Ausdroid News for 28 December 2014

Netflix cracks down on DNS-based VPN in Android app
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Netflix cracks down on DNS-based VPN in Android app

Brace yourselves, folks: looks like Netflix are getting tough on circumvention of geoblocking. Reports have surfaced on Reddit that the latest versions of the Netflix Android app have been hard-coded to use the Google Public DNS servers (8.8.8.8 and 8.8.4.4). This effectively prevents users from specifying custom DNS servers that redirect certain traffic via VPN servers based in the desired country.[Read More…]

in Apps, Legal, News by at 10:38 pm on December 28, 2014
OnePlus 7 Days of Giveaways
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OnePlus 7 Days of Giveaways

With all the bad news/publicity circulating regarding OnePlus it would be easy for them to hide until it all blows over. It appears OnePlus are taking the opposite tact. They are onto the front foot with their publicity with yet another giveaway, this one running for seven days. Beginning yesterday OnePlus are running a giveaway each day from yesterday for[Read More…]

in News by at 8:43 pm on December 28, 2014