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Smart DNS vs Proxy

Because a large number of users are unable to gain access to popular sites widely available in other parts of the world, they have to ditch certain sites that are regionally blocked in different countries. So, you know (if you stay outside of UK or US) that tons of video content is not easy to access while being out of the region the blocked websites are originating from. Some users choose proxy servers, because there are so many on the Web and a big part of them are even free of charge. On the other hand, public use Smart DNS service, known as being more reliable one. Let’s find out why is Smart DNS more reliable and what makes it better than proxy!
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Smart DNS vs VPN services. Advantages and disadvantages.

Smart DNS vs VPN

Let’s admit that we feel extremely tempted and a bit confused when it comes to choose between two products that at first glance appear to us equally useful. This can happen to us when comparing two services which are extremely good: Smart DNS vs VPN.
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Smart DNS – a great service to unblock websites

Mary was off to a great year. She was off to a year’s internship in Paris, France. It was fabulous, she was finally going to live her dream in that exotic destination; the one she had dreamed of all her life. She had it all, an exotic destination, a great job, and a fabulous learning opportunity. Mary planned her trip down to the very last detail. She had everything ready; her laptop, books, enough cash, emergency numbers and everything… then she got to Paris, and found out that she hadn’t planned on one major factor, her T.V.
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How much does VPN slow down Internet connection?

vpn slow down internet

A VPN allows you to hide your IP information and to encrypt your connection so hackers, phishing scammers and fraudsters can’t access your private information when you are surfing on the Internet in a public hotspot. Another reason why you would use a VPN is to access sites that are forbidden in certain countries. These could be movie websites, political news sites and even financial news websites. Despite these advantages, many potential VPN users are concerned with how VPN affects Internet speed. So does a VPN slow down internet?
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