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Downloading torrents might not be as popular as it once was, but you’ll still find a ton of content available online. If you are a Mac user, these are the top BitTorrent clients for macOS in 2018.
Streamza eliminates many privacy and security risks associated with torrenting files such as viruses or having your IP address leaked, while allowing you to torrent large files quickly and securely without downloading any additional software.
You don’t need to jailbreak to overcome Apple’s restrictions. Here is how you can download torrents onto your iOS device without jailbreaking. And best of all, it is free!
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?
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.
The Internet comes with the solution to watch whatever TV shows you want, at whatever time. Sonarr is one of the best tools to do it. Here’s how it works.
While Popcorn Time is a great software to watch free HD movies, the underlying question is whether it is legal and should you use it? Let’s explore the options.
If you have a large file you want to distribute to several people – say, a documentary you shot, or your band’s discography – creating a torrent is the way to go. If you make your own torrent, it will speed up the download time for each consumer of your content, provided you and others continue to seed it (remind your friends to be good seeders).
There are plenty of download manager and bit-torrent client for Windows and Linux, but what about Mac? If you are looking for a download and torrent manager, Folx could be the one for you.
Do you download a lot of stuff from the web, either from a direct download, RSS feed, torrents or RapidShare, and were frustrated that there was not a single software that you can use to manage them all? Well, that’s because you have missed out FatRat. In fact, FatRat will be the one and only […]
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? […]
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 a useful tool for downloading large files over the internet. In recent times it has been at the forefront of legal wrangling between major film production and music recording corporations and end-users who use the protocol for illicit purpose. Leaving aside the legal niceties, bittorrent is a robust tool with many uses. uTorrent […]
Following on from last week’s Dropbox guide, I will demonstrate some of the more advanced tricks that can be performed using Dropbox’s sync tool. 1. Remotely launch Bittorrent downloads. I like to keep my various Linux distributions up-to-date and one of the ways I manage this is to ensure that as soon as the latest […]
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 […]