Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.




6328 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 391

Moderator
Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

Topic # 166057 1-Mar-2015 10:39
Send private message

I've had unblock-us for around three years now, and am thinking about prepaying for a year, so might as well ask the question, should I be looking at an alternative?

Pretty happy with unlock-us, but if you think there's something that's superior, I'm happy to try it out.

View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic
 1 | 2 | 3
765 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 103


  Reply # 1248752 1-Mar-2015 11:06
Send private message

I think you should give unotelly a go - not sure what features unblockus has, but these are the things I like about unotelly.

you can set it at your router, or just the devices you want (I only want it enabled on my HTPC).

It has a little (pc) program called UnoHelper that keeps your ip address updated.

It's very easy to change netflix regions etc.

For another dollar or so you can get a vpn too.

I've only used their support once, and they were very quick, efficient and friendly (it turned out to be a problem at my end not theirs)




HTPC: Antec NSK2480B case, AMD A4-5300 CPU, Asus F2A85-M LE mobo, WD Caviar Green 64Mb 2TB HDD, HD Homerun, Win7 Home Premium, RAM 1600Mhz 4Gb.
iPad air 2


Stu

Hammered
5092 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 1073

Moderator
Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  Reply # 1248757 1-Mar-2015 11:19
Send private message




Keep calm, and carry on posting.

 

 

 

Click to see full size Click to see full size


 
 
 
 


389 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 26


  Reply # 1248764 1-Mar-2015 11:39
2 people support this post
Send private message

I use getflix.com.au and am very happy with it.

have used unotelly and unblockus in the past. To be honest they all are pretty much identical, I went with getflix because its the cheapest. 

1139 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 462
Inactive user


  Reply # 1248766 1-Mar-2015 11:45
Send private message

I had unblockus for two years and was very happy with it. I changed to unotelly 6 months ago and have never looked back. Overall unotelly offers a little more flexibility (IMO).

Mr Snotty
8072 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 4049

Moderator
Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  Reply # 1248772 1-Mar-2015 11:57
2 people support this post
Send private message

I use DNS4ME and find it works really really well. Also works out at around $2 a month if you prepay a whole year and you can have up-to 3 IP's using your account (so have it set up for my parents and myself)




2366 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 13

Trusted
Spark

  Reply # 1248791 1-Mar-2015 12:15
Send private message

Also use dns4me.net find it works really well.

Have pre-paid for a year. 

nzbnw







6434 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 1571


  Reply # 1248813 1-Mar-2015 12:54
Send private message

turb: I think you should give unotelly a go - not sure what features unblockus has, but these are the things I like about unotelly.

you can set it at your router, or just the devices you want (I only want it enabled on my HTPC).

It has a little (pc) program called UnoHelper that keeps your ip address updated.

It's very easy to change netflix regions etc.

For another dollar or so you can get a vpn too.

I've only used their support once, and they were very quick, efficient and friendly (it turned out to be a problem at my end not theirs)


Pretty sure unblock-us has the same features too.
They are both basically identical from what I can tell

Stu

Hammered
5092 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 1073

Moderator
Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  Reply # 1248818 1-Mar-2015 13:09
2 people support this post
Send private message

Yes, I only went with Unotelly due to the discount offered to Geekzone. Other than that they all seemed similar at the time of setup.




Keep calm, and carry on posting.

 

 

 

Click to see full size Click to see full size


129 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 3


  Reply # 1248943 1-Mar-2015 17:25
Send private message

I am with Unblock-US and am very satisfied, no reason to change.

442 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 102


  Reply # 1248947 1-Mar-2015 17:31
Send private message

I am also with Getflix did the 1 year prepay

Very happy with the cost and service





 

Amazon Echo

 

Amazon Dot

 

Lifx Bulbs

 

Nexus 5X
Magic TV 3600
Sony EX700

 

Unblocking service
Amazon Fire TV x 2  = Netflix USA + Amazon Prime
Lightbox




489 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 8


  Reply # 1248955 1-Mar-2015 17:57
Send private message

I use smart DNS proxy and very happy with it.

4474 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 849

Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  Reply # 1249059 1-Mar-2015 22:15
Send private message

turb: I think you should give unotelly a go - not sure what features unblockus has, but these are the things I like about unotelly.

you can set it at your router, or just the devices you want (I only want it enabled on my HTPC).


same with unblock-us - router or individually


It has a little (pc) program called UnoHelper that keeps your ip address updated.


unblock-us also offer the app to update your IP or you can use use DynDNS


It's very easy to change netflix regions etc.


this is easy with unblock-us as well - application or via site.


For another dollar or so you can get a vpn too.


unblock-us does not offer VPN.


I've only used their support once, and they were very quick, efficient and friendly (it turned out to be a problem at my end not theirs)


you can live chat your issue 24/7


I have been thinking to move away from unblock-us, but hey, if it ain't break don't fix it.

I did try unotelly for a short period, but decided to stick with unblock-us for now.





834 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 260

Trusted

  Reply # 1249099 1-Mar-2015 23:47
Send private message

I like Unotelly, but I'd be much happier if it worked for streaming Bathhurst.

Stu

Hammered
5092 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 1073

Moderator
Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  Reply # 1249107 2-Mar-2015 00:41
Send private message

It doesn't? #&@@%$!




Keep calm, and carry on posting.

 

 

 

Click to see full size Click to see full size


161 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 8


  Reply # 1249108 2-Mar-2015 00:46
Send private message

ive been with unblock-us for over a year, no problems so far :)

 1 | 2 | 3
View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic



Twitter »

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.