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File Sharing

File sharing programs assist with sending documents and media to others while retaining security. There are various offline and online options, and we’ll review which ones you should take a look at while providing some guidelines on using them.

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The Piratebay: Cat and Mouse game continues

If you are living in the UK, or another country where access to the popular Bittorrent indexing site the Piratebay has been blocked, you may have wondered what this is all about. […]

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How To Prioritize File Downloads In uTorrent

When you load a torrent with multiple files into the uTorrent Bittorrent client, you will notice that uTorrent by default will not prioritize any file in particular. While that may not be […]

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uTorrent Update Comes Bundled With Adware

An update to the popular torrent download client uTorrent has been released a few days ago, bringing the version of the stable client build to uTorrent 3.1.3. As you may know, it […]

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UK ISPs Begin To Block The Piratebay

If you are living in the United Kingdom and try to access The Piratebay website, chance is that you are greeted by a message that the web page is not availably anymore. […]

LibraryMixer Beta Launches, Private, De-Centralized Recommandation System

LibraryMixer, a new private, de-centralized file lending and recommendation system has just been launched. The system itself currently consists of two components. First the LibraryMixer website where users can maintain their media […]

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Hadopi Cut Piracy In France, But Sales Down As Well

You may know that France has implemented a system called Hadopi about one and a half year ago. It is basically a monitoring and response system that is sending out three warning […]

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Netkups, File Hoster With Torrent Distribution

One of the things that is keeping users from distributing their files via Bittorrent, is that they have to be online for the initial seeding, and times when the third party seeder […]

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Looking For A uTorrent Alternative? Try qBittorrent

A lot of users rely on the popular uTorrent Bittorrent client when it comes to downloading files with the help of torrents from the Internet. In past years, things have changed when […]

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Bittorrent Live, Efficient P2P Video Streaming

When you look at today's TV streaming offerings on the Internet, you will always see contents being served by the hosting site to all connecting users. Companies need the necessary infrastructure to […]

You Can Now Download The Pirate Bay To Your Computer

With the popular Bittorrent indexing site The Pirate Bay preparing to go all in on magnet links on the site, users have asked themselves why the operators of the site go through […]

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Popular Bittorrent Website BTJunkie Closes Its Doors

Users of the popular Bittorrent indexing website BTJunkie who try to access the site's content in a web browser are not seeing the usual site layout, but a goodbye message instead. The […]

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Looking For A Torrific Alternative? Try These!

Torrific offered a handy service for users who needed to download torrents files but could not use Bittorrent software or seedboxes for it. The service basically did all the hard working for […]

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Megaupload Fallout Continues, Filesonic Removes File Sharing

Megaupload, one of the world's top file sharing and storage sites, has been taken down on request of US authorities on Thursday. Arrests have been made in various countries and assets as […]

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Megaupload Shuts Down, Arrests Have Been Made

The popular file hosting site Megaupload has been shut down by US authorities on Thursday, and the site's leaders have been charged with widespread online copyright infringement. According to an US Department […]

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How To Turn A Magnet Link Into A Torrent File

The popular Bittorrent indexer The Piratebay announced yesterday that the decision was made to switch the position of torrent and magnet link download links on the website in order to save bandwidth. […]

Sweden Recognises New File-Sharing Religion

When the next national census arrives on your doormat you now have another option to enter for religion other than Jedi, at least that is if you live in Sweden.  On its […]

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Frostwire, Bittorrent Client With Built-In Search

One of the reasons for the success of the file sharing application Limewire was that it offered everything that one needed to get started. The program came with built-in options to search […]

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Bittorrent Share, Easy File Sharing

Sending big files over the Internet is still a big issue for many users. While it is possible to overcome those issues, it often means spending time preparing the files to do […]

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You Have Download Tells You If You Have Download Torrents

What would you say about a service that monitors and records a huge percentage of worldwide torrent traffic and makes it available in a public database? The idea behind You Have Downloaded […]

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Combine Dropbox and uTorrent to Load Torrents Remotely

You may come upon torrents that you'd like to download when you are out of house. Maybe you are at a friend's house, at work, or in a foreign country. The problem […]

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uTorrent 3.1 Stable Now Available

If you have followed uTorrent's development closely in past weeks you have probably asked yourself if the developers would ever stop releasing release candidate versions of uTorrent 3.1. The developers went through […]

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What's uTorrent Plus?

