosts file


Yep, always rooted. Worked in browsers, never in apps as promised.

#18 Detection

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Posted 19 January 2013 - 12:11

Yep, always rooted. Worked in browsers, never in apps as promised.


Strange, can you remember which blocker you used?

#19 ashpowell

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Posted 19 January 2013 - 12:19

Look up CyanogenMod :)

#20 Nashy

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Posted 19 January 2013 - 12:29

Strange, can you remember which blocker you used?


ABP was the last I used. Prior to that, I don't recall the name.

Don't get me wrong, it didn't overly bother me.

#21 Detection

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Posted 19 January 2013 - 13:18

ABP was the last I used. Prior to that, I don't recall the name.

Don't get me wrong, it didn't overly bother me.


ABP is for browsers only anyway, probably the reason :)

For system wide you need something like AdFree

#22 Mark

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Posted 19 January 2013 - 18:00

ABP is for browsers only anyway, probably the reason :)

For system wide you need something like AdFree


And the other tool which I can't name here, which removes ads completely from apps.

#23 Detection

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Posted 19 January 2013 - 18:03

And the other tool which I can't name here, which removes ads completely from apps.


AdFree does that too :)

Unless you mean actually remove them vs blocking them ?

#24 f0rk_b0mb

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Posted 19 January 2013 - 18:18

Get adblock plus for android! It blocks ads on the web and in apps! I haven't seen any ads thus far!

I love using this as my wallpaper: https://play.google....XdhbGxwYXBlciJd

#25 Mark

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Posted 19 January 2013 - 19:23

AdFree does that too :)

Unless you mean actually remove them vs blocking them ?


Yes, remove as in patch but I will say no more!

#26 Detection

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Posted 19 January 2013 - 19:47

Yes, remove as in patch but I will say no more!


:laugh: Maybe it is lucky you say that... about the patcher ....

#27 AbandonedTrolley

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Posted 23 January 2013 - 10:00

I find the Navigation app that comes with Android works brilliantly :)


It is certainly good, but for a dedicated app with the maps on the SD card I find Co Pilot to be great. The Google navigation obviously eats in to your data allowance and is also dependant on you having a data connection to download the route and map as you travel. If you lose data you are stuck.

#28 +djdanster

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Posted 23 January 2013 - 14:40

It is certainly good, but for a dedicated app with the maps on the SD card I find Co Pilot to be great. The Google navigation obviously eats in to your data allowance and is also dependant on you having a data connection to download the route and map as you travel. If you lose data you are stuck.


Very valid point. I have had an instance once where I lost data when on a motorway and didn't know which junction to turn off :/

#29 medhunter

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Posted 25 January 2013 - 20:40

Trying adblock plus at the moment

#30 vetLOC

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Posted 27 January 2013 - 11:47

So uhmm, if I root my nexus 7, does that do like a total reset of the data on the device? aka back to what I got when I first powered it on? The stuff I'm reading online sorta says yes, then some say no it keeps stuff you've downloaded, but then uh, yeah. Also, ABP seems to work fine for me on ads, at least in Chrome, I still have ads on other apps, not sure how to fix those yet :D



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