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CyberGhost VPN Review 2018 (Our Thoughts After Testing It)

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If you’ve looked at lists of top-tier VPNs, you’ll certainly have encountered CyberGhost.

CyberGhost is not the largest or most popular VPN, but it is certainly one of the most acclaimed.

CyberGhost has surprisingly only been around since 2011. CyberGhost has maintained a strong sense of identity as a promoter of internet privacy and freedom.

Yeah, all VPNs say that, I know. Well, CyberGhost was the first VPN company to publish a transparency report, and the entire company is less than a decade old.
So, it might be more than just show with CyberGhost.

And despite not being the most popular VPN in the world, it does support over 20 million users, so surely something is going right.

But hey, you can’t judge off what CyberGhost says about itself. Luckily, I have been using CyberGhost for a little while by now, and I can give you a full rundown of the good, the bad, and the awesome. Let’s get started.

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Betternet Review: Should we use, or move to Alternative? (Tested)

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What is Betternet VPN?

If you’ve been interested in getting a VPN for the first time, or perhaps acquiring a new one, you’ve likely heard of Betternet.

Betternet is easily one of the most popular VPNs around, mostly because of its presence in the mobile app market.

Betternet has been the #1 VPN app on both the Google Play Store and the Apple’s App Store.

On the Play Store alone, it counts over 10 million downloads, and in total Betternet claims to have 38 million users worldwide.

Clearly, Betternet is popular. How? Why? There are so many VPNs nowadays, especially for mobile users. What makes Betternet among the most popular?

Betternet’s popularity would have you expect an extremely well-featured, comprehensive VPN.

This is not the case: Betternet’s essence is simplicity and ease of use. It also gets its tremendous appeal from being one of the better free VPNs around—or at least, that used to be the case.

Within the last week, it would seem, Betternet has undergone a significant change in its pricing, and judging from unhappy comments on the app stores, one wonders how much longer Betternet will be able to maintain its popularity.

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10 Best Free VPN Services in 2018 (with Pros and Cons)

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VPNs have always been an important tool for the internet age, but in the last few years they have become increasingly popular and talked about.

More and more people have become interested in VPNs, for a variety of reasons.

There are always those who wish to protect their privacy, whether for practical reasons (such as journalism) or simply because they like their privacy.

There are those who want to avoid government snooping without really affecting their internet browsing.

There are those who just want to stream content they can’t in their location.

And there are those who are simply getting sick of increasingly creepy advertisements.

I love VPN technology, and I’ve used my fair share of them over the years.

In the end you’ll need to experiment with some to figure out for yourself what “clicks” best. But hey, there’s no way you’ll know if you want to use

VPNs, or know which VPNs you want to use, if you can’t do it easily…or affordably.

Whether you want to experiment with VPNs to find one worth investing in, or if you just want some affordable options to secure your privacy, this list should be a good place to start.

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IPVanish VPN Review: Is It Really Fast & Safe? [Tested and Reviewed]

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What is IPVanish VPN?

This review tackles, without a doubt, one of the most famous and acclaimed VPN services in the industry right now.

If you’ve been looking into acquiring or changing a VPN service, it’s nearly impossible you haven’t heard of IPVanish.

IPVanish seems like such an established titan that it’s hard to believe it was founded in 2012—seriously, it’s only a few years old!

Even in internet years, that makes it quite young.

So what’s the deal?

Is IPVanish really a rock-star of the VPN world, having shot up so quickly after its founding, or more of a passing fad, bound to be replaced in a year or so?

In this review, we’ll answer that question and more based on my experience with the VPN.

It’s a solid service, but that’s not something I say easily—so let’s roll up our sleeves and dive in!

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NordVPN Review – Based on my Experience

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Alright, I’ll state the obvious here, the reason you’ve probably come to this article in the first place.

The internet is a phenomenal invention, something that has given us more and enabled more of us than we could have ever imagined. It has also dealt some arguably mortal wounds to privacy.

Fear not—some of the new things we’ve gotten from today’s technology aren’t only things that kill our privacy, but services that protect it.

Virtual Private Networks, or VPNs, are some of the most popular options for maintaining online security and it’s not hard to see why. They don’t require you to do much work—just download some software and carry on with your life.

And one of the most popular VPNs? Yeah, it’s hard to not see the name NordVPN when you’re looking up what VPNs to use.

How do we know it’s reputable? Is there any piece of validating news, are there any neat articles to go on?

Go to the NordVPN homepage, and you’ll be immediately greeted by a list of outlets that have endorsed NordVPN:  Wired, BuzzFeed, Forbes, the Guardian, BBC, and more. Additionally, they take special pride on a few pages in noting PCMag has named them an editors’ choice.

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LimeVPN Review: Easy to use, but with few minor issues

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You know, I like LimeVPN—it’s a smaller and lesser known VPN that still gets a decent amount of appreciation from folks like me who like a sturdy underdog.

If you’ve been searching for VPNs, you may have come across this strange “LimeVPN” name. Now, you’ve also probably noticed by now that it hasn’t really shown up in the news. What gives?

Well, let’s just think of it this way: no news is good news. LimeVPN has no controversy. You can look up reviews and you’ll see some good and some bad, like any other service, but there’s nothing newsworthy about what is running smoothly, and this is as true for VPNs as it is for international law.

In this review, I’ll talk about this less famous, underdog VPN in some more detail. There are some weaknesses, but overall, I’m happy to say it’s a worthy candidate for most people.

Sounds good right? Well, let’s find out why.

See LimeVPN’s Plans here…

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PureVPN Review: Pros and Cons after 4 Months of using!

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It’s 2018. Many of us take it for granted that privacy on the internet is essentially dead, and it’s hard to shake the feeling that only those who are deeply tech-savvy can protect their identity well.

But, the other benefit to today’s technology is that a lot more is available than before. Some of these new things are tools to protect your privacy.

If you’re looking into personal privacy, it’s hard to not come across VPNs.

And if you’re looking into VPNs, it’s even harder to not come across PureVPN.

Arguably one of the most known Virtual Private Networks, PureVPN has even been talked about in the New York Times—author Quentin Hardy describes how it uses “state of the art technology to encrypt internet traffic.”

Sounds good, right? An easy way to be secure online, hooray!

Of course, it’s never that simple. Let’s take a look at how PureVPN really compares to its hype.

See PureVPN’s Plans here…

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Windscribe VPN Review: Pros and Cons after 3 Months of using!

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DailyBeast calls it “the online privacy tool you should already be using.”  Techradar calls it “one of the best free VPNs around.” Dig around a little more and you’ll see a lot more praise.

Windscribe has only been around since July 2015, but in the last two years it’s become one of the most acclaimed VPNs around.

Clearly there’s a lot of good buzz about Windscribe, and it’s coming in at the right time.

Its summer 2017, and online security has never been more important. From the Snowden leaks in 2013 to the Russia-Trump stories that dominate the news, cyber security has become an increasingly relevant topic to the climax that is right now.

And if you think cyber security is a big deal for nations, you’d better believe it’s a big deal for you—an individual that is not armed with powerful intelligence agencies for protection.

Sure, you may not have a foreign head of state breathing down your neck…but then again you might. There is a host of parties interested in your data, and even if they’re not, there’s a plethora of reasons to keep your information well protected.

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