If you have been to the uTorrent website these days you may have noticed an advertisement for uTorrent Plus placed prominently on the site. But even if you have not visited the […]

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What Is Bittorrent DNA, Remote, And Should You Use It

Paulus just emailed me to let me know about a new version of uTorrent that had been released as a first release candidate recently. The developers of the Bittorrent client have added […]

Using SkyDrive for Storing Secure Photos

Online photo sharing websites are very cool.  They're a great way of being able to share with your friends and family your adventures, holidays, events and special occasions without clogging up everybody's […]

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Apple To Patent Anti Piracy Technology

Have you ever seen people at concerts holding an iPhone up in the air, trying to record the live performance (and probably uploading it somewhere later on as well)? But they usually […]

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How Long Do You Give Fetch.io?

The new Bittorrent related service Fetch.io has been in the news ever since it was mentioned over at Torrentfreak two days ago. Fetch.io acts as a middleman by downloading torrents to their […]

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Bittorrent 8 Beta For Windows

Bittorrent has just released a first beta version of Bittorrent 8 for the Windows operating system. The beta client features a user interface redesign and personal content channels. The user interface sports […]

Finally, a Judge That Understands that an IP Is Not a Person

Everyone knows the risks of working on an open Wi-Fi connection. Everything can be stolen from your security to your bandwidth. But the courts in the US have been historically unaware of […]

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BurnBit, Create Torrents From Any File Hosted On The Internet

The experimental online service BurnBit can be used to create torrents out of any file that is hosted on the Internet. That's interesting for webmasters who want to reduce the bandwidth usage […]

Has Tech-Companies Intellectual Property Gone Too Far?

Sony have announced that they're suing the hackers who uncovered the security codes for the PlayStation 3, that the console uses to determine that software is genuine.  This means that anybody who has […]

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LimeWire Forced To Shutdown, FrostWire Alternative

The New York District Court has ordered LimeWire to shutdown immediately by disabling functionality in the software client that allows users to share copyrighted materials with other peers over the Internet. Users […]

torrific

Torrific, Turn Torrents Into Direct HTTP Downloads

Bittorrent offers a very popular way of downloading files from the Internet, or even a local network. The protocol is however very dependent on the seeders, that is the users or servers […]

Easily share files on LAN with fellow Ubuntu users with Giver

Have you ever just wanted to quickly hand a file off to a fellow user on a LAN without having to resort to using an email client or shared folder? Wouldn't it […]

Top 5 Experimental Web Based File Sharing Services

A lot of file sharing services end their services on the Internet after operating for a while. This can usually be attributed to a disparity between server and bandwidth bills and revenue. […]

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What Is A Magnet Link And How Does It Differ From Torrents?

If you have visited a Bittorrent website or torrent search engine lately you might have come upon magnet links that were offered on the torrent download pages. Chance is the magnet link […]

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uTorrent Gets Extensions Framework

The uTorrent team has released a first alpha preview version (utorrent 2.2 beta 19640) codenamed Griffin that integrates a web-based extensions framework into the Bittorrent client. These apps, which only consist of […]

Desktop Torrent Search Engine Torrent Magnifier

Torrent Magnifier is a free program for Microsoft Windows devices that enables you to search across multiple torrent indexing sites at once. Desktop torrent search engines seem to have grown in popularity […]

Fix uTorrent Write Errors In Windows 7

I received error messages in uTorrent after switching from Windows XP to Windows 7. All uTorrent downloads were showing Error: Access is denied after a few seconds. The temporary solution was to […]

uTorrent Error: Access is Denied Windows 7

I switched to Windows 7 earlier today and have started to install most of the computer programs that I work regularly with. One of the programs is the Bittorrent client uTorrent which […]

The Piratebay Might Disappear But Their Torrents Stay

If you are one of the Piratebay users who fear that the popular torrent website is going downhill after their acquirement a while ago you might appreciate what one Piratebay user did. […]


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