The Best VPN Service to Hide Behind

Virtual Private Networks are one of the handiest bits of networking wizadry out there, allowing you to use public Wi-Fi with immunity, catch up on Call the Midwife whilst overseas, or even get around your work's anti-Giz filters. However, not all are created equal, so we've rounded up the best of the internet's many VPN offerings for your delectation. Read More >>

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Windows Phone 8.1 Revealed, Includes Javascript, VPN Support, and *Urgh* 3D

Microsoft has reportedly begun sending out invites, giving developers the opportunity to try out the upcoming Windows Phone 8.1. One of said developers has taken to Reddit and revealed a number of features in the SDK. Read More >>

Tor: The Anonymous Internet, and If It's Right for You

Since the revelations about NSA spying came to the surface earlier this summer, everybody's paying a little bit more attention to their privacy online. That's good news for Tor, a suite of software and network of computers that enables you to use the internet anonymously.
Tor includes anonymity software as well as a special browser, but it's the network that stands to benefit most from this spike in interest. In the past few weeks, there's been a 100 percent rise in the number of Tor clients. Although it's unclear why sudden increase, NSA concerns have to be part of it, but doesn't explain the full bounce. That's an all-time record. Read More >>

The Simple Guide to Making a VPN

VPNs are amazing creatures: they can get past those pesky anti-porn firewalls at work or uni; give you access to Eastenders while you're travelling; or even unlock access to the hallowed ground of American Netflix if you're into that. Problem is, setting one up isn't the most user-friendly process around. Read More >>

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VPNs: What They Do, How They Work, and Why You're Dumb for Not Using One

For as ubiquitous as connectivity has become and how reliant we've grown on it, the Internet is still a digital jungle where hackers easily steal sensitive information from the ill-equipped and where the iron-fisted tactics of totalitarian regimes bent on controlling what their subjects can access are common. So instead of mucking around in public networks, just avoid them. Use a VPN instead. Read More >>

You Can Now Watch Porn at Work With the iTwin Connect

The iTwin Connect is a cute little device that looks like a flash drive with two plugs, but has endless possibilities: the verdant green pastures of Netflix's US library; browsing blocked sites from your work computer, or a secure connection from a dodgy internet café's WiFi. Read More >>

T-Mobile Caught Using Great Firewall of China Techniques to Block Secure Email and VPNs

The cheaper arm of Everything Everywhere, T-Mobile, has apparently been blocking secure email and VPN access with techniques akin to the Great Firewall of China, leaving people fat out of luck for email over 3G. Read More >>


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