AppNee figured out that only very few people like or are used to use firewall, whether it's the one Windows built-in or from a variety of antivirus software. As a security software, GlassWire abandoned the tedious UI and operation in traditional security, monitoring software, instead, it visualized all the normal and useful operation - which is just the easiest to be accepted by non advanced users.
As a network or website administrator, most often we need know everything quite well about the LAN or even WAN our hosts lying in. For example: the name of each computer in local network, network card address, IP address, shared resource, open ports; look up WHOIS information such as domain name, host provider, DNS... about some website in detail. For these, IP-Tools can become a good assistant for our network/Internet management.
As a web proxy software, the essence of Hide My IP is to hide (by changing) your real IP, it has two major design intentions:
Access censored or blocked websites in your country
Protect your online privacy, so as to enjoy private/anonymous web surfing
Hotspot Shield (short for HSS) is a powerful, acclaimed free VPN (Virtual Private Network) agents automatic searching tool. It's mainly designed to effectively protect personal web surfing security and privacy; as well as breaking through the local network limits to access those blocked, censorship websites (like YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, or even Gmail) in some countries.