Protect Your Online Privacy with Surfshark VPN

If you truly want a method to browse the internet privately; to keep yourself from being tracked; and to hide your location (even from your ISP); then, you should be using a VPN (Virtual Private Network). Please do not let the big words scare you away, because installing and using a VPN is quite simple (and is actually a no-brainer at a time where anything and everything you do on the internet is a deep intrusion of your privacy).

A Virtual Private Network is a service that allows you to connect to the Internet via an encrypted tunnel to ensure your online privacy and protect your sensitive data. A VPN is commonly used to secure connection to public Wi-FI hotspot, hide IP address and make your browsing private.

Recently, here at “Tech News for You”, I decided it was time to explore the various VPN services and buy into one. I highly suggest that you avoid any VPN services that are free due to the likelihood those services will be harvesting your data and selling it. A commercial (and reputable) VPN is the way to go and there are some really good one’s out there. The cost is minimal considering the protection you are buying into.

The VPN service I ended up subscribing to is Surfshark. If you are interested in Surfshark, you can get a FREE month (30 days); register & get the USD 2.49/mo deal; get 30-day bonus on top; and use Surfshark on unlimited devices…

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One of Chrome’s most beloved browser extensions has been taken down for allegedly containing malware. Not to worry, though: we’re about to introduce you to three alternatives that work just as well as The Great Suspender…

3 Secure alternatives to The Great Suspender

The Great Suspender no longer available in the Chrome web store, there’s never been a better time to switch. That’s why we’ve put together a list of three alternatives, each designed to benefit a particular type of user. While The Great Suspender was only available on Google Chrome, all of our recommendations support other browsers too.

alternatives to The Great Suspender

Do you have Chrome extensions that have become must-use, but their absence is keeping you from adopting the Opera browser? Fret no more …

How to install Chrome extensions on Opera with ease

After a bit of searching, I came across an Opera extension that allows you to install Chrome extensions on the browser. I quickly installed it and gave it a test. It should come as no surprise that the extension worked like a charm. Once installed, I could then add any Chrome extension I needed to Opera.

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Get your notification across many platforms with this new browser extension …

Notyfy – Web Notifications in One Place

Notyfy will periodically check for notifications of platforms that you are logged in to. Since this request is coming from the Chrome Extension through your browser, the requests will be identified as you and is able to check your notifications on your platforms. The requests are super lightweight (from 0.7kb to 58kb) compared to, for instance, the ~25 mb Facebook page load.

Works with Chrome, Edge and Firefox…

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