Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.

6 posts

Wannabe Geek

Topic # 132362 19-Oct-2013 13:52
Send private message

Sorry if wrong forum but this little gem arrived in the post today.  To be honest, I'd forgotten all about it as it's over a year since I put the peso's into Kickstarter.  Pretty much plug in and play.  Works with the cheapo Android phone and is certainly blocking YouTube adverts. 

I'll let you know if/when it dies lol.

Create new topic
Mr Snotty
8288 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 4255

Lifetime subscriber

  Reply # 917381 19-Oct-2013 14:14
Send private message

Ugh, ad blocking.

1) Add Geekzone to the whitelist or buy a subscription.
2) Sites you use all the time should be whitelisted too.
3) Sites with ads need the income generated from the ads to keep their site online, if everyone blocks ads then the internet will not exist.

BDFL - Memuneh
62228 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 12782

Lifetime subscriber

  Reply # 917424 19-Oct-2013 15:22
Send private message

Interesting it blocks Pagefair - which is not an ad delivery platform but a tool to let publishers know how many ads are being blocked.

So, yes, blocking even things that aren't ads is a bit of a strange move.


1889 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 316

  Reply # 917567 19-Oct-2013 23:00
Send private message

I stick to adBlock Plus...Its free and I don't have to worry about it failing.

Sometimes what you don't get is a blessing in disguise!

8029 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 387


  Reply # 919273 21-Oct-2013 16:27
Send private message

Didn't we already have a recent thread about AdTrap...

Create new topic

Twitter »

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:

Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.

Geekzone Live »

Our community of supporters help make Geekzone possible. Click the button below to join them.

Support Geezone on PressPatron

Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.