Friday Playlist: The Wish-We-Were-There Live Shows Of 2012
2012’s coming to a close. While we were able to catch some of our favorite artists on tour (Death Grips! Willis Earl Beal!), alas, we couldn’t see them all. Today, we’re counting down the top wish-we-were-there shows of the year. And we’re making them available to you all, courtesy of the Internet Archive. Read on for…
Distributed Links: Non-Required Reading From Around The Web
Dope Record Label Dept.: our friends over at XL get the GIF-iti treatment, courtesy of INSA. Best Of The Best Ofs Dept.: Hype Machine captures the zeitgeist in illustration, and Google presents the year in search. The Details Make The Difference Dept.: UI ingenuity gets served on Little Big Details. It’s About Time Dept.: 14 video games are added to MoMA’s permanent collection. And a quick…
Meet Our Team: Michael “Pyro” Floyd
Rebel with a cause: Pyro learned how to program when he wasn’t supposed to, enjoys setting off fireworks, and is currently writing a book. Find out what else moves our head of Research and Development. More about him, plus how he got his nickname, after the jump.
This week in BitTorrent: 10 million mobile downloads. The future of film. And everyscreen innovation. Want the rundown? Read on, friends.
10,000,000 Mobile Downloads, and Counting
A little over a year ago, we introduced our first mobile product, Remote. Since then, we’ve released six new mobile products across Android, IOS, and Windows Phone platforms. And today, we reached a major milestone. BitTorrent mobile products have now been installed by 10 million people around the world.
Weekly Roundup Plus the Best Free Things on the Internet
This week, we helped make The 4-Hour Chef the first BitTorrent bestseller, thanks to users like you. We discussed the future of media distribution with The New York Times. We talked new business models for the music industry with TechCrunch. And we got into what it takes to build a better web with our own Patrick Williams, creator of the Torque…
Meet Our Team: Patrick Williams
If you’ve used Torque and thought either 1) cool, now I can build something awesome with the power of BitTorrent’s protocol or 2) great, now I can easily share and access torrents on the web, then you have Patrick Williams to thank for that. Our Technical Lead loves Open Source software, enjoys kicking back with…
The 4-Hour Bestseller (Thank You)
Last week, we released an exclusive first look at Tim Ferriss’s The 4-Hour Chef to help the author fight the Barnes & Noble boycott. By the end of today, Tim’s BitTorrent Bundle will have been downloaded over 300,000 times. The book’s Amazon page will have received an additional 85,000 visitors. And users like you will have made history: the first BitTorrent…
µTorrent for Android goes WiFi Only
You asked for it. You got it. As of today, the µTorrent for Android app has been updated to include a WiFi-only option. You can get the free download or update here.
Calling All Broadcasters
Do you have a Ustream channel? A justin.tv following? A webcam, and a dream? Do you want to help invent the next generation of live streaming? Cool. We’re looking for people like you.