DSKT: Best ad-blockers available today
One of the most frustrating things about browsing the web is the abundant amount of ads everywhere. From social media apps to streaming sites, it’s certain that you’ll encounter various ads that will sometimes disrupt your experience.
Thankfully, there is a way to prevent these pop-ups from happening and that is through ad-blockers. Here at DSKT, we want everyone to have a seamless internet surfing experience whether they’re reading one of our blogs or just browsing the web, in general.
In this blog, we’re going to list down some of our favourite ad-blockers that we use every day. These never fail to provide us with an ad-free surfing experience and we want you to experience the same!
Ad Block Plus
Ad Block Plus is one of the most popular ad blockers in the market today, partly because it’s available for all platforms (Chrome, Edge, Firefox, Opera, iOS, Android).
One of the biggest draws of Ad Block Plus is its quick and easy setup which only takes a couple of minutes. Once it has been set up, this app will instantly block most ads that the user will encounter. However, it also allows users to manually input the site where they run into dangerous ads.
To clarify, Ad Block is in no way related to Ad Block Plus. However, what they both have in common is that they provide users with a seamless web surfing experience across several platforms.
Ad Block specifically does a great job of blocking ads by letting users use various filters that instantly blocks those that come from notorious providers. Additionally, this blocker also allows users to create their filters so that they can customize their browsing experience.
Ad block is available on the following platforms:
Google Chrome users can enjoy having an additional layer of protection in the form of Poper Blocker. With this app, it works alongside other ad-blockers. It serves as a finer filter for the ads that may have been missed by the other ad-blocker to ensure that the user won’t encounter pop-ups, overlays, pop-unders, etc. Also, Poper Blocker has a feature where it notifies you whenever it detects and blocks an ad.
Another multiplatform ad-blocker, Ghostery completely removes ads from web pages to help users focus their attention on what they’re reading, watching, playing, etc. However, Ghostery’s biggest highlight is its ability to track someone who’s trying to collect your data. This makes it possible for users to browse the web uninterrupted and protected.
Ghostery comes in different packages, all of which provide different features. For its free version, users will be treated with impressive web protection. However, the paid subscription proves to be more superior as it offers a VPN as well as Android and iOS compatibility.
Adblocker for YouTube
One of the worst ways ads ruin a user’s experience is when they disrupt a YouTube video. Thankfully, app developers were quick to act on this and developed AdBlocker for YouTube which promises to eliminate all the ads on the site. This includes the ones that play before the video itself, pop-ups and more.