Privacy Advocate Anonabox Announces Exciting Updates
Internet Privacy Hardware Innovator Anonabox Announces New Firmware and Features, New Faster Chip-Sets and Availability on Amazon Launchpad
CHICO, California, March 30, 2017 /PressReleasePing/ – Anonabox today released its latest firmware for its Pro model Internet privacy routers; version 4.3 which includes a number of new features. Highlights include an ad blocker function with customizable blacklists to fine tune what ads gets blocked, an access scheduler whereby users can control which device(s) can access the Internet by day and time with customized schedules for each individual device. Other features include VPN failover scripts, a third-party package management interface and Tor bridge configuration page with support for Tor pluggable transports. A full list of new features can be found on the website.
The latest version of the firmware comes soon after the custom hardware being merged into OpenWRT trunk, streamlining the process of allowing anyone to download the source code and modify or customize as they wish and exemplifying the companies commitment to Open Source software.
The company also announced hardware updates to its Original, Fawkes and Tunneler models have already taken place behind the scenes, which now run on the much faster 650mhz qca9531 Chipsets by Qualcom Atheros. The upgraded chipsets allow faster speeds when using the devices, especially when doing encryption intensive activities like VPN and Tor.
All of this comes directly on the heels of Anonabox Original and PRO models becoming available on Amazon.com through the Amazon Launchpad program. “Being a part of the startup-focused Amazon Launchpad program has been a longstanding priority of ours,” explains Anonabox VP of Operations Alan Burwell. “Amazon Launchpad allows us to truly showcase our product and educate a new group of supporters. It’s a really exciting time for us.”
Amazon Launchpad is a program that makes it easy for startups to launch, market, and distribute their products to hundreds of millions of Amazon customers across the globe. Amazon Launchpad has worked with over 100 leading venture capital firms, startup accelerators, and crowdfunding platforms to help more than 1,000 startups launch products in the U.S., U.K., China, Germany, and France. To shop the Amazon Launchpad store, visit http://www.amazon.com/launchpad.
About Anonabox Anonabox privacy routers provide a robust layer of privacy and security to web browsing by routing Internet traffic over the Tor network or via built-in VPN services (Virtual Private Network). These measures cloak the user’s IP address and location, bypass censorship, and much more. Additional features include ad blocking, parental controls, VPN failsafe scripts and advanced user customization, all in an open source platform. To learn more about Anonabox, visit the website.
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