Hola Exposed: So What Are the Alternatives?

Hala Alternatives

Hola, a popular VPN service, is in deep trouble. According to the latest revelations from 8chan, if you use the free Hola service, you may have become part of a botnet, and could have involuntarily participated in DDoS attacks. Even paying subscribers have been exposed to serious security holes that enable anyone to execute malicious programs on your computer, leaving you vulnerable to …

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How to Unblock Any Digital Media Player

Digital Media Players: Apple TV, Fire TV, Roku and Chromecast

In a previous post I showed you how to install VPN on Fire TV. Though the method introduced in that article works, it has a few drawbacks. First, the method requires you to root (jailbreak) your Fire TV, which voids its warranty. Second, the method requires you to disable the update program, which means you won’t receive new features or security fixes. …

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How to Install VPN (Client) on Your Router

ASUS Wirelss Router

It’s never been easier to install a VPN than it is today: simply download the program from your VPN provider, then enter your login information and press “Connect”. That’s how easy it is. However, there are times when you have to configure the VPN manually – when you install VPN on your router, for example. There are many benefits to …

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HideMyAss Alternatives

HMA Alternatives

Why I use HideMyAss If you use Virtual Private Networking (VPN) you’ve probably heard about HideMyAss (HMA), the largest VPN service provider on the market. Aside from a very competitive (low) price the main reason I use HideMyAss is to gain access to blocked websites through their vast network of servers circling the globe. HMA makes accessing region restricted content …

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How to Successfully Install VPN on Fire TV

How to Install VPN on Fire TV

Amazon Fire TV is now one of the hottest media streaming gadgets on the market. This tiny, slick TV set-top-box offers impressive specs that easily blow other similar products away. It boasts 2 GB of RAM – 4x that of Apple TV, Roku, or Chromecast – and is powered by a quad-core CPU that delivers 3x the processing power of …

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ZenMate – The Best Free VPN

ZenMate Review vpntips

PC Advisor recently published an article on the best free VPN services of 2014. All the VPN services mentioned in the article generously allow you to try their services risk free. However, none of the them is actually free without any limitation – you either have to watch some advertisements, or have limited usage of the service. As the old …

The Cord Cutter’s Guide to Watching the World Cup Online

Watch FIFA 2014 World Cup Online

If you’re a soccer fan like I am you won’t want to miss the world’s biggest sporting event; the 2014 FIFA World Cup kicks off June 12 in Brazil. U.S. residents who subscribe to TV providers ESPN or ABC can catch the action on their big screen TV. For cable cutters like me the good news is you can enjoy …

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How to Setup Your Own VPN Server

How To Setup Your Own VPN

Commercial VPNs, such as Hidemyass, are inexpensive and easy to use, no question. However, if you can’t find a VPN service that meets all your requirements, then consider setting up your own VPN server. Here’s why:

How to Change IP Address

IP Address

Your IP address is the numerical label assigned to your computer or mobile device to uniquely identify it on the global web, or more specifically a computer network that uses the Internet Protocol for communication. That in turn identifies you!