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Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Dump Truck now supports Folder uploads!

The most requested new Dump Truck Online Storage feature is the ability to upload folders while maintaining sub-folders and the original file structure.

Golden Frog listened to your feedback! Today, we are excited to announce that Golden Frog has added a new Java based file uploader to allow users to upload folders to Dump Truck! Uploaded folders will maintain the same subfolder and internal file structure after being uploaded to Dump Truck.

The upload progress bar has also been updated to provide more information about pending
uploads in the queue. Try out these new features and let Dump Truck do the work for you!

Dump Truck web interface new features:

Upload button supports folders and subfolder uploads
  • Upload folders, including sub folders, with a single click! *Java required*
  • Available for every browser and operating system.

Drag and Drop folder and subfolder uploads (Windows only)
Improved Upload Queue
  • New upload notification badge in the menu bar.
  • Easy access to the upload queue by clicking the upload button.
Dump Truck is included free with your Giganews membership so login today and start uploading your folders! If you're not already a Giganews member, we invite you to sign up now.

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Monday, February 27, 2012

Giganews Achieves World-leading 1,300 Days of High Quality Usenet Retention

Giganews is proud to announce today that we are the world's first Usenet provider to reach 1,300 days of binary retention!

At Giganews, we pride ourselves on being the world's best Usenet provider. In addition to providing world leading 1,300 days of binary retention and more than 8.5 years of text retention, we also deliver the highest quality newsgroup retention. That means regardless of article age, you'll always see the same 100% article completion and unlimited speeds whether the article was posted 30 days or 1,300 days ago. You won't get this level of service from any other Usenet provider.

Check out some of the other great things we've delivered to Giganews members since we reached 1,200 days of retention just over 3 months ago:

Dump Truck Online Storage - FREE for All Giganews Members!

VyprVPN App for Giganews Launched - FREE with VyprVPN!

Dump Truck WebDAV Support Page Launched – Mount Dump Truck as a hard drive

VyprVPN German Server Launched – Securely browse the Internet in Germany

Redesigned Giganews Control Panel Launched – Manage Usenet, VyprVPN, Dump Truck and more!

Over the past 18 months, we've built our partnership with Golden Frog, an online services provider. Through this partnership we've been able to provide online services to Giganews members, including Mimo Usenet Browser + Search, VyprVPN and most recently Dump Truck online storage.

Please check back for more updates as we continue to grow high-quality Usenet retention and provide more online services for our members.

If you're not already a Giganews member, we invite you to sign up today!

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Thursday, February 23, 2012

VyprVPN App for Giganews v1 Released

The Golden Frog development team released version 1.0 of the VyprVPN App for Giganews today! All Giganews members can apply the update within the VyprVPN App for Giganews or download the latest version.

The update includes significant improvements to the user interface, as well as increases in security and performance. Another major improvement for international Giganews members is multi- language support for the VyprVPN App for Giganews.

The VyprVPN App for Giganews Version 1.0 update includes:
  • Native language support:
    • English
    • French
    • Spanish
    • Dutch
    • German
    • Portuguese
    • Mandarin
  • User interface changes for better usability
  • Increased PPTP and L2TP security
  • Improved OpenVPN speed and reliability
For the complete list of changes and improvements, please read the VyprVPN App for Giganews change log.

The VyprVPN App for Giganews Version 1.0 is available for Windows only. Mac and Linux versions are coming soon so stay tuned!

Giganews members without VyprVPN are welcome to add VyprVPN. If you're not already a Giganews member, read what Giganews members say about our service and sign up today!

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