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Comic Viewer For iPad Lets You Surf For Comics In-App [Comics]

by on Jun.04, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 3D, 5, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, ally, ANT, Ants, app, apple, Apps, AR, Art, Bes, Bp, C6, cat, clear, color, Comic, comicbooks, Comics, cv, de, Display, down, download, Downloading, Ds, E, Ea, EC, Et, etail, Feeds, ff, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, good, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Ie, Im, images, In, ipa, ipad, Ipadapps, Isp, La, Labels, Make, Mic, mid, Ming, Mod, Nes, Of, om, One, order, Pad, Padd, PI, Pixel, Play, Q, quant, Rc, Reader, Readers, Reading, retail, Rf, rom, RSS, Rv, serve, Style, surf, Tag, Tat, tech, ted, TI, TV, unit, Up, V, view, X1

When we did our last round-up , the state of reading comics on the iPad was basically “good, not great.” A few shortcomings keep Comic Viewer from achieving that greatness, but goodies like in-app comic downloading make it a worthy contender. More

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Hurt Locker Producers File 5,000 Lawsuits Against File Sharers [Piracy]

by on May.28, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 3D, 5, 7, 7d, 838, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, ally, ANT, Ants, AR, Arm, Arms, Av, BitTorrent, Bp, C6, cat, Cia, clear, color, Copyright, day, de, Display, down, download, Downloading, Downloads, Ds, E, Ea, EC, Et, ff, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Gm, Hd, Home Automation, Hurt Locker, Hurt locker lawsuit, Id, Ie, Illegal, Im, images, In, intel, Ir, Isp, ISPs, La, Labels, Law, Laws, Lawsuit, Lawsuits, Led, Legal, Loc, Lock, mid, Ming, Mod, movie, Ms, My, Of, om, One, order, Os, Ovi, P2P, Padd, People, PI, Piracy, Pirate, Pirates, Pixel, Play, Pr, Pro, Q, quant, Rc, RSS, Rv, serve, Style, Suit, Suits, Tag, tech, TI, time, TV, Ui, Up, V, Voltage pictures, War, X1

This has been some time coming , but today it’s official: the producers of The Hurt Locker have filed suit against 5,000 people for illegally downloading their movie. Read the full complaint after the jump: More

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BitTorrent Open-Sources uTP Protocol [BitTorrent]

by on May.25, 2010, under 2, 3, 5, 7, 7d, Ad, Ads, and, ANT, Ants, AR, BitTorrent, BitTorrent Inc, Bp, cat, Ces, clear, de, dev, developer, Developers, Display, Downloading, Downloads, Ds, E, Ea, EC, ff, File Sharing, format, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Ie, Im, In, Ir, Isp, La, Labels, Les, mid, Mod, Ms, My, om, One, Open Source, Open source utp, order, Os, PI, Piracy, Pirate, Pirate Bay, Pixel, Play, Pr, Pro, programs, Q, quant, Ram, Rc, RSS, Rv, serve, Sharing, source, Style, Tag, tech, TI, Torrent, TV, Us, utorrent, UTP, V, Vw, WD

The protocol behind uTorrent, uTP, has been made open source by BitTorrent Inc , for developers to create BitTorrent clients and programs using the format. [ TorrentFreak ] More

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Hurt Locker Producer Drops Email Bomb On BitTorrenter [Block Quote]

by on May.19, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, A9, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, and, ANT, Ants, AR, Arm, Arms, Art, ash, BitTorrent, Block quote, Blockquote, Bomb, boom, Bp, bus, business, cat, Chart, clear, color, dash, de, Display, down, download, Downloading, Downloads, DROPS, Ds, E, E3, Ea, Email, Et, ff, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, Home Automation, Hurt Locker, Hurt locker lawsuit, Id, Ie, Im, images, In, Ir, Isp, ISPs, jail, kids, La, Labels, Law, Lawsuits, Led, Legal, Loc, Lock, Mail, mid, Mod, movie, Ms, My, Nes, Of, om, One, order, Os, Ovi, P2P, Padd, People, PI, Piracy, Pirate, Pirates, Pixel, Play, Pr, Pro, ps, Q, quant, Rc, RSS, Rv, sand, serve, Style, Sue, Tag, tech, things, TI, Torrent, TV, Voltage pictures

Hurt Locker producer Nicolas Chartier—you know, the guy who wants to sue tens of thousands of people for downloading his movie—has made two things very clear over email: pirates are morons, and let’s hope their kids are jailed. More

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The Ethics of Pirating Ebooks You Already Own [Piracy]

by on Apr.10, 2010, under 2, 5, 7, 7d, A4, Ad, Ads, age, and, AR, Ati, book, Books, clear, Copyright, de, Display, Downloading, Ds, E, Ea, Ebook, Ebooks, Ethics, F2, Ge, Gizmo, Hd, Home Automation, Im, Isp, magazine, media, Mod, New York, New York Times, One, order, Padd, PI, Piracy, Pirate, Play, Pr, pre, Q, Randycohen, Rc, Reader, Readers, store, Style, Tag, Texts, Theethicist, TI, time, X1

Is it ethical to pirate ebooks of texts you already bought in a bookstore? Randy Cohen, the New York Times Magazine ethicist who weekly presides over readers’ matters of morality, says yes it is. More

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iTunes, Amazon, Spotify and MySpace Team Up to Guilt You Into Paying For Music [Piracy]

by on Mar.24, 2010, under amazon, apple, Downloading, iTunes, Music, Myspace, Piracy, spotify

A group of online music industry giants, including Apple, Amazon and MySpace, have teamed up to form ” Why Music Matters ,” a group aimed at turning pirates into purchasers. More

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Universal to Cut All CD Prices to Below $10 [Music]

by on Mar.18, 2010, under 7, 7d, Ad, Ads, age, and, AR, Bt, CDs, Ces, clear, de, Downloading, Ds, E, Ea, eco, Ge, Gizmo, Hd, Home Automation, Ie, Labels, Mod, Music, One, Os, Piracy, plan, Pr, price, Rc, record labels, Style, Tag, TI, Universal, vers, Vw, X1

Is there any doubt that the value of purchased music is plummeting? Universal, one of the big four record labels , is planning to cut the prices of almost all of its CDs to between $6 and $10. More

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Lifechanger: My Big Fat Music Collection [Lifechanger]

by on Mar.16, 2010, under 7, 7d, Ad, Ads, age, and, AR, Av, CDs, clear, de, Downloading, Ds, E, Ea, F2, Feature, Ge, Gizmo, Hard, Hard Drive, HardDrives, Hd, Home Automation, hug, Ion, iTunes, Lg, life, Lifechanger, Memory, Memory forever, Memoryforever, Mod, Mp3, MP3s, Ms, Music, My, Nes, NK, One, Piracy, Rc, Space, Style, Tag, TI, tweet, Up, X1

According to iTunes, I have 22,880 items in my music collection. That adds up to 70.9 days worth of music, taking up 145.26 GB of hard drive space. And thank God for it. More

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