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Megaupload founder strikes back, develops API to connect non-us servers offering on-the-fly, easy, one-click-encryption, free of charge

The shutdown of file-hoster Megaupload.com and arrest of founder Kim DotCom was a shocker. Now while the trial is still underway, Kim DotCom is all determined to give anti-piracy agencies future sleepless nights with his promise for a new API which would make file-sharing, safe, easy and private.

Tweeting “They abused the wrong guy. I am going to turn this world upside down. Power to the people. Bye bye Echelon." (Echelon - a secret government operated global digital spying network), in further tweets Kim DotCom revealed his plans for an API which seems to offer developers power to create file-sharing applications which would use storage and bandwidth of globally distributed servers with on-the-fly encryption, ensuring complete privacy from government agencies.

Officially download Windows 8 Enterprise with free 90 days activation

Microsoft Windows 8 is scheduled for retail sale from October 26th 2012, however users can grab an 100% legal and genuine copy of the final build right now from Microsoft servers - as the company is now offering free Windows 8 Enterprise 90-day evaluation version to users.

This final version is same to already leaked Windows 8 RTM versions except the fact that Windows 8 Enterprise version is Windows 8 Pro with additional features like Windows To Go (portable bootable USB flash drive) and tools for enhanced security and networking features. These downloads come with 90 days of activation and is aimed for early adopters like developers and system integrators to test things out before the retail launch.

uTorrent users reaction on Windows 8 Metro UI !!

Success and failure of upcoming Windows 8 release largely depends on how users respond to the new "Metro UI" interface, while some are loving it many simply hate the new design. Here is how users responded to the news of popular torrent client utorrent being developed for the Windows 8 Metro UI.

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Windows 8 RTM has leaked onto the internet !

Just a day ago Microsoft announced the "Released to manufacturing" (RTM) milestone for Windows 8 and today it got leaked on internet, available for everybody to download freely. The RTM version is when the product development and testing is completed and final code is handed over to company's OEM partners for manufacturing, using this FINAL version OEM's will begin preparing there offerings of Windows 8 PCs and devices.

This "FINAL VERSION" of Windows 8 is out now in public on Bittorrent portals and file-hosting websites for download, the leaked version is "Enterprise N X64 edition" does not feature the Windows Media Player component. Since, this is the original version without any "Windows 8 key or crack" and this will expire within 30 days on installation. The details of leak are as follows :


MICROSOFT.WINDOWS.8.ENTERPRISE.N.RTM.X64.VOLUME.ENGLISH.BOOTABLE_ISO-CTRLSOFT
FILE: W8EntN.x64.RTM.EN-CtrlSoft.iso
SIZE: 3,168,436,224 bytes
CRC-32: 3B2EDC62
MD5: A5A2E1AF1A48D3655C08F384D7408F83
SHA-1: EA02303283F24EB1942D39B1272D2F07B18B4645

NOTE: Original files NON-boot DVD M$ distributive by WZT.
Bootable ISO by CtrlSoft.
"ENTERPRISE-N" version Windows 8 not include Windows Media Player.

08-03-12

Windows 8 RTM

Exclusive Giveaway - Free VPN accounts from CactusVPN

VPN's are not only a good way to surf the internet anonymously and bypass censorship they are getting crucial day by day for users in countries where bittorrent is being targeted, We have been provided with ten 3 months PPTP VPN on Netherland server from CactusVPN for our users, read instructions at the end of this post to get one.

If you are new to the world of VPN's here is a quick starter - A virtual private network (VPN) is a concealed system that interlinks isolated networks throughout chiefly civic statement infrastructures for instance the Internet. VPNs offer great safety via tunneling protocols and safety measures. VPN can moreover be used to inter-relate two same networks above an unrelated center network.

Two major kinds of VPN service present: Remote-access VPNs along with Site-to-site VPNs. First one allows person to hook up to a distant network like itinerant salespeople linking to their company's intranet. VPNs thus shrink expenses as they eradicate the want for committed leased outline amid networks, but as a substitute employ presented infrastructures to bond networks though totaling a sheet of refuge.

There are numerous systems that facilitate you to produce networks by means of the Internet as the standard for transporting facts. These systems apply encryption and added safety mechanisms to guarantee that just certified users can admission the system and that the records are not intercepted.

1. The Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP), formed by Microsoft in concurrence through further expertise companies, is the mainly broadly supported VPN technique amongst Windows customers. PPTP is an annex of the Internet set Point-to-Point protocol (PPP), the association stratum protocol worn to broadcast IP packets above sequential associations. PPTP utilizes similar kinds of confirmation as PPP.

2. The Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol (L2TP) was formed in collaboration involving Cisco and Microsoft to unite features of PPTP with Cisco’s proprietary (L2F). L2TP does not give any encryption or privacy itself. It is based on an encryption protocol that it passes inside the channel to supply seclusion.

Interesting take on music, movie and software Piracy data

While Piracy is definitely unethical, everybody has a point of view and many of us believe that Piracy is not theft. Anti-piracy agencies have resorted to data figures to show how much monetary loss piracy is costing them, here is another take with the other side of view to these claims complete with numbers.

Full info-graphic after the jump.

Piracy facts

Microsoft Office 365 Customer Preview Now Available For Download

Microsoft started poking Google almost a year ago promoting their Office 365 offering, the company has now revealed the brand new Office 2013 for Home, small businesses and enterprise users.

The new release focuses mainly on the cloud features and integration with newer Windows 8 metro UI, the user-interface is designed to work optimally with touch, stylus and mouse/keyboard across new Windows devices. The new Office is also tightly integrated with social features catering to new scenarios in reading, note-taking, meetings and communications.

MS Office 365

High-resolution images, features, videos and download links after the jump.

OneClick from BitTorrent allows users to download torrents in web-browser as normal files without a torrent client

While using torrents to download all kinds of digital files is very popular, many not so techy users find it difficult to use. And for these users exist torrent-to-http services like zBigZ.

BitTorrent Inc. the company behind ongoing development of the BitTorrent peer-to-peer protocol, has came up with an browser based torrent integration technology allowing developers to use the power of web-browsers and torrents to deliver easy-to-use file downloading and streaming services. To demonstrate the technology the company has released OneClick browser extension for Google Chrome which allows users to download torrents as regular files without requiring a torrent management client. The user simply clicks a torrent link and the file starts downloading as any other http download inside web-browser.

OneClick

zBigz - Simple, free, fast and hassle free torrent to http download service

Proxy services to fetch torrents and offer easy-to-download fast regular http links are nothing new, and we have blogged about a similar service httpTorrents which is no longer available. A similar torrent-to-http service zBigZ is an downloader's dream come true, offering an excellent user-interface the service allows users to grab torrents onto zBigZ servers which can be downloaded as regular http links using download managers of their choice like IDM, flashget etc..

The great part is the service provides an decent, free offering - just limiting free accounts to a maximum of two torrent grabs and storage at a time with support for download resumes (when downloading cached files from zBigz servers to your computer).

zBigz

The service not only provides a faster and better way to download files, but also helps users bypass ISP torrent download restrictions and get files anonymously over a SSL secured link. More details, features and signup links below.

Automatic photo uploads come to Dropbox for iOS with a new way to earn free storage

dropboxThe Dropbox iPhone App has been updated to support automatic photo uploads and gallery view. After upgrading to new version, the app will prompt user for permission to automatically upload phone's camera roll (images and movies) to their Dropbox account.

To promote usage of this feature, users are also offered an reward of up to 3GB of bonus capacity in 500MB increments when data gets uploaded using the new feature.

dropbox iOS

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