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How to Stop Your Smart TV From Spying on You: Tested in 2023

| Updated on 25th January 2023
It might be surprising to learn that your TV keeps tabs on what you do or watch. Smart TVs can be hacked and used as spying devices. They also collect your personal data through TV cameras and microphones and send them to advertisers. But stopping a Smart TV from spying on you isn’t that challenging if you follow the right guide. A VPN protec...

How to Set up a VPN on Windows 10 in 2023 — Fast and Easy

| Updated on 20th January 2023
There are multiple ways of installing a VPN on Windows 10. However, the safest and easiest method is to download the Windows app from the VPN vendor’s webpage. This way, you can ensure that the process is secure and won’t infect your PC with any bugs or malware. I've put together this ultimate guide to getting started with your VPN on Windows...
How to Set up a VPN on Windows 10 in 2023 — Fast and Easy

How to Access Twitter in China: Use Your Account Freely (2023)

| Published on 18th January 2023
Numerous websites aren’t accessible in China, including Twitter. Gmail and Google don’t operate there either. The government also heavily censors and monitors Chinese alternatives to Twitter and other social media sites. However, there’s a way to safely tweet from China. Premium VPNs mask your IP address and let you quickly access your Twitte...

How to Watch BBC iPlayer in Poland: Free Live TV in 2023

| Published on 12th December 2022
BBC iPlayer offers many binge-worthy shows, but it’s difficult to access it outside Britain. Due to geo-restrictions, the UK is the only place where BBC iPlayer is available. This means you can’t watch Killing Eve and live sports (like football, rugby, and badminton) abroad. However, there’s a way to stay up to date on BBC news and your favor...

10 Best Free Ad Blockers (2023): Stop Pop-Ups & Browse Safely

| Updated on 12th December 2022
Using ad blockers is a great way to avoid nasty spyware and malware hidden in ads. They also help you block intrusive pop-ups, and secure your online privacy. However, finding the best free adware blockers for your device can be challenging. My team and I took up the task and tested 50+ free ad blockers to find the best ones. The shortlisted ...

5 Best Ad Blockers for Twitch — Tested & Still Working in 2023

| Published on 10th December 2022
Static, pre-roll, mid-roll, and post-roll ads can make watching Twitch feel like one long commercial break. Luckily, there are plenty of ad blockers available for the platform. But finding the right Twitch ad blocker can be tricky — some aren't reliable and others are dangerous to use. Twitch also has advanced blocker prevention features that...

How to Safely Install Exodus on Kodi on Any Device in 2023

| Updated on 23rd November 2022
Installing Exodus on Kodi can be tricky as it’s not an official addon — you won’t find it on the Kodi directory. You’ll need to download a zip file, which could leave you vulnerable to data breaches as there’s no guarantee that the zip or the source to the file is fully secure. I recommend using a VPN to stay safe and maintain your online pri...

5 Best Military VPNs for Overseas Deployment in 2023

| Updated on 15th November 2022
If you're deployed overseas, accessing sites and services from your home country can be challenging. Platforms such as Netflix and Hulu are geo-restricted. Some countries also block access to certain apps (like WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, and Skype), so staying in touch with your family and friends might not be possible. Plus, getting a sec...
Many VPNs are compatible with Asus routers but not all perform well with them. Asus routers usually come with an OpenVPN client, which helps you install a VPN easily. Many VPNs support Asus router firmware, so you don’t have to upgrade to DD-WRT or Tomato. Plus, the routers that come with the AsusWRT firmware provide a graphical user interfac...
The Facebook-Cambridge Analytica, Equifax, and Snowden incidents demonstrated just how much data is collected and stored from your phone. This compromises your privacy and also puts you in danger of cybercrime like identity theft, fraud, and ransomware threats. That’s why it's a good idea to use privacy apps for Android to protect yourself onlin...