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What is VPN Obfuscation? Best Way to Hide VPN Traffic in 2023

| Updated on 18th January 2023
Advanced detection methods can identify your VPN connection. This lets websites (like Netflix) block your access, helps ad networks collect your data, and may lead to ISP throttling. However, the best obfuscated VPNs can avoid detection and enhance your privacy. This article explains what VPN obfuscation is and shows how obfuscation camouflag...

How to Watch Porn in the UK — Safe & Private Access in 2023

| Updated on 13th January 2023
Some porn sites can be risky to use, with ads and trackers that log your data. Adult content creators and local ISPs can also restrict content so it’s not available in the UK. However, geoblocks and privacy aren’t an issue if you watch porn with a VPN. VPNs are the best way to watch porn privately and safely in the UK. They encrypt your traff...

5 Best VPNs for Cuba in 2023 For Privacy, Streaming, & Speed

| Updated on 10th January 2023
Internet traffic is highly monitored and regulated in Cuba. While in the country, you can only connect to the internet via a Cuban SIM card, an ETECSA internet card, or a government-approved WiFi hotspot (you log in with your personal details). ISPs also occasionally block popular social media sites like WhatsApp, Facebook, and Twitter. Plus, so...
5 Best VPNs for Cuba in 2023 For Privacy, Streaming, & Speed

5 Best VPNs for TP-Link Routers — Install & Use Easily in 2023

| Updated on 24th November 2022
Not all VPNs work well with TP-Link routers. Many of them (especially free services) can’t be installed on these devices or don’t deliver reliable connections. That’s why finding the best VPN for a TP-Link router can be challenging. My team and I tested 80+ VPNs for several TP-Link models. The shortlisted providers have fast global servers to...

5 Best VPNs for Netgear Routers in 2023 - Easy to Set Up & Use

| Published on 24th November 2022
Netgear routers have a built-in VPN. However, it doesn’t let you bypass geoblocks or browse privately — it just works as a server for remote control of your network. In contrast, the best VPNs for Netgear routers let you access worldwide content safely at top speeds. My team and I tested how 60+ VPNs work for different Netgear models — from N...

How to Bypass T-Mobile Throttling in 2023 — Stop Speed Loss

| Updated on 16th November 2022
It's no secret that T-Mobile can reduce your speeds based on your web activity. The ISP states it throttles users for several reasons. For example, to prevent congestion on the network at busy times or because you’re considered a “Heavy Data” user. The easiest way to bypass T-Mobile data throttling is with a VPN. My team and I tested many ser...

ExpressVPN Router Review: Does It Work? 2023 Setup Guide

| Updated on 14th November 2022
ExpressVPN is one of the only VPNs that offers custom firmware for several routers (as well as manual installation options). This makes it a tempting option if you want a VPN for your router — but how well does it work, and is ExpressVPN a reliable option? My team and I tested ExpressVPN on a range of routers, including brands like ASUS, Netg...

How to Download a VPN in China in 2023 — 8 Ways That Work

| Updated on 7th November 2022
While in China, you can’t access many international services, including VPN sites. The country has region-specific versions of the App Store and Google Play, so the popular VPN apps aren’t available there. Plus, the Great Firewall of China makes it impossible to download a reliable VPN using traditional methods. My team and I found effective ...

5 Best Free VPNs for UAE: Safe Messaging & Browsing (2023)

| Updated on 1st November 2022
The United Arab Emirates restricts access to numerous online services. In the UAE, you can’t use the VoIP or video service in certain apps (or use the app at all), like WhatsApp calling, Skype, and Discord. Due to geoblocks, streaming international content on Netflix US, BBC iPlayer, and other popular platforms isn’t possible either. In addit...
Without proper security measures, you’re putting your privacy at risk every time you go online. The ISPs and ad networks can see your Google search queries, browsing history, and other sensitive data. All information you share on the web can be used in a malicious way. For example, hackers can steal your credit card details for money. Famous ...