Use DNSBench to speed up web surfing

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DNSBench is a freeware DNS Benchmark tool that can help you understand and choose the most efficient and fastest DNS servers for your area. When clicking a link or entering a web address, if you find it taking longer than you think it should, it could be your ISP’s slow DNS servers. Let’s see how using DNSBench can help you speed up web surfing. 

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O&O ShutUp10 reduces Windows 10 spying

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O&O ShutUp10 is one of many utilities out there to help people quickly toggle off some concerning privacy and data options in Windows 10. This one in particular gets my vote because it’s always being updated and is simple to use.

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The new Edge browser review: Off to a great start

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This is my new Microsoft Edge browser review. MS has released the first stable version of its new browser based on the open source version of Chrome, Chromium. When Microsoft announced it was going to abandon its current browser and start over, it took the tech industry by surprise, myself included. With this new Edge browser, let’s see how it stacks up against the competition. 

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The Keepa browser extension helps instantly nab deals

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With the Keepa browser extension, you can track prices on any Amazon site as well as see when prices were the cheapest. As someone that uses Amazon often, this extension is either going to save you money or end up costing you more because of seeing all the deals. Let’s see how it works. 

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Slowly app review: Penpals in the digital age

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The Slowly app for iOS and Android is a different take on meeting people and making friends online. While most apps have the goal of getting people connected quickly, Slowly works the opposite way by being well, slow. Let’s see why Slowly stands out from the other gazillion social apps out there. 

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Adguard DNS: Adblocking with no software

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Adguard DNS is a free and simple adblocking solution without the use of any software. That’s right, you don’t need to install anything, only input some numbers into your device’s settings. This can be done on just about anything: Windows, macOS, Linux, mobile, or even the router in your house. Let’s see how it works. 

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