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Pogoplug Safeplug shifts home web use to Tor for internet secrecy

Pogoplug Safeplug shifts home web use to Tor for internet secrecy

Pogoplug has launched a new privacy adapter, Safeplug, which the company says can add internet anonymity within seconds by re-routing all internet traffic through Tor. The compact box, priced at $49, pushes web use through Tor's randomized path of interconnected computers, which are commonly used by journalists, activists, and others wanting to avoid being observed or located in their internet use. However, Pogoplug apparently thinks that recent NSA spying stories and the threat of hacking is enough to push regular users onto Tor too.

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Pogoplug Team makes your server a personal cloud

Pogoplug Team makes your server a personal cloud

Pogoplug continues to push its idea of the personal cloud, and its latest product, Pogoplug Team, targets businesses who might be wary of putting their data onto somebody else's servers. In effect a server-based version of the existing Pogoplug Software, Pogoplug Team is intended to be loaded onto a company's server system and, for $15 per user per year, offers all the typical streaming, remote access and file sharing individuals have had for some time.

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Pogoplug storms Best Buy and Wal-Mart, inks Softbank partnership

Pogoplug storms Best Buy and Wal-Mart, inks Softbank partnership

Pogoplug will be pushing its personal cloud devices in front of many more people, it's been announced, with the Pogoplug Series 4 headed to every Best Buy store in the US in May, while the Pogoplug Mobile will go on sale in Wal-Mart from April. Meanwhile, a deal with Japanese carrier Softbank will see a co-branded Pogoplug Mobile - which we reviewed here - offered, along with a 20GB cloud storage account.

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Pogoplug Mobile Review

Pogoplug Mobile Review

You can hardly click on the internet these days without stumbling across cloud storage, with seemingly anybody with some spare server space offering it up for offsite storage. What if you're more interested in hosting your own little cloud, though, with no monthly subscription fees but still access when you're on the move? Pogoplug has been helping set up self-hosted shared storage for some time now, but the Pogoplug Mobile promises to do it with an even smaller footprint and in a way that works seamlessly with your smartphone. Read on for the full SlashGear review.

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Pogoplug Series 4 revealed, Cloud storage push a must

Pogoplug Series 4 revealed, Cloud storage push a must

This week the folks at Pogoplug have both reintroduced their Pogoplug Cloud service (complete with 5GB free for all users) and have shown off their brand new Pogoplug Series 4 device. This newest device is both a major update to the flagship Pogoplug device and made to be a direct line in for users of the Pogoplug Cloud service. With this device you'll be working with two USB 3.0 ports, SD, one USB 2.0, and a 2.5-inch SATA/USM/Seagate GoFlex ultra-portable drive input along with plug and play support for the same Seagate GoFlex external drives - USM that is.

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Pogoplug Cloud offers free 5GB cloud with local sync

Pogoplug Cloud offers free 5GB cloud with local sync

Pogoplug has launched a cloud storage service, Pogoplug Cloud, offering 5GB of free online storage space and seamlessly integrating with the company's personal cloud storage devices. The new online store - available through the desktop as well as via iOS and Android apps - can be used to stream photos, music and video from, create shared document folders, or act as an automatic backup of photos and video filmed on your smartphone. Those wanting more capacity can either pay for a bigger space on Pogoplug's servers or throw in a home unit instead.

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Pogoplug Mobile hands-on [Video]

Pogoplug Mobile hands-on [Video]

Pogoplug has brought its latest cloud storage product along to ShowStoppers at IFA 2011 this year, the Pogoplug Mobile, and as the name suggest it targets mobile users looking to access and backup their data while on the move. Smaller than the existing Pogoplug, the discrete black box hooks up to your home ethernet connection and can then share USB or SD storage with the company's freshly updated Android and iOS apps, or the new Windows or Mac software. We caught up with Pogoplug CEO Daniel Putterman for all the details.

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Pogoplug Software Review

Pogoplug Software Review

Pogoplug has launched its latest product, and now you don't need a big pink box in order to share your files. Pogoplug Software replicates the personal-cloud experience in app form rather than demanding hardware, and with service starting from free - and multi-platform mobile apps already available - it comes out the gate with advantages over cloud storage systems from Apple, Amazon and others. We've been playing with the app ahead of its official launch today; check out the SlashGear review after the cut, and how to get a discounted premium upgrade.

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