We're continuing to add more online game tests. Here are the 5 we have to date:
- Perfect World
- League of Legends
- Heroes of Newerth
- World of Warcraft
- Champions Online
Firebind usage is growing at a rapid pace. A short while back we noticed that some users at League of Legends were recommending Firebind on the LOL support forums in order to be able to test whether the required LOL TCP and UDP ports were being blocked or not by an intervening firewall.
League of Legends requires these ports to be open between the user's machine and the Internet:
In order to tes ...
There are many potential users of Firebind. You could be a college student trying to confirm whether your school is blocking certain TCP or UDP ports you're trying to use. Or you could be a home user trying to figure out why that new app you just installed can't seem to reach the Internet. Or you could be a road warrior struggling to get his Enterprise apps to work in your hotel room.
One key group that will find Firebind useful are IT Administrators who are tasked with maintaining ...
Firebind has launched its new Internet Path Testing client with full support for both UDP and TCP.
Based on Java technology, Firebind can allow a user to test any TCP or UDP port(s) in the outbound direction to determine whether they are being blocked by a firewall. Internet users can encounter blocked ports on a regular basis, whether it's their own client firewall (such as Windows Firewall), a home or ...
Interesting decision handed down last week. The DC Circuit Court handed the win to Comcast. This is far from over though.
Any opinions? I'm not a big fan of government intervention, especially when the government can't point to a law giving them the actual authority. I do think the broadband providers do need to be honest naturally about what they block or traffic shape and when, and if their policy is going to change, to give people sufficient notice. As long as their methods are mad ...