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How Anonymous Is Bitcoin?

Cryptocurrency, and Bitcoin especially, has a reputation for being a completely anonymous form of payment, free from tracking and interference. However, if you look a little closer, you’ll see that these digital currencies re…

How to Forget a Wi-Fi Network on Android

You’ve probably connected to many different Wi-Fi networks over time. So, how can you get your Android device to stop connecting to a specific network? You need to make your device “forget” it.

How to Sign Up for a VPN Anonymously

VPNs are advertised as the best—even the only—way in which you can be anonymous while browsing. However, there are two big ways you could lose anonymity: The first is the logs some VPNs keep, and the second is the VPN sig…

Why Doesn’t Windows 11 Support My CPU?

Move over TPM 2.0: Windows 11’s CPU generation requirements are even more confusing. Windows 11 requires at least an 8th-generation Intel CPU or AMD Ryzen 2000 processor. Microsoft can’t seem to clearly explain why, and the c…

How Does VPN Split Tunneling Work?

Split tunneling is one of the handier features a VPN can offer, allowing you to use your VPN for things you want to keep secure while leaving the connection unprotected for less vital traffic. Let’s take a look at how it work…

How to Reset Your Advertising ID on iPhone

Advertising IDs are used by companies to send you targeted ads based on your activity. Each iPhone has its own unique advertising ID—at least, they used to. Can you still reset the ID on your iPhone or iPad?…

Are VPNs Legal?

As virtual private networks are often used for things that aren’t completely legal, like torrenting copyrighted material or circumventing Chinese censorship, it might seem plausible to think that VPNs are illegal. The good ne…

How to Deactivate Facebook Messenger

Wondering how to deactivate Facebook Messenger but can’t find the option? You’re not alone. Facebook has made it somewhat difficult to disable Messenger without disabling other Facebook services first. Here’s how it works….

How to Make Your Venmo Friends List Private

Anyone on Venmo can see your friends list by default. However, you can make your friends list private through the Venmo app. You can also prevent your Facebook friends and phone contacts from finding you….

How to Deactivate Your Facebook Account

Thinking of taking a break from Facebook but don’t want to start over from scratch? Facebook allows you to deactivate your account so that you can take a hiatus and pick up where you left off at a later date. Here’s how it wo…

Slow VPN? Here’s How to Make It Faster

Virtual private networks are great tools, but they all have one problem: They slow down your connection. However, they shouldn’t bring it down to a crawl. If you’re suffering from agonizingly slow speeds while connected to yo…
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