Articles by Timothy Shim

IPVanish Review

  • Web Tools
  • Updated Aug 10, 2020
  • By Timothy Shim
Pros: What's Good About IPVanish? 1. IPVanish Doesn’t Keep Logs Logging is perhaps the most pivotal point that most VPN service providers come under scrutiny for. The main purposes of a service like t…

Chaturbate and 10 Other Built-with Django Websites

  • Web Tools
  • Updated Aug 06, 2020
  • By Timothy Shim
Chaturbate is a hugely popular site, but have any of you ever wondered what technologies drive it? After all, it is able to handle thousands of concurrent livestream to a massive audience at any given…

Everything You Need to Know About Cloudflare (and Some You Don’t)

  • Security
  • Updated Jul 07, 2020
  • By Timothy Shim
Cloudflare is most well known as a Content Delivery Network (CDN). Today it has grown past that and offers a range of services mostly covering networking and security. Their stated mission: To help bu…

Increasing Website Speed With Cloudflare (Simple Setup Guide)

  • Web Tools
  • Updated Jul 07, 2020
  • By Timothy Shim
What is Cloudflare? Cloudflare is most well known for its Content Delivery Network (CDN). This helps websites to lower web page loading speeds. The primary way this is done is via caching. However, Cl…

Where to Host Your Next Project? Best Django hosting services

  • Hosting Guides
  • Updated Jul 08, 2020
  • By Timothy Shim
Django is a bit of an enigma because niche as it is, love for this framework seems to be torn between two interesting rivals – the United States and Russia. Still, there is a lot to like for dev…
NordLynx

NordLynx Boosts NordVPN Speed Considerably

  • Security
  • Updated Jun 10, 2020
  • By Timothy Shim
NordLynx is a protocol by NordVPN built adaptively around WireGuard. The latter has been touted by many initial testers to be the next generation in communications protocol. However, since WireGuard i…

CyberGhost Review

  • Web Tools
  • Updated Aug 10, 2020
  • By Timothy Shim
CyberGhost Pros: What I Like about CyberGhost 1. Romania is Outside the 14-Eyes Jurisdiction Jurisdiction is one of the most important things in a VPN service provider. Normally, we concern ourselves …

ExpressVPN vs NordVPN: Which VPN is the Better Buy?

  • Security
  • Updated Jun 20, 2020
  • By Timothy Shim
In the world of Virtual private Networks, there are many famous names. None more famous perhaps, than NordVPN and ExpressVPN. These two behemoths have lorded it over the field for ages. For those who …

Are VPNs Legal? 10 Countries That Ban the Usage of VPN

  • Security
  • Updated May 06, 2020
  • By Timothy Shim
It may come as a surprise to some, but Virtual Private Networks (VPN) are actually banned in some countries. Although the list of countries that outright ban the usage of VPNs is short, there are othe…

Incognito Mode Explained: Does it Make you Anonymous?

  • Security
  • Updated May 07, 2020
  • By Timothy Shim
Incognito Mode is a setting that prevents your browsing history from being stored. Whilst many users associate incognito mode solely with the private browsing feature of Google Chrome, the more genera…

How to Hide or Change My IP Address? Protect Your Privacy Online

  • Security
  • Updated Apr 16, 2020
  • By Timothy Shim
IP Addresses are uniquely identifying numbers of devices connected to a network. The Internet is considered a network and because of increasing security concerns, more people have been looking to hide…

The Many Use-Cases of VPN: How a VPN Can be Useful 

  • Security
  • Updated May 16, 2020
  • By Timothy Shim
Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) are primarily designed to enhance privacy and security. However, some characteristics of how they work make them suitable for other uses as well. In fact, there are man…

HawkHost Black Friday & Cyber Monday Deals (2019)

  • Site Updates & News
  • Updated Nov 29, 2019
  • By Timothy Shim
      HawkHost Black Friday Promo – A Good Deal? Hosting plans from as little as $0.90 per month / 55% discounted rate on renewals This year’s Black Friday deals from HawkHost see…

Exabytes Black Friday Deals (2019)

  • Site Updates & News
  • Updated Nov 29, 2019
  • By Timothy Shim
      Is Exabytes Black Friday Promo Worth Jumping In? Up to 44% OFF WordPress Hosting + Free .com or .asia domain and daily backup Exabytes may not be the best host around but they def…

How KnownHost is Spreading Enterprise-quality Services to the Average Consumer

  • Interviews
  • Updated Feb 27, 2020
  • By Timothy Shim
KnownHost was founded in 2006 and at the time was extremely focused on the Virtual Private Server (VPS) and server co-location business. It was only roughly two years ago that KnownHost CEO Justin Sau…

Keeping an Eye on Site Reliability with Freshping

  • Web Tools
  • Updated Feb 24, 2020
  • By Timothy Shim
Freshping, developer by Freshworks, is a very simple website monitoring tool that starts off at a fantastic price – free. In a very small nutshell, it allows you to automatically monitor a set of webs…