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  • Joker Lets You Instantly Stream Perfectly Legal And Legitimate Torrent Files

    Joker Lets You Instantly Stream Perfectly Legal And Legitimate Torrent Files

    Let’s say there’s a torrent online you would like to view. After all, torrents themselves are perfectly legal. Instead of downloading the torrent, paste the link to the torrent in Joker.org and watch the content instantly. Watch out, Popcorn Time. The Joker is here. Using Joker.org to watch a torrent is stupid easy. Grab a Torrent magnet link — the more seeds the better… Read More

  • Popcorn Time Finds A New Home After The EURid Pulled Its Domain

    Popcorn Time Finds A New Home After The EURid Pulled Its Domain

    When your product streams pirated content, it’s safe to expect some complications along the way. The Time4Popcorn fork of the popular Popcorn Time project recently had to find a new domain following the sudden removal of time4popcorn.eu. But the developers tell me this latest kerfuffle won’t stop the development of the program and they have already found a new domain. Read More

  • Popcorn Time Finally Comes To iOS

    Popcorn Time Finally Comes To iOS

    Popcorn Time, the so-called Netflix for pirates, is now on iOS. It’s never been easier to watch pirated movies and TV shows on the iPhone or Android device. Is it illegal? Not really. Shady and not exactly ethical? Sure. Not surprisingly, Apple didn’t give the official nod to this app so Popcorn Time cannot be found in the App Store. That said, it’s still easy to obtain… Read More

  • The Ring Of Fire: Of Pirates, Popcorn Time And Dynamic Pricing

    The Ring Of Fire: Of Pirates, Popcorn Time And Dynamic Pricing

    At 36,007 feet up in the air, somewhere between Alaska and Russia, with the Aleutian Islands someplace below us, my child and I are sharing a blissful moment. My one-year-old is sleeping peacefully and I finally have an opportunity to catch up on Game of Thrones. I’m four episodes behind, and I need to see what happened in that trial by combat. Read More

  • Fleex Lets You Learn English By Streaming Content With Popcorn Time

    Fleex Lets You Learn English By Streaming Content With Popcorn Time

    The beauty of open source software strikes again. Fleex is a platform to learn English by watching movies, TV shows, TED talks and more. The French startup just forked Popcorn Time, the so-called Netflix for streaming content, to get “interesting” content. As a non-native English speaker, this issue is dear to me. When I first learned English, an important part of my process… Read More

  • Popcorn Time Is Now On Android

    Popcorn Time Is Now On Android

    Hollywood’s worst nightmare just went mobile. A popular fork of Popcorn Time just launched its Android app. Time4Popcorn’s Popcorn Time app is now available for consumption on the developer’s website and brings all of the program’s pirating tools to the mobile ecosystem. Read More

  • Popcorn Time Is Coming To Android As Soon As Tomorrow

    Popcorn Time Is Coming To Android As Soon As Tomorrow

    Popcorn Time’s evolution continues. A popular fork of the original software is launching on Android as soon as tomorrow, one of the developers tells TechCrunch. The software also recently gained TV shows from HBO and others, making it a one-stop-shop for all your pirating needs. Read More

  • Popcorn Time Has A New Home

    Popcorn Time Has A New Home

    After a brief stint without a home, Popcorn Time is back online at Popcorn-time.tv. I give it two weeks until the site is pulled and it pops up somewhere else. Meanwhile the installer is actively traded on torrent sites and back on GitHub, showing that a program can exists, but perhaps not thrive, without a flashy front-end website. Read More

  • Popcorn Time Has Gone Dark. Again.

    Popcorn Time Has Gone Dark. Again.

    The saga continues. Popcorn Time, the so-called Netflix for pirated content, has vanished from its splashy website and GitHub home. The latest popular fork of open source project is gone, but the program is far from dead. Nothing ever totally disappears from the Internet. Popcorn Time is not an exception. The program can still be found on various websites and torrent aggregators. The latest… Read More

  • The Sweet Irony Of Popcorn Time

    The Sweet Irony Of Popcorn Time

    The absolutely lovely irony with Popcorn Time is that it’s doing for the distribution of pirated movies exactly what the movie industry needs to do for itself. Read More

  • This Week On The TC Gadgets Podcast: Android Wear, Virtual Reality Headsets, And Popcorn Time

    This Week On The TC Gadgets Podcast: Android Wear, Virtual Reality Headsets, And Popcorn Time

    It’s been an exciting week in the land of gadgets. Google revealed a version of Android built for smart watches, and LG and Motorola subsequently revealed their hardware to go along with it. A slew of virtual reality gaming headsets hit the scene, including one from Sony called Project Morpheus. And if that weren’t enough, we discovered the magic of Popcorn Time, for those of you… Read More

  • Popcorn Time Is Hollywood’s Worst Nightmare, And It Can’t Be Stopped

    Popcorn Time Is Hollywood’s Worst Nightmare, And It Can’t Be Stopped

    Imagine for a moment if Napster were cloned hundreds of times. If there were a NapsterStanford, a NapsterMIT, or a Napster for your high school completely independent from, yet just as powerful as, the original. Imagine what would have happened if Sean Parker had released the source code, allowing any developer to essentially copy and build upon his software. Imagine if Napster were open source. Read More

  • Popcorn Time Is Back

    Popcorn Time Is Back

    Behold the power of open-source software. After the untimely death of the original Popcorn Time, a so-called Netflix for pirated content, the project was forked several times on GitHub. And guess what? It’s back and more shady than ever before. The torrent site YTS has taken over the project, reports TorrentFreak. YTS developer Jduncanator told TorrentFreak that they are in a… Read More

  • Popcorn Time Is Dead

    Popcorn Time Is Dead

    Update: Two days after this article was published, another group of developers re-released Popcorn Time. The details are here. Hollywood won. The open source project called Popcorn Time is dead after just four days. It’s not really surprising. “Popcorn Time is shutting down today. Not because we ran out of energy, commitment, focus or allies. But because we need to move on with… Read More

  • Popcorn Time Installer Pulled From Host For Violating Terms Of Service UPDATE: It’s Back

    Popcorn Time Installer Pulled From Host For Violating Terms Of Service UPDATE: It’s Back

    Update: The installer is back on Mega. Popcorn Time is a magical program that takes all the hassles out of torrenting a movie. It’s Hollywood’s worst nightmare. It’s essentially Netflix for pirated movies. And now it’s gone. The program’s installer was hosted by Kim Dotcom’s Mega. Not anymore. The installer was pulled from the hosting site this morning… Read More

  • Popcorn Time Is Like Netflix For Pirated Content

    Popcorn Time Is Like Netflix For Pirated Content

    Think of Popcorn Time like Netflix, just with movies worth watching. Find a title and click “Watch It Now”. That’s it. The media catalog is impressive. Everything from first run movies to classics like Hook are available to watch. Frozen, American Hustle, Gravity — even Delivery Man if you’re a touch masochistic. Captain Philips, Dallas Buyers Club, and the Bridge… Read More