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BitTorrent Sync Updates Interface, Now Makes Sharing Easier

Bittorrent Sync may not be the perfect Dropbox replacement, but today it gets a lot better. In addition to a new interface, users can now share quick links to your folders with anyone.


BitTorrent Launches Bleep, A Serverless, Anonymous Chat Client

BitTorrent just opened up invitations for its pre-alpha version of Bleep, a chat client that’s structured around anonymity and works in a similar way to a peer-to-peer network.


JSTorrent Downloads Torrents On A Chromebook

Chrome: Although Chromebooks have limited storage space, they make a great BitTorrent machine since you’re less likely to be affected by malware. JSTorrent is a BitTorrent client that works on any Chromebook.


How Long Do US Movies Take To Reach Australian Cinemas On Average? [Infographic]

One of the chief justifications for pirating movies in Australia is the lengthy delays we’re forced to endure by local distributors. Various film bodies have rubbished this argument, with Village Roadshow claiming that the majority of Australian release dates are roughly comparable to the US. This infographic paints a picture that’s somewhere in-between.


Sort Your Torrent Folder By Date For Easier Browsing

Even the most organised people have a hard time sifting through a giant downloads folder trying to find that one file — especially if you don’t know what the file’s name is. Sort your downloads folder by date to solve this problem.


Download Music And TV Shows In Sequential Order With uTorrent

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.


Ask LH: Should I Use BitTorrent Sync Instead Of Dropbox?

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?


Ask LH: What's The Best Way To Share Large Files With Friends?

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?


How To Completely Anonymise Your BitTorrent Traffic With A Proxy

BitTorrent isn’t the quiet haven it once was. These days, everyone’s looking to throttle your connection, spy on what you’re downloading, or even send you an ominous letter. If you use BitTorrent, you absolutely need to take precautions to hide your identity. Here’s how to do that with a simple proxy.


Roll Your Own Dropbox Clone With A Raspberry Pi And BitTorrent Sync

Want to keep your files in sync but not have them stored on somebody else’s server? If you have a Raspberry Pi, you can create your own Dropbox-like solution using the free BitTorrent Sync utility.