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4 reasons you need a VPN app on your phone

Keep nosy jerks from peeping at your internets.


Jaime Carrillo


Posted on Oct 18, 2017   Updated on May 22, 2021, 2:02 pm CDT

We’re not trying to alarm you here, but PSI: your privacy is under attack. Keep peeping eyes from your browsing history with this handy VPN app.

The Disconnect app is a leading product in the defense against data harvesting — and you should have it turned on every time you’re online. Here’s why:

1) It keeps your data secure.

No matter who is trying to swipe your data, Disconnect keeps them out by encrypting your Wi-Fi connection. It even protects you from the Disconnect app itself — meaning your information stays totally and completely anonymous.

2) It basically makes you invisible.

Disconnect’s VPN technology shields your identity while you browse. It cloaks your location and IP address so that you are a faceless, nameless being when surfing the web — which is basically the opposite of whenever you’re reading articles on Facebook at 3am.

3) It helps you browse faster.

Disconnect blocks trackers and malware that constantly request access to your data, increasing website loading speed and lessening battery drainage.

4) It lets you access the inaccessible.

The app opens your device up to blocked content so that you can have access to region-blocked websites, services, and apps no matter where you are in the world. Go on, binge The Great British Baking Show before new episodes reach us stateside. We won’t tell.

Right now, you get a three year subscription to this VPN app for only $29 on the Daily Dot Store (regularly $150). Get an extra 15% discount using promo code VPN15.

Buy it here


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*First Published: Oct 18, 2017, 8:35 am CDT