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BitTorrent Sync Alpha Unlimited File Sharing For All

04/23/2013, BitTorrent Sync (version alpha) is now available for all to use (for free). Prior to this a pre-alpha version was circulating, but the access was limited to 20,000 users. If you are not familiar with BitTorrent Sync, it is a software that allows private...

The Pirate Bay Becomes #1 File-Sharing Website

04/01/2013, The Pirate Bay moving its servers to the U.S. to become “The Freedom Bay“ is obviously the popular torrent-tracking website’s April Fools’ Day joke, but its popularity over the years has been slowly rising with it reaching the top...

ProxToMe: Sending Files To Nearby People Made Easier

02/20/2013, ProxToMe is an iOS app that lets you send files to people who are nearby you. The cool feature of the app is that the person who you need to send the file to, doe not have to be in your list. They just need to be running ProxToMe.

Appeals Court rules Jammie Thomas must pay $222,000

09/11/2012, Online file-sharing is considered illegal and an infringement of intellectual copyrights of the content that is being shared, if it is not available publicly and for free. However, very few cases related to online file sharing have surfaced in the U.S. so...

Tribler file-sharing technology cannot be taken down

02/09/2012, The efforts of governments around the world in trying to deliver a knock out blow to file-sharing sites might eventually amount to nothing, as there is a new kid in town known as Tribler. The creators of this file-sharing software claim that it cannot be...

Filesonic no longer shares files

01/23/2012, Last week it was reported that MegaUpload, one of the world’s largest file sharing sites was shut down and its founders charged for breaking the law. While other file sharing sites haven’t been directly affected by the take down, it looks like...

YouSendit: New Apps for iPad, iPhone, Android, Windows and Mac

12/13/2011, I have been using YouSendit for a while now, for sending very large files (up to 2 GB!) over the internet when my email client could not handle it. The key feature is the ability to send files very quickly without login in – there is a 50 MB limit...

WD 2go Pro Mobile App for Personal Cloud

09/13/2011, Today, Western Digital is introducing its WD 2go Pro mobile app for its My Book Live  personal cloud storage solution. My Book Live drive is a NAS (Network Attached Storage) that connects to the home network remotely accessible from inside or outside the...

Apple patent reveals new way to share content between iOS devices

07/08/2011, In yet another patent filed by Apple, this one reveals the company’s plans to introduce a new form of content sharing between iOS devices. What so new about content sharing, you ask? Well, how about if you could share content between iOS devices by...

Pogoplug becomes pure software, opens DIY floodgates

06/22/2011, Pogoplug is often known as the cute “plug” that transforms a USB hard drive into a network attached storage (NAS) with a powerful (yet, super easy to use) web media server. More recently, it has become the force behind a number of  NAS...

Movie studio uses BitTorrent to officially distribute film

05/02/2011, If there’s one thing beneficial about the pirate community, it’s the speed of which things can be spread with their services. So when it came to pushing out and promoting a new, relatively unknown movie, a movie production studio called Iron...