whatsnewonthenet

Checking Net speed & troubleshooting slow connections

Internet speed test

Checking your Internet speed is a must every now & then. ‘SPEEDCHECK’ is a tool that not only allows you to check the speed but also tells you how to tackle slow connections. Head to Speedcheck.org, click the blue ‘Start Test’ button, & off you go. Once the test is complete, you will see 3 measurements reflected across the top of your screen, including Latency, Download & Upload Speeds. The next corrective steps are spelled out there.

Image Credit: SPEEDCHECK

Service provider ProtonVPN  & Mozilla get into partnership

Proton Mozilla tieup

Announced by Proton, under this, going forward, a few random users in the US will be shown a recommendation to “get better Online privacy with a ProtonVPN subscription.” These subscriptions will be billed directly by Mozilla, & the majority of the revenue from these subscriptions will go to Mozilla, directly supporting the latter’s mission.  If the experiment goes well, then the arrangement may be expanded to offer ProtonVPN to over 300 million Mozilla users, said ProtonVPN.

Image Credit: ProtonVPN