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Ad blockers top Apple charts as iOS 9 debuts

Apple's newest mobile software lets you use third-party apps to block Web ads, which the maker of the Peace app calls "creepy, bloated, annoying and insecure."

By September 17, 2015

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Use Overlay Blocker to close pop-up overlays in Chrome

This Chrome extension adds a button to your right-click menu, providing a quick and consistent way to close annoying overlays.

By December 5, 2014

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Feel the Force with Google's Star Wars app themes

Too much Star Wars? Never! Google sneaks Star Wars characters into its apps and services. Meanwhile, Yahoo blocks ad blockers, and LG kills the Urbane 2 smartwatch just days after it went on sale.

By November 23, 2015

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Feel the Force with Google's Star Wars app themes

Too much Star Wars? Never! Google sneaks Star Wars characters into its apps and services. Meanwhile, Yahoo blocks ad blockers, and LG kills the Urbane 2 smartwatch just days after it went on sale.

By November 23, 2015

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Ad blockers get ad-group exec's blood boiling (Q&A)

The Interactive Advertising Bureau doesn't like how tens of millions of people use ad-blocking software. IAB's general counsel has a counterattack: block the blockers.

By April 4, 2014

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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

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Ad tracking 'blocker' comes to iOS 6

Apple's UDID is soon to be dead to advertisers, replaced by the Advertising Identifier. With it, you'll be able to limit targeted ads in iOS 6, but it won't be fully functional at first.

By September 14, 2012

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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

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Google settles with states in Safari-tracking case for $17M

Sidestepping third-party tracking cookie blockers in Apple's Safari browser is a costly dance, as Google agrees to pay another $17 million in the case.

By November 18, 2013

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Zeta blocker: HTC may have a 2.5GHz, quad-core smartphone

A new report claims HTC is readying a killer handset with a 4.5-inch display, quad-core processor and other key features.

By November 16, 2011