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Start 2016 With Better Productivity Thanks To SHAREit
It’s the same thing every year: “I’m going to get organized.” “I’m going to finish that project I’ve been working on for years.” “I’m going to finally go after the career I’ve always wanted.” Possibly second only to New Year’s resolutions to lose weight and get healthy, getting organized... Read more
TeamViewer Gets An Update
There are a lot of reasons why you might want to take a peek inside another computer, and for most of us, those reasons are both just and legal. I happen to have to clean out my mom’s computer all the time because I can’t get her to quit... Read more
New File Sharing Site Keybase Promises Better Security Than Dropbox
Everybody should make an effort to better protect themselves (and their information) on a daily basis. Use two-factor authentication. Encrypt emails. Make sure any of the software you download hasn’t been messed with. But it’s such a headache to do all this on the reg. Enter Keybase, a new... Read more
BitTorrent Shoot Makes Big Batch Media Sharing Easier
BitTorrent’s new mobile application, BitTorrent Shoot, makes big batch photo and video sharing easy as pie – even when you want to share between Android, iOS, and Windows Phone devices. The biggest advantage of the app, beyond its cross-platform support, is that it leverages BitTorrent’s Sync Technology to move... Read more
Rapidshare Will Shutdown in March
Back in the day, Rapidshare was one of the most popular file-sharing websites around. The time has now come to close the doors on the site as it has been officially announced that Rapidshare will close in March. The decision comes after a long period of decline for the... Read more
Vuze is Now Available To Download
Vuze is a free BitTorrent client that is used to transfer files via the BitTorrent protocol. Vuze is written in Java, and uses the Azureus Engine.  Vuze offers multiple torrent downloads, queuing/priority systems (on both torrents and files), start/stop seeding options and instant access to information about your torrents.... Read more Taken Down Then Back Up Again has been taken down in the latest attempt by UK police to curb illegal file sharing and then it was up again within 24 hours.  The registrar of its domain recently suspended the website’s domain after a request from the Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit. Officers from the... Read more
Droplr Offers Unlimited Online File Storage For $4.99 A Month 
Sending files. Sharing files. These activities are as common as eating and drinking, and yet it seems that we’re forever engaged in the hunt for the ultimate file-sharing service. There are the usual suspects, such as Dropbox, of course, and for the average person, perhaps the current choices are... Read more
Kim Dotcom Says Bye To MEGA
Kim Dotcom seems to have a way with making the news every so often, doesn’t he? Some may have forgotten about Megaupload by now, given the short memory/attention spans these days, but it didn’t take too long for the brains behind the service to make a comeback after being... Read more
The Pirate Bay Releases The Pirate Browser
The Pirate Bay has always been a target for governments and institutions that abhor, well, piracy. And, just as sure as the sun rises in the morning, there will always be arguments for both sides. Whichever side you belong to – it’s not the point of this post –... Read more
Kim Dotcom is Back With Mega Android App
Earlier this year, Kim Dotcom made it back to the spotlight, thanks to his new venture, Mega. We all know about Megaupload, and how it has “helped” people all over the world in various ways – many of which were deemed illegal, hence the takedown of the popular site.... Read more
Share Media Across Android & iOS Devices With RemotePlay
Sharing media between devices is something that has become easier as mobile technology developed. Sharing between the same brands and platforms is one thing, but sharing between different platforms is a totally different story, isn’t it? Even the simple act of connecting via Bluetooth between an Android device and... Read more
Dropify Allows You To Share Files Via Facebook
Facebook is still the most popular social networking site today, although very recent surveys seem to point at something different when it comes to the younger generation. In particular, Tumblr seems to be gaining an edge. Still, the prevalence of Facebook cannot be ignored, with people utilizing the site... Read more