VPN Speed: What you need to know.

VPN Speed: What You Need to Know

VPN speed is not only an important consideration for choosing a VPN service provider but also a concern for many people when deciding whether to use VPN. When it comes to using the Internet, speed really matters. While a VPN can provide better online security and help us bypass Internet blocking, if the speed is  […]

Shadowsocks Android Guide

How to Setup A Shadowsocks Server on DigitalOcean

This is a tutorial on how to setup a Shadowsocks server on DigitalOcean. We have another tutorial on setting a Shadowsocks server on Amazon AWS EC2 if you are interested. While setting up Shadowsocks on DigitalOcean can be quite easy and might only take 20 minutes, this process does require you have some technical skills, such  […]

How to test if my VPN is working.

How to Test If My VPN Is Working

VPN is a great for boosting online security, defeating Internet censorship and bypassing geo-blocking. It’s not difficult to set up a VPN connection on a PC, a mobile phone or a tablet. However, for VPN users, there’s a very basic question: How do I know if my VPN is working? In addition, there’re some other commonly  […]

How to share VPN

How to Share a VPN Connection

It’s quite common for VPN providers to limit the number of simultaneous connections for their VPN account, which means you can only connect to your VPN account on a limited number of devices at the same time. For example, if your VPN account has a simultaneous connection limit of 2 devices, you can connect to your VPN on your desktop computer and your laptop at the same time. But if you want to also use this VPN account on your mobile phone at the same time, it won’t be possible. How to use a VPN account on many devices? Below are some tips for sharing VPN connections.

翻墙回国:通过VPN破解“只限中国大陆观看”视频

翻墙回国内:通过VPN破解“只限中国大陆观看”视频

什么是“翻墙回国”?为什么要“翻墙回国”呢?近年来中国大陆娱乐业蓬勃发展,出现了很多精彩的电视节目,包括电视剧、访谈、真人秀、选秀、歌唱比赛等等。与此同时很多视频网站越来越火:优酷网、土豆网、搜狐视频、腾讯视频、爱奇艺、乐视网(LeTV)、PPTV、PPS等等,层出不穷。如果你生活在中国大陆,你可以免费观看这些视频网站提供的绝大部分视频内容。然而,如果你身在海外(包括港澳台),当你试图通过这些视频网站(或APP)观看很多视频时,你往往会被拒之门外,理由是“该视频仅限中国大陆地区用户观看”。

Shadowsocks Android Guide

How to Setup A Shadowsocks Server on Amazon EC2

In this tutorial, I will show you how to setup a Shadowsocks server on Amazon EC2. Please note: this is a quite advanced tutorial for technical guys (or gals) who feel comfortable with doing things such as using Linux commands, setting up linux servers, using SSH and using the vi editor etc. It’s also required that you already have a Amazon Web Services (AWS) account. We will create a AWS EC2 micro instance running Ubuntu.

How to Access Facebook in China

How to Access Facebook in China Using VPN

There is no doubt that Facebook is one of the most popular websites in the world. This social network website was launched in 2004 and now it has over one billion users. Many people use Facebook on a daily basis, and many companies use Facebook to promote their businesses and connect to their customers. However, if you are an Internet user in China, you will not be able to access Facebook directly.

How to watch Netflix in China?

Watch Netflix in China Using VPN

As an international provider of on-demand Internet streaming media, Netflix has becoming more and more popular in recent years. Currently it’s available to viewers in many countries and locations, including North America, South America, New Zealand, Australia and a number of countries in Europe. If you are visiting China or staying in China, however, you  […]

How to Watch YouTube Video in China

Watch YouTube in China Using VPN

There’s no doubt that YouTube is one of the most popular websites in the world. Not only it’s the most visited video sharing web platform, it’s also transforming the way people discover information online. Today YouTube is the 2nd largest search engine in the world. Many people comes to YouTube to search for information, just as we do our searches on Google.

Which VPN protocol to Use: PPTP vs. OpenVPN vs. L2TP

Which VPN Protocol to Use: OpenVPN vs PPTP vs L2TP vs SSTP

VPN is a big help for people using the Internet, especially those of us who live or work in China. Many first-time VPN users are thrilled to find out they can access blocked sites such as Google, Twitter, Facebook and Youtube again. At the same time, however, many new VPN users are puzzled by the choices of VPN protocols provided by their VPN providers, such as: PPTP, OpenVPN (including UDP and TCP) and L2TP/IPSec etc.