Bittorrent Sync: A Viable Dropbox Replacement?


As much as I care about having open source software as much as possible, sometimes you find out that there’s no real good alternative for some of the proprietary software out there. Take Skype, for example. Everyone would like to have a Skype client on Pandora but it’s just not possible since it’s closed source. Dropbox is another example of an excellent application where no open source (and even closed source, for that matter) client is available for GNU/Linux ARM devices. Now since last week, we however have Bittorrent Sync. Not open source, but available for ARM Linux. Is it any good?

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Weekly Software News – April 29 to May 5


Hello everyone! If you were wondering why there were very few posts on PandoraLive during the past few days, it’s because this was Golden Week in Japan and therefore a good opportunity to travel for a long weekend. I personally went to Taiwan and had a great time in Taipei. In the meantime, the repo has seen a lot of activity (that’s what you get when PtitSeb is back!), so lets get down to business.

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