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Old 27-11-2015, 09:49 PM   #1291
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But nevertheless it is a great deal but need to know the performance first . hope it is not like Astrill


any one can share please ?
After 5 years, we can apparantly message MakeUseOf Deals to send another code. But i think by that time, we either forget we can do that or maybe the website might disappear. But 5 years still quite long.

I find PureVPN speed not as fast as PIA but they have quite a lot of servers worldwide. They have this feature where u can choose which application to be on VPN while the rest goes through the normal connection.
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Old 27-11-2015, 10:44 PM   #1292
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what china websites to watch chinese shows?
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Old 28-11-2015, 03:35 AM   #1293
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Been testing Astrill for a while now. Getting speeds in excess of 100mbps when connected to servers in US San Francisco. PIA gives me around 25mbps.
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Old 28-11-2015, 04:05 AM   #1294
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Is Astrill 1 year 29.99 a good deal?

Come with Stealth VPN. But it allows only 1 desk/laptop and 1 mobile device. Can I top up to add 1 more laptop?
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Old 28-11-2015, 06:13 AM   #1295
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Astrill VPN - private ips can do what with it?
- NAT firewall is it a good option to purchase that?
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Old 28-11-2015, 06:51 AM   #1296
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@oric1 has confused it all. Astrill applet is free to use, you can install it on any supported firmware which is Merlin, DD-WRT and Tomato. You don't need to buy RouterPRO to use Astrill applet and its features. However you will use a standard OpenVPN protocol on the Astrill's applet, which is less efficient and slower. RouterPRO is optimized version of OpenVPN, which is faster. How faster? Well in my experience even 2-4 times, it depends. I was getting fantastic speeds via router's applet back in 2013 in Singapore (on Asus RT-AC56U)

Oh. Then like that it seems like RouterPro is actually essential for an enjoyable experience. Thanks for the advise.
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Old 28-11-2015, 06:56 AM   #1297
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Is Astrill 1 year 29.99 a good deal?

Come with Stealth VPN. But it allows only 1 desk/laptop and 1 mobile device. Can I top up to add 1 more laptop?
OMG. This kind of VPN subscription price is standard for 1 PC only?
I though is for every PC connected to my internet connection? NO?
Then the Freedom VPN that came with ViewQwest is for how many PC? So far all my 5 PC including the ViewQwest TVbox is VPN able.

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Old 28-11-2015, 08:50 AM   #1298
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Old 28-11-2015, 08:51 AM   #1299
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Which services are able to access China content without buffering problems during peak hours?

- does Astrill work? oric1 able to comment?

- does PureVPN work since they claim to have 6 servers in China?

- How about Unotelly UnoDNS, since they claim to support pptv, youku, xiami, baidu music, etc? This one should have best performance since it uses SmartDNS?
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Old 28-11-2015, 11:06 AM   #1300
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@oric1 has confused it all. Astrill applet is free to use, you can install it on any supported firmware which is Merlin, DD-WRT and Tomato. You don't need to buy RouterPRO to use Astrill applet and its features. However you will use a standard OpenVPN protocol on the Astrill's applet, which is less efficient and slower. RouterPRO is optimized version of OpenVPN, which is faster. How faster? Well in my experience even 2-4 times, it depends. I was getting fantastic speeds via router's applet back in 2013 in Singapore (on Asus RT-AC56U)

stiwipl is right Sorry, I was not thinking straight yesterday.
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Old 28-11-2015, 11:28 AM   #1301
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stiwipl is right Sorry, I was not thinking straight yesterday.
Haha. No problem.
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Old 28-11-2015, 11:40 AM   #1302
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Is Astrill 1 year 29.99 a good deal?

Come with Stealth VPN. But it allows only 1 desk/laptop and 1 mobile device. Can I top up to add 1 more laptop?
iirc, they have the Home Plan add-on to be able to connect 5 devices at the same time. or the VPN sharing add-on to share the connection with other devices.
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Old 28-11-2015, 11:42 AM   #1303
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Which services are able to access China content without buffering problems during peak hours?

- does Astrill work? oric1 able to comment?
Picture paints a thousand words

No VPN connected



Astrill was able to stream contents from China via OpenVPN in the past but not now because of China's Great Firewall. When trying to connect via OpenVPN, I kept getting "Waiting for server reply".

The Chinese government has long blocked popular Western Web services like Google, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. In January 2015, China went after Virtual Private Networks, or VPNs, that people use to sneak around the Great Firewall.

China Censors VPNs To Protect Great Firewall, But Some Manage To Get Through

Astrill OpenVPN can't connect to China servers now



After switching to StealthVPN, I was able to bypass the Great Firewall and the download speed was quite impressive too. There were no buffering when streaming in HD.

Astrill StealthVPN managed to bypass Great Firewall




Salmonella, hope I answered your question
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Old 28-11-2015, 12:08 PM   #1304
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i am still on the fence on whether to sign up for the 5 years Purevpn or the 1+1 year for the PureVPN. i am be just using configuring the vpn on the Asus router , that's all

Any suggestion ?

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Old 28-11-2015, 12:14 PM   #1305
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i am still on the fence on whether to sign up for the 5 years Purevpn or the 1+1 year for the PureVPN. i am be just using configuring the vpn on the Asus router , that's all

Any suggestion ?
I signed up both for the "5 Years or More" and Yearly Sub.
Should have wait for this Black Friday One+One Year Free.

http://forums.hardwarezone.com.sg/in...n-5231673.html

If you use it on your iOS and Android than it should be fine.
I need the SmartDNS features for my Apple TV hence got to sub the Yearly one.
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