If you have a tablet, smartphone or laptop, as well as possibly smart TVs that want to connect to a VPN at the same time it is essential to use a service that allows you to have multiple simultaneous connections. We also take a look at the security protocols used by a particular service and encryption levels, and whether the team behind development makes it a priority to fix any bugs that have been reported.
NordVPN’s desktop app features an attractive and appealing interface and is easy to use on mobile devices. It provides a broad range of options and is great for streaming. The speeds are faster than the ones we’ve experienced with other VPNs. There’s a kill button, split tunneling and AES-256 encryption. A useful feature called Threat Protection blocks trackers, ads and malware.
CyberGhost is another top performer in our tests, boasting a numerous servers in the globe, which includes a big number of torrent-friendly options. It’s fast and has fantastic features, such as split tunneling, which allows some apps via the VPN while allowing others to connect directly to the internet. There are native applications available for Windows, macOS and Android and an iOS application and router compatibility.
Windscribe has a wide range of connectivity options, and the added bonus of being based in Switzerland which means that it is not subject to the “fourteen eye” surveillance policies. It’s a simple and effective Chrome extension, making it an ideal option for mobile devices.