Just a year ago, Cloudflare launched WARPa free VPN service for smartphones, with apps for iOS and Android. With WARP we are not faced with a VPN to offshore connections and be able to simulate that we are connecting from another point, like Getflix or NordVPN.
Now, the company has just announced that WARP will also macOS and Windowsthe main desktop operating systems, and to do this in a beta version, after stating that “millions of people have insured their mobile connections to the Internet”. The final version of WARP for smartphone was released at the end of September.
Linux on the horizon
Although the company has mentioned that macOS and Windows will be the first operating systems to come,** they also claim that Linux is the next in the list**, and that as soon as get to launch the first, put your attention is creating the third version. As a curious fact, Cloudflare says that 10% of their employees use Linux on their laptops.
But, what can we expect from the desktop client of WARP? In the first place, that as the version for mobile devices, is also free. In the second place, that be as efficient and fast as those, with the security that provides encryption of end-to-end. To do this will also use the protocol Wireguard, with the promise that “we will be safe from being spied on by our ISP.”
The first users who can enjoy the WARP-in desk will be those that already pay for WARP+, which has a cost of 4 euros per month on Android and 5.49 euros on iOS. The main advantage over the WARP power is that it brings more speed to the connections. In the future, WARP+ is possible to add devices at a discount, but it will not be free to use the Premium service on desktop. To enjoy WARP on macOS or Windows without paying WARP+ urge to install sign up on this waiting list.
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