There are a lot of VPN softwares out there which allow you to visit websites which are blocked in your country or allow you to surf websites anonymously. Regardless of the reason why you are using VPN, bottom-line is that VPN are useful. But most of them require you to install software which you need to run before you can start browsing over VPN.
ZenMate, a browser extension, simplifies the VPN for you. All you need to do is install extension/plugin on your favorite browser. Get registered for the first time by entering your email address and selecting a password. And thats it! Once installed you will have a shield like icon next to your address bar. You can click on it to toggle on/off. The best part being that it is free and lets you effortlessly toggle VPN on and off when required.
ZenMate offers you a list of five countries to choose from. Just click on the currently set country, and it will give you option to change location. Select the desired country from the list and now your ip has changed to that country. The current list of offered VPN spots is: Germany, Hong Kong, Switzerland, UK and US.
It is a highly recommended extension for your browser. Click here to view the official website.