10 Common VPN Mistakes People Make

Jason Fitzpatrick / How-To Geek Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) are a handy tool. But it’s all too easy to use them for the wrong task, misconfigure them, or otherwise make common VPN mistakes. Here’s how to avoid them and get the most out of your VPN service. Assuming a VPN Ensures Anonymity One of the … Read more

10 Mistakes New Android Users Make

Justin Duino / How-To Geek Android phones and tablets are chock full of great features, but that’s both a blessing and a curse. There’s probably a lot of things you don’t know about, and maybe even some things you’re doing wrong. Let’s fix some mistakes. Closing Apps Too Often One of the biggest Android myths … Read more

How Long Do SD Cards Last?

Jordan Gloor / How-To Geek An SD card built to specification should last around 10 years, but the actual lifespan depends heavily on many factors. The card’s quality, usage frequency, and environmental conditions can all significantly impact how long the card lasts. SD cards are everywhere, and you probably have photos, saved games, or other … Read more

Is a VPN Worth Paying For?

Justin Duino / How-To Geek A VPN provides peace of mind and convenience for a price. For most users, we think the price is worth it. But a VPN isn’t a magic bullet, and it doesn’t provide 100% protection. There are drawbacks like increased latency and potential slowdowns, plus you may encounter some hassle when … Read more