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Tuesday, April 01, 2014

VyprVPN for iOS is now optimized for the iPad

VyprVPN for iOS is now optimized for your iPad! Golden Frog developed the latest version with iPad design features in mind to give Giganews members the best experience possible when running VyprVPN on their iPad. VyprVPN for iOS will automatically detect if you are on an iPad and engage the new interactive Map View feature.



With Map View, you can easily browse Golden Frog's global VPN server locations from the app default screen in both portrait and landscape view. You now have the ability to search for server locations by swiping directly on the interactive map. You can also select the location you would like to connect to and the app will automatically ping the server and display the ping time. Connect to any VyprVPN server location without ever leaving the home screen!

If you currently use VyprVPN for iOS, update your app to the latest version. If you don't already have the app, you can download VyprVPN for iOS from the App Store.

If you don't have VyprVPN and want protection for your internet connection while at home or on the go, upgrade to Diamond or Platinum get VyprVPN included for free! If you're not already a Giganews member, we invite you to sign up for a 14-day free trial.

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Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Enter the VyprVPN 2.0 Launch Giveaway to Win an Xbox One, Nexus Tablet & Free VPN Service!

Our trusted partner Golden Frog just launched the sleek, new VyprVPN 2.0 Apps for Windows, Mac, Android and iOS last week. Giganews members with VyprVPN will love the 2.0 apps for being faster, easier-to-use, and more stable and intuitive than any other VPN app!

As part of Golden Frog's VyprVPN 2.0 launch celebration, you can enter their month-long giveaway to win fabulous prizes like an Xbox One, a Nexus 7 tablet and one-year VyprVPN Premier Accounts!



You can choose how you enter the giveaway from a list of approved actions! Plus they're allowing unlimited entries over the next four weeks, so go back to the page every day to get additional entries.

Enter the VyprVPN 2.0 Launch Giveaway »

Golden Frog's new VyprVPN 2.0 Apps for Windows, Mac, iOS and Android are now available for download. If you already have VyprVPN on your desktop or mobile devices just update your app. Learn more about the VyprVPN 2.0 Apps »

Conditions Apply. Must be 18 years of age to enter. Contest closes at midnight CST on Dec. 26, 2013. Weekly winners will be announced every Monday and grand prize winners will be announced on Jan. 2, 2014 on Facebook and Twitter. Shipping date of prizes is subject to availability of items. Participation in this promotion is subject to Golden Frog's official rules which can be seen inside the contest widget here.

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Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Golden Frog Launches Re-Imagined VyprVPN 2.0 Apps

VyprVPN 2.0Golden Frog just unveiled their shiny, new VyprVPN 2.0 Apps for Windows, Mac, Android and iOS. The re-imagined 2.0 apps are faster, easier-to-use, and more stable and intuitive than ever before! Giganews members with VyprVPN already love using the fastest VPN service in the world. Now with the 2.0 apps you get even more time-saving features like one-click connect, one-tap server location selection, and a ping test to choose the fastest server.

As part of a major app redesign, Golden Frog's engineers and designers ensured their 2.0 apps sync better with their VPN network for faster, more stable connections. Their goal, as always, is to make it easier for users to take control of their internet privacy and security. They also made the VyprVPN 2.0 apps as consistent as possible across all platforms, so the experience is seamless on all devices.

Learn more about the VyprVPN 2.0 apps »


What's New in the VyprVPN 2.0 Apps?

App Screenshot

OS iconVyprVPN for Windows

  • checkmarkNew 2.0 Interface
  • checkmarkSpeed Graph with upload and download speeds
  • checkmarkAbility to favorite servers for quick access
  • checkmarkPing test to find fastest servers
Download VyprVPN for Windows »
App Screenshot

OS iconVyprVPN for Mac

  • checkmarkNew 2.0 Interface with Retina support
  • checkmarkSpeed graph with upload and download speeds
  • checkmarkAbility to favorite servers for quick access
  • checkmarkPing test to find fastest servers
Download VyprVPN for Mac »
App Screenshot

OS iconVyprVPN for Android

  • checkmarkNew 2.0 Interface
  • checkmarkSpeed graph with upload and download speeds
  • checkmarkAdded IP Location Map
  • checkmarkAbility to favorite servers for quick access
  • checkmarkPing test to find fastest servers
Download VyprVPN for Android »
App Screenshot

OS iconVyprVPN for iOS

  • checkmarkNew 2.0 Interface
  • checkmarkManual connection mode now available
  • checkmarkFavorite servers for quick access
  • checkmarkPing test to find fastest servers
  • checkmarkSwitch between Manual or On Demand mode without downloading new VPN profile
Download VyprVPN for iOS »
The VyprVPN 2.0 Apps for Windows, Mac, Android and iOS are now available for download!

Our partner Golden Frog continues to work towards ensuring an open and free internet and improving our users’ privacy and security. Once you download the apps, it would be great if you took a few minutes to add a review to the iTunes or Google Play app store.

P.S. If you already have VyprVPN Apps, simply update your app.

If you don't have VyprVPN and want protection for your internet connection while at home or on the go, upgrade to Diamond or Platinum get VyprVPN included for free! If you're not already a Giganews member, we invite you to sign up for a 14-day free trial.

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Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Dump Truck for iOS updated to version 1.1 - iPhone 5 support and more...

Today, Golden Frog updated Dump Truck for iOS to version 1.1. Along with iPhone 5 support, the app has been refactored for improved responsiveness and performance. AirPlay support has also been added.

Check out the Golden Frog blog post for more details regarding this release »

Don't forget that 30 GB of Dump Truck is included free with every Diamond account and 5 GB of Dump Truck is included free with all other Giganews accounts. Please use your Giganews username and password to access the Dump Truck Desktop apps, Mobile apps and Web App.

If you haven't downloaded Dump Truck for iOS, you can download it from the App Store for free.

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Thursday, November 29, 2012

VyprVPN Mobile Apps Now Available for Giganews Members!

The Golden Frog team just announced the release of the VyprVPN Mobile Apps for Android and iOS devices. VyprVPN Mobile Apps are FREE for Giganews members with VyprVPN service!

VyprVPN On Demand for iOS

VyprVPN on Demand automatically initiates a VyprVPN connection whenever it detects Internet activity on your iPhone or iPad. The app enables VyprVPN when you need it and disables it when you don’t. After a one-time setup, VyprVPN on Demand will automatically encrypt your mobile Internet connection to secure your information and privacy.

VyprVPN on Demand Features:
  • Automatically connect  to VyprVPN when accessing the Internet
  • Encrypt your web browsing, email and iOS apps
  • Choose any VyprVPN server in North America, Europe or Asia
  • Auto-select the VyprVPN server closest to your location
  • Secure your iPhone or iPad on unsecured wireless networks
Download VyprVPN on Demand from the App Store today!

VyprVPN for Android

VyprVPN for Android allows you connect to any of Golden Frog’s global VyprVPN server locations using a single tap to encrypt your internet connection. You can now skip the manual setup on your Android device and simply download VyprVPN for Android to quickly connect to VyprVPN.

VyprVPN for Android Features:
  • Connect to VyprVPN with a single tap to encrypt email, web browsing and more
  • Choose any VyprVPN server in North America, Europe or Asia
  • Auto-select the VyprVPN server closest to your location
  • View your server location, data throughput and time connected
  • Secure your Android device on unsecured wireless networks
Download VyprVPN for Android from Google Play today!


VyprVPN Mobile Apps are free to download but require VyprVPN service.  Either sign up for a Giganews Diamond Membership, which includes VyprVPN for free, or add VyprVPN to your existing Giganews membership.

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