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Adfree
No, it ain’t pretty, but what Adfree does is downright beautiful. It chops annoying smartphone ads off at the knees, stopping them before they drive you more than a little bonkers.
No, it ain’t pretty, but what Adfree does is downright beautiful. It chops annoying smartphone ads off at the knees, stopping them before they drive you more than a little bonkers.
Screenshot by Nathan Chandler

Ads are the bane of every smartphone aficionado. They clutter your phone's already crammed display, and they make some apps downright infuriating to use. With Adfree installed, however, you'll nix many ads altogether.

Adfree not only puts the brakes on many browser-based advertisements, but it also kills ads that are incorporated directly into apps. Its developers work this magic by continually updating Adfree's database of known ads. Thus informed, Adfree halts irritating ads at a system level, before you ever set annoyed eyes on them.


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