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Samsung Samsung adds ad-blocking software to its phones.

Discussion in 'Wireless News' started by JFB, Feb 3, 2016.

  1. JFB

    JFB Gold Senior Member
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  2. KevinJames

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    Since I don't use the default browser, I'll still get the dang ads. I use mostly Opera and occasionally Dolphin. I have issues with the default browser when I'm trying to download PDF files, it opens it as a streaming media so i can't save it.
     
  3. QLR

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    @QLR: That's alright. Samsung will just include it in their next firmware update and give Google that driver's hand signal I've been seeing so much of on the highways lately. (I've never understood that. Are they telling me I'm number 1 or are they showing me something they picked out of their nose?) LOL
     
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    It's a good thing Samsung has timely software updates... oh wait, nevermind :)
     
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    If I want timely OS updates, I'll use this.
    [​IMG]

    We all know that Samsung isn't timely with anything lol

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    Yes, but then you'll be swimming in the sea of ads :(
     
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    Well... Pick your poison ;)
     
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    Lol, I did. My poison is I don't use the browser on the phone

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    I'll use the browser on my phone, but I am always clearing the history, data and cache one or two times a day, but there must be a history that is stored at Google. If I use the Chrome browser on my laptop I'll get GroupOn ads for food, automotive and electronics that I've looked at.

    Once and a while I'll run into a script from a website that prevents me from deleting the history, but once I clear the data and cache, I am able to remove it. That's a pretty invasive script.
     
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    It has been reinstated to Google Play Store. Downloaded it, but of course, I'm on an older Internet browser lol.

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