torrents News ▼

Second Largest Torrent Website Shuts Down

05/21/2017, Some very popular torrent websites have shut down over the past few months. Behemoths like KickAss Torrents, Torrentz, and TorrentHound have all been shut down for one reason or the other. Now, the world’s second largest torrent website has been...

Future Versions Of uTorrent Will Eventually Run In Your Browser

04/21/2017, When it comes to downloading torrents, there are several torrent clients around although uTorrent is probably one of the most popular clients at the moment. The app has been around for quite a while now and in a report from TorrentFreak, it seems that its...

Downloading Torrents In India Could Result In Jail Time

08/22/2016, Downloading copyright-protected files via unauthorized sources are illegal and this is pretty much well-established regardless of where you live. However while in some parts of the world we see movie studios and record labels go after the torrent sites...

KickassTorrents Team Seeking Donations To Rebuild Itself

08/13/2016, As many of you guys have heard by now, the domain for KickassTorrents has been seized and its alleged owner has also been arrested. Now there have been a mirror site or two launched following its closure, but it seems like the crew behind KAT has plans to...

Torrentz Appears To Have Closed Its Doors For Good

08/05/2016, Several weeks ago, we reported that KickassTorrents had its domain seized and saw its alleged owner arrested. Given that KAT was one of the major players around, this was a huge blow to the torrents community, and it seems that less than a month later, it...

Movie Studios Are Going After KickAssTorrent Mirror Websites

07/29/2016, A little over a week ago, popular torrent website KickAssTorrents (KAT) had its domain seized and its alleged owner arrested. However if The Pirate Bay fiasco taught us anything, closing one torrent website only means that another will pop up, and sure...

IsoHunt Launches A KickAssTorrent Mirror Website

07/22/2016, Some of you guys might recall that several years ago, IsoHunt announced that it would be shutting down, or at least the version of IsoHunt at that time would be shut down, and for a while it was, but it didn’t take too long before a new version of the...

KickAssTorrents Domains Seized, Owner Arrested

07/20/2016, If you’re trying to access KickAssTorrents (KAT) and you are finding yourself unable to, don’t worry you’re not alone. According to a report from TorrentFreak, it seems that the feds have successfully seized the domains related to KAT and its owner,...

KickassTorrents Is Now Officially On The Dark Web

06/07/2016, Trying to take down a torrent website is like playing an endless game of cat and mouse. A website gets taken down, another pops up, or the torrent website just creates an alternative URL, and basically it really depends on who is faster. That being said...

Xbox One To Get Its Own Torrent App

05/24/2016, Torrent apps are a dime a dozen on PCs and Macs, but consoles? As it turns out, the Xbox One will be getting its very own torrent app in the form of the Torrex Pro. Torrex Pro is a torrent app that is available on Windows 10 devices, so it is somewhat...

Pirate Bay & KickassTorrents Uploader Hit With €7,500 Fine

05/05/2016, Usually when we see movie studios or record labels go after pirates, they tend to go after the big fish, like shutting down torrent websites such as The Pirate Bay and IsoHunt. The concept is similar when it comes to drugs, in which it makes more sense to...

uTorrent Will Be Ad-Free For $4.95 A Year

02/12/2016, For those who use torrent apps like uTorrent, you’re probably more than familiar with the numerous ads that are plastered throughout the application, which honestly is a bit of an eyesore. Prior to this, uTorrent was free and also ad-free, but over the...

The Pirate Bay Now Lets Users Stream Torrents

02/05/2016, Just the other day Popcorn Time announced the launch of Popcorn Time Online, which is basically a new effort from the team that will allow users to stream their torrents directly from their web browser. However if you can’t find what you’re looking...

World’s Oldest Torrent Is Still Currently Being Shared

01/25/2016, While torrents were perhaps created with good intentions, these days it’s more or less associated with piracy, and it looks like even after more than 10 years, the world’s oldest torrent is actually still active. So which torrent is the world’s...