TunnelBear review: A VPN for the rest of us


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TunnelBear VPN
$4.17 per month (1-year plan)
The Good
Intuitive design • Seamless integration across multiple devices • Strong security features
The Bad
Free plan offers a paltry 500MB of data • Download speeds slower than expected • No Netflix
The Bottom Line
Lightweight and incredibly easy to use, TunnelBear is a great introduction to VPNs, even without Netflix access. But it could be faster.
Mashable Score3.75
Cool Factor3.0
Learning Curve5.0
Bang for the Buck4.0

With privacy an ongoing concern, finding ways to safeguard your data and obscure your web browsing should be easy. Virtual Private Networks (VPN) have a long history among safety-minded internet users. Generally, the trade-off is you need some technical know-how and be able to settle for lower internet speeds for the sake of security, but that's becoming less true every day. Read more...

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