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Why is Netflix Slow AGAIN?!? Netflix Slow Lanes Due to ISP Limits

If you’re at home right now wondering why is Netflix slow again, while the rest of your Internet connection are fine, it can be frustrating. What you may not know is that these Netflix slowing issues are commonly caused by your own ISP – the very people you are paying to bring you Netflix in the first place!

Netflix have been having a trying time with a number of ISPs as these ISPs are also commonly cable TV providers. They are seeing Netflix as competition and giving their traffic less priority and putting it in slow lanes. Comcast being the worst of the group. Now you, the consumer, are stuck in the middle of these paying both of these companies money but you still can’t watch the totally awesome Daredevil without buffering issues! What can you do? Read on for some ideas!
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Country Restrictions: How do Geoblocks Work?

You’re on vacation, far from home, and sitting down at your computer to catch up on your Netflix account. Or maybe tune into the BBC iPlayer to watch some Dr. Who. Or you could be one of many people trying to watch content on Hulu. Either way, you wind up with a geoblock screen that looks like this: how do geoblocks work Not available in your country ‘yet!’ So how do geoblocks work, how are they used, and how can you possibly get around them? Fear not, by the end of this article I’ll teach you ways to get your Tv and movie content that’s being blocked back!
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How to use VPN Apps and Tools

Getting an idea of how to use VPN apps, and just how simple of an internet security tool they all are, can help many users make the decision to use them. Years ago, before I had ever learned how to use a VPN, I too was intimidated. I thought they’d be complicated, but they’re actually quite simple!

If you want to go from VPN n00b, to a well secured VPN user, read this article now! Keeping in mind that this is a general purpose article, your specific VPN provider may differ slightly!
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Unblock YouTube When you Are Blocked by Software or Location

Whether you’re at school, the office, or travelling abroad, you may need to unblock YouTube. Maybe it’s for research, maybe it’s just for the LOLZ. Either way, who cares? You’re paying for an Internet connection and you have every right to unblock YouTube. Unless you’re at work; you aren’t paying the bill then!

Whatever reason you have for wanting to unblock YouTube, here are 5 possible ways you can do it. Only one will work every time, while the rest have certain advantages and disadvantages. Read on to find the best way to get past geo-restrictions and other blocks on YouTube!Read More »Unblock YouTube When you Are Blocked by Software or Location

Blocked Websites: How to Break Through the Blocks!

Are you experiencing blocked websites due to your high school, library, or office using blocking apps? It can be a major bummer when you have blocked website as it can prevent you from talking to someone you need to speak to on Facebook, Twitter, or even email

Getting around blocked websites is possible. Here are 8 ways to do it, some are easier than other so take a moment to consider which is going to be best for you. As a word of caution, don’t come to me if you get caught – take responsibility for your choices, my friends.Read More »Blocked Websites: How to Break Through the Blocks!

The Worst Internet Censorship & How to Fight Back

When I’m talking about Internet censorship, I don’t mean how your parent’s have put a block on porn sites. I’m talking about the real online censorship which restricts your ability to get to relevant information thanks to government controls.

In this supposedly ‘free’ world where freedom reigns, more and more controls are being placed on the Internet. Some countries are worse than others. Some won’t surprise you as being restrictive at all, but one just may shock you. Read on to discover the worst Internet censorship areas, and read to the end to see what you can do if you’re in one of those countries.Read More »The Worst Internet Censorship & How to Fight Back

10 Reasons to Use a VPN Service Provider

Too many people seem to think that no one would ever want to steal their data or hack them. If you think you’re nobody and that no one would be interested in you, think about your online banking, your passwords, your online shipping, and the access you have to the iTunes store. Those are all points of attack for a hacker.

All those reasons, and many more, will be explored in this article on 10 reasons to use a VPN service provider.Read More »10 Reasons to Use a VPN Service Provider

A Beginners Guide to Net Neutrality

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With the Internet packed full of net neutrality debate ahead of tomorrow’s (Feb 26th 2015) vote on net neutrality in the USA, it’s important for those who don’t know to get themselves up to speed.

To get outside of the Internet and show you a real world simile: Imagine if your TV only worked with one cable provider, and that you have no option based on your TV which shows you could watch. Right now, you can buy any TV, plug it into the wall, and choose how you want to connect – cable, satellite, even bunny ears, as well as which provider will be selling you this service.

When it comes to the Internet, neutrality has a huge impact on how you can get information in a timely manner. This applies both to how quickly you can access that data, and how easy it is to find.Read More »A Beginners Guide to Net Neutrality