Johnny 5

Johnny 5 is the founding editor of the blog and writes about pressing technology issues. From important cat privacy stories to governments and corporations that overstep their boundaries, Johnny covers it all.

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What is the Internet of Things?

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a new concept that has grown complex. Here’s a simple explanation of what it is and how it affects your entire existence.
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Infographic: The complete mobile security guide in pictures

This visual guide covers mobile security tips, tricks, and best practices and will help secure your phone from the most determined of hackers.
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Study confirms less than 20% always read terms of service

If you frequently click ‘I agree’ with regards to companies’ terms of service (ToS) without actually reading them, you’re...
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ExpressVPN tops Comparitech’s speed test

ExpressVPN averaged a download speed of 106 Megabits per second, beating second place by nearly 30 Mbps!
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Why do I need a VPN? Here are 5 good reasons

Here is a simple explanation, plus suggestions on some great things you can do with a VPN.
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The all-new ExpressVPN browser extension is here!

NOTE: This post was originally published on May 27, 2019 For older versions of the ExpressVPN browser extension, click here. Incredible...
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ExpressVPN is turning 10!

Ten years is a lifetime in the tech world. We’ve been around since the days when it was still...
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Profits rise, but Facebook’s poor privacy could still cost Zuckerberg

NOTE: This post was originally published on April 25, 2019 Countless privacy breaches don’t seem to have taken their toll...
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Best ever ExpressVPN app available on all major devices

The latest ExpressVPN app has a brand new UI and comes bundled with a host of killer features that will keep you secure on the internet.
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UK users unable to disconnect from EU server location

ExpressVPN users in the UK are currently unable to disconnect from the EU server location. An unfortunate glitch means that...

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