Recently, there had been talks and reports that VPNs are slowly dying out. Some even said that they will soon be completely obsolete within the decade, but what exactly is the future of VPN and where is it going? With the increasing tech development every year, how can VPN providers keep their services relevant? How will VPN providers attract more customers and stay in the ever-competitive tech market? VPN in 2018 The Internet is filled with vulnerabilities and threats, a simple access to the web can put an individual or a business at risk. With lots of fake Wi-Fi networks here and there and several loopholes in Internet protocols, the risk for data loss or identity theft is high. One wrong move and hackers can gather crucial information in less than a minute. Soon after that, they can use the information for their own advantage. Having said that, it’s no […]

The smartphone industry is a competitive market. With new devices popping up like mushrooms, the market has been saturated with many phones and models making it difficult to choose for the brand and models that match your budget and needs. Taiwanese and Android-phone manufacturer, HTC, may not be as famous as Samsung and Huawei, but their line of phones are top-notch and are high-quality with excellent features. In this article, we’ll list down the best HTC phones available in the market today and provide you the features that make them unique. HTC U12+ The HTC U12+ is one of the top HTC phones today. It is an upgrade of U11+, which was released last year. It boasts a 6-inch display with 18:9 LCD resolution. It comes with a 3500mAh battery that gives enough power for all your gaming and streaming need. U12+ comes pre-installed with Android 8.0 Oreo, which can […]

Virtual private networks or VPNs are easy to use, they are affordable and essential for your online security and privacy. That is why along with antivirus and firewalls, you need to have a VPN installed on your computer or mobile device to ensure every moment spent online remains private. But if you are still unconvinced that VPNs are essential, check out this list of top reasons to use a VPN, it might just change your mind. 1. Access your favorite videos and flicks from outside the United States. Due to copyright agreements, major media streaming providers like Hulu and Netflix do not broadcast some of their content outside the United States of America. It means some content they broadcast are not available to users in other continents including South America, Canada, Asia, Australia, and Europe. This geographical limitation is controlled and managed via IP address checking of users and tracing […]

Samsung brings a lot of new things into the table. There are some Samsung tricks that you won’t find on any other Android device or iOS device and these features are considered to be the brand’s top-selling point and the primary reason why users prefer Samsung over other Android phone manufacturers. In this article, we will feature the top Samsung tricks other Android devices lack and we’ll show you how these features work to make the most out of your device. 1 Customize Reminders If you’re someone very busy or easily forgets things, phone reminders will be your life-saver. The Reminders app on Samsung Galaxy phones has extra features to help you get organized and less forgetful. One of the things you can do with the Reminder app is to convert any website into a reminder. To do this, open the default browser and go to the webpage you want […]

If you’re not the technical type of person, you may be wondering why you would need to know the version of Windows on your computer. Even though it’s not imperative that you familiarize yourself with the different Windows versions, especially if your own computer is working fine and all your software programs are correctly functioning, a time will come when your computer may falter and you need a little help to set things right. The fastest way to get assistance is to contact the manufacturer’s technical assistance hotline. To help you, the technician will need necessary information about your computer and one of these is the Windows OS Version. Another situation where you will need your Windows OS version is when you’re trying to install new software. Before you purchase or download a software, you need to make sure that it will run on your version of Windows. If not, […]

You’ve probably heard a lot about VPNs, but what exactly are they? How do they work? When do you need a VPN service? Do they really guarantee privacy and security? What are the downsides of using them? Fret not because this VPN beginner’s guide is going to answer all your VPN-related queries. What is a VPN? VPN stands for Virtual Private Network. It was created to provide users with the privacy and security they need when they access the Internet. Although the Internet helps us a lot in many things, the security and privacy risks associated with it are high. When the Internet was first designed and introduced, the aim was to send packets in the most reliable way possible. Unfortunately, because the Internet was new, things did not go as planned. For that reason, most of the core protocols of the Internet failed in regards to data security. Today, […]

Every year, Motorola introduces a bunch of new phones to their already great lineup. With new features added to these new phones, choosing the best can get a bit confusing. But fret not because we are here to help. We checked all the details of the latest Motorola phones, considering the specific needs and budget. The list below is best Motorola phones to date. 1. Moto Z3 Play Moto Z3 Play is the latest addition to Motorola’s Moto Z lineup. Released in June 2018, this phone is an improved version of its predecessor. It has a tall 18:9 display and is powered by Snapdragon 636. It also has a dual camera that takes clear and quality photos, especially in a well-lit environment. It supports all types of Moto Mods that have been released since the first ever Moto Z phone. The current price of Moto Z3 Play in the market […]

Have you been in a situation where you are working on something important on your computer and then suddenly a text message arrives on your mobile phone? Not knowing the urgency of the message, your reaction is to stop what you were doing, pick up your smartphone, respond to the text, and go back to your work. And if you keep getting an incoming SMS without knowing the content you will find yourself juggling back and forth between your smartphone and your computer work. But what if you we tell you that there’s a way to reply to an SMS without having to leave your computer? You merely have to open a new window on your desktop and make sure your smartphone is connected to your computer via USB. Interesting, right? Thanks to Koushik Dutta, situations like these can be prevented. With the Vysor app, you can now control your […]

If you’ve been using an Android smartphone for quite some time now, you’ve probably come across the term IMEI. You’ve also probably brushed off this information as being somewhat unimportant. However, once you learn what it is and its function, you may want to pay attention to the information in this article. IMEI stands for International Mobile Equipment Identity. By definition alone, you’ve probably already guessed that an IMEI is unique to a particular phone. Every Android smartphone has this unique identifier. If the phone is lost, it can be tracked using this number. The IMEI is coded on your device as a file. Unfortunately, in the process of tweaking the phone, changing the settings, or rooting the device, this file can be corrupted or lost. If this happens, the phone will likely lose its network settings, resulting to drop of the mobile network connection. Fortunately, losing an IMEI number […]

If you’ve been working on a Windows PC for a while, you might have experienced the device slowing down or exhibiting intermittent problems. Computers, like any other electronic equipment, are made of components that are bound to fail in the long run and will require repair or replacement at one point. Aside from having to repair or replace components, what should concern you more is the amount of data that your computer is processing that might get compromised should there be an issue. Not only data such as spreadsheets, documents, photos, and videos, but also the various software installed that is using OS. If you’re using the Internet a lot, then you should know that programs are being installed on your machine without you even knowing it. All the data and information that are stored, will in time, begin¬†having problems in regard to retrieving and processing the information that you […]