We all love free stuff. But when it comes to services, such as hosting, IT support, or VPN services – we can most likely agree that you get what you pay for. Hence VPN accounts are no exception. Here are some of the advantages/disadvantages of both free and paid VPN services 1. VPN Protocols Most […]
Setting up a VPN connection on Apple’s Mac OS X is a straight forward process. The Operating system has built-in support for all the major VPN protocols and it can also provide detailed traffic statistics for each connection. This guide was developed using Mac OS X 10.5 “Leopard” but it applies to all current OS […]
There are several VPN providers out there and while their offers are pretty much in the same lanes as everybody else’s, there are some consideration and features that make some of those services stand out from the crowd. The following check list enumerates the top 5 features to look for when choosing your provider.
Most VPN providers offer both TCP and UDP connections to their VPN servers. But which of the two protocols is better for you? Here is a comparison. TCP VPN pros: a TCP connection is more reliable: after a TCP packet is sent, an ACK packet is received as a reply to confirm acknowledgement. But it’s […]