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Syncthing, Open Source Alternative to BitTorrent Sync

Syncthing, Open Source Alternative to BitTorrent Sync

I like BitTorrent Sync, it is a pretty amazing piece of software, but I can understand why people would have problems with their model. It is closed source software and there have been criticisms that it is not secure. BitTorrent Sync is also planning a paid version that will cost $39.99/year, and to be honestContinue Reading

How to Backup All Your Computers Using One Backblaze Account

Or How Backblaze and BitTorrent Sync Are a Great Combination   If your household is anything like mine you have more than one computer. In fact at our place we have five computers, two tablets and three smartphones and they all need to have their data backed up. With a little help from BitTorrent SyncContinue Reading

Create Your Own Dropbox with BitTorrent Sync

Create Your Own Dropbox with BitTorrent Sync

When I compared Dropbox versus Bitcasa a number of people, and we are talking several dozen, emailed me through the contact form to inform me that Bitcasa does not do sync and for that reason alone was an inferior service. I thought I was pretty clear in the post that Bitcasa did not do syncContinue Reading

BitTorrent Sync iOS App Released

BitTorrent Sync iOS App Released

I read yesterday on several technology news sites that the BitTorrent Sync iOS app was going to be released this week and was looking forward to trying it out. Was able to install it on my iPad Mini today and it is pretty good. It is almost identical to the Android version that has beenContinue Reading

BitTorrent Sync Android App Preview

I have been using the BitTorrent Sync app in a couple of my desktops to sync files between them and it has been working great so far. When I heard that they were also working on a mobile app I signed up to volunteer to test it. Yesterday I got an email saying that IContinue Reading

BitTorrent Sync Goes Public

The BitTorrent Sync application has been opened up to a public so no more waiting for an invite code to try out this new app to securely sync files and folders between your computers. BitTorrent Sync is a little different than the cloud services I usaully talk about because instead of relying on cloud storageContinue Reading