Cut Copy's Stop-Motion Music Video Is Made With Cute 3D Printed Figures

Australian synth-pop dance machine Cut Copy just dropped a new music video for its song "Explorers" which is made with 3D-printed figures that play the faceless, adorable leading roles. It's really charming, but better still, the band and production company are making it easy for you to remix the video to your hearts… » 2/21/14 1:40pm 2/21/14 1:40pm

BitTorrent's Taking Out Pro-Torrenting Billboards and They're Awesome

"Torrenting" is kind of a dirty word. It makes you think piracy, doesn't it? Well it shouldn't. Torrenting isn't illegal. It's not even morally ambiguous. It's just a way to send data, and it's awesome. Those are the points BitTorrent's trying to drive home with its rad new ad campaign. » 10/08/13 12:00pm 10/08/13 12:00pm

10 Common Tech Questions (and Their High Tech Explanations)

There are certain problems we all deal with every day, but don't know why. Why do I need to keep resetting my router? Do I have a virus? What happens when a site I use gets "hacked?" Whether you're the tech-savvy friend that's always answering these questions or the friend doing the asking, here are the answers to the… » 9/28/13 4:58pm 9/28/13 4:58pm

Which Colleges Have the Most BitTorrent Traffic?

It's a new school year, which means it's time for the bright-eyed youth of our fine country to move into their dorm rooms, fire up their laptops, and take advantage of the blazing-fast, weapons-grade campus Internet to torrent the movies and music they missed over the summer. Which colleges and universities have the… » 9/09/13 11:32am 9/09/13 11:32am

People Still Pirated Arrested Development Because People Pirate

Even though it's incredibly easy to watch the new revived season of Arrested Development—seriously, all you need is a Netflix account—-a lot of people still pirated episodes of Arrested Development. In fact, public BitTorrent trackers put it at 175,000 pirated downloads to be exact. » 5/29/13 10:30pm 5/29/13 10:30pm

You Can Now Buy Stuff From Right Inside a Torrent

BitTorrent's always got something cooking, from a streaming video protocol that never overloads, to a neat little private cloud storage system. Now the company's invented a new kind of torrent that lets content creators pack their own little store right inside. » 5/07/13 2:00pm 5/07/13 2:00pm

Download BitTorrent Files from Your Browser with BitTorrent Surf Beta

Yo ho yo ho, a pirate's life for me. And for you! And for everyone! Because downloading BitTorrent files just got a lot easier. BitTorrent is finally pushing its torrenting browser plug-in, BitTorrent Surf, to beta for you to try. That means you don't have to deal with pesky desktop clients, your browser (Chrome or… » 4/15/13 7:20pm 4/15/13 7:20pm

Last Night's Game Of Thrones Premier Was the Hottest Torrent Ever

Game of Thrones season three premiered last night, and that's kind of a big deal. If you're a fan, you'll need no convincing. But if you need proof of its potency, here you go: according to numbers collected by TorrentFreak, the Game of Thrones season three premier now holds the record for the biggest BitTorrent swarm … » 4/01/13 10:56pm 4/01/13 10:56pm

BitTorrent's P2P Streaming Takes the Lag Out of Live Video

Livestreams are great and all, but they're all subject to a terrible reality: the more people who want to watch, the more likely it is the stream goes down. BitTorrent's P2P streaming service BitTorrent Live stands to change all that by actually drawing strength from the crowd, and it's here to start shaking up the… » 3/12/13 10:00am 3/12/13 10:00am

Go Get Your 7.39 GB of Free SXSW Music

There's a lot of tech stuff going down at SXSW between the talking shoes and the projection-effect pool tables and whathaveyou, but at the end of the day, music is still a huge part. A 7.39 GB part. And you can go grab it all for free right now. » 3/10/13 1:00pm 3/10/13 1:00pm

BitTorrent's New Trick: Letting You Send Terabyte-Sized Email…

Not too long ago, BitTorrent launched a little project called Sync, which provides practically unlimited "cloud" storage. Now the professional sharers are rolling out yet another service called "SoShare" which promises to let you easily send huge files to friends and coworkers with little to no hassle. Up to a whole… » 2/15/13 1:05pm 2/15/13 1:05pm