Stuart Andrews has been writing about IT and consumer technology for over twenty years, working across many of the UK's biggest specialist titles. While specializing in PCs and related technology, software and cloud-based services, he also writes about IT in education, video games and internet security

 

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HideMyAss VPN Review

With its playful name of HideMyAss! and a cheerful donkey visual theme, HMA! Pro is a VPN that doesn’t take itself too seriously, even though it’s up to some serious work. Learn more and see if HideMyAss! is the right VPN for you, with our full review.

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TunnelBear VPN Review 2019

Like bears? Like internet privacy? Looking for more security when you connect to a public WiFi network? Well, TunnelBear might be the VPN for you – or it might not. Take a look at our review to decide for yourself.

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Private Internet Access Review 2019

Private Internet Access is a great quality VPN that doesn’t cost the earth. As the name suggests, Private Internet Access is designed to give you a safe, private connection when you’re browsing the web or working online. All-in-all, this is one of the best VPNs we've tested.

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Ivacy VPN Review

Ivacy VPN protects your privacy when online by routing you through one of its 450 servers. It's a terrific VPN to choose if privacy is your main focus, though we have some reservations around its speeds. Find out if it's worth subscribing to in this review.

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VPN Unlimited Review 2019

VPN Unlimited is a solid VPN that will protect your privacy online, and offers some hefty discounts for those who sign up for long term contracts. It promises fast VPN connections free from intrusive tracking and logging, and will work across five devices at a time.

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Encrypt.me VPN Review

While other VPNs pitch themselves as tools for streaming blocked video services or guaranteeing internet privacy, Encrypt.me puts safety and security first, claiming to protect you from browser leaking, wi-fi eavesdropping and broadband spying.

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F-Secure Freedome VPN Review

There's nothing more important than protecting your privacy online. If you're looking to do just that at a low cost, F-Secure Freedome VPN is a great option, and we've got a full-on review that can help you make your decision.

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Avast Secureline VPN Review

Avast Secureline is an easy to use VPN that is a good fit for new starter who want to protect their browsing and internet use, but are confused about where to start. Capable of excellent speeds, this VPN has plenty going for it, although is missing a couple of key features.

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Hide Me VPN Review

Hide.Me aims to help you ‘take back your freedom’ with advanced security and privacy settings to let you enjoy the web without censorship or other limitations. However, slow connection speeds and high prices mean we'd hesitate to recommend this VPN as highly as others.

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Opera Free VPN Review 2019

With Opera Free VPN, you can enjoy online privacy without spending a dime. It’s not the most sophisticated VPN service we’ve tested, but as a free taster, Opera VPN is a good start and may even persuade you to pay for a VPN later on.

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ProtonVPN Review 2019

ProtonVPN is a quality VPN for experts that know what they're doing. Learn everything you need to know with our handy review before you decide to buy for yourself. We cover features, pros, cons, and everything in between.

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IPVanish Review

IPVanish is one of the best VPNs we’ve tested. It promises to secure your internet connection at all times and lets you to surf the web without a trace. There’s a strict zero-logging policy that means what you do while you're using IPVanish is your business alone.

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Windscribe Review

Windscribe is a great value VPN service that also has an impressive free edition. It works effectively to mask your online identity, though it’s a little technical to use at times. Could this be the VPN for you?

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AirVPN Review

AirVPN was built by European hackers and activists to protect the internet from spies and censorship. It’s a great value service that lets you opt in for a few days at a time for a small fee. Could AirVPN be the right choice for you? Read our review to make up your mind.

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ZenMate VPN Review

ZenMate VPN works across Windows and macOS PCs and iOS and Android phones and tablets. Like any VPN, it’s designed to set up an encrypted link between your device or computer and a VPN server, which then connects to the wider internet. We put it through our VPN test program.