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adblocker doesn't help much, I have Adfree on my phone and 1weather is ad supported, but it still displays the ads.
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post #12 of 23
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Wghat if you quit playing Angry Birds?
It is so yesteryear anyways thumbsdownsmileyanim.gif

I don't play it... You can imagine "Angry Birds" being whatever game you like if that makes you feel better.
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post #13 of 23
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adblocker doesn't help much, I have Adfree on my phone and 1weather is ad supported, but it still displays the ads.

Did you update the host files?

With Adfree, haven't run across any ads yet.
post #14 of 23
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Originally Posted by B-rock View Post

There has to be a better way to optimize it.

There is. There are tools that cleans cache and shut downs apps, otherwise i think rooting solves problems because you can download a app called Titanium and it freezes and uinstall apps that stock cellphones cannot do if you are impatience for Ice Cream Sandwich features.

I wanna root my cell so bad but i don't know if i am willing to risk my warranty on my Razr.rolleyes.gif
post #15 of 23
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There is. There are tools that cleans cache and shut downs apps, otherwise i think rooting solves problems because you can download a app called Titanium and it freezes and uinstall apps that stock cellphones cannot do if you are impatience for Ice Cream Sandwich features.
I wanna root my cell so bad but i don't know if i am willing to risk my warranty on my Razr.rolleyes.gif

It's really nothing to worry about. You can easily unroot your phone, which would restore it back to it's factory ROM. thumb.gif
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post #16 of 23
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Did you update the host files?
With Adfree, haven't run across any ads yet.

yup, it says it's up to date but I somehow still have ads
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post #17 of 23
It would actually be nice if you could actually "kill" the process of an app and it stays off. You can task kill all you want but crap still turns back on.
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post #18 of 23
Turn off location services for those free apps.
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post #19 of 23
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It would actually be nice if you could actually "kill" the process of an app and it stays off. You can task kill all you want but crap still turns back on.

That's what auto-kill features on the task killers are for.

I use it on FPse, since it insists on staying on, and my battery can get nommed in 5 hours.
   
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post #20 of 23
And this is why you root your phone and install adfree from the market (a free automatically updating hosts file).
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