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Well, Here's A Preview Of The Ad-Free Phoronix

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Published on 29 October 2010 10:00 AM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Phoronix
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This morning on Phoronix you may notice that there are no ads being served on Phoronix and you are able to view entire articles on a single page. Well, this is a preview of Phoronix Premium.

Though this isn't the full-blown Phoronix Premium experience as you don't have access to the special area of our forums and you are still seeing ads there, but for the main site it's currently ad-free and you can view full articles on a single page. Don't get too used to it, unless you want to subscribe, as this is just available to everyone for a short while this morning.

One of the ad servers that IDG uses to serve advertisements on Phoronix seems to have gone rogue and is causing frequent blank screens to appear on Phoronix pages. So while I am getting frustrated waiting for this issue to be resolved, all of you get a Phoronix Premium preview. Should you like seeing the site without advertisements and the very fast load times, you can subscribe to Phoronix Premium for just a few dollars per month.

About The Author
Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
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