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RIM Allowing BitTorrent, µTorrent Remote to Launch on BB10

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BitTorrent Remote apps available on both Windows Phone and Android.

BlackBerry has confirmed that it'll allow BitTorrent and µTorrent Remote apps to launch on BlackBerry 10.

µTorrent Remote is an app that will allow users to add, monitor and manage torrents on a personal computer from a mobile device. Moreover, it'll maker it easier for users to transfer downloaded media from the client to a smartphone.

The user interface, meanwhile, bears a striking resemblance to the apps found on Android. BitTorrent Remote apps are available on both Windows Phone and Google's platform, while Apple's restrictive rules doesn't allow such programs for iOS.

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    XYMan , January 31, 2013 9:03 AM
    Amazing! I'm so glad Blackberry has listened to its customers and is giving us what we want! I hope they keep the company alive with this phone. It truly looks amazing and I'm not surprised they had a really good stack of tricks up their sleeves.
    Definitely gonna buy.
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    mariusmotea , January 31, 2013 9:26 AM
    Bittorrent is a wonderfoul technology, cheap and very fast. This benefits made ​​to be adopted by pirates and for this reason is blamed by the big corporations.
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    lpedraja2002 , January 31, 2013 12:36 PM
    What blackberry should do is let people do whatever they want with their phone. Encourage them to do what they want and offer the original ROM on their website in case people who changed it to a custom one can download it again. They definitely need all the help they can get.
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    gm0n3y , January 31, 2013 4:21 PM
    Why doesn't Apple allow BitTorrent on the app store? The program in itself isn't illegal and if any program that allows illegal activity isn't allowed then better get rid of web browsers, etc too.
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    eodeo , January 31, 2013 8:07 PM
    I'm not that into smartphones, but this looks like a handy thing to have when on the go. Nice one BB
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