Data Privacy

The best VPN services to protect your Mac in the UK

There are a number of reasons why you might want to start using a virtual private network or VPN. VPNs offer many benefits, like getting around geographic restrictions for streaming content. 

They can also help protect your privacy and make browsing more secure (though it’s always a good idea to vet your VPN provider’s claims carefully — some do a better a job than others).

But choosing the right VPN for you can be a daunting task. With so many options, you’ll want to think carefully about which features are most important to you and how much you’re willing to pay. Read more…

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6 of the best VPNs for Kodi in the UK, so you can watch all your favourite TV shows from anywhere in 2019

If you’re a movie buff or enjoy nothing more than binge-watching box sets, chances are you’ve heard of Kodi. Kodi is a free, open-source software media player app formerly known as XBMB that acts as a hub for all your music, movies, and TV content, which can be shared across all your devices.

Benefits include being able to turn your gadgets into a part of a digital streaming hub, accessing all sorts of file formats and searching for content in one place, watching geo-blocked content, and adding lots of customisable features via add ons such as iPlayer, which are needed for streaming content. Of course, there are drawbacks too, but most of these can be circumnavigated with a VPN (Virtual Private Network), which encrypts data leaving a device and makes it impossible for others to see what you’re downloading. Read more…

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NordVPN is now available for just £2.29 a month with a money-back guarantee if you aren’t satisfied

A VPN, or Virtual Private Network, is an essential service nowadays — particularly if you want to enjoy unrestricted access to your favourite content from anywhere in the world. 

A VPN can get around content restrictions and censorship to deliver unlimited access to video, music, social media, and more. If that’s important to you, then a VPN should be too. The problem arises when it comes to picking a VPN. There are a lot of options out there and each service has a different set of advantages and disadvantages.

NordVPN is widely regarded as one of the premier VPN options, and that’s probably down to its reputation for being one of the most secure services. It has loads of security tools, such as shared IP addresses and a zero logs policy. It also uses military-grade encryption and DNS leak protection to safeguard users’ IP addresses. It’s also on sale, which is another bonus. Read more…

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Get £80 off Sticky Password — the ultimate password manager

The weekend is over, but we have a deal to help you start the week with a skip in your step.

You can now secure Sticky Password Premium for just £34.99 until March 25. That’s 70% cheaper than the usual list price of £114.99, saving you a massive £80. This offer is valid for one user over a whole lifetime.

So what exactly is Sticky Password? Put simply, it’s the ultimate password manager. Put less simply, Sticky Password manages all your passwords and personal data, automatically logs you in to sites, fills in every form for you, and generates extra-strong new passwords for you. 

You are right to worry about your data, but you needn’t fret with Sticky Password. Your data is secured with military-grade AES-256 encryption. This is the world’s leading standard of encryption, meaning your master password for the manager is not known to anyone – not even to Sticky Password. Read more…

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