Search

All categories

  • Applications:
  • Games:
  • Community:
  • Desktop:
  • The basic idea...

    "The basic idea behind open source is very simple. When programmers on the Internet can read, redistribute, and modify the source for a piece of software, it evolves. People improve it, people adapt it, people fix bugs. And this can happen at a speed that, if one is used to the slow pace of conventional software development, seems astonishing...
    ...The Open Source pages exist to make this case to the commercial world."    - Introduction to Open Source - www.opensource.org

    Details: AdAway

    market download AdAway
    Attention: DEVICE MUST BE ROOTED FOR THIS APPLICATION

    Description
    AdAway is an open source ad blocker for Android using the hosts file.

    To all users with Galaxy Note Android 4 stock rom:
    The stock rom ships with a broken toolbox, which prevents AdAway from working.

    Requirements
    ? ROOT
    ? Read/Write access on system partition

    Problems
    ? Information can be found in in-app Help screen.
    ? If you have other problems please report them in the issue tracker on http://code.google.com/p/ad-away/issues

    Website with Source code and Issue Tracker
    http://code.google.com/p/ad-away

    Translations
    Help translate AdAway on https://www.transifex.net/projects/p/adaway

    Donate
    You can donate money to support the development in-app.

    License
    GPLv3

    Permissions
    ? Root access: To write hosts file to system partition
    ? Internet access: To download hosts files
    ? Modify/delete SD card content: To export lists to SD card
    ? Wakelock: Wake up phone when AdAway updates in background
    ? Google Play Billing: To donate via Google Play Store

    Keywords
    adblock, adblocker, ad blocker, advertisments, advertisment blocker

    Open source alternative to
    adfree, ad free, AdBlocker, AD blocker, MyInternetSecurity Pro

    Recent changes:
    Please report bugs on the following website instead of writing bad reviews:
    http://code.google.com/p/ad-away/issues

    2.2
    * Introduce SUPERUSER permission for new Superuser app
    * Allow backups of AdAway (for Carbon)
    * Logo reworked thanks to Alin ?o?ea-Radu

    2.1
    * Allow whitelist entries from hosts sources if enabled in preferences
    - Fixed missing menu entry for hosts sources on tablets
    - Webserver on boot should work more reliable
    - Webserver should not be killed on low memory

    Content rating: Everyone

    Author: Dominik Sch?rmann
    Version: 2.2
    Market link: org.adaway
    Web site: http://code.google.com/p/ad-away/



    Source code:
    Code license:
    Market downloads: >250,000
    Market rating: 4.7 / 5.0
    Category: Top:/Applications/Tools


    Added: 2012-03-01
    Updated: 2013-03-10
    Hits: 1100



    Edit link