A version of this article ran in Information Week on 12/11/2014. Cloud storage might look like a cheap and easy way to store your files, but don’t be fooled.
If you own a lightweight device like a MacBook Air or Ultrabook, you may be well aware that reducing physical size sometimes comes with a trade off for less digital storage. To offset this reduced capacity, you can use a NAS (short for Network Attached Storage) device on your network to bolster your capacity. These […]
Developing on the BitTorrent Sync API? Our developer evangelist is here to work with you. This is a guest post by David Muñoz – Director at OK HOSTING, a Mexican company that offers corporate software development, web design and hosting services.
Sync Stories is a column dedicated to our users. Each week, we showcase a different use case for BitTorrent Sync and the personal stories behind it. In this week’s edition: The team behind Catherine Adelaide shares how they’ve used Sync to share and collaborate, working with large files that require speed and security, with team […]
When I’m at work and on my laptop, there’s a very specific folder structure that I’m used to: Each project has it’s own folder (with different sub folders), while each product has it’s own separate folder system, and so on. It keeps things very organized and accessible … that is, until I’m without my laptop […]
Part of the fun of working on a decentralized peer-to-peer application like Sync is imagining what cool things could be built on the API and how the world could benefit from decentralized [insert technology here]. As I was sending emails today, I started to think about what decentralized email would look like built on Sync. […]
A year and a half ago, BitTorrent Sync started with a simple idea: give people the ability to sync large files fast by skipping the cloud. We’ve been humbled by the enthusiastic reception during the Alpha and Beta phases, and we’re now getting ready to take the Beta tag off and introduce a premium edition […]
Sync Stories is a column dedicated to our users. Each week, we showcase a different use case for BitTorrent Sync and the personal stories behind it. In this week’s edition: On his blog Shutter Discovery, photographer Niall McKenna shares how he uses Sync to keep precious photographs safe and secure with a backup strategy that involves […]