How to change your IP address on Windows

November 16th, 2023 in Privacy basics

This artcile was updated and refreshed November 2023. We discuss how to change the IP address of your Windows 10 or Windows 11 device. This doesn’t change your IP address on the internet, although we’ll look at that as well.  Changing your IP address on Windows An IP address uniquely identifies every device connected directly […]

Guest networks – What they are, why you need one, and how to set them up

September 12th, 2023 in Privacy basics

A guest network is a separate WiFi network within your home or office network designed specifically for your guests or customers to use.  Although run from the same router (which may also be your modem), a guest network operates as an entirely separate WiFi network, providing guests with internet access without giving them access to […]

What is F-Droid and should you use it?

June 23rd, 2023 in Privacy basics

F-Droid is an app store for Android that features only free and open-source software (FOSS). This makes it a welcome alternative to the privacy-invading Google Play Store. In this article, we look at what F-Droid is, why you might want to use it, and how to use it. We also examine some concerns about F-Droid.  […]

How to live stream the 2022 FIFA World Cup

November 18th, 2022 in Privacy basics

The FIFA World Cup is the biggest tournament in the football calendar, and its 22nd installment is kicking off in Qatar from November 20 — December 18 2022. You can live stream all of the 64 matches that make up the World Cup using Proton VPN. FIFA World Cup 2022 FIFA is holding the World […]

How to change your IP address on iPhone

November 18th, 2022 in Privacy basics

Learn how to change your IP address on your iPhone to protect your privacy and access content restricted by your location.  Your iPhone’s public IP address identifies your device on the internet. It’s one online label that websites, big tech companies, and governments can use to track you across the internet. Companies and governments may […]

How to change your Netflix region

October 10th, 2022 in Privacy basics

A VPN allows you to watch your favorite Netflix shows when traveling abroad.  Despite increased competition, Netflix is still the most popular streaming service in the world. Available in over 190 countries, Netflix usually makes all of its own content (often dubbed “Netflix Originals”) available to all subscribers, no matter where they are in the […]

How to change your IP address for free

September 28th, 2022 in Privacy basics

Every device that connects directly to the internet is assigned an IP address by your internet service provider (ISP). In general, this number uniquely identifies your household. Most ISPs assign blocks of IP addresses to the same geographic areas, so your IP address is often a good indicator of your rough geographic location (accurate to […]

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