If you’re outside Germany, you might have trouble watching shows on ZDF or Das Erste. Websites read your IP address to determine where you’re browsing from. If they don’t see a German IP, some sites limit or block your access. With a foreign IP, you could even be locked out of your German bank account. The...
There are few things more frustrating than clicking on a YouTube video and then being forced to sit through an ad that’s even longer than the video you’re trying to watch. Enough is enough. But wasting your time is only one of many negative things that adware can do to your browsing experience. The Best...
After an explosive fourth season that saw Tommy Shelby ascend to the highest echelons of British power, where can Peaky Blinders go from here? That’s the question on everyone’s mind as season five kicks off this month. If you live outside the UK, however, you’ll have to wait another few months to find out what’s...
The 2018 F1 Grand Prix season has been full of action, and as it moves into the next race at the Hungaroring in Budapest, there are just 8 championship points between the top two drivers. Historically, the top spot at the 70 lap Hungarian Grand Prix has gone to Lewis Hamilton, who has won the...
If you are looking for a safe, cheap, and reliable way to talk to and message your friends and family, then a VoIP service is your answer. VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) services, such as Viber, are the perfect alternative to costly or intermittent phone services. Viber also uses end-to-end encryption, meaning that not only...
You may experience problems getting into your online bank accounts or staying up to date with news on SRF 1 and RTS if you’re outside Switzerland. This happens as a result of geoblocking. Some websites check your IP address to determine where you are. Many of them have restrictions in place to block people from...
The Iranian government has a complete grip over internet freedom in Iran. Whether you’re a resident or a tourist, accessing “unacceptable” content or posting anti-government comments can even land you in jail. And that’s not all. Iran also blocks access to social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter, so that Iranian citizens cannot access...
Trying to watch your favorite shows on TV Tokyo or get into your Japanese online bank account can be difficult when you’re outside Japan. Many websites track your IP address and may block your access if that IP says you’re accessing the site from abroad. It’s a process called geoblocking, and to get around it, you...
If you’re not in Russia, you might have noticed blocks that stop you from watching Russia 1 or LAOLA online. Geoblocked sites look at your IP address to find out where you are. If your IP indicates you’re outside Russia, the sites will restrict or block your access. Geoblocks are frustrating, and unfortunately they are...
If you’re outside Pakistan, you could have difficulty accessing regional news sites like Dunya or GEO News. You may even be frozen out of your online financial accounts. This happens because certain websites only allow people in Pakistan to view their content. It’s a frustrating system known as geoblocking, but it’s quite easy to get...