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John Brandon
John Brandon
John Brandon is an Editorial Lead at Reviews.org covering TV apps, services, and devices. He also covers the VPN market currently. He has a long history as a journalist and author. His articles have appeared in many magazines including Wired, Popular Mechanics, FoxNews.com, Inc. Magazine, Forbes, Entrepreneur, and Relevant Magazine. His hobbies include disc golf, reading books, and watching obscure Netflix documentaries. Contact him at john.brandon@reviews.org
Best VPN for Ad Blocking 2021
Want a VPN to block unwanted ads? NordVPN is a number one recommended VPN and it’s also a highly capable ad blocking VPN.
The Beginner’s Guide to VPNs 2021
We’ve compiled everything you need to know about a VPN, including why you should use one, what features you should consider, and our favorite VPNs.
Best VPNs for Gaming 2021
What’s the best gaming VPN? Speed and accessibility. We recommend CyberGhost for its low ping time (4 ms) and high server count (6,600+).
Best VPN Services of 2021
VPN reviews you can trust. We've purchased, tested, and rated the best VPN services of 2021. Updated monthly.
DISH Anywhere Streaming App Review
DISH Anywhere is a powerful app that lets you watch movies and shows anywhere. For DISH customers, the app is free (Hopper DVR optional).
Amazon Fire Stick Not Working? Here’s What to Do.
Amazon Fire Stick is a popular media device. Memory errors do sometimes arise, as do internet-related problems. Here's how to resolve them.
Best Cable Alternatives 2021
The best streaming apps like HBO Max and Netflix can replace your cable television service. Here are the top picks.
Philo Streaming Review 2021
Philo TV is one of the cheapest streaming apps around, offering 63 channels for only $20 per month. But is it worth it?
DISH Hopper 3 DVR Review
The DISH Hopper 3 DVR has stood the test of time and is poised to make streaming media and the connected home even more accessible.
Roku Ultra Streaming Device Review
Compared to the Apple TV and Google Chromecast, the Roku Ultra is a workhorse streaming device well worth the modest price.
Roku Not Working? Here’s What To Do.
Roku streaming devices are reliable and easy to use, but they don’t always deliver the goods. Here’s how to troubleshoot Roku problems.
Quibi Review
Quibi is a fairly unremarkable mobile streaming app but has the funding to keep making a few worthwhile shows—eventually.
Apple TV+ Review
Apple TV+ is one to watch because this is the most famous company in all of tech. Shows might be sparse now but keep tracking this one.
How to Watch the Final 2020 Presidential Debate
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Amazon Fire TV Review
The Toshiba Amazon Fire TV is a cord-cutter's dream because the all-in-one design means ever fewer dangling cords.
Surfshark VPN Review
Acorn TV Review
Acorn TV is a no-frills streaming service offering mainly British television series. We walk you through the content, interface, and pricing.
This Is the Way to Watch The Mandalorian Season 2 in Style
The Mandalorian season 2 debuts October 30. Here's our guide to upgrading your TV, soundbar, and Wi-Fi router so you don't miss even one Baby Yoda hiccup.
Oscar-Winning Directors’ Best and Worst Films
One of the most popular 2020 pastimes is kicking back on the couch with a good flick. But which films are worth your time?
Best VPNs with Alternative Payment Methods
A VPN can’t protect your credit card info if you haven’t purchased one yet. These VPNs solve that problem by letting you pay with other secure methods. Find out if they’re worth it.

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