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Adblocking is now possible on iOS? What?

09-28-2015, 02:15 AM
#1
Joined: Aug 2011
Posts: 194
Adblocking is now possible on iOS? What?

What do you think? As I read Apple enabled adblocking in apps too. So not only in browsers.
Or I am misunderstanding something?

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09-28-2015, 02:52 PM
#2
Joined: Jan 2011
Posts: 860
I think it's only in Safari.
09-28-2015, 03:04 PM
#3
Joined: Jun 2009
Posts: 10,968
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Originally Posted by dancj View Post
I think it's only in Safari.
Unless the app you're using has it's own add blocker.

Though don't all 'alternate' browsers ultimately use Safari?

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09-28-2015, 03:59 PM
#4
Joined: Sep 2013
Location: uk
Posts: 3,558
Ad blocking has been possible on ios for a while there's an app called weblock that's works over wifi that blocks ads in games and also in browsers, the same company also have an app that blocks ads over mobile data too but I've forgotten the name.

Weblock has been available for yonks.
09-29-2015, 01:55 AM
#5
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Originally Posted by cloudpuff View Post
Ad blocking has been possible on ios for a while there's an app called weblock that's works over wifi that blocks ads in games and also in browsers, the same company also have an app that blocks ads over mobile data too but I've forgotten the name.

Weblock has been available for yonks.
This. adblocking is nothing new.
09-29-2015, 04:11 PM
#6
Joined: Jan 2011
Posts: 860
Quote:
Originally Posted by drelbs View Post
Unless the app you're using has it's own add blocker.

Though don't all 'alternate' browsers ultimately use Safari?
They use WebKit which is the engine behind Safari, but I don't think they get the adblockers