BitTorrent Announces Sync 2.0, Two More Apps

BitTorrent Sync 2.0

BitTorrent announced BitTorrent Sync 2.0 today along with two other new Sync apps. The three new products are being developed to address the most common ways that people use the current Sync software: Syncing files between your own devices and sharing with others; Large-scale file-sharing in corporate and IT environments; Sending really big files to […]

Amazon Debuts a Whole Suite of New Kindle Products


New Kindle eInk eReaders Amazon has refreshed their Kindle line of e-Ink readers this year with some welcome new features. Common to all the new Kindle ereaders are Kindle Unlimited and FreeTime Unlimited, Word Wise, Family Library, expanded X-Ray for Books, and deeper integration with Goodreads. Let’s take a look at each of the new products. […]

Apple and U2 Achieve Biggest Album Launch in History

U2 - Songs of Innocence cover

U2’s new album Songs of Innocence launched today, right at the end of the big Apple event. They’ve given it out for free to all existing iTunes customers in 119 countries, and all future customers into October. This makes the album launch the largest launch in music history. “From the very beginning U2 have always wanted […]

Disney Releases 7 Minute First Look at Star Wars Rebels

Rebels-logo-big I don’t know if you’ve noticed, but we here at Geek Beat have a certain fondness for Star Wars. We were pretty excited when Star Wars Rebels was announced, and were downright thrilled when Disney released this 7 minute first look at the show. Star Wars Rebels is a CGI TV series set to premier […]

4.5 Billion Records Stolen in Massive Cyber Theft

Password Hacked

Hold on to your butts, folks, here we go again. Hold Security (the company that identified the Adobe and Target security breaches last year) has just revealed that they’re tracking down what may well be the largest theft of personal data from the internet in history. Dubbed the CyberVor breach, Vor meaning “thief” in Russian, […]

Review: ReignMaker

Frogdice Studios' ReignMaker

Frogdice Studios’ ReignMaker is a city builder/resource management game with a bit of a twist in the form of match-3 game play. At first glance it seems like an unusual combination, but it’s an unusual combo that works really well. You’re cast in the role of the ruler of a small community. Your people are […]