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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Ivacy VPN Review

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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.

VPN Unlimited Review

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. VPN Review

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

Hotspot Shield VPN Review

Hotspot Shield is a blisteringly fast VPN service with some great features and attractive price plans. If you’re looking for a VPN that can give you tight online privacy and maintain your broadband speeds, Hotspot Shield is great, though the free version has lots of adverts.

F-Secure Freedome VPN Review

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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.

Avast Secureline VPN Review

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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.

Hide Me VPN Review

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

Opera Free VPN Review

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Want a VPN, but don’t feel like paying for it? 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 …

ProtonVPN Review

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.

IPVanish Review

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IPVanish is one of the best VPNs we’ve tested. It promises to secure your internet connection at all times and allows 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 remains between you and the …

Windscribe Review

Windscribe Logo Big Windscribe: The GoodWindscribe: The Not-So-GoodWindscribe Free vs Windscribe PremiumGetting Started With Windscribe VPNThe Verdict Windscribe: The Good This is an impressive VPN, though less technically confident users may find it takes a little time to get accustomed to the settings. Windscribe Server Selection At...

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. While AirVPN is a little technical, this is a great VPN with plenty to recommend it.

ZenMate VPN Review

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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.

NordVPN Review

NordVPN is one of the best VPNs we’ve tested, and it has some fantastic value deals if you’re willing to commit to a year or more of service. NordVPN is a well-known VPN service, designed to give you better privacy and security while you’re online.

CyberGhost VPN Review

CyberGhost is all about the user, making it a brilliant VPN for first-timers. It takes a slightly different approach than most VPNs, focusing really clearly on the tasks you want to do and giving simple settings. Read our CyberGhost review to learn why we’d recommend it so much.