IPVanish Privacy First Sale

Last week you may have read that the DOJ demanded the data for visitors to an anti-Trump website. This is an unconstitutional invasion of privacy that shines a light on the current political landscape in the United States and beyond. In response the IPVanish team is offering a Privacy First Sale to help protect user’s online privacy. Those new to IPVanish can sign up for a year of unlimited VPN for just $3.25 a month. That’s 50% off the already discounted pricing on 12 months of VPN access.. The sale will be active through Wednesday, August 23rd.

IPVanish Privacy First Sale

IPVanish is a strong supporter of groups that focus on online privacy rights. This certainly includes the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) which will receive a portion of the proceeds for the sale. The EFF was founded in 1990 to help promote civil liberties on the Internet. That’s quite impressive considering the state of the Internet in 1990. Back then we were using BBS and newsgroups to communicate online. Fast forward 27 years and we’re all interconnected. It’s hard to go anywhere or do anything without being tethered to your cellphone. This is yet another reason to encrypt your data. IPVanish allows members to connect on 5 different devices at one time using a single VPN account. This will help protect all your devices. You can even set up IPVanish to run through a router to protect every device on your home network.

The IPVanish Privacy First sale will end soon so you will want to sign up today to take advantage of the discount. To be more exact, the sale will be available until midnight EST on Wednesday, August 23rd. Part of the proceeds will be donated to the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) to help fight for our online privacy.

HideMyAss Summer Special

HideMyAss is celebrating the Summer season with a special offer on their HMA Pro VPN service.  You can save up to 56% off.  The discount is recurring so you can enjoy the savings for the life of the account.   The promotion will be active through the end of August and the discount will stay active as long as you’re an HMA member.  This will give you a chance to follow your favorite summer sporting events and travel with the assurance that your Internet connection is encrypted. Sign up to enjoy unlimited VPN access from just $4.99 a month.

HMA Summer Sale

Hide My Ass is more than just protection for your desktop or laptop at home.  You can use the free HMA Pro client to protect your PC or Mac but the service goes well beyond that.  With support for iPhone, iPad, Android devices and DD-WRT routers.  You can even use a VPN router to protect every device on your wireless network.  Including game consoles, media players, tablets and more.  Encrypt all your online activities.

Let’s take a closer look at the special pricing HMA is offering for the summer season:

The annual plan works out to just $4.99 a month for unlimited access to HMA’s large network.  We’re talking 720 servers in 190 countries and growing.  You can easily switch between server locations anytime with their free HMA Pro client or on your mobile device.  With support for OpenVPN, PPTP and L2TP connections you can choose between maximum protection and performance.  Finding the right balance based on your needs.

The Hide My Ass Summer Vacation promotion is already live.  You won’t need a coupon code to take advantage of the offers.  Just visit the Hide My Ass Summer Promotion page before the end of the month to save.

HMA Launches Liberty Island Servers for US Streaming

It has been almost a year and a half since Netflix started blocking customers from accessing their popular US streaming service with a VPN. Today we’re excited to share that HMA has added a new VPN server location. The Liberty Island servers have been optimized to work with popular US streaming services including Netflix. To celebrate the news, the team at HideMyAss is offering a sale for new and existing members. You can save 57% off HMA Pro VPN by signing up for a year of unlimited VPN service for just $4.99 a month.

HMA sale

Here’s a breakdown of the HMA sale to celebrate their new US streaming servers:

All the discounted prices are recurring so you will save month after month or year after year. The best value is definitely the annual plan. You can enjoy VPN for less than $5 a month. That gives you unlimited access to over 700 servers in 190+ countries around the world. You will be hard pressed to find many countries that don’t have an HMA server location. You can connect to their servers using the custom HMA Pro VPN apps for Windows, Mac, iOS, and Android. Let’s take a quick look at how to connect with the Windows app.

HMA Liberty Island

Want to connect to a Liberty Island server to enjoy some Netflix or any of your favorite US streaming services? If so go ahead and launch the HMA Pro VPN app. If you don’t have it already you can download it directly from the HMA site. Once you open the app, simply click on the “Change location” button, then “Cities”, and search for Liberty. As you can see in the first screenshot above, the “USA, New York, Liberty Island” server comes right up. Go ahead and select it. That will take you back to the main screen. Move the slider to the right and the HMA app will connect you to a Liberty Island server. That’s all there is to it. Enjoy your favorite US streaming services and save during the HMA sale. Visit the HMA promo page to save up to 57% off their popular VPN service.

VPN Unlimited Adds DNS Firewall

The KeepSolid team recently added a new feature to their popular VPN Unlimited service. Members now have access to the KeepSolid DNS Firewall. The new feature gives VPN subscribers the ability to enable different levels of firewall protection to meet their needs. This includes VPN encryption, anti-malware, website & tracker blocking, and ad blocking. You can enable different combinations of these features by setting the DNS Firewall protection level. This will help protect your online privacy and security while blocking unwanted content.

