How to test your VPN speed and get the most of your VPN connection

Nowadays, there are many VPNs available and each of them claims excellent service. Privacy and security are the two most important elements you need to check when choosing a VPN, but VPN speed is also very important.

VPNs generally slow down your Internet connection as they route your data through a secure server located in a different region and encrypt your traffic.

The best VPN service providers, however, affect your connection speed very little, enabling you to still enjoy consistent, fast connections.

This article explains what VPN speed is, what are the factors that influence performance while connected to VPN, shows how to test your VPN speed, and recommends several VPN services that are great in terms of VPN speed.

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VPN vs Proxy. An unusual Transylvanian war

VPN vs Proxy – let the better technology win!

I am sure we all like placing bets whenever there’s a competition we’re interested in. We always pray the odds are on our favorite competitor’s side.

Still, gambling with your online privacy and security is not an option. That’s why, when it comes to the battle between proxy and VPN, we need to be aware of a few key information that differentiates these two technologies, before picking the winner of our choice.

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How to install and use a Chrome VPN extension on Microsoft Edge

This short article explains how to install a Chrome VPN extension on Microsoft Edge and lists several VPN extensions that are working smoothly on Edge.

Microsoft Edge, the flagship web browser of the Windows operating system, has entered a new era in January 2020, when the Chromium-based version was launched. The new architecture not only offers features existing in Google Chrome, but it is able to run Chrome extensions.

As this blog is about VPNs, we are especially interested in Chrome VPN extensions. Thus, here is how to get a Microsoft Edge VPN extension.

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How to use a VPN for Chromebook. Do you need a spellbook?

May your Chromebook be a lightweight laptop, but that does not mean you have to be light on security and privacy. As your device is connected to the Internet and the Internet is no longer a safe place, you need to get a VPN for Chromebook.

The latest Chromebooks are able to run Android apps. Thus, solutions to get connected to a VPN are at hand. Simply, download a VPN app for Android, and you are ready to browse the Internet safely.

Additionally, the Chrome OS makes it easy to create a VPN connection using the built-in VPN client. This article explains how to get a VPN for Chromebook, to set up an Android VPN app, how to set up a manual VPN connection, and lists three remarkable Chromebook VPN services.

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How to disable IPv6 on Mac

This short article explains how to disable IPv6 on Mac and presents alternative solutions for the case when the turn off IPv6 option is not available.

The simplest way to disable the IPv6 is to turn off the IPv6 option from your Network settings. However, sometimes the option is not available, and you have to disable IPv6 via Terminal commands.

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What is Double VPN? Are double-pane windows a must in Transylvania?

When it comes to your online security, less is not more. Since you’re here, you’re clearly interested in what is Double VPN and why minimalism won’t apply when online dangers spy on your every online step.

The online environment is not as friendly as you may expect. Just like in real life, the bad boys exist in the online world too. And no, you don’t have to play shooter games to meet one.

Still, there’s a blessing in disguise represented by the online weapons you can use to fight for your online privacy, security, anonymity, and freedom. Besides antiviruses, firewalls, and port scanning tools, the VPN makes it on the list of online security tools must-haves.

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How to use a VPN on Google Chrome. Are free VPN Chrome extensions the best solution?

While you may entrust Chrome for general browsing protection, you need to consider using a VPN for Chrome for extra security and privacy. Chrome VPN (VPN extension or VPN app) is a must-have for everyone using the popular web browser. But, are free VPN Chrome extensions the best solution? Let’s find out.

Whenever you navigate the Internet, web browsers share some information (for example your public IP address) with every website you visit. Even though many websites are safe to visit, there are also many that pose security threats and expose you to online vulnerabilities.

In this article, we take a look at how you can protect yourself if you are using the Chrome web browser. You will find out what a Chrome VPN is (and what it is not), why you need one (in more detail), what are the differences between VPN apps and VPN extensions. Also, I will present my favorites VPN for Chrome services.

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How to connect to a Softether VPN server from Mac

This tutorial is a guide on how to set up Softether VPN on Mac.

As the Softether VPN server can support multiple protocols there are several options to get connect from macOS.

This article also briefly explains what Softether is and what are the advantages of a Softether VPN server.

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How to set up PPTP VPN on iPhone or iPad (iOS 10 and above, iOS 9 and below)

This short tutorial helps you set up a PPTP VPN connection on an iPhone or iPad.

It also explains why PPTP is no longer supported starting from iOS 10 and what are the alternative solutions to set up the iPhone PPTP VPN.

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The best VPN for streaming? A Transylvanian guide on how to choose it

Grab your popcorn! We’re about to learn what is a VPN for streaming blocked websites and how to choose the one that best meets your streaming needs.

Things have changed so much on the Internet, as is no longer the Information Superhighway it used to be. These days the Internet is more like a dirt-road filled with potholes, or like an electrical installation that always seems to fail.

To fix these bat bad problems and enhance your online experience, you will need a very special toolbox consisting of patience, few technical pieces of knowledge, a VPN (Very Pointy Needle), and, of course, the popcorn I previously told you about.

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