Google add-ons Can End Ads!
If you use gmail, as I do ever since my computer crashed and I lost all my computer-based contacts, and if you get annoyed by the ads, as I do, here’s a solution:
http://www.customizegoogle.com/ courtesy of a comment by Miguel Guhlin on my Eduspaces blog – http://eduspaces.net/vinall/weblog/189380.html
I’ve installed and it works! No more annoying ads.