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Blue Downloader will allow you to download torrents on your iOS 7.1+ device

Blue Downloader will allow you to download torrents on your iOS 7.1+ device
Apple has been quite apprehensive when it comes to torrent downloads. In fact, any torrent-downloading app that has tried to make its way to the App Store has been getting the ban hammer and paddle, not necessarily in that order.

Well, it seems the impossible has happened. A Mr. Harrison Tyler has created a self-censoring BitTorrent app, named Blue Downloader. In order to get through Apple's approval process without raising any alarms, the app was constructed with an in-built browser, allowing one to only download torrents from select white-listed websites. Trying to port torrents over from another website would yield no results.

Well, soon after approval, the app has been updated with access to Google.com, which, as one can imagine, provides reach to anywhere on the web (thus – you can visit and download torrents from any site you wish). We are unsure how this would impact the app's future presence on the App Store. In fact, we are currently unable to find a version of Blue Downloader for the iPad – only the iPhone search brings it up in results. We are unsure whether one existed in the first place, or if a clean-up has started. In any case, if you really, really want any sort of torrent-downloading app on your non-jailbroken iOS device, you may want to head over to the App Store and grab Blue Downloader while it's still there. You can still download the iPhone version if you are on the iPad, too.

Download: iOS ($2.99)

source: TorrentFreak via Pocket-lint

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14 Comments

1. irbaaz

Posts: 175; Member since: Mar 27, 2014

iphone doesnt deserve this because its battery dont lasts long to download torrent...

2. adecvat

Posts: 600; Member since: Nov 15, 2013

Nice kindergarten joke, haha

3. Arte-8800

Posts: 4562; Member since: Mar 13, 2014

Iphone, Apple users don't believe in technology or features.

5. ihavenoname

Posts: 1693; Member since: Aug 18, 2013

I'm Apple user and I believe in technology and features.

4. Finalflash

Posts: 4062; Member since: Jul 23, 2013

So be it, but the real issue is...what are you going to do with your torrent once you have it. You can't watch 90% of video formats on a non-jailbroken iphone. Music is in the same boat and there is no file system access so how are you supposed to move it or use it properly?

6. Vexify

Posts: 570; Member since: Jun 16, 2014

Because people totallllly release torrent files in everything else but mp4 files… LOL you are a joke. I don't remember the last time I have downloaded a non mp4 file for any show or movie I've torrented LOL.

12. AlikMalix unregistered

See, the problem with Apple hater trolls is they think that if you cant have Swype keyboard - there's no ability to type on iDevice. If your OS doesnt support AVI files you have no ability to watch videos. If you dont have widgets - you have no way to look up information. And if you dont have Android there's no way to use Google Services like Google Now, All Access, etc. They actually believe that iOS has no ability then turn on and off... and that's it.

11. AlikMalix unregistered

You made that up all by yourself?

7. medicci37

Posts: 1361; Member since: Nov 19, 2011

Googles torrent policy sucks as well. I used to be able 2 download anything I wanted with apps like adownloader & such but Googles new policy ruined that

8. medicci37

Posts: 1361; Member since: Nov 19, 2011

Wtf I'm downloading is none of Googles business!

9. kane74

Posts: 44; Member since: Jan 24, 2014

2,99$ for an app that will last days... Not good business

10. Dee79

Posts: 307; Member since: Jun 19, 2014

But now sites like PA, this torrent downloader is being promoted everywhere, so now apple will clock on and take it of the app store. Clever!! "Not" Ps. Im not an icr@p fan anyways so no skin of my nose anyways :)

13. AlikMalix unregistered

I dont understand why anyone would pirate music or movies today. If you are enjoying a song I think .99 cents is peanuts specially considering you're supporting the artist and lable that made it happen for you to enjoy music. And if you're too cheap to buy movies, at mere $5-7 bux a month you can get netflix on your phone or tablet and enjoy all titles and shows for as long as you wish... Are people really that cheap? or is it just me, that prefers to support an artist or producer to insure that they make a new movie or a new song for me to enjoy...

14. merner

Posts: 1; Member since: Nov 13, 2014

Or you can download for free without instalation with bitport.io

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