Android/Web: BitTorrent has launched a new app for streaming media, BitTorrent Now. The app works something like a Netflix and Spotify combo by streaming both video and audio, but without label backing, the selection’s a bit limited. Read more… Continue Reading from the Source
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Last week the Helsinki District Court decided that Peter Sunde, one of the co-founders of file-sharing portal The Pirate Bay, owes quite a bit of money to the music industry. Specifically, he owes a coalition of Sony Music Entertainment, EMI, Universal Music, and Warner Music $400,000, as reported by Torrent Freak. His response? No, fuck […]
Transmission is one of your favorite BitTorrent clients that has unfortunately been limited to Mac and Linux users for a long time. Now, it’s finally available for Windows. Read more… Continue Reading from the Source
Beatport has released a free production starter pack as a BitTorrent bundle. The pack, which contains over a gigabyte of free samples and tutorials, is part of Beatport’s efforts to bring in aspiring producers to its music retail platform and draw attention to its production-tool outlet, Beatport Sounds. This move comes during difficult times at Beatport, which […]
Oakland-based KRNE boasts a sound that can be found somewhere between the future and dark sides of breakbeat electronica. No matter the specific style, his productions always have that distinct crispness only achievable through blood, sweat, and tears. KRNE’s new eight-track EP, Debris, shows just how wide his aural tastes and production prowess range. With a refined sense of musicality throughout, Debris keeps the listener guessing with […]
Big Gigantic is serving up a heaping dose of funk as the new year gets underway. Starting 2016 off fresh, the two-man group have decided to drop their entire catalogue of music for free, via BitTorrent. Spanning nearly 80 files, Big G are starting their spring cleaning a little early this year by doling out […]
WOW! Big Gigantic absolutely know how to kick off the new year: by giving away their entire catalog of music. This is what the guys had to say about the massive bundle: A VERY BIG GIGANTIC BUNDLE!! ! We’ve teamed up with BitTorrent to offer EVERY SINGLE piece of music we have ever created since […]
Since 1997, George Lucas has been hell bent on ruining the original Star Wars trilogy. Every new release—in theaters, on DVD, and on Blu-Ray—comes with more added garbage than the last. This fan-made version of the original trilogy is the best version of Star Wars you can watch. Read more… Continue Reading from the Source
When it comes to sharing files on BitTorrent and Usenet, it doesn’t get any better than private trackers and indexers. But by definition, they’re very exclusive, so you can’t just waltz in the front door. Here’s how to get access to the best private file sharing communities. Read more… Continue Reading from the Source
Well that didn’t take long. Just a few days after Aurous launched its free, torrent-based music streaming service and hours after it won widespread media coverage , the RIAA announced an aggressive lawsuit to bring it down. So much for easy piracy. Read more… Continue Reading from the Source
You remember Popcorn Time, the Netflix for torrents that suffered a self-inflicted death ? Well, it never really died. The open source project lives on in the form a forked app version, available for download for Mac, Windows, and Linux. Today, it comes to Android. Read more… Continue Reading from the Source
No matter how organized you are, it can be hard to sift through a giant downloads folder for what you’re looking for—especially if you don’t know what the file’s name is. Sort your downloads folder by date to solve this problem. Read more… Continue Reading from the Source
BitTorrent is great for downloading multiple files in a group, but you can actually download them in order with uTorrent—so you can start listening to that first track right away, before the whole torrent has downloaded. Read more… Continue Reading from the Source
BitTorrent Sync is basically explicitly designed for people who need to move huge amounts of data back and forth between different devices. Now the service is getting support for the network attached storage these types are likely to use. Read more… Continue Reading from the Source
If you’re a musician who has worked hard on a new record, it must be pretty frustrating when it invariably leaks
on BitTorrent. RuPaul just trolled would-be pirates with a fake leak of the album Born Naked.Read more…
Australian synth-pop dance machine Cut Copy just dropped a new music video for its song “Explorers” which is made with 3D-printed figures that play the faceless, adorable leading roles. It’s really charming, but better still, the band and production company are making it easy for you to remix the video to your hearts content. It’s not just a fun video concept, it’s a killer song, too.
Dear Lifehacker,I keep hearing people talk about BitTorrent Sync, but I’m not sure why I should care about it. Isn’t it just another file syncing service? Why would I use it instead of something like Dropbox?Read more…
Ubuntu is going to add BitTorrent search capabilities directly into its Unity desktop. Which is neat.Read more…
Dear Lifehacker,I share a lot of large files with my friends, but it seems like everyone uses different services. What’s the easiest way to do it?Read more…
Moby has long been a progressive figure in the dance music universe, standing up for causes like veganism, animal rights and net neutrality. Now he’s championing BitTorrent as a means to release music into an ever-evolving digital world, making the stems for his latest album Innocents available for fans to remix without legal restraint as a BitTorrent Bundle.
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