AdTrap: Making the Sochi 2014 Olympics Bearable on the NBC Live Extra App
No Ads While Watching the Olypmics
The NBC Live Extra app is littered with ads. Trying to watching the Olympics on this poorly-designed app is very frustrating when there are so many distracting ads. Thanks to the AdTrap, you can watch the Olympics ad-free! The persistent ad banner on the bottom the screen no longer appears:
No Ads Interrupting the Events
Even while trying to watch an event, every so often, a 30 second ad will interrupt the event. With the AdTrap enabled, there is a one second disruption where it says something like “coverage will return momentarily.” An ad would normally show up here, but instead, you get right back into the action.
Here is another screenshot of the main page on the app, with and without ads.