content blockers

The best AirPods Pro, Mac audio and ad-blocking apps this week

This week we block ads and other junk, route Mac audio between any and all other apps, and control our new AirPods Pro from the menubar. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

How to use Safari’s amazing new settings in iOS 13

In iOS 13, Safari has a brand new setting panel, which lets you customize any website with font sizes, content blockers, and lots more. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
Block Sites From Google Results With uBlacklist

Block Sites From Google Results With uBlacklist

Chrome: Sometimes you just never want to see a certain site in your Google results. Maybe you want to block a sketchy news source, or you don’t want Pinterest in your image search results, or there’s
Google still plans to kill Chrome's existing adblock APIs

Google still plans to kill Chrome's existing adblock APIs

Update 1: 2019/05/30 2:46pm PDT Google has provided an official statement about the proposed changes: "Chrome supports the use and development of ad blockers. We’re actively working with the

How to block ads and malware on iOS

Ad blockers don't just block ads -- they block trackers, pop-ups, dodgy cookies, and even adult sites. Here's how to use them on iPhone and iPad. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple
Google revises proposed Chrome ad blocker changes after public outcry and legal threats

Google revises proposed Chrome ad blocker changes after public outcry and legal threats

Update 1: 2019/02/17 9:20am PST This post previously stated that Google had completely backtracked on the proposed changes, but that is not true. The webRequest API will still eventually lose its

Improve your internet experience with Purify [50 Essential iOS Apps #7]

Purify ad blocker for iOS will kick those annoying JavaScript trackers and ads to the curb, providing you a faster, more private browsing experience. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an
How to Hide 'Trending Topics' From Twitter and Facebook

How to Hide 'Trending Topics' From Twitter and Facebook

“Trending topics” are bullshit, says Select All. These little modules on social media sites are swamps of banality and disinformation. This Wednesday, YouTube’s trending page included a
Samsung Internet for Gear VR adds support for content blockers and DLNA streaming

Samsung Internet for Gear VR adds support for content blockers and DLNA streaming

Samsung Internet for Gear VR is exactly what it sounds like; it's a web browser from Samsung designed for the Gear VR headset. The browser is mostly only used for navigating to WebVR experiences, but
Save Your Favorite Blog by Whitelisting It in Your Ad Blocker

Save Your Favorite Blog by Whitelisting It in Your Ad Blocker

This week, another beloved treasure of the internet closed its doors. The Awl announced it was closing up shop, ostensibly suffering from the economic volatility present in today’s “media” industry.
Wipe the Internet Clean With This Extension

Wipe the Internet Clean With This Extension

If you want a gentle reminder not to waste time online—without investing in a full-featured paid app like Freedom—try Nothing on the Internet, an extension for Chrome and Safari that turns off all the