Search Engine Tips to Help You Find Results Faster

May 15, 2019

Tips to Help You Find Results Faster in Search Engines

Search engines are our map to the internet. Without them, we’d be lost in the URL-shuffle. They have been around since the dawn of the internet and in their almost 30 years of existence, they have also become more innovative and intelligent when returning results for a question. Many search engines even have handy tricks […] Read more
How to Spot a Fake URL

May 14, 2019

How to Spot a Fake URL

URLs are the homes of content on the web. Without them, we would never be able to navigate through the Internet. While most web links are perfectly safe and take you exactly where you expect them to, scammers are increasingly making use of a fake URL or two to compromise your safety and privacy online. […] Read more
Privacy Tip of the Week: Use a Private Search Engine

May 14, 2019

Privacy Tip of the Week: Use a Private Search Engine

There are many different ways to protect your privacy online. Some methods are easier than others. One of the easiest is to use a private search engine. There are many different options on the market including HotBot.com (that’s us!), DuckDuckGo, and Startpage.com. Choose the option that works best for you! Let’s get into the details […] Read more
What is a VPN?

May 9, 2019

What is a VPN and Why You Should be Using One

The term VPN is an acronym for “Virtual Private Network.” So what is a VPN? Simply put, they are a security measure businesses and individuals can take to protect their information on the web. A main perk of the service is extra privacy and security for public and private networks, including wi-fi hotspots and private […] Read more