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…

BitTorrent Friendly Bandwidth Throttler?

NetEqualizer must have noticed the attention Netenforcer received last week, after they claimed to be the first to throttle encrypted BitTorrent traffic. In a press release they now claim this title, but it looks like a cheap marketing stunt to me.

uTorrent portable

A portable version of uTorrent may come in handy when you're with friends, at school, or at work. It will fit perfectly on every usb-stick, Ipod, mobile phone, or any other device that is recognized a "removable disk".

Why BitTorrent Works

BitTorrent is often referred to as the best filesharing protocol for sharing large files. But why? What makes BitTorrent so unique?