Best way to block ads on my new iPad

Discussion in 'All Things Apple' started by pcslookout, Feb 23, 2013.

  1. pcslookout

    pcslookout Lifer

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    I can't stand seeing all the ads again on the internet. It makes me use my computer instead when browsing.

    I know there is website apps and forum apps but talking about when I do general searching like from google.
     
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  3. bearxor

    bearxor Diamond Member

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    The BEST way?

    Jailbreak and install Adblocker off Cydia.
     
  4. effowe

    effowe Diamond Member

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    This, either that or block them at the router.
     
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    vailr Diamond Member

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  6. Aikouka

    Aikouka Lifer

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    Some third-party browsers have ad blocking capabilities built-in. I used to use Atomic Web Browser, and it blocked ads. The only negative aspects of using a third-party browser is that they don't get the JavaScript boosts that Safari gets.
     
  7. dawks

    dawks Diamond Member

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    All browsers on iOS have to use the same core Safari rendering engine (the main difference is in the 'chrome' or UI of the browser. Are you saying Apple is letting 3rd party browsers use their own Javascript engine, and intentionally crippling their performance?
     
  8. Aikouka

    Aikouka Lifer

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    I don't know if it's changed since I last heard about it, but this is what I'm talking about:

    http://www.cultofmac.com/182088/giv...party-ios-apps-a-nitro-speed-boost-jailbreak/