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Why I changed my mind about ad-blocking software

From the Cheapskate: Ads are a necessary evil of the Web, and the truth is they're just not that evil, especially if they conform to AdBlock's Acceptable Ads guidelines.

By October 2, 2015


Get started with ad-blocking apps on iOS 9

Content blockers, as they're properly called, are all the rage in Apple's latest mobile operating system.

By September 17, 2015


Tomorrow Daily: This piano's ultra-futuristic design is music to our ears

The Boganyi Piano took over ten years and 8,000 engineering hours to create, and the results are a stunning musical instrument that looks like a spaceship. It's also got some internal upgrades that make it less susceptible to the elements, and require less maintenance.

By January 27, 2015


Tomorrow Daily 119: Robot bats, real-life ad-blocking headset, a futuristic piano and more

On today's show, we shudder at a robot bat that can easily switch between flying and moving on the ground, check out a headset that blurs out corporate logos in real life, and enjoy the beauty of a futuristic piano with over 18,000 parts.

By January 27, 2015


AdBlock Plus spreads its gospel of unintrusive Net advertising

A new manifesto from an ad-blocking company Eyeo tries to build support for the idea that some ads are OK. That's good for its business, since big advertisers pay to get on its whitelist.

By April 3, 2014


How to install Adblock Plus on Safari

Adblock Plus is finally available for Safari, albeit in beta form. You can install it in just a few clicks.

By January 29, 2014


Safari support completes Adblock Plus five-browser sweep

All the top desktop browsers now can use a plug-in that blocks Web site ads -- except for nonintrusive ones from companies that pay to be whitelisted.

By January 21, 2014


Ten years in, Firefox fights on -- now against Google and Apple

Microsoft is no longer the foe. Mozilla CTO Andreas Gal is using the Web to try to force Android and iOS to become more open. He knows Mozilla's Firefox OS is in for a long battle, though.

By November 10, 2014


Google removes ad-blocking apps from Google Play

Apps that block ads on Android devices, including AdAway and Adblock Plus, have been removed from the Google Play store.

By March 14, 2013


Google yanks ad-blocker apps from Google Play

A handful of app developers receive notices from the Web giant saying that their ad-blocking software "interferes with or accesses another service or product in an unauthorized manner."

By March 13, 2013