Gavin Phillips

Gavin is a professional freelance technology journalist and editor for Blocks Decoded. He has a BA (Hons) Contemporary Writing with Digital Art Practices pillaged from the hills of Devon, as well as a decade of professional writing experience. He enjoys copious amounts of tea.

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ZenMate VPN Review: Meditating on Your Privacy

Our ZenMate VPN review covers everything from whether ZenMate is contractually-obligated to protect their users from lawsuits to how to bypasses geo-blocking.
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Surfshark VPN Review: In the Jaws of Privacy

Our Surfshark VPN review focuses on testing privacy features, terms-of-service analysis, and more. Is Surfshark worth your money?

Windscribe VPN Review: Blown Away or a Light Breeze?

Our Windscribe VPN review covers the free and pro versions, its performance for streaming, and more.
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Mullvad VPN Review: Cutting Edge and Complex

Our Mullvad VPN review covers its Shadowsocks and WireGuard implementations along with streaming and torrenting performance.
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CactusVPN Review 2019: Can a Free Option Make It Less Prickly?

Our CactusVPN review covers its free and pro services, how it works for geo-blocking, and more!

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5 Dating App Privacy Disasters and How to Protect Yourself

Dating apps have revolutionized the way people meet in the modern world---making it easier than ever to find romantic partners who share...
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8 Sites Like Putlocker

Looking for a Putlocker-like movie streaming site? Putlocker has long been a fan favorite, but it's no longer reliable. The answer is...
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Is MoviesJoy Safe? 4 Reasons It Might Not Be

There are plenty of websites on the internet that let you stream movies, and MoviesJoy is one of them. But is MoviesJoy...
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What Is Shadowsocks Proxy? And How to Install It

If you live somewhere with severe internet censorship, you might not be able to use a VPN to bypass restrictions, as VPNs...

Is the Mobdro Sports-Streaming App Safe?

Mobdro offers every sports channel for free. Sounds great, right? But are you downloading more than you bargain for?