Ars Technicom reader reader James has a question about the ads on your Android phone: Why aren’t any of the ads there?
If you’ve got a Nexus, Galaxy S2, or any other Android phone, you might think that you’re seeing ads because they’re there.
This is because Google and the Android Open Source Project (AOSP) are still working out how to remove ads on devices.
You can block ads by using a third-party app or a custom extension that blocks the ads.
That’s not to say that you don’t have to disable all ads, but it’s not like you’ll notice anything else happening with the ads you see on your phone.
You might also notice that you can’t block the ads altogether, because the Google app is still present and available for download. If you don