Rest of the Day: BitTorrent Sync Coming Soon to Resilio Connect
If you want to download BitTorrent Sync , a file synchronization software that uses peer-to-peer transmission instead of the cloud, you might think it has disappeared from the Internet. He has not disappeared, he just has a new name .
- BitTorrent Sync turns into its own company, while BitTorrent Inc. focuses on online media. The new company is called Resilio and is headed by former BitTorrent CEO Eric Klinker; Sync will continue development and will be renamed Connect, according to Variety (although it is still called Sync on the new Resilio site ). BitTorrent Inc. will focus more on positioning itself as a source of legitimate media with new platforms like BitTorrent Live as they try to shake off their association with piracy. [Diversity]
- In other news, Microsoft just announced a new Outlook watch face for Android Wear. You can quickly view your schedule on the watch, see your recent emails, and perform simple email actions like archiving, deleting, or sending pre-written replies when you click on notifications. It’s a literal watch face meaning your Outlook calendar and unread message count will always be on your watch. [Office Blog via The Verge ]
- TiVo Bolt can now stream videos to mobile devices with some limitations. Some videos just won’t be available to stream if the content provider decides, you can only stream to one device at a time, and you can’t stream over cellular data on iOS, The Verge says . But you can also download videos to your devices when connected to your home network. [TiVo]