VPN Unlimited DNS Firewall

As you can see in the screenshot above, the VPN Unlimited client has a “Protection” tab that let’s you set the DNS Firewall to low, medium, or high. Here’s a more detailed explanation of each firewall level you can set.

  • None – Advanced VPN traffic encryption that defends from man-in-the-middle attacks. No blocks, all websites can be reached.
  • Low – Anti malware + VPN protection. Encrypts your web traffic and blocks malicious websites, which can harm your device.
  • Medium – Anti-malware + stop tracking + VPN protection. Blocks malicious websites, as well as web tracking systems’ domains. Advanced VPN traffic encryption is also included.
  • High – The most advanced level of online protection and privacy. Blocks all malicious websites, as well as domains of the web tracking systems and advertising networks.

In addition to setting the level of DNS firewall protection, you can add any website to their black list to block it or white list to ensure that it doesn’t get blocked. Try out the new feature and let us know what you think. You can join us on Twitter and share your impressions of the new KeepSolid DNS Firewall.

OverPlay Introduces New Servers, Software, and Mobile Apps

We’re excited to share some big news from the OverPlay team. They just released a slew of new software and a big network update. For the first time ever, OverPlay members have access to a network of 650+ servers in 50 countries along with SmartDNS with JetSwitch to quickly change regions. The network is available through the new OverPlay mobile apps and redesigned desktop client software. Select between AES 256, AES 128, and no encryption based on your needs at the time. Use our coupon to save 25% off OverPlay VPN and SmartDNS.

OverPlay mobile apps

Are you already an OverPlay member? If so you will want to download the latest client release. Doing so will give you immediate access to the new OverPlay network. How does it compare to the old network? For starters you now have access to 650+ servers instead of 48. Connect to any of 70+ server locations across 50 countries with the new client. The service is even more attractive for mobile users. In the past you had to manually set up the VPN. Now you can simply download the iOS or Android app and connect to any server. The user interface on the desktop and mobile apps is very similar so you can expect the same experience regardless of what device you are connecting from at the time. Simply tap connect to secure your data and protect your privacy.

The best way to see the new features is to experience them for yourself. You can sign up for SmartDNS to unblock content in other regions. This is good for watching content that would otherwise be geo-blocked. We recommend adding VPN since online privacy has never been more critical than in today’s world. This will also give you access to the new OverPlay network and software for Windows, Mac, iOS, and Android. A big thanks to the OverPlay team for offering our visitors a discount. Enjoy unlimited access to all the new servers and software features from just $6.25 a month using our VPNSP coupon.

New VyprVPN Plans: More Features, Lower Price

VyprVPN recently revamped their VPN plans to include more features for a lower price. We were glad to see the VyprVPN Basic plan go away. It was limited to PPTP which is not as secure as the rest of the protocols VyprVPN offers. Cheers to the VyprVPN team for doing away with the Basic plan. You can now choose between two plans. The first is simply called VyprVPN and is the one we would select. It includes unlimited data usage and up to 3 connections. The VyprVPN Premium plan adds VyprVPN Cloud and Chameloan protocol which is good for those in countries that attempt to block VPNs. If you live in China then go with the VyprVPN Premium plan.

VyprVPN plans

If you compare the new VprVPN plans to their previous plans you will quickly notice a big difference in pricing. The old VyprVPN Basic account was once offered at the same annual price as the new VyprVPN Premium plan. Instead of being limited to PPTP connections, you gain full access to the VyoprVPN network along with 5 connections and all the extra features for the same price. Those who are fine with 3 connections can drop down to the standard plan and save even more. Here’s a closer look at both the new VyprVPN plans:

  • VyprVPN (unlimited data usage, 3 connections) – from $3.75 a month
  • VyprVPN Premium (5 connections, VyprVPN Cloud, Chameleon) – from $5 a month

The VyprVPN Premium plan is a must have for users in China. The Chameleon protocol will help you get around the great firewall. China puts a lot of effort into blocking VPNs so this is well worth the extra cost. You can also set up your own dedicated cloud VPN server. This is a good solution for more technical users who want more control. You can connect to your personal server through the VyprVPN client app.

ibVPN Anniversary Sale

ibVPN is celebrating the seven year anniversary of their online privacy service by giving away an iPhone 7 along with a week of discounts.  The giveaway winner will be announced on Monday, February 6th.  Between Friday, January 27th and Thursday, February 2nd the ibVPN team is celebrating their 7th anniversary with a sale on their VPN and Smart DNS services.  This year they are offering a promotion with up to a 70% discount on all plans.  Visit the ibVPN sale page for your chance to win an iPhone 7 and take advantage of the great sales prices.

ibVPN Anniversary Sale

Cheers to ibVPN as they celebrate seven years of service this week.  We’ve been around since they started and are happy to see them continuing to grow and innovate.  We’re especially fond of their ibDNS feature that makes it easy and fast for users to stream content in other countries.  Remember to sign up by February 2nd to save up to 70% off during the ibVPN anniversary celebration.

ibVPN sale

There are four ibVPN plans to choose from. My favorite is the Standard VPN plan which includes access to 100+ servers in 44 countries. Those who want support for torrent downloads will want to choose their Torrent VPN or step up to the Ultimate VPN plan. If you want to unblock content in other countries but don’t need the privacy protection of a VPN, then the ibDNS plan is a good choice.

