Safeplug is a new network device from Cloud Engines, Inc., the company behind Pogoplug.
Using Tor, Safeplug allows you to browse the Internet anonymously from any device that you own. This is possible because it is designed to be connected to your router. And once activated, all connections that originate from any device behind your router are anonymized.
I like devices like this, but not those that I know very little about. Other than the fact that it uses Tor, there is no other substantial information that the manufacturer has released about Safeplug. No hardware specification, not even on the device’s marketing page, or on an official blog post.
Not even a picture of the rear of the device has been made public. Or its dimensions. It’s like a black box, and I hate those things. For something that retails for US $49 ($58 plus S&H), I think more information needs to be made available.
UPDATE (November 23 2013): A reply email from Safeplug says that:
Safeplug hardware specifications is similar to our Mobile device’s:
Processor: Feroceon 88FR131 rev 1 (v5l)
CPU Hardware: Feroceon-KW
Total Memory: 128MB
What differs Safeplug from other devices, is it uses a whole different firmware.
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