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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.


Ask LH: I've Been Busted For My Housemate's Torrents, What Can I Do?

Hi LH. I recently received an email from my ISP on behalf of ip-echelon.com with the subject: ‘Unauthorized Distribution of the Copyrighted Motion Picture’, claiming I’d been responsible for an illicit download. I live in a share house of four, with the internet in my name. The date of this alleged incident happened on a week when I was away interstate.


The BitTorrent Bundle Is Packed With Free Books, Music And Movies

BitTorrent (the company) has unveiled the first BitTorrent Bundle, which lets you download newly released music, videos, movies, books, and more for free or at pay-what-you-want prices. Tim Ferris’ book The 4 Hour Chef, new music from Kaskade and Pretty Lights, and more are all available in the current bundle.