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Pop-up ads on TVs? Say it ain't so!

It's a bad week for Samsung. After the firm addressed privacy concerns, some of its Smart TVs began displaying annoying pop-up ads. Meanwhile, the White House plans to form a cybersecurity agency, and smartphone thefts decline thanks to kill switches.

By February 11, 2015

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Pop-up ads on TVs? Say it ain't so!

It's a bad week for Samsung. After the firm addressed privacy concerns, some of its Smart TVs began displaying annoying pop-up ads. Meanwhile, the White House plans to form a cybersecurity agency, and smartphone thefts decline thanks to kill switches.

By February 11, 2015

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Creator of the Internet pop-up ad apologizes for 'hated tool'

In a mea culpa written for the Atlantic magazine, Ethan Zuckerman explains why he devised the infamous pop-up ad and offers his apologies to the Internet community.

By August 15, 2014

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Facebook Home ad has your friends popping up everywhere

The first two adverts for the freshly unveiled Facebook Home have aired, and they're about as different to each other as you can get.

By April 8, 2013

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Google's Nexus 7 tablet pops up in rare home-page ad

Google is actually touting a product on its home page, which is traditionally free of advertisements.

By August 28, 2012

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Microsoft Surface street art ads pop up in NYC

Street art ads spotted around New York City appear to tout Microsoft's Surface, though so far the company is mum about their appearance.

By August 24, 2012

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Mystery HP tablet pops up in ad for second time in three weeks

The device has a different rear design than anything the company has launched so far, but that doesn't mean it exists and will eventually launch.

By August 6, 2012

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Windows 8 pops up on Amazon

The retail giant's U.K. Web site offers a peek at the various packages of Windows 8, including one geared for the European market.

By October 10, 2012

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Android could allow mobile ad or phishing pop-ups

Developers could sneak annoying pop-up ads or phishing attacks into mobile apps via design flaw in Android, according to researchers.

By August 6, 2011

Review

PopUpCop 2.5

PopUpCop 2.5 for Internet Explorer browsers does what it promises: it eliminates annoying ads. Unfortunately, PopUpCop isn't available for Netscape, Opera, or the Mac.

By October 12, 2004

4 stars Editors' rating October 12, 2004

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