We’ll end by sharing a video ibVPN published a few year’s ago to celebrate their anniversary.

Read our ibVPN review to learn more and sign up on during their anniversary sale to save.

VyprVPN Holiday Special

The Golden Frog team is offering a special promotion to celebrate the holiday season.  You can save 40% off a full year of VPN access during the VyprVPN Holiday Special. The deal will end after the holidays.  The 25% discount applies to the ever popular VyprVPN Pro account.  The VyprVPN Pro account includes two connections which makes it an even better value.  VyprVPN is on sale for $59.99 a year which works out to just $5 a month.

VyprVPN Holiday Sale

I’ll give you a brief introduction to the Golden Frog’s VPN service.  VyprVPN is one of the only tier-1 providers in the world.  That means they manage their own network.  Giving VyprVPN a speed and cost advantage over most services.  They offer unlimited access to VPN servers in 60+ countries around the world.  Here’s a list of the countries in which VyprVPN hosts servers:

  • Europe – Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom
  • North America – Canada, Mexico, United States
  • Oceania – Australia, Marshall Islands, New Zealand
  • Africa – Algeria, Egypt
  • Central America – Costa Rica, Panama, El Salvador
  • South America – Argentina, Brazil, Columbia, Uruguay
  • Asia – Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Macau, Malaysia, Maldives, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, Vietnam
  • Middle East – Bahrain, Israel, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates

VyprVPN offers members a number of other advantages.  Those who subscribe to their Pro plan can access the service using OpenVPN, PPTP and L2TP protocols.  The Golden Frog team also developed their own Chameleon protocol which was designed to help those in areas like China connect to the service.  They also include VyprDNS and NAT firewall for additional protection.

Let’s take a look at the VyprVPN Holiday Sale:

  • VyprVPN Pro (up to 2 connections from just $5 a month

Once you sign up for access the next step is downloading the client software.  VyprVPN has custom client software for Windows and Mac.  Along with mobile apps for iOS and Android.  They also support a number of DD-WRT routers which will help protect your entire home network with a single VPN account.  Make sure you sign up for the VyprVPN Holiday Promotion by the end of 2016 to save 40% off a full year of VPN access.

StrongVPN Introduces Free StrongDNS

StrongVPN now offers members the best of both worlds with their popular VPN service along with smart DNS access. In the past you could add their StrongDNS service for a monthly fee. Those days are behind us as members have full access to both VPN and smart DNS. The StrongDNS service is included free of charge for all members. Encrypt your connection when necessary and unblock geo restrictions. We’re excited to share a 41% discount for our visitors. Sign up for StrongVPN + StrongDNS from just $4.37 a month using our coupon.


Let’s take a look at the benefits of both the StrongVPN and StrongDNS services:

  • StrongVPN – Connect to VPN servers in 44 cities in 22 countries around the world. You can connect using their custom VPN apps for Windows, Mac, iOS, or Android. The service supports PPTP, L2TP, SSTP, OpenVPN, and IPSec protocols. Encrypt your data to protect your privacy online.
  • StrongDNS – Unblock access to content in other regions. Popular streaming services and other channels block access to content based on your IP address location. You can use StrongDNS to avoid geo-restrictions and blackouts. No encryption is necessary so performance is better than VPN.

We have used StrongVPN and StrongDNS over the years and can vouch for the usefulness of both services. If you’re goal is to unblock a sporting event or popular website in another region then we suggest using their StrongDNS service. This will help you gain fast access since you won’t have the overhead of encryption. When you travel or want an extra level of privacy protection at home you can fire up the StrongVPN app and connect to any of their VPN servers. This will encrypt your connection and protect your privacy.

You can read our StrongVPN review to learn more or sign up to enjoy both StrongVPN and StrongDNS access.

IPVanish 25% Off Coupon Code

IPVanish is currently offering our visitors 25% off the first billing cycle of their popular VPN service.  A big thanks to the IPVanish team for offering the savings.  Best of all the 25% off coupon code will stack with their already discounted pricing.  With the IPVanish coupon code you can save 25% off in addition to the term savings on the first billing cycle of monthly, quarterly and annual plans.  Visit our IPVanish special page to save.

IPVanish coupon

If you’re new to personal VPN in general or IPVanish we’ll share some details of their service.  IPVanish is a top tier VPN provider.  That means they manage their own network of VPN servers.  Doing so allows them to consistently provide the fastest connection speeds in North America and throughout Europe.  Their Windows, Mac and mobile VPN clients allow members to easily switch between servers in 63 countries.  IPVanish supports OpenVPN, PPTP and L2TP.  You can read our IPVanish review to learn more about the service.