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Farewell, Internet (Download Squad)

Apr 12th 2011 11:54PM pants .. been following downloadsquad since the beginning - prob back aorund 2005 sometime.

Any reason for it's demise?

Farewell, Internet (Download Squad)

Apr 12th 2011 11:46PM @Sebastian Anthony

any reason for the closure?

I'm sure the lack of inflammatory articles lately from you Seb has a lot to do with it ;)

YouTube Video Editor gets impressive stabilization and 3D Video Creator (Download Squad)

Mar 23rd 2011 8:15PM The amount of cropping done for stablisation is huge! Reminds me of the expression "Cutting off the nose to spite the face".

Google introduces Anthill hardware VP8 decoder (Download Squad)

Mar 17th 2011 11:54PM Ahh peoples .. Anthill is a encoding solution ..

Curious that they note that the hardware encoder is a step behind the software implementation in terms of quality.

TorChat, anonymous and secure messaging and file transfers (Download Squad)

Feb 9th 2011 7:41AM Some choice tidbits ..

Important: Tor 0.2.2.x-alpha is badly broken, hidden services don't work at all (for all known definitions of "work"). Tor 0.2.1.x (the current stable release) is also broken but not nearly as bad.

The Tor binary which is bundled with TorChat is taken from the official Tor-

It is essential that you don't lose the private_key file belonging to your ID because the one who finds it will be able to pretend to be you. Using a tool like TrueCrypt is a good idea when you intend to use TorChat on a portable USB drive as these devices can easily be lost or stolen.

Turn off your PC and BitTorrent from a Linux console with rTorrent (Download Squad)

Feb 3rd 2011 12:03AM Nah .. one of my mates runs it on a Linksys router with a 2.5" USB drive. He's big on minimising his power bill.

I have an old Optiplex setup as a NAS with uTorrent on it.

Insidia is a dark-yet-forgiving platformer -- Time Waster (Download Squad)

Jan 28th 2011 8:34AM It was fun till the double-jump got buggy ..