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Pirate Bay advertising Torch browser. Should you download it?

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 […]

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Bittorrent SoShare: web powered file sharing

When it comes to sharing files with other users over the Internet, you have a couple of options at your disposal. One of the most popular ones, using file hosting services uploads […]

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Download torrents with Bittorrent Surf for Chrome

Are you downloading torrent files to your computer? If you do, what program or service are you using to do so? Are you using a desktop client like uTorrent or qBittorrent or […]

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Move half-finished Bittorrent Downloads to another drive

When you are running low on disk space while downloading files using the Bittorrent protocol and applications like uTorrent or qBittorrent, you may sometimes need to make room for downloads or other […]

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How to import partial torrent downloads into another application

Recent uTorrent developments have caused some concern in part of the Bittorrent client's userbase. An increase in advertisement, in form of toolbar and other third party offers during installation and updates of […]

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uTorrent 3.2.2 update brings in-content ads

Bittorrent Inc., the company behind the popular torrent client uTorrent, announced in August 2012 that it would add in-content advertisement to the software program. Today's uTorrent 3.2.2 update brings those in-content advertisements […]

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Piratebay decentralizes its infrastructure further

The Pirate Bay has been under attack ever since its rise to become one of the largest torrent indexing services this world has to offer. The site was raided once and it […]

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uTorrent 3.3 alpha randomizes Peer-ID during sessions

It is almost certain that public - and likely private - Bittorrent traffic is monitored to a great extent by companies that specialize in these kind of operations. Information such as IP […]


Jumpshare: file sharing with online viewing launched

The file sharing service Jumpshare is the new pet project of Addictive Tips founder Ghaus Iftikhar. Some of you might say that it is probably not the best time to create a […]


TorrentGuard research: 20 publishers responsible for 90% of fake torrents

One of the issues that Bittorrent users have to cope with regularly are fake torrents that are uploaded to popular Bittorrent websites like the Pirate Bay by malicious users to distribute malware […]

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If you can't run a Bittorrent application on your local computer system, either because you are not allowed to install any software on it, or maybe because your Internet Service Provider is […]

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Tixati Bittorrent client review

Tixati is a Bittorrent client - a program to download torrents - for the Windows operating system and Linux. Its no spyware and adware, and no nonsense guarantee makes it interesting for […]

Bittorrent paddles back, makes uTorrent in-content ads optional

Good news for users of the popular Bittorrent client uTorrent who did not like the decision to add in-content advertisement to the program. The initial plan of the company was to add […]

uTorrent to get in-client advertisement

I have been using uTorrent ever since I discovered that tiny lightweight client years ago. I stuck with the program even after it had been bought by Bittorrent Inc, or when the […]

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Bittorrent launches OneHash: torrent web streaming

Remember Bittorrent Torque? The technology moves Bittorrent technology into the browser so that web developers can use the benefits of Bittorrent in their web applications.  Back then a handful of demo apps […] torrent download

The Internet Archive adds over 1 million torrents to the site

The Internet Archive over at is a non-profit that is building a digital library of Internet sites, accessible via the Wayback Machine, and other forms of culture in digital form. It […]

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So what is a torrent exactly?

After having received numerous emails in the past that asked me to explain what a torrent is, I finally decided to write this little guide to help everyone who wants to know […]

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How to add search providers to uTorrent's torrent search

Despite the route that uTorrent has been taken in the last year or so, it is still one of the most popular Bittorrent clients on today's Internet. When you look at the […]