Android TV Box Tips and Tricks — Streaming Tips & Tricks

What is buffering? Why does it happen? How can I minimize it?

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There are a lot of misconceptions in the streaming world about what buffering is, what causes it, why it happens and how to help avoid it. So we wanted to write an article addressing some of the causes of buffering and how to help minimize it, Please note that I did not say eliminate it as this is impossible. But before we get into the buffering discussion I want to explain a little bit of how streaming actually works and explain what is happening behind the scenes when you click on something to stream. So let’s go through what happens...

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What is a VPN and do you need one?

Posted by Peter Mitchell on

What is a VPN and do you need one? A VPN, or Virtual Private Network, is a service or program that does a few different things to make your Internet usage more secure.  We could go into a long winded 20 page article on how exactly a VPN works, but we are not network engineers. Nor do we think that our user would be interested in all of the nuts and bolts. So we will keep it as short as possible. IPVanish VPN Service Express VPN Service When you’re on your computer at home and click on a website link,...
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