Announcement: TunnelBear Roars onto Android!
TORONTO – October 21st, 2012 – TunnelBear Inc., provider of widely accoladed, simple-to-use VPN services, is “roaring” about the immediate availability of entirely-new Android application.
Borrowing from TunnelBear’s PC and Mac apps, TunnelBear for Android also has only two dials, on/off and country. “We wanted to keep the design simple and approachable to ensure the benefits of VPN are accessible to everyone, not just the techies.” said Ryan Dochuk, Co-founder and Chief Bear at TunnelBear. The new applications feature:
* The same “on/off” simplicity that made TunnelBear for PC/Mac grrrrrreat
* Enhanced privacy while browsing on your Android phone or tablet
* 500 MBs of free data each and every month, tweet for an additional GB
* An actual digging, sleeping TunnelBear
“We’re all warm and fuzzy about our new mobile applications” said Mr. Dochuk. “Our customers are using tablets and smartphones for more and more of their daily browsing and communication. We wanted to extend TunnelBear’s services to these devices and provide the same bear-grade privacy and safe-passage to the internet to other geographies,” Dochuk continued. “These new applications will allow us to offer our customers a more-complete package of VPN services on all their devices”.
TunnelBear for Android can be downloaded from Google Play.
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Android App FAQ
Q) When will TunnelBear for Android be available for download?
A) TunnelBear for Android is available for immediate download from Google Play.
Q) Why would someone want VPN on their Android tablet or smartphone?
A) The internet is becoming an increasingly fenced and monitored place. TunnelBear is the simplest way for users to browse the internet with privacy and experience the internet as if they are living in another country.
Q) How much do the mobile apps cost?
A) TunnelBear mobile apps have a free version where users get 500MB of free data each and every month. They can also tweet for an additional GB of data. Unlimited data (mobile only) can be purchased:
Mobile only pricing for unlimited data
* 1 month ($2.99 USD)
* 3 months ($7.99 USD)
* 12 months ($29.99 USD)
Q) What about users who have TunnelBear’s PC/Mac apps?
A) TunnelBear is excited announce that PC/Mac “Giant” and “Grizzly” subscribers will receive the Android apps with absolutely free with unlimited data. With just one TunnelBear PC/Mac subscription directly from TunnelBear, users get unlimited data for 1 PC/Mac and two mobile devices.
Q) What are the device requirements for Android and iOS?
A) All Android 4.01+ devices.
Even more questions? Check out the general TunnelBear FAQ.
About TunnelBear, Inc.
TunnelBear wants to bring the benefits of VPN to everyone with its incredibly simple applications for PC, Mac, iOS and Android devices. We think the internet is a much-better place when everyone can browse privately, and browse the same internet as everyone else. Founded in 2011, our highly accoladed PC and Mac applications are bringing VPN to the non-techies. The TunnelBear Team is “indigenous” to Toronto, Canada.