One thing we can probably all agree on is that ads suck. In particular, ad-supported mobile apps are both a gift and a curse. Most are free, but supplement that non-existent price tag with non-stop banner or video ads. Sometimes, those ads can ruin the entire app, especially if it's a game that requires your undivided attention.
If you want to actually enjoy some of these ad-ridden apps, you can upgrade to the donate or premium version, but not all apps have that option. In that case, you'll have to go another route, like trying the Airplane Mode trick. However, depending on what app you're... more