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These are the Best VPN providers in Autumn 2021: Mullvad, ExpressVPN, IVPN, and more!

In this day and age, we spend a great deal of time on the internet. But despite all the great things you can do online, the web can also be an unpleasant place. It presents many growing threats, from web tracking to cybercrime. There's a way to clamp down on these issues, though -- installing...

These are the Best VPNs for Canada: ExpressVPN, TunnelBear, and more!

VPNs are incredibly versatile tools that can help you safeguard your online privacy, offer access to otherwise geo-restricted content, and shield your data from hackers on unsecured networks. So if you're looking for a good VPN for personal use, this article will talk about some of the best VPNs for Canadian users. For other regions,...

These are the Best VPN apps for Android: ExpressVPN, Mullvad, WindScribe, and more!

VPNs can be beneficial whether you are trying to hide your internet browsing from prying eyes or just want to access a different country's Netflix library. They encrypt your outgoing and incoming internet traffic and pass it through their servers, so your data is private, and your location gets obfuscated behind the VPN service's IPs....

The Best Free VPNs for all users in 2021: Hotspot Shield, ProtonVPN, and more!

In recent years, Virtual Private Networks have become an essential tool for people who value their internet security and privacy. But regardless of growing online threats, not everyone is in a position where they can spend money on a premium, paid VPN subscription, even if those options are the best VPN's you can get. If you’re...

You can now snooze Google One’s VPN like an alarm clock

Google added a new VPN to the 2TB Google One plan in October last year. The plan, which costs $9.99 per month, now gives you 2TB of storage, access to Google experts, the option to share the plan with up to 6 family members, free and discounted content on hotels or Google Stadia, up to...

The Best Business VPN Providers of 2021: NordVPN, VyprVPN, PureVPN, & More!

Companies of all industries possess large bulks of sensitive data they need to protect in the face of growing online threats, whether it’s trade secrets, internal communications, or the personal information of customers and employees. But how can they protect this data? One of the best ways businesses can improve online security and privacy is...

The Best VPN For Torrenting Files Online: ExpressVPN, Surfshark, NordVPN & More!

Torrenting is a prevalent online activity, but it carries enormous risks. If you’re sharing and receiving P2P files on the internet, there’s always the threat of being targeted by cybercriminals. But with a virtual private network service (VPN), you can use torrenting services safely. A VPN will keep you anonymous online, encrypt your web traffic,...

WireGuard announces a big Android update with Android TV support, more modern code, and API for third-party apps

If you value privacy, you've surely heard about WireGuard by XDA Recognized Developer zx2c4. To summarize it in a few words, the WireGuard project is a VPN protocol that runs inside the Linux kernel, aiming to be faster and simpler than many other alternatives. Earlier this year, the VPN protocol even made its way to...

Firefox releases an Android app for its VPN service

Mozilla Corporation, the organization that is primarily known for developing the free and open-source Firefox web browser, has been slowly releasing its own paid VPN service, known as the Firefox Private Network VPN, for more than a year now. It was launched as a full-device paid VPN service for Windows users, and now, Mozilla has...

Google’s Project Fi adds an always-on VPN to its cell service

Google has announced a new "enhanced network" for Project Fi, their MVNO service that will soon be rebranded. The feature promises to add extra security and more reliable connectivity. They are accomplishing this with an always-on VPN. Project Fi actually already uses a VPN. That's how it switches between the 3 networks it uses while you're...

CloudFlare’s new Android app lets you easily enable their fast DNS

Earlier this year, CloudFlare launched its own DNS service to the public, called "1.1.1.1." CloudFlare's DNS resolver is different from your ISP's or other DNS alternatives like Google Public DNS and Cisco OpenDNS in that it's focused on privacy and speed first. Your IP address is never logged or saved on CloudFlare's servers, and with...

VPN Hotspot lets you share your VPN connection over a hotspot

There are a lot of people who worry about the privacy of their online activity these days. Companies are releasing entire web browsers that focus solely on blocking the countless number of trackers that companies have embedded into their websites. Then we have internet providers who try to snoop in on what you're doing, there are hackers...