Is Torrenting Safe? Is it Illegal?

Is it safe & legal to use torrents? What are the risks? You asked, we answered. Find out whether torrenting is safe and whether it is illegal. Torrenting can feel safe and even anonymous, but this is deceptive.  Downloading and sharing torrents may be super-easy, but that does not mean torrenting is super safe or even legal. This post […]

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MailExpire Alternatives

MailExpire is no more, but here are some good choices. MailExpire.com closed down, but there are many MailExpire alternatives. MailExpire was one of our favorite temporary (fake) email account generators. But alas it is no longer up and running. It went down and stayed down around February or April 2015.  However, there are still plenty of good (and […]

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Unsecured WiFi Risks: Stay Safe in Public & at Home

How to stay safe on public WiFi and protect your home WiFi from neighbors & hackers alike. WiFi is not safe. Learn about WiFi security risks and how to protect yourself.Many of us can’t stand to be “disconnected” from the Internet – whether it’s our business email or social media – for minutes, let alone hours […]

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Usenet Tools

Use these Usenet tools to see how Usenet and news servers work. These Usenet tools let you do some pretty cool tests.If you are interested in digging a little deeper into how Usenet works, you may find these tools interesting.Usenet traceroute tools Usenet speed tools ‘Usenet Tools’ contents (select to expand) IndexUsenet TracerouteHow to Interpret Traceroute Results?Speed ToolsWrap-UpUsenet […]

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VPN Disadvantages: Do They Outweigh the Advantages?

The disadvantages of VPN services are often glossed over, but there are some drawbacks to using a VPN. VPN services are no magic cure. These are the VPN disadvantages to be aware of.While the many uses & advantages of VPN services are well-known, the risks & disadvantages of using a VPN are often ignored. Whether you’re trying […]

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VPN Speed Tests: Which One Comes Out On Top?

What’s the best way to find the fastest VPN? Check the speeds for yourself. Here’s how. Our VPN speed tests put leading VPN providers through their paces. Is there anything more frustrating than a slow VPN connection? After protecting your privacy, the next most important feature of a VPN is its speed. VPN speeds can vary by location, […]

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Internet Speeds Explained

We explain Internet speeds including the terminology and the minimum requirements for activities from Netflix streaming to torrenting to Usenet to online gaming and everything in-between. Internet speeds can be confusing, so let’s clear up a few things. Internet speeds are often described in different and confusing ways. Whether you need to know your Internet speeds for […]

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DogNZB Review: Popular But Worth It?

Among Usenet indexers, DogNZB has a good reputation. But it can be hard to join or get an invite. Is DogNZB the “top dog” of Usenet indexers? Let’s take a look.DogNZB came online back in 2013, and since then it’s established itself as one of the top Usenet indexers in the business. In fact, DogNZB is […]

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