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Real Madrid vs Manchester City watch for free — it’s possible!

The Premier League should be over for Manchester City this year. Liverpool’s too far away. If Pep Guardiola’s team are looking to secure another big title this year, the only thing left is the Champions League. However, the last sixteen will be a tough one, but it promises to be a top game. The good…

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NordVPN Test 2020 — Security, Speed, Advantages — DISCOUNT!

NordVPN is a VPN provider that provides a complete package. The value for price is excellent. The VPN provider does not make any compromises in terms of security. In my opinion the VPN is also one of the best VPNs for Linux — I will explain why further down. But is of course also great…

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What is DNS (Domain Name System) and what does a DNS server do?

Who remembers phone books made of paper? They are mostly obsolete now but you used it to find a phone number of a name. DNS or Domain Name System does basically the same thing. The heavy lifting is one by the so-called DNS servers. How does DNS work? Why IP addresses are important and why…

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What is the cheapest VPN? That’s the wrong question …

If you ask yourself: What is the cheapest VPN? — stop, think and ask again. Because that is the wrong question! The right question however must be: What is the cheapest VPN that is trustworthy! Surfshark – cheapest, trustworthy VPN!* If you are very picky you could actually start an argument about cheap and affordable.…

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Wondershaper and VPN Router: Internet speed under control

We use the Internet for many things these days. Some need more bandwidth than others. Streaming for example can use a lot of data. There is one thing that really gets on my nerves with most streaming apps. I cannot determine the bandwidth at all or only vaguely. All apps think they know what quality…

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Use PayPal in Egypt — it’s actually quite easy with a VPN!

PayPal is not in Egypt. If you are travelling or staying in the country on the Nile for a longer period of time, you may want or need to use PayPal anyway. I always have problems to log into PayPal when I am in Egypt. But with a little trick a login at PayPal works…

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Travel

Does my VPN work in Egypt / Cairo / Red Sea?

Egypt is the land of the Pharaohs and of course the Pyramids, Nile and Red Sea (and scuba diving the Thistlegorm wreck is just awesome). The country has not only a lot of culture to offer, but is also a holiday paradise for many western countries. Those who have once visited the National Museum of…

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Speedtest NordVPN — WireGuard (NordLynx) vs OpenVPN

I am generally rather skeptical about speed measurements, speed tests or a speedtest. The reason is simple. There are simply too many factors that can fluctuate to take only the speed test as a criterion for a good VPN service. I like to compare this with the megapixels of cameras. If I had to choose…

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Chromecast Streaming and VPN? It works if you do that!

A VPN (Virtual Private Network) is a nice to have gadget and can be installed quite easily on Linux, Windows, Android and so on. For all these devices, various VPN providers offer so-called clients. It is a piece of software that is installed on the device and connects you to the provider’s VPN network. But…

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VPN Router – Raspberry Pi, RaspAP and NordVPN (Wi-Fi Hotspot / Access Point)

To use your Raspberry Pi as a hotspot or access point is actually straightforward. You will find many guides that talk about lengthy manual configurations via command line with hostapd and so on. But it is actually much easier if you use RaspAP. Not only is the installation much easier – you also get a…