How to Set up VPN Connection on IOS

by Mike on December 20, 2011

in VPN For OS

What is iOS:

The popular term iOS or i Operating System refers to the Apple invented operating system for all of its mobile device like iPad, iPod and iPhone etc. This iOS is a very quick to load and easy to use operating system. This OS is very popular among the iProducts users as adding new applications and  installing new compatible devices and technologies to any iProduct has made really simple using this iOS.

What is a VPN?

A Virtual Private Network or a VPN is a service that many organizations us pretty often to allow the remote employees access the main organizational network from a distance place. And the whole communication process happens through the medium of a public network, yet a secure encrypted software based security channel is layered inside the public communication network using the technology of VPN. Think about a situation, where you are an employee and has to travel a lot for the official purpose. Will it be always safe for you to carry the sensitive private information with you all the time? It will not even make sense to send all those private information over the public network as your data transfer can be tracked and logged by any other third party. In those cases a VPN service is a complete life saver for you. So using a VPN service you can access your organizational database and add data to it through logging into a remote VPN server. You can also access your work email and even your work PC in case you needt o extract any important information.

VPN Connection on IOS

Why do you Need VPN for your iOS?

Actually it is not always safe to use any other machine other than yours to get access to your work network. If you have already got one of those tablet PC or smart Phone by Apple with you, all you need is to have an internet service. However, just an internet service cannot get you the required safety net and besides most of the wireless networks in any hotel or a institution are not that well secured. You definitely need to go for additional safety measures before you can use your iPhone for important matters. Besides, many hackers and spammers are out there who would try to extract any possible information out of any of your device that might turn out to be really sensitive for you, like your credit card information or personal whereabouts. So in order to set up the required security, you will definitely need to set up a VPN service for your iOS.

The Simple Steps to Configure VPN for your iOS:

Once you have your VPN service registered with a reliable provider the setting up is very easy. The steps are given as below:

  • Go to Settings.
  • Then go to General
  • Select network
  • Select VPN
  • Select Add VPN Configuration
  • You will have to provide the IP address of the VPN server, your user name, protocol and password in the next window. Your VPN service provider should provide all these information prior to the set up. If you already had a VPN connection set up in your laptop or PC, you can use the same configuration to set up the VPN on your iOS.
  • After the set up procedure is completed, you will see that at the main settings screen there is an option to turn on or off the VPN service. Based on your requirement you can choose anything you want. When the service is turned on there should an icon for the VPN service in the status bar of your iProducts.
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Get German IP Address with VPN

by Mike on December 19, 2011

in Top Country Wise VPN

Why would someone want to get German IP address?

IP addresses are something like your virtual address and are unique to you. Through your IP address your internet access point can be determined. And based on the type of IP address you are assigned to by your Internet Service Provider, there are many web services that can track down the exact country and even the part of the city you are located in. So, if you are getting connected to the Internet from a country, the services will be able to know where you are from. Now, there are many reasons why someone would like to be identified as a German user and that can only be done by generating a German IP address. However, for multiple reasons one might wish to get a German IP address. [click to continue…]

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When you want to use a VPN connection for dummies, this would take quite some time to be successful, but it will be worth it since you will get to enjoy using your VPN connection once you get connected. There have been a lot of problems regarding this set up; this is why this step by step guide on Ubuntu VPN connection for dummies is made. This will greatly help you set up properly a VPN, and use it to its maximum potential. This will also enable you to explore other capability of your VPN and the device you wanted to connect it to.
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Laws are there to guide, protect and educate and most of all ensure peace and harmony among people. If not for laws, rules and regulations we would have been a menace, in an indescribable chaos. Laws are important. Laws are our reference to which is acceptable and which is not, that allows us arrive unto solutions to several of problems and issues. Laws are a fundamental component of the land. However, anti-piracy laws are yet to be pinned down into specific details. It’s been known that it was only this October 26, 2011 that the SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act) was introduced by Representative Lamar Smith from Texas’ 21st district incumbent. It still has a lot of way to go to be stabilized and also taking into consideration the danger that is present amongst the artists, creators and like out there, in the World Wide Web. SOPA allows the US Law enforcement and holders of copyright to tackle online trafficking of copyrighted ideas and goods. We know how rampant piracy is and this law or bill has to be in place to ensure that creating goods and ideas online will be just as safe when having them in the real streets, where robbers can be physically arrested if they actually go steal what is yours. [click to continue…]

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Switzerland Won’t Criminalize File-Sharing

by Mike on December 13, 2011

in News

Recently the United States had been trying to influence the countries within and around the European Union to be stricter with copyright laws and stop file sharing inside the country with such laws. Besides, the entertainment industry has been trying to put pressure on the government so that they implement such laws to protect their media contents. Based on these claims and pressures, the government of Switzerland had decided to conduct a study in order to understand what the current situation of piracy is and how the piracy acts are actually affecting the society as a whole. And based on the result on the study, the government has rather moved ahead to protect the file sharing where the Spanish government is planning to start a fight against copyrighted file sharing. [click to continue…]

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The Great Wall of China is the one of the most significant historic element in China and it is the only thing that is rumoured to be seen from the space. And the heavy censorship imposed on the internet use in China has been an issue of debate inside the country. Besides, many humanitarian societies have been against this law for many reasons. Due to the strong imposition, this internet blocking using a national level firewall system has been termed as the ‘Great Firewall of China’. The Chinese residents are not allowed to enter most of the social media websites such as Face Book, Twitter, Google Plus etc. And also file and image sharing websites like Picasa, Flickr and You Tube are  also blocked in China. Chinese government also monitors the internet activity of each and every internet user through their Internet Service Providers. And the ISPs are bound to provide all sorts of detailed information to the government. In fact, the whole monitoring issue is easy for the government as all the ISPs had to get internet connection from the Government operated state telecommunication organization.

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How to Set Up VPN Connection in Windows XP

by Mike on December 12, 2011

in VPN For OS

Microsoft and its Windows Services:

Bill gates and his Windows Operating system are probably the most known names in the IT industry. Even the people beyond the industry know their names. The reason why Windows have become so popular over years is because Microsoft has been continuously trying to develop its services and have put more emphasize on how to make the operating system more and more user friendly every year. [click to continue…]

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USA and the freedom of Internet:

In terms of Internet usage and the access to amazing web services, the United States is in the leading position in the whole world. The people living in the United States are free to support or protest any opinion or belief. The entertainment industry in the United States is the largest of all. Therefore, US citizens do not have to hide their identity for any authoritative issues. However, there are still a few stuffs that the people in the States would like to get around by using a VPN. [click to continue…]

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Playing games with computers and with all those gaming consoles are not any more simply playing offline games. Those days of single player and offline game playing days are rapidly changing towards online server based multiplayer gaming. Like any other web based services, the United States tops even in the gaming industry as well. The gaming industry is the States is flourishing like anything with the W-Fi connectivity on all those gaming consoles and on other smart phones or mobile devices. Gaming facility is increasing at an amazing speed, and everyday more and more people join the game lovers group all around the world. However, since the United States based gaming industry is the strongest of all and most of the developments are taking place in this country, people around the world are particularly interested about US games.

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