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Top 4 VPNs for Android phones and tablets compared (Sponsored)

Top 4 VPNs for Android phones and tablets compared (Sponsored)

The market is flooded with so many different VPNs, it's tough to know which ones are actually worth the time and investment. Especially when it comes to protecting your data online, you should be confident that your VPN is both safe and reliable. To help you decide which one's best for you, we've rounded up the top 4 VPNs that work great on Android phones and tablets.

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3 reasons you need to be using a VPN like Surfshark on your Android phone (Sponsored)

3 reasons you need to be using a VPN like Surfshark on your Android phone (Sponsored)

As more people flock to the internet for work, education, and entertainment, your internet service provider (ISP) and all the websites you visit are likely gathering swathes of data about your browsing habits. If you're not using a VPN service like Surfshark, everything you do on the internet is vulnerable to snoopers, cyber criminals, and other online security threats. Here are just some of the reasons you should install a VPN onto your Android phone and beyond.

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Subscribe to Surfshark VPN for two years and save 83% on service (Sponsored)

Subscribe to Surfshark VPN for two years and save 83% on service (Sponsored)

Pretty much everything you do online these days routes through your home network: binging shows, scrolling through social media, sending confidential work documents. Everything. And unless you're using a secure VPN, any of these activities could be easily infiltrated and exploited by cyber criminals. Enter Surfshark, the lauded VPN service that promises to protect all of your devices for just $1.99 a month (83% off) for the next two years.

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Flash VPN, UFO VPN, and five other services leaked 1.2TB of private information

Flash VPN, UFO VPN, and five other services leaked 1.2TB of private information

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.

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Mozilla's Firefox VPN is now out of beta on Android

Mozilla's Firefox VPN is now out of beta on Android

Mozilla has been working on a VPN for a long time, first experimenting with such a service in 2018. But lately, there's been more movement. The company has been beta-testing its latest take on virtual networks since last year, with an Android app available since early 2020. Today, Mozilla has announced that it's officially launching the paid service in a few countries.

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Anyone (in the US) can now sign up for Firefox's new VPN beta

Anyone (in the US) can now sign up for Firefox's new VPN beta

It's been about ten months since Mozilla introduced its own VPN service, Firefox Private Network. Six months later, Mozilla expanded the secure browser initiative to Android devices, offering a free VPN app. Today, it was announced that the new VPN will be open for beta testing nationwide, no waitlist required to get in. In a few weeks, the service will exit beta under its new name: Mozilla VPN.

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How to make your own personal VPN in under 30 minutes

How to make your own personal VPN in under 30 minutes

VPNs, or Virtual Private Networks, are a popular way to stay safe online. When you connect to a VPN, all outgoing network traffic is funneled through an external server. Your internet service provider can't tell what sites you visit (only that you're using a VPN) or inject content into webpages. VPNs are also commonly used to bypass blocked websites and to stay safe on public Wi-Fi networks.

Unfortunately, using certain VPN providers can be just as dangerous as going without a VPN in the first place. Many popular providers will log connection details of users, which can then be sold to third parties.

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The best deals on VPNs right now

The best deals on VPNs right now

Virtual Private Networks, or VPNs for short, are incredibly useful. They're even more useful when you're stuck at home, as you can access the internet from different parts of the world without leaving your couch. Want to watch a Netflix series that isn't available in your country or keep your ISP from snooping? You can do those and more with the right VPN.

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Firefox releases Android app for its VPN service

Firefox releases Android app for its VPN service

Mozilla, the organization behind the much-loved Firefox web browser, has experimented with creating a VPN service for some time. Unlike the VPNs packaged with browsers like Opera, Mozilla always intended for it to be a paid service, to avoid profiting off user data. While the VPN service is still in a closed beta, the Android app for it is now available.

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Speedtest now has a VPN in its mobile apps, because why not?

Speedtest now has a VPN in its mobile apps, because why not?

At this point, there are more VPN services than anyone can reasonably keep track of, all offering roughly the same features — with varying levels of security, anyway. In case you really needed another option, Speedtest.net has now added a VPN function to its Android and iOS apps.

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