One of the nice things about the Raspberry Pi is the that it doesn’t require a lot of power to run. This means you can leave it on all day long without it putting a dent in your electricity bill. To take advantage of that, How-To Geek has a guide for using your Raspberry Pi as an always-on Usenet machine.
A low-powered home server is one of the best ways to download files using BitTorrent and Usenet, but if you want to minimise legal hassles you need to anonymise your traffic. Here’s how to turn your FreeNAS box into the ultimate downloading machine so you can download safely and monitor its activity from anywhere.
Dear Lifehacker, After reading some of your previous stories I made the switch to Usenet, and have been happily grabbing Linux distros and whatnot for the past year or so. NZBMatrix went under last night, and I was wondering if you would be able to provide a list of worthy alternatives? Premium features like indexing by media type and quality really set it apart for me.
I’ve been downloading torrents for a long time and people keep telling me about how great Usenet is, but is it actually safer than BitTorrent downloads? Or is it just not as popular?
iOS: If you’re running Usenet programs like Sick Beard and Couch Potato to download movies and TV shows as soon as they’re released, you’ll love Qouch. It not only monitors all your downloads, but it can also keep you up to date on when new episodes are coming out, let you add new shows and movies and more, right from your phone.