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October 21st, 1999

[9:00 AM] SurfDoubler Update Allows Users To Connect 3 Macs On One Internet Connection

Vicomsoft has released an update to SurfDoubler and SurfDoubler Plus to version 6.1.1 for each. SurfDoubler is a software solution for sharing a single connection to the Internet between multiple computers. The new update allows users to connect up to 3 computers, up from 2, to the internet. According to Vicomsoft:

Vicomsoft, a market leader in providing Internet sharing and parental control software for home networks, announces the immediate availability of version 6.1.1 of SurfDoubler and SurfDoubler Plus, their software solutions for home users wishing to connect more than one computer to the Internet.

With the release of version 6.1.1, SurfDoubler and SurfDoubler Plus users can connect two, or now optionally three computers to the Internet via modem, cable modem, ISDN or DSL. SurfDoubler Plus has the added capability of allowing parents to protect their children from undesirable sites, with its content filtering and timed access settings.

SurfDoubler and SurfDoubler Plus are both available for Windows 95/98/NT and for MacOS 7/8/9. The optional additional user costs only $19 for SurfDoubler and only $25 for SurfDoubler Plus.

SurfDoubler is priced at US$54, while SurfDoubler Plus is priced at US$74. To add a third user bumps the price of SurfDoubler to US$73 and SurfDoubler Plus to US$99. You can find more information on SurfDoubler, and SurfDoubler Plus at the company's web site.

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