BitTorrent Bleep, the Secure P2P Chat, Is Available For Mac and Android

A few months ago, we told you about BitTorrent Bleep, the plan to create super secure chat that uses the P2P BitTorrent protocol to avoid the third-party servers that can be used to spy on you. Today, it's been opened to a public Alpha testing stage so everyone can try it. Additionally, it's now available for both Mac… » 9/17/14 2:37pm 9/17/14 2:37pm

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