PC Privacy Shield is not a VPN service but, rather, is a software product that’s designed to scan your computer for common security vulnerabilities. This product is designed by Shield Apps, a white-label software maker that focuses on security applications. How does their product stack up? Here’s what we found. Installation There aren’t any surprises […]
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WiTopia is headquartered in Reston, VA. The company offers a slick client, a good website and plenty of endorsements from big names in the press and tech world. In testing, however, their network just didn’t seem that impressive, and was slow compared to what other providers offer. Pricing and Plans WiTopia offers a personal and […]
TrickByte is headquartered in Thailand. They provide a SmartDNS service that can unblock a range of different geo-restricted sites. Their VPN service is still in beta, but we tested it to see how it stacks up. Pricing and Plans TrickByte offers very low rates on its SmartDNS service. The pricing is as follows: SmartDNS One […]
The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has a new privacy tool available. The Privacy Badger is a free extension for Chrome and Firefox. It blocks some of the most objectionable forms of tracking by third-party advertisers, and is very easy to use. How it Works Privacy Badger works similarly to most ad and script blockers. It’s […]
ZenMate is located in Germany. You can install a browser-based version of their privacy software for free, or upgrade to a full-fledged VPN with its own client and a large network of servers. Pricing and Plans You can download the ZenMate browser tool from the Chrome store for free. It’s also available for Opera, Firefox […]
Easy-Hide-IP is located in the UK. The company provides a service that has a user-friendly client and no data limits. This service does log traffic, however, and is in a privacy-unfriendly jurisdiction. Pricing & Plans Easy Hide IP offers unlimited data and transfer on all its plans. The pricing is as follows: One month – […]
VPNTraffic offers a basic and inexpensive VPN services to a large number of geographical locations. Protocols are limited but countries are not . Read our review for more details.