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Proton VPN brings its privacy protection services to Android TV devices

Proton VPN brings its privacy protection services to Android TV devices

VPNs seem to be the hot thing now as people put more focus on their privacy. Google introduced a VPN for Google One members earlier this year, but it was targeted at phones and tablets. Now Android TV users are getting a new VPN option for their large screen devices thanks to an update to Proton VPN that expands compatibility to ATVs.

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Vivaldi 3.5 can clear your browsing data when you exit the app (APK Download)

Vivaldi 3.5 can clear your browsing data when you exit the app (APK Download)

Privacy-focused web browser Vivaldi debuted on Android only a few months ago with encrypted sync and native protection against trackers. In the following months, it got better at forcing dark mode on all websites, which worked well for the most part. The browser maker is now pushing a new update to its Android app that brings the option to clear your browsing data upon exiting the app, plus the ability to prevent WebRTC IP leaks, much like its desktop counterpart, in addition to a couple of other feature enhancements.

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Save 83% on the only VPN service that supports unlimited devices, 2FA, and WireGuard (Sponsored)

Save 83% on the only VPN service that supports unlimited devices, 2FA, and WireGuard (Sponsored)

Between working online, binging content on your favorite streaming services, and scouring the web for the best Black Friday deals, you should be confident that every click and keystroke is safe from cyber criminals. To help you browse in peace, our friends at Surfshark are slashing 83% off a two-year VPN subscription plus 3 months of free service, just in time for Black Friday.

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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.

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Google's new VPN for Google One members is going live now

Google's new VPN for Google One members is going live now

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.

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Google One now comes with its own VPN on select plans

Google One now comes with its own VPN on select plans

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.

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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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