Torrenting can be very useful, but it does lead to a lot of misguided activity. Do you think laws should change to make torrenting illegal?
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While most torrents are downloaded using a GUI, you can download torrents from the command line too. Here’s how you can do so in Ubuntu.
You don’t need to jailbreak to overcome Apple’s restriction. Here is how you can download torrents onto your iOS device without jailbreaking. And best of all, it is free!
Internet security and privacy are two topics that are frequently in the news. Those Internet users who use the BitTorrent protocol to share files are perhaps more aware of these security and privacy issues than others. Many government agencies, special interest groups, corporations, and hackers with malicious intentions monitor torrent downloads and look for people […]
Update: Ember Code has ended the service of TVShows. It is no longer available. More detail here. Update: Look like someone has taken over the project. It is now call TVShows 2. Are you one of those people who love watching TV but find it difficult to set your time to match your favorite shows? […]
If you work in a web environment, you are likely to be familiar with torrent files and other file sharing sites. When you need to send a file larger than is allowed by most email providers, you need alternatives; of which there are many. When dealing with someone who is tech savvy, it is easy […]
μTorrent has been my BitTorrent client of choice for some time. The ease of using its RSS Feed manager and its small footprint makes downloading torrents a breeze. Recently, μTorrent has created their own App Studio to extend the functionality of the BitTorrent client. These apps function much like browser extensions, in that users can […]
The Internet might be the greatest thing that could ever happened in every couch potato’s life. All the TV shows that they’ve ever want – and more – are just a few clicks away. But even if you use 24 hours of your life everyday without taking any break, it would take more than your […]
Bittorrent is the clear leader when it comes to efficiently distributing large files online. Just about any media site or Linux distribution offers files as torrents, and there are several options when it comes to the client you use to download those files. So many, in fact, that it can quickly become overwhelming when you […]
There are some things that are less about usefulness, and more about the cool factor. One such thing is setting up your own torrent tracker. There are plenty of legitimate use cases, but for most people, a personal tracker would be overkill. If, however, you need to distribute large files without wasting bandwidth, or just […]
There have been a few attempts over the years at making a safe and secure way to swap files or interact online. Projects like Tor and Freenet have give us some of what we’re looking for, but often have drawbacks such as low speed or complex installation. OneSwarm takes a different approach. Essentially, it’s a […]