AdTrap: Adblock in a Box
Whether we like it or not, advertisements are a vital part of our Web browsing experience. Its what enables us to read, watch or listen to most online content for free, like the website youre on right now. But sometimes these ads can be intrusive or slow down your browsing experience. Hence the popularity of ad-blocking software like Adblock Plus. Now someones come up with a hardware equivalent of such software.
Invented by Chad Russell, the AdTrap is an open-source device that has a wider reach than any ad-blocking program. The AdTrap blocks online ads for all devices from a desktop computer to a smartphone in the same network. You simply plug the AdTrap in between your modem and your router, then reset your modem. Any and all ads should be gone when youre back online.
Fortunately the... [via Technabob]
- AdTrap purports to block all ads for $120 (Slashgear )