With the recent legal change in the US, your ISP (internet service provider) is now allowed to sell your private data -- including medical information, bank information, Social Security numbers, any darn thing they can squeeze a nickel out of -- without your knowledge or consent. When Comcast, … [Read more...] about Do You Care About Your Online Privacy? Get This
5 Essential Apps for Travelers and Expats
Guest Post by Tori Atkinson Technology can be a lifesaver when you’re on the go - and this is especially true when traveling or moving abroad, where you’re in an unfamiliar environment. Having information access at your fingertips thanks to your smartphone can ensure you get the most out of your … [Read more...] about 5 Essential Apps for Travelers and Expats
Surprise Discovery! Use a VPN and Save Hundreds or Thousands of Dollars. . .
I've written quite a bit about using VPNs when you're living or traveling abroad. (You can find previous articles here, here and here.) Now here's another reason -- with thanks to VyprVPN for the infographic. You can save a bundle on flights and car rentals when booking travel if you use … [Read more...] about Surprise Discovery! Use a VPN and Save Hundreds or Thousands of Dollars. . .
“Peering” — Another Reason to use a VPN
I've written plenty in the past about why expats need VPNs (virtual private networks). You can find previous articles here and here. Now comes yet another reason. It's called peering. No, it doesn't have anything to do with looking over someone's shoulder. It refers to the way the internet … [Read more...] about “Peering” — Another Reason to use a VPN
The Worldwide Struggle for Internet Freedom
As an expat, you need a free and uncensored internet so you can see and share news, connect with loved ones, and enjoy the social media, entertainment and other amenities you're used to. Sadly, censorship is increasing all over the globe -- and you might be surprised at where it's occurring. … [Read more...] about The Worldwide Struggle for Internet Freedom
Use One Cell Phone In Two (Or More) Countries
One of the biggest issues for expats is staying connected with friends and family in both their home and new countries. I just came back from a month-long visit to the US, and I have some good news for cell phone users. Whether your preferred phone is smart or dumb, it's become super easy to use … [Read more...] about Use One Cell Phone In Two (Or More) Countries