DNS over TLS with DNSMASQ and Stubby on Asuswrt-Merlin

What is DNS? The Domain Name System (DNS) is what allows you to access the websites you want.  DNS is like a phone-book where you can find all the websites available online. In this phone-book, every single website is assigned a specific “phone number” or IP address. When you type the name of a website, …

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Why I use TorGuard as my VPN Provider

“What VPN Provider do you recommend?” is a frequent question that comes up in SNBForums.   Everyone has their favorite and for different reasons.  It is good to have many providers to select from.  But wading through all of the options can be time consuming.  In this article, I’ll provide a high level overview of what …

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How To Convert a DD-WRT Router into an Access Point

Converting an older router into an Access Point can help you increase wireless coverage in your home at no additional cost.  DD-WRT is Linux-based open source firmware for wireless routers and access points.  Originally designed for the Linksys WRT54G series, it now runs on a wide variety of router manufacturer models. Some websites recommend that …

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OpenVPN Performance

Converted a PC to a pfSense Router to Test OpenVPN Performance As an expat living overseas, a VPN not only provides me an additional layer of security and privacy, it also allows me to circumvent geo-restricted streaming media content from my home country.  However, as most OpenVPN users have discovered, the CPUs inside consumer grade …

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GL.iNet GL-AR300M Mini Smart Router Review

The GL-AR300M mini smart router is the perfect device for the digital nomad, working professional or world traveler.  The GL-AR300M is small, powerful and easy to use that comes with OpenWrt firmware preinstalled.  The OpenWrt Project is a Linux operating system targeting embedded systems.  OpenWrt provides a fully writable file system with package management.  This …

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DNS over TLS with DNSMASQ and Stubby on Asuswrt-Merlin

October 19, 2018

What is DNS? The Domain Name System (DNS) is what allows you to access the websites you want.  DNS is like a phone-book where you can find all the websites available online. In this phone-book, every single website is assigned a specific “phone number” or IP address. When you type the name of a website, …

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Why I use TorGuard as my VPN Provider

August 8, 2018

“What VPN Provider do you recommend?” is a frequent question that comes up in SNBForums.   Everyone has their favorite and for different reasons.  It is good to have many providers to select from.  But wading through all of the options can be time consuming.  In this article, I’ll provide a high level overview of what …

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How To Convert a DD-WRT Router into an Access Point

May 25, 2018

Converting an older router into an Access Point can help you increase wireless coverage in your home at no additional cost.  DD-WRT is Linux-based open source firmware for wireless routers and access points.  Originally designed for the Linksys WRT54G series, it now runs on a wide variety of router manufacturer models. Some websites recommend that …

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OpenVPN Performance

May 17, 2018

Converted a PC to a pfSense Router to Test OpenVPN Performance As an expat living overseas, a VPN not only provides me an additional layer of security and privacy, it also allows me to circumvent geo-restricted streaming media content from my home country.  However, as most OpenVPN users have discovered, the CPUs inside consumer grade …

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GL.iNet GL-AR300M Mini Smart Router Review

May 4, 2018

The GL-AR300M mini smart router is the perfect device for the digital nomad, working professional or world traveler.  The GL-AR300M is small, powerful and easy to use that comes with OpenWrt firmware preinstalled.  The OpenWrt Project is a Linux operating system targeting embedded systems.  OpenWrt provides a fully writable file system with package management.  This …

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