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IP Addresses

The Amazing VPN

The Amazing VPN Is the Swiss Army Knife of Apps

If everyone knew how incredibly versatile a VPN is at protecting us online, nobody would go online without one.

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Changing IP Address

You’ll be amazed at what can happen. The more you learn about why people want to hide their IP addresses, the more you should be convinced to give it a try yourself. Just in case you’re new to this topic, there are more than a few reasons you might want to hide your IP addresses…

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What is a IPv6?

IPv6 Works-Arounds

IPv6 made headlines in the summer of 2015 when ARIN (American Registry for Internet Numbers) announced that there were no more allotments of the common IP addresses (IPv4) to distribute to organizations. Over the past 25 years, millions of IP addresses have been distributed, even though not all of them have been used. Thankfully, the…

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What is a Private IP Address?

Did you know you have a private IP address?

If you were searching for information on an IP address such as 192.168.1.1 or 10.0.0.1, you’re on the right page. Because you’re about to learn something that confuses almost anyone trying to learn about IP addresses. But if you read on, you’ll see it doesn’t have to be confusing. This article is about what private…

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WAN IP Address. LAN IP Address. What

Why Is My WAN IP Different from My LAN IP?

What do you mean I have two IP addresses? One day, as you’re poking around your computer’s networking preferences or maybe hooking up a new router, you might suddenly become aware of an interesting bit of information. There are two different IP addresses involved with you’re getting online and connected to the world. There’s the…

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Change IP Address

Why Does Your IP Address Change Now and Then?

For most of us who are everyday computer users, our IP addresses are provided by an Internet Service Provider (ISP), typically a cable company such as Cox Communications, Time-Warner Cable or a phone company such as AT&T. Once you set up an account with an ISP, they will automatically assign you a unique IP address.…

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How does geolocation work?

Geolocation Accuracy Stats

Summary of user-reported accuracy of geolocation services over the past 90 days. Distance W3C Quova MaxMind IP2Location 0-2 km 49% 58% 33% 26% 2-10 km 8% 13% 10% 8% 10-25 km 4% 4% 7% 5% 25-50 km 3% 3% 5% 8% 50-100 km 3% 3% 5% 5% 100-250 km 3% 3% 7% 7% 250-500 km…

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How does geolocation work?

IP Geolocation

How Does an IP Address Give Away Your Location? While it’s true that your IP address doesn’t reveal your address or identity, it can reveal to someone what city or even general area you are in…within several miles in some instances. And it does it in an instant. (Remember—only people with some technical know-how can…

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