Todd Ogasawara and Jon Westfall welcome back Don Sorcinelli to discuss the recent developments in free VPN and ad blocking options for web browsers.
- Opera developer Edition with VPN and free ad blocking
- Adblocker now in Opera production version (was developer version)
- Opera mini for Android now includes ad blocking
- Private Internet Access VPN – $35/year: The service that Jon has been using.
- Hotspot Shield VPN – free plugin for Chrome. Ref: ZDNet
- AdBlock and AdBlock Plus now available for Microsoft Edge on Insider builds. Ref: WinBeta
We also discussed:
- Microsoft pre-touch sensing. Like Kinect, cool but does anyone want it? Ref: The Verge/Microsoft Research. Completed in 2014 for a never released device.