whatismyip.com changes and how they relate to Foolish IT apps
Just a quickie for those of you who haven’t figured it out. whatismyip.com is now charging for it’s services and no longer offering free automation services as they have in the past. As such, there has been an effect on several of my apps.
IP Notifier has been retired for now, entirely. dSupport and other applications which display or report an external IP address will no longer function as expected – and instead report some text in the IP return field. The latest update to dSupport fixes the issue by removing the display – other apps will continue to report this text in place of the IP until I have everything updated for the change either by implementing a new IP checking system, finding a new automation service, or just disabling the feature.
Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.
UPDATE: The latest versions of IP Notifier and dSupport are now retrieving their External IP information from my own website. Support in other apps to follow suit.