Saturday, June 28, 2014

13 Websites That Show Your Public/External IP Address

You public IP address is the address given to you by your ISP. It's the public address that hits web servers when you access Internet pages.

In contrast, the private IP address is the address used within your network.

Listed below are several websites for finding your public (external) IP address. You only need one to find the address, but I've listed several in case one of them is down.

Thursday, May 8, 2014

9 Free Ways to Download Music From YouTube (July 2014)

YouTube is great for watching music videos while you're on your computer or mobile device. But what if you want to listen to just the music, and do so even without an Internet connection?

This is when you'd need a YouTube music downloader. The purpose is to convert a YouTube video to just audio, or, in other words, extract the audio from a YouTube video to make an MP3.

Updated July, 2014, below are several free ways for downloading YouTube music, some of which are online converters and downloaders while others require you to install software to get the MP3.

Thursday, May 1, 2014

How to Use Torrents Anonymously

If you're worried about your privacy when using torrents, it may be necessary to learn how to download and upload torrents anonymously (e.g. anonymous torrenting).

Government spying and ISP tracking and logging can become so overwhelming that you assume all your Internet traffic is being watched. It's time to stop worrying and sign up for a VPN service that can shield your activity.

Read on to see what it means to be anonymous, what VPN service to choose, and what you need to get started.

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

TorrentUs Review (July 2014)

torrentusTorrentUs is a torrent website that lets you search through thousands upon thousands of active and verified torrents.

If you're interesting in anonymous torrenting, TorrentUs is a nice pick because it's super easy to use. It allowing a unified search box that shows a results list and a small green checkmark if the torrent has been verified as being accurate. It's important to have verified torrents so you're not wasting you time and bandwidth on an invalid torrent.

Inside each torrent category are further subcategories that help you find exactly what you're looking for, like fantasy and horror movies, wallpapers, Windows and Mac software, wallpapers, and fiction books.

Monday, April 21, 2014

1337X Review

1337X is a torrent website that organizes torrent files by featured, international, most popular this week, and other categories.

There are popular torrent categories at 1337X and the ability to view the most popular torrents in several categories like movies and music.