One of the product goals for BitTorrent over the last year has been to better unify our desktop and mobile products. We are proud to announce a new version of µTorrent (and BitTorrent) for Android that does just that. To get the apps, please go to the Google Play store: µTorrent | BitTorrent.  The new version allows you to remotely pair µTorrent Android with µTorrent on your Windows home computer. Once the pairing is complete, you can quickly add, remove, start and stop downloads on your home computer with your Android device from wherever you are. The feature also allows you to check the download progress of files at home. Let’s take a quick look at how the pairing setup works, which only takes a few seconds:

Step #1
Open µTorrent on your Android device and your Windows home computer, then make sure both your Android and Windows device are on the same wifi network. Tap on the computer icon in the top right corner of your µTorrent for Android. A window will popup with a 4 digit PIN code.

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Step #2
Go to your Windows home computer and find the popup window labeled ‘Connect to your device’, then enter the 4 digit PIN code that was provided to you on your Android device. Now you are paired and ready to add, pause, resume, and delete torrents from anywhere!

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If you anticipate wanting to add downloads from your Android device, we encourage you to keep your Windows home computer on and µTorrent open and running. This ensures that when you add a download(s) on the go from your Android device, µTorrent on your home computer will be able to jump into action.

Also included in this release are various bug fixes and enhancements, so we encourage everyone to update to the newest version as soon as possible. We are already working hard on the next version, so please lookout for things like a redesign to make the app easier to use, a re-imagined video and music library, and more in the coming months. If you’re an iPhone user, look out for an exciting announcement soon as we get closer to launching our new iOS app. From everyone on the BitTorrent team, we thank our community for making our Android products some of the World’s most popular apps on the Google Play store!

µTorrent Web is a Web-based torrent client for Windows that meets the streaming demands of today’s users. Available for Windows across all major browsers, µTorrent Web makes it possible to quickly download and play torrent files inside the browser.  When we first started the project, our vision was to build a torrent client with simplicity and quick playability. With a simple download to play experience as the focal point of µTorrent Web, we see more users successfully downloading and playing torrents than with any other product in BitTorrent’s history.

As µTorrent Web now comes out of Beta and into full release, we know that millions of our users are familiar with and love the desktop version of µTorrent, also known as µTorrent Classic.  Our long term plan is to continue development across both products and make them available on utorrent.com. From everyone on the BitTorrent & µTorrent product teams, we thank our community of over 100M users for making our desktop, web, and mobile products some of the most popular in the world.

As the pioneer of the most popular decentralized p2p communications protocol, BitTorrent is proud to have been elected as a Super Representative by the TRON community.  We acknowledge that a decentralized internet needs a foundation where DApp development can flourish on the TRON platform.  As a Super Representative elected by the TRON community, our role is important in building this foundation.  We thank the TRON community for voting for BitTorrent as one of the 27 SRs. By doing our part to help govern the TRON network and maintain the stability and reliability of the ongoing block generation, we help provide the backbone of the network to support thousands of 3rd party DApps and services and hundreds of millions of users.  Now we look to strengthen our infrastructure to service the TRON community for many years to come.  From the entire BitTorrent team, we again extend a big thank you!

The collaboration between BitTorrent and TRON is sure to contribute to an internet that is better and brighter. We are proud to become a candidate for the TRON Super Representative. BitTorrent hopes to share in a great revolution — to make the internet more democratic, free and decentralized, which we know is at the very heart of TRON’s values.

As BitTorrent runs an extensive infrastructure to support a massive worldwide user base, it’s perhaps the most qualified Super Representative candidate. From the entire BitTorrent team, which is comprised of the most experienced in decentralized protocol technology, we invite you to learn more about our candidacy by visiting some of the channels below.

To learn more, please visit the following channels:
Official medium of TRON Foundation: https://medium.com/tron-foundation/
TRON’s official website: https://tron.network

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