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Google add-ons Can End Ads!

August 13, 2007

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: courtesy of a comment by Miguel Guhlin on my Eduspaces blog –

I’ve installed and it works! No more annoying ads.

2 Comments leave one →
  1. Miguel permalink
    August 14, 2007 1:56 pm

    Great! Glad you’re happier. Now, have you considered using your Gmail space to save critical files? I like to encrypt certain files–like my signature, passport info–and make it available online so I can get to it no matter where I’m at.

    More on that here:

    Take care,
    Miguel Guhlin
    Around the

  2. Shifting Semiosis permalink
    August 14, 2007 2:35 pm

    Hi Miguel,
    Thanks for the suggestion about saving essential files by attaching them to a message and storing it in gmail. I use Box – – for a similar purpose, but a double backup never hurts.
    BTW, the ad position I originally wrote about and displayed is still there, but I do appreciate being able to shut down the ads alongside my messages.

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