TV Downloading On The Rise

Downloading TV shows has become increasingly popular over the past year. A recent study by Ipsos shows that 5% of all Americans downloaded a TV show, compared to 2% last year.

Interview With the Developer of BitRocket

We e-mailed Julian Cain, the developer of BitRocket and he was gracious enough to set aside some time to talk to TorrentFreak about his Mac BitTorrent client that’s been making headlines over the last few days. The interview: TorrentFreak: What made you decide to develop BitRocket? Julian: I wanted to…

Do not pay for BitTorrent

This might sound pretty obvious to the most of you, but there are still quite a lot of people who are tricked to pay for free software like uTorrent, BitTorrent Mainline, and Azureus. Most of them are lured by misleading advertisement, and flashy banners. They end up paying $3-$30 for…

TorrentPod Episode 4

Still going strong, here’s episode 4 of our weekly podcast. Enjoy the show and drop a comment. Welcome to TorrentPod, the official podcast of TorrentFreak.com. Join your host Charlie as he delves into this weeks latest news, and Charlie’s rambles on about Filesharing. Enjoy, and feel free to leave a…

BitTorrent Movie Download Chart (wk35)

Here’s our list of this weeks most popular BitTorrent movie downloads. Ranking Movie Seeds / Peers 1 (1) Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest 50,183 2 (2) Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby 49,296 3 (4) RV 49,147 4 (6) Scary Movie 4 46,925 5 (3) V for…

Bitcomet: The BitTorrent Bully?

Bitcomet has been a controversial BitTorrent client for quite a while now. Version 0.59 and 0.60 ignored the "private flag", and soon after that Bitcomet was banned from most private trackers.

Bitrocket: New OSX BitTorrent Client

Earlier this week we reviewed BitTorrent clients for Mac OSX. This probably inspired the developer af Bitrocket, to launch this new BitTorrent client’ Based on the feature list it looks like Bitrocket could give the existing BitTorrent clients some tough competition. Bitrocket supports essential features like: DHT: Support for “trackerless”…

Torrentspy’s New Features are Live

After a couple of weeks of finetuning, and months of hard work, Torrentspy.com finally launched their new features. An overview of the new stuff can be found over here. The redesign was planned to go live earlier this month, but better late than never. The new features add a social…