How to know if your VPN is leaking and how to fix VPN leaks?

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You don’t have to think too deeply on this part if you have made sure that you picked any of the best VPN service providers from our list. Our list only includes those VPN services that do not leak and provide foolproof protection. With that said, you should also keep in mind that if your …

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How to become totally anonymous on your phone

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You probably do not need us to tell you that keeping one’s online activities and browsing history anonymous is pretty much as important on one’s smartphone device as it is on one’s desktop and laptop. It doesn’t really matter why you want to become anonymous really. You may have a need of thwarting various advertisers …

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Please learn how to delete a file properly: Here is how you do it

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Any kind of personal data that you might have on your computer machine like your past web searches and financial spreadsheets, is something that is very sensitive. In other words, you do not really want anyone to find it once you are not there to physically take care of your machine. Fine, you can delete …

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Block Alexa from automatically listening to you: A how-to guide

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A lot of people seem to have this idea that bringing home a digital assistant that can talk is a lot of fun. And perhaps it is. After all, it is always enjoyable to have those pointless random conversations with one’s digital assistant or device. The real craze for digital assistants and all that they …

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Web browsers and their engines: Know everything

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You might already have heard the news: Google has more or less won the browser wars as Microsoft has started to rebuild its Edge web browser right from scratch. However, this time the company will make use of the open-source Chromium code which underpins many other web browsers including, Opera Brave Vivaldi Google Chrome (of …

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Best Google Maps alternatives that value user privacy

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All of us have used a navigation app at one point or another before, during and after our travels. A large majority of us have used only Google Maps though. And perhaps for good reason. Google Maps seems like the most comprehensive and reliable navigation app out there. Currently, it has enough about it to …

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What should you do when you are hacked: A How-to guide

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It doesn’t really matter how someone compromises your personal data. You may lose your data in a headline-making Equifax-style data breach or you may find that someone has exposed your email password. The fact remains the same: It is always a nightmare when someone hacks your stuff. Of course, knowing more about what one should …

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Best free Firewalls that you need to use in 2020

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Based on the type of work that you do, you may or may not have to make use of firewall applications that are in addition to the ones that come built-in with your device’s operating system and/or WiFi router. Our research shows that for a lot of online consumers the default options for the firewall …

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