Monthly Archives: January 2021

  • 3 Ways to Block Snapchat on Router

    Posted on January 20, 2021 by pcwrt in Parental Control, Router.

    Configure your router to use OpenDNS When you block the Social Networking category on OpenDNS, Snapchat will be blocked. In order to make this work, you’ll need to sign up for OpenDNS Home, and configure your router to use OpenDNS. Here are the steps: Create an OpenDNS account. Enter the OpenDNS addresses, 208.67.222.222 and 208.67.220.220, […]

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  • Stream movies from PC to Firestick with Kodi

    Posted on January 16, 2021 by pcwrt in How To.

    Putting Kodi on your Firestick is one of the best ways to watch movies on your big screen TV. The Firestick provides convenient remote controls and high quality playback, while various Kodi addons bring you vast amounts of video sources from the Internet. However, I’m not going to show you how to install and use […]

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  • How does my browser know my real location when I’m on a VPN?

    Posted on January 8, 2021 by pcwrt in Technology, WiFi.

    On a computer that doesn’t have GPS and cellular connection, how does your browser get your location? The obvious answer is it uses your IP address. But that is not true. You can do two simple tests to confirm this: Open https://browserleaks.com/geo. Click Allow Location Access when prompted. Check your location and Accuracy. More likely […]

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  • How to bypass VPN for certain web sites or apps

    Posted on January 4, 2021 by pcwrt in How To, Router, VPN.

    There are situations where you want to bypass your VPN for certain web sites or apps. For example, you might want to pass all traffic from some devices through VPN, except for when those devices visit streaming web sites such as Netflix, Hulu etc. Some VPN clients give you the ability to choose which apps […]

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