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Popcorn Time, Showbox removed from Aptoide following lawsuit
Popcorn Time, Showbox removed from Aptoide following lawsuit
Aptoide has removed two Android apps that are used to watch TV shows and movies for free from the market following a lawsuit two film companies. ...... 16 Jul 2019
Popcorn Time returns with new Community Edition fork
Popcorn Time returns with new Community Edition fork
The MPAA may have had success in knocking out the most popular fork of the 'pirate Netflix' known as Popcorn Time, but as usual another fork ...... 03 Dec 2015 - 13 comments
R.I.P. Popcorn Time
R.I.P. Popcorn Time
The most popular version of Popcorn Time appears to be down and out for the count. Following last week's drama where half of the founding ...... 24 Oct 2015 - 10 comments
MPAA shuts down web version of Popcorn Time but site moves to new domain
MPAA shuts down web version of Popcorn Time but site moves to new domain
The newly released web version of Popcorn Time has already been taken down, but the site has quickly found a new domain. Browser Popcorn ...... 21 Oct 2015 - 5 comments
Popcorn Time team reportedly breaks up
Popcorn Time team reportedly breaks up
A few of the top developers for the Popcortime.io fork have reportedly left the project this weekend, following a number of internal disputes. ...... 21 Oct 2015 - 1 comment
Nu Image goes after more pirates, this time suing Popcorn Time users
Nu Image goes after more pirates, this time suing Popcorn Time users
Indie studio Millenium and its infamous affiliate Nu Image are now going after Popcorn Time users who allegedly viewed 2015's 'Survivor' starring ...... 02 Sep 2015 - 12 comments
Popcorn Time users sued in the U.S., two men arrested in Denmark
Popcorn Time users sued in the U.S., two men arrested in Denmark
A number of Popcorn Time users have been sued in a U.S court for viewing and sharing a film using the popular BitTorrent-based app. The complaint ...... 21 Aug 2015 - 14 comments
Original Popcorn Time team backs official variant
Original Popcorn Time team backs official variant
Even though the original Popcorn Time team shut down a year ago, most of the founding members have now come out to support one of the variants ...... 13 Aug 2015 - 1 comment
Popcorn Time for non-jailbroken iOS devices reaches 1 million downloads
Popcorn Time for non-jailbroken iOS devices reaches 1 million downloads
The Popcorn Time team has revealed this week that they have seen over 1 million downloads for non-jailbroken iOS devices. Popcorn Time, which ...... 24 Jun 2015 - 2 comments
'Netflix for Pirates': More Popcorn Time blocks ordered by court
'Netflix for Pirates': More Popcorn Time blocks ordered by court
Controversial 'Netflix for Pirates' services under the Popcorn Time banner are facing further blocking at the hands of a court. This time ...... 21 May 2015 - 2 comments
Popcorn Time now works in your browser, but for how long?
Popcorn Time now works in your browser, but for how long?
A Popcorn Time fork that works in modern web browsers without downloading and installing an additional app has appeared online. We really ...... 19 May 2015 - 2 comments
ISPs ordered to block Popcorn Time sites
ISPs ordered to block Popcorn Time sites
A court has ordered Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to block access to websites associated with the Popcorn Time software. Popcorn Time ...... 02 May 2015 - 3 comments
Popcorn Time for iOS now available for non-jailbroken devices
Popcorn Time for iOS now available for non-jailbroken devices
The team over at Popcorn Time has announced that their iOS app is now available for non-jailbroken devices, a massive launch that the team has ...... 09 Apr 2015 - 6 comments
Anti-piracy group BREIN takes down Popcorn Time fan pages that didn't even host software
Anti-piracy group BREIN takes down Popcorn Time fan pages that didn't even host software
Dutch anti-piracy group BREIN has taken down six sites that were set up as 'fan pages' to the Popcorn Time software, despite the fact that they ...... 01 Mar 2015 - 2 comments
Popcorn Time: Windows, Mac and Android versions get UI updates while non-jailbroken iOS version gets closer to reality
Popcorn Time: Windows, Mac and Android versions get UI updates while non-jailbroken iOS version gets closer to reality
The team behind Popcorn Time, after a brief hiatus, have returned with updates to their Windows, Mac and Android versions. As the team says, ...... 04 Feb 2015 - 4 comments
Netflix acknowledges that Popcorn Time is 'competition' with misleading chart
Netflix acknowledges that Popcorn Time is 'competition' with misleading chart
During Netflix's recent quarterly shareholders report, in which the company showed huge growth in subscribers, there was a small note in which ...... 22 Jan 2015 - 5 comments
Popcorn Time: Windows and Mac versions get minor updates as iOS gets a major promise
