This Little White Box Will Block Internet Ads From Ever Reaching Your Computer

Ad Trap, a tiny gadget that looks like a wireless router, can block ads on the Internet before they can reach your computer.

We first heard about Ad Trap on CNN. The project raised more than $200,000 on crowd funding site Kickstarter. You can buy one for $US139.

Ad Trap plugs into your wireless router and intercepts all ads before they can reach any device connected to your WiFi network, including laptops, smartphones, and tablets. According to CNN, Ad Trap can even block pre-roll ads on YouTube.

Yes, there are several browser extensions that do the same thing, but the idea behind Ad Trap is to install one device to block ads on everything connected to your network.

Here’s a demo video:

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