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Rapidshare Undergoes Major Design Overhaul, Aims To Be A Social Network With New "Rapid Contact"

Rapidshare is trying hard to keep it's throne of being the leading one-click file-hoster, plagued by anti-piracy outfits pressure users are getting away to rival services like as evident from this Alexa traffic comparison chart of past six-months. The company has now came up with a brand new site design, social-network and anti-wait strategy to win back users to Rapidshare.

Rapid Social Network

Handy Firefox Addon To Bypass Rapidshare Ban And Automate Downloading

If your institution or ISP blocks access to Rapidshare, free Firefox addon "Download Rapidshare @ Office" can be the solution you are looking for, the handy little addon changes Rapidshare links (rs* to IP's fooling the proxy server into allowing the access, you just need to paste all your Rapidshare links into the addon toolbar and it takes care of everything else including managing the wait-times restrictions, the whole process is fully automatic and very easy, you can also use this to download multiple files as a Rapidshare free user easily.

Rapidshare Automated Downloading

Download Chrome - Google's Own Web Browser !

Google Chrome Official LogoGoogle's rumored browser project "Google Chrome" is finally coming here, in an official blog post Google provided early details of their open-source browser, a beta version of which will be released in 100 countries today.

Google Chrome Screenshots

Google released an 38 page comic providing details about the new browser, According to which the browser seems to be feature rich and promising, the Google Chrome team seems to have taken best features from different browsers, combined it with one of the best HTML rendering engine Webkit along with a multi-threaded JavaScript engine from V8 boys providing a perfect web-browser solution overcoming shortcomings of existing browsers.

Rapidshare Farewells CAPTCHA (Image Code) And Wait Restrictions For Free Users

RapidshareAfter annoying free users with hard to read CAT CAPTCHA's, World's biggest one click file-hoster Rapidshare has finally done farewell to CAPTCHA altogether, Rapidshare also announced that from now free users will be able to download without any waits until starting a succeeding download, however now free users will be restricted to a maximum speed of 500 kilobit per second.

Rapidshare CAPTCHA

Premium users will also now have more flexibility regarding the download volume, now they are able to download a maximum of 10 gigabyte per day and can be "saved" now to a maximum of 50 Gigabyte. As a consequence, the volume that was not used is transferred to the following day automatically, up to a maximum of 50 gigabyte, Also, earlier Premium and Collector's Accounts were credited a RapidPoints when a file was downloaded by a Free User but From now, Premium Downloads can generate up to 255 additional RapidPoints per day. Those extra points will be displayed in the account overview in the Premium or Collector's Zone.

UploadJockey - Upload Files To Multiple File Hosting Services

UploadJockeyUploadJockey is a free mass file-mirroring service, allowing users to upload files upto 100 MB to various file-sharing websites like rapidshare, badongo, sendspace, zshare, megaupload and depositfiles using a single upload.

Top 10 Rapidshare Search Engines

Rapidshare Search Engine

RapidShare is the world leader in one-click file hosting arena, despite being the most popular file-sharing service lacks file search feature, the only reason I can assume they lack this feature is to avoid searching of copyrighted files by their legal owners getting illegally distributed by this pirate friendly file-hosting service. Nevertheless, their exist many services which allow you to search files hosted on and other major file-sharing services like, these free file search engines can be used to search for links of software, movies, music and ebooks hosted on rapidshare and similar services.

We have also created free OpenSearch & Google Toolbar plugins for searching rapidshare files from Firefox and IE7 search box, Just click on the plugin links below to get easy access to file-search:

Rapidshare File Search Plugin For Firefox & IE7 >>

Rapidshare File Search Google Toolbar Button For Firefox & IE7 >>

Read More for a list of Top 10 Rapidshare Search Engines...

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