Chrome may be the go-to choice for most Android users, but Opera has been around for ages. Opera Mini is one of the most downloaded browsers on the Play Store and sports a solid ad blocker to boot. When you fire up Opera Mini, getting rid of those pesky ads is as simple as tapping a button. After choosing a language, you are asked if you want to get rid of ads and then you’re good to go. No tricky settings to decipher or tabs of options to deal with.
Using the AppBrain Ad Detector is simple for rookies and pros alike. There is a tab for “Concerns” which quickly allows you to see if any harm is headed your way. From there you can look at any ad networks that are connected along with social SDKs and Dev tools. It’s really a wealth of information if you’ve ever wondered about things like who Chick-fil-A’s advertising goes through.
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This particular application is setup with host files which hits any ads coming your way with a quick change of direction. The redirect effectively kills pop-ups, banner ads, and any advertisements shown in games as well. Want a bit more control over your content? The Whitelist option can take care of that. Techies will also appreciate the open-sourced nature of AdAway as it’s not going to be an app that goes long without an update.
If you like to use transitions and have various video clips, VideoPad includes more than 50 transition effects. After applying transitions, you can also adjust video speed to make slow motion or fast speed video effect. For audio, you can also record narations to make your video more detailed, which is a bonus for game lovers. However, this free video editor can't be used to make slideshow, so just pass it if you really care this function.
A recent example of effective appvertising is the TRON: Legacy interactive ad for the iPad. The ad runs in an inviting banner within an iPad app. Once you click on the ad, you're able to control the interaction and choose what to do next. Explore the characters? See behind-the-scenes footage? Hear Daft Punk talk about composing the soundtrack? It's all there. You can also check out local show times, download screen savers and even e-mail friends, all without leaving the ad.

With as many as 70% of travellers visiting TripAdvisor before making a booking, TripAdvisor Ads are a great way for leisure and tourism businesses to use location marketing to engage with potential customers. TripAdvisor Ads work by promoting your business in your target location in the form of exclusive sponsored placements with appear at the top of site’s search results.


A tool coming to the latest versions of video editing applications is support for seamless transitions. Picture a scene showing people at a beach, and suddenly the sky zooms in and your in Rome or Paris, but it looks like you're in the same place because the transition glued the two scenes together using the sky. There are plenty of other examples of seamless transition; this magnificent video shows a good selection of them, and is partly responsible for starting the trend.
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