Hola

unblock-websites

Websites may be blocked in your country or workplace for various reasons.

For instance, sites like Pandora, Netflix or Hulu are only available to US IP addresses. Certain video channels on YouTube, like BBC and National Geographic, aren’t available for streaming in some countries. China blocks a tons of sites include Facebook and Wikipedia.

Hola is an easy-to-use add-on that lets you access these hard-to-get sites with a click. While you are on a site that’s inaccessible, just click the Hola icon in the Chrome toolbar and access should be restored. Internally, Hola is just a VPN service but it hides all the technical details from the end user and requires absolutely no configuration.

You may also use Hola to hide your actual IP address from sites.

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Amit Agarwal is a web geek and founder of Digital Inspiration, a popular tech & how-to website since 2004. He loves building web apps that improve productivity. Amit has also written for the Wall Street Journal and Lifehacker.

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