Captive Captivates BitTorrent Audience

2011/04/27

A few weeks ago, we distributed our first novel, Captive, through our Artist Spotlight pilot program. Like the previous music and film spotlights (for example Sick of Sarah, Zenith, Pioneer One and Four Eyed Monsters), our community embraced the book and, and now it’s officially surpassed 400,000 downloads! More details on the promotion, the results and…

New µTorrent 3.0 Beta – Streaming, Sending, Remote Access and More

2011/04/19

We are excited to announce that the first beta build of µTorrent 3.0 is here (download). It’s packed with new features and updates with a focus on convenience and a better, more streamlined user experience. Highlights include: Streaming Now watch videos much sooner with our new streaming feature. By using progressive/sequential download techniques, start watching…

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Author Blazes New Path for Book Publishing with ‘Captive’

2011/03/31

Over the past six months, we’ve worked with an ever-increasing stream of filmmakers and musicians to spotlight their content to our community. The goal is to experiment with different technologies, programs and platforms to help artists connect directly with you, and just as importantly help you discover great new content.  As we continue to build…

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The Curious Case of Caps and Congestion

2011/03/23

If you are interested in data caps and network congestion challenges, GigaOm graciously allowed me to share my thoughts today in a guest post (full version available here). In a nutshell, I believe data caps will do nothing to solve the congestion challenges. ISP bottlenecks almost exclusively occur at peak times. Even if your monthly…

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BitTorrent Ecosystem: Zenith Part One Takes the Spotlight as Sick of Sarah Passes One Million Downloads

2011/03/16

Way back in January (seems like yesterday), our team was at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. There we unveiled the BitTorrent Ecosystem, an orchestra of software, devices and content. Since then, we’ve successfully launched the Alpha of our upcoming Project Chrysalis software. The content aspect is also on a roll, and I thought…

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New µTorrent for Mac Beta

2011/03/03

With Apple continuing its run of new products, we thought all you Mac lovers might appreciate a round of upgrades for our µTorrent for Mac client. Today, we’re happy to deliver a new beta including many  of the features your PC-based compatriots love the most. Download the beta here, and please share feedback in our Mac forums. Key…

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Project Chrysalis Update: Alpha Arrives

2011/03/03

Did something new just appear in the forums?  Yes! We just posted the very first build of the new BitTorrent client (codename Project Chrysalis). It’s our first preview version, an alpha test build. We posted it because we’re asking for your help. Chrysalis is a major change for BitTorrent – a metamorphosis of features and…

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New Sick of Sarah Album Rocks the App Studio!

2011/02/15

It’s time to set aside the sentimental Valentines Day tunes…today belongs to Sick of Sarah, an audacious all-girl punk band rocking heavy guitar riffs and smart lyrics. Why today? Because they just released their new album (called “2205”) directly to you – the BitTorrent community – at no charge! Go download it in the App…

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Khan Academy Education Videos Arrive in the App Studio

2011/02/11

Imagine an organization with one mission – to provide a world-class education, for free, to anyone, anywhere. Now imagine having instant access to all that knowledge directly in your BitTorrent or uTorrent client.   Today we launched a brand-new app in collaboration with Khan Academy, a renowned not-for-profit organization fulfilling the mission of global education…

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Android Remote for uTorrent 3.0 Alpha – Now in the Android Marketplace

2011/02/04

Android fans, you now have a new reason to check out the µTorrent 3.0 alpha…we’ve *just* released a new Android Remote app for µTorrent 3.0, now available in the Android Marketplace (our first Android app!). It serves as a remote control so you can keep an eye on your downloads while at the office, at the store…

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