Google has been working on making its Google One membership plans more attractive to potential customers. From upgraded Google Photos features to free Stadia Pro subscriptions, Google One members are getting a lot of perks these days. The company announced a free VPN last month, and now the service is rolling out in the wild. Read More
Online privacy is more important than ever these days. Many people turn to a VPN (virtual private network) to help shield their data from prying eyes. Firefox has one, Opera has one, (*cough*Pornhub*cough*) and now Google is offering a free VPN to members of its Google One subscription plans — but only certain tiers qualify. Read More
When you use a VPN service, you're trusting it with the same data that your internet service provider would typically collect. That's why it's crucial to properly research any VPNs you use, even if they claim to not collect any logs. Case in point: seven VPN services using the same white-label provider were found leaking a lot of user data. Read More
Adult entertainment website Pornhub has created its own VPN service. VPNhub (obviously) is available on Android, iOS, Windows, and macOS, and even has an ad-supported free option for mobile. As free VPNs are becoming increasingly rare (another one bit the dust just last month), it could be worth your consideration. Read More
Back in April, Opera introduced a free VPN integrated into the desktop Opera browser. That feature arrived in the Opera developer channel almost a year after they acquired SurfEasy, a Toronto-based company that created easy-to-use VPN applications. A standalone Opera VPN application was released on iOS in May, and now it's available for Android devices.
Opera VPN is notable because just like the VPN in the Opera browsers, it is completely free. You can choose between a number of countries including USA, Canada, Germany, Singapore, and The Netherlands (with more countries coming soon). The application also includes a built-in ad tracking blocker, to prevent advertising networks from tracking your behavior across websites. Read More