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Thursday, September 22, 2011

Mimo Header Control Bar and User Interface updated – Beta v0.2.4 for Diamond members

Golden Frog has released Mimo Beta v0.2.4 for Diamond Members. Please read the Golden Frog blog post about Mimo Beta v0.2.4 improvements and changes below:
Golden Frog is proud to announce more improvements to the Mimo Usenet Browser user interface. The user interface was updated to create a more intuitive Usenet browsing experience. This update is the latest of our iterative releases to improve the user interface.

Download the free update now.

Some highlights of the Mimo v0.2.4 update include a new Header Control Bar design that allows for a more flexible header selection and more detailed information about headers.

The new Header Control bar features include:
  • Dynamic header date range selection over the full Giganews retention
  • Article IDs shown with the header date range
  • Total available Newsgroup headers displayed
  • Header download percentage and time estimate
We also improved the display of newsgroup information in several areas, namely displaying cross posted newsgroups and better organization of images in multi-image posts.

The complete details about the Mimo Beta v0.2.4 release are available in our Change Log. Please download the free update now.

Golden Frog Dev Team

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Friday, September 16, 2011

New VyprVPN Servers in France

Golden Frog added a French VPN server for VyprVPN customers today. The French server is available immediately for Giganews members who use VyprVPN for all VPN protocols, including PPTP, L2TP/IPsec and OpenVPN. For more details, please read Golden Frog’s blog post below about their French server launch:
"Today, we’re excited to announce VyprVPN server locations in France! The French VPN servers are ready for connections for every VPN protocol, including PPTP, L2TP/IPsec and OpenVPN.

We believe in an open Internet and will continue to deliver Golden Frog VyprVPN customers more server locations. Golden Frog VyprVPN customers can now access the Internet from anywhere in the world from our French VPN server.

The following VyprVPN server locations are now available:
  • France - NEW!
  • United States - East Coast
  • United States - West Coast
  • United Kingdom
  • Netherlands
  • Hong Kong"
To start using the VyprVPN France server, existing Giganews customers only need to update their VPN hostname to:
If you need setup information, please visit our VyprVPN setup page, or contact Giganews support.

If you don’t have access to VyprVPN, upgrade to Diamond or add VyprVPN to your account!

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