I started some torrent downloads late last night and knew that they would not complete before bed time. That's usually not a problem as uTorrent, my torrent client of choice, restores the session on the next start of the program. When I started the client today it showed nothing however. No torrents were listed, and […]
Tag Archives | File Sharing
File sharing describes the process of exchanging files with other parties or services. You can share files on the Internet using various methods and programs, from using P2P (Peer to Peer) software like uTorrent or Bittorrent, to email, web-based services like online file hosting services or cloud storage providers.
The file sharing category offers reviews of popular file sharing programs such as utorrent, news about updates and what they include, news about file sharing related services on the Internet, such as the indexing site The Piratebay, and also technological breakthroughs that improve file sharing in one way or the other.
Tips and how to articles make up another large section here which help you get the most out of programs you use either by increasing performance, security, privacy or something else that is related to file sharing, programs and services.
BitTorrent just announced a massive update to several of the company's core products. On the application side of things, both the uTorrent and BitTorrent application have received updates. Both apps feature a redesigned user interface which should improve usability. Probably the most important new feature is the ability to download only select files from torrents […]
Sharing data is often not as easy as it sounds. While it is usually not a problem to make available smaller data sets to a group of people or the public, it quickly becomes an issue if the sets grow in size. If you need to make available a 9 Gigabyte archive for example, many […]
Droplr is a cloud-based service that allows you to share files and screenshots with other users for free or with additional features and less restrictions as a premium user As a free user of the service, you have access to 1 Gigabyte of cloud storage that you can fill with files. Pro users on the […]
I stopped counting the domain changes of the Pirate Bay website after the first two or three. It seems that the website and its contents are on the move every half year or so, to rebuild from yet another domain seizure. Just recently, it moved to yet another domain, to thepiratebay.pe located in Peru. Its […]
PeerBlock is a free software for Windows that aims to block connections to select servers on the Internet by default to improve a user's privacy and security. It is a list-based software much like those that ad blockers use, but with the difference that you can block corporations, governments, or the media industry using it. […]
When you download video or audio files using a BitTorrent application, you get to see some information while you are downloading. This includes all files included in the download for example, which can be useful in determining if you can run them on your system or if you need extra programs or codecs for that. […]
Depending on how you use uTorrent, especially how much you download with it, you may have encountered situations where you had to leave the PC while downloads were not completed yet. Maybe you had to go to work or school, or to bed late at night. You then had to choose between keeping the PC […]
The idea behind Peer Guardian was to block known bad or insecure IP connections automatically on computer systems. It shipped with various lists, a P2P list for example, that you could use to block company IP addresses associated with copyrights holders, media companies and companies that were known to record P2P traffic. Developer stopped and […]
The uTorrent Bittorrent client is without doubt one of the most popular torrent download programs available on the Internet in these days. It is regularly updated and still relatively lightweight, even though this has been tainted somewhat by the introduction of ads and toolbars the client ships with these days. If you have installed uTorrent […]
The µTorrent BitTorrent client is without doubt one of the most popular of its kind. Much of it comes from the fact that it works more or less out of the box, is rather light on system resources, and ships with enough advanced options to spend the better half of the day configuring the client. […]
Torrentz.eu is a popular BitTorrent meta search engine that crawls more than two dozen torrent indexing websites regularly for contents. Sites supported include the who is who of BitTorrent sites including The Piratebay, Kickass Torrents, h33t, Fenopy or Bitsnoop. While you can head over to each site individually to search torrents that it has indexed, […]
You have quite a few options when it comes to finding torrent files. You can use a public or private torrent indexing site, use a meta search engine instead, a plain search engine or a desktop program that you can make use of. TorrentRover is a desktop torrent search application for Windows that supports the […]
Whenever I need to download a couple of - legit - torrents for a review, I head over to the Pirate Bay website to find movie trailers that I can download to my system. Some time ago, the site operators switched to magnet links as their main format for distributing torrent files. While it is […]