These days, a reputable, logless VPN is almost a requirement for using BitTorrent. In fact, we wouldn’t even consider downloading torrents from a public tracker without one. A 2011 study found that 15% of all file-sharers worldwide were using a VPN (or similar) service to hide their IP. 10 years later, that number has likely […]
The Australian Open is a can’t-miss event for tennis fans, and the opening major of each season. If you don’t have cable TV, however, it can sometimes be hard to watch the Australian Open live. Fortunately, you can watch the full 2021 Australian Open (for free) by using any VPN with server locations in Australia. […]
I consider a trustworthy VPN to be an indispensable tool in the age of big data. VPNs can provide highly secure encryption, virtual geolocation and hard-to-trace IP addresses. But there are some clear disadvantages to using a VPN. These drawbacks can range from minor inconveniences (captchas) to actual security risks if you choose an disreputable […]
Serious file-sharing enthusiasts know the importance of privacy while torrenting. Since the protocol is inherently public, it’s a good idea to mask your identity as much as possible. And there are a number of tools that can do that for you. And more still that claim to, or have been touted on internet forums as […]
What are VPN logs and why do they matter? We explain the two types of VPN logging, and what you need to know.
Chromecast is one of my favorite streaming devices, because of its simplicity. There’s no clunky menu or interface, just cast directly from your smartphone, computer, or tablet. But how to you setup a VPN for Chromecast, if you want to access geo-blocked content or unlock other Netflix regions? I’ve got bad news and good news […]
Do you want to access more shows, content libraries and streaming apps? A VPN is one tool that can help you do that. But how can you set up a VPN for your television? It’s not as straightforward as you’d hope (only a few Smart TV models can run VPNs apps directly). But it’s still […]
Believe it or not, some free VPNs do still work with Netflix, despite the streaming giant’s best efforts. We painstakingly tested the performance of several popular free VPNs, to save you the trouble of experimenting on your own. Netflix a global streaming service, available in most countries around the world. But that doesn’t mean you […]
Learn how to identify, prevent & fix the 4 ways your identity and IP address can leak when using a VPN.
ASUSWRT-Merlin is a custom (free) firmware built exclusively for ASUS/ASUSWRT routers. It adds a TON of functionality, especially in terms of running a VPN client or server on your router. This step-by-step tutorial will teach you how to setup an OpenVPN tunnel with ASUSWRT-Merlin. We’ll even discuss advanced topics like customizing encryption strength, DNS leaks, […]