Popcorn Time: Windows and Mac versions get minor updates as iOS gets a major promise
The team behind Popcorn Time has made a few changes to their Mac and Windows versions of the software and made a strong promise for the upcoming iOS update. ...... 23 Dec 2014 - 3 comments
Popcorn Time 2.4 beta for Android takes experience to new level with offline playback
Popcorn Time 2.4 beta for Android takes experience to new level with offline playback
The Popcorn Time team has announced a new killer feature for the software: Offline viewing. With the new 2.4 beta for Android, smartphone ...... 19 Nov 2014 - 8 comments
Popcorn Time for desktop gets major update to 5.0 including touch screen support
Popcorn Time for desktop gets major update to 5.0 including touch screen support
The team behind Popcorn Time have unveiled beta 5.0 for desktop users, the next step in their "Popcorn Time Revolution." Recently, EURid ...... 06 Nov 2014 - 1 comment
Popcorn Time returns with new domain, vows to live forever
Popcorn Time returns with new domain, vows to live forever
The team behind the popular Popcorn Time software has returned with a vengeance, just days after their domain was taken down. According to ...... 13 Oct 2014 - 3 comments
Popcorn Time for Android updated to beta 2.3 adding subtitle support
Popcorn Time for Android updated to beta 2.3 adding subtitle support
The team behind Popcorn Time has unveiled the latest update for the Android version of the popular software. Updates are a bit smaller than ...... 03 Oct 2014 - 1 comment
Popcorn Time now available through Cydia for iOS
Popcorn Time now available through Cydia for iOS
If you have a jailbroken iOS device, your wait is over: Popcorn Time is finally available for iPads, iPhones and iPods. The team behind the ...... 30 Sep 2014 - 1 comment
Popcorn Time for Mac and Windows updated to beta 4.4 with better VPN, Chromecast, Airplay and codec support
Popcorn Time for Mac and Windows updated to beta 4.4 with better VPN, Chromecast, Airplay and codec support
Popcorn Time has proudly announced the launch of beta 4.4 for Windows and Mac users, including much better VPN, Chromecast, Airplay and codec support. ...... 09 Sep 2014 - 1 comment
Someone is trying to trademark Popcorn Time, and it isn't the Popcorn Time team
Someone is trying to trademark Popcorn Time, and it isn't the Popcorn Time team
The team behind Popcorn Time has posted this week that someone is trying to trademark the name "Popcorn Time," and it isn't them. In fact, ...... 09 Sep 2014 - 1 comment
Popcorn Time app for iOS coming this weekend
Popcorn Time app for iOS coming this weekend
The team behind Popcorn Time has revealed that the app is headed to iOS this weekend. The "Netflix of Piracy" is already available for Windows, ...... 31 Aug 2014
Popcorn Time for Android beta 2.2 already available, days after last update
Popcorn Time for Android beta 2.2 already available, days after last update
Following a major update earlier this month, the team behind Popcorn Time has now released beta 0.2.2 for Android (version 2.2), with some minor fixes. ...... 13 Aug 2014
Latest Popcorn Time beta for Android includes free VPN
Latest Popcorn Time beta for Android includes free VPN
The team over at Popcorn Time has released the latest Android beta of the software, including some sure to be well-accepted features like free VPN. ...... 08 Aug 2014 - 2 comments
Popcorn Time beta 2.0 gives Android users Chromecast support
Popcorn Time beta 2.0 gives Android users Chromecast support
We received an email yesterday from pirated movie streaming service Popcorn Time, showing off the upcoming features of its 2.0 version beta ...... 13 Jul 2014 - 1 comment
Popcorn Time spin-off anonymizes users with VPN
Popcorn Time spin-off anonymizes users with VPN
One of the spin-offs of the popular Popcorn Time application is adding a free VPN service to anonymize users to avoid copyright infringement allegations. ...... 07 Jun 2014 - 7 comments
Popcorn Time users getting settlement demand letters from copyright holders
Popcorn Time users getting settlement demand letters from copyright holders
Popcorn Time, the popular app that catalogs and allows streaming of 1080p pirated content, may be the new target of copyright holders, and especially ...... 19 May 2014
'Netflix of Piracy' app Popcorn Time updated to Beta 3: Get it here
'Netflix of Piracy' app Popcorn Time updated to Beta 3: Get it here
Popcorn Time, the app dubbed the 'Netflix of Piracy,' has been updated to major beta 3. The developers say the new beta has major improvements ...... 14 May 2014 - 7 comments
Popcorn Time to be brought back to life by new group
Popcorn Time to be brought back to life by new group
Just hours after the founders of the controversial movie streaming application Popcorn Time announced they were shutting it down, it appears ...... 15 Mar 2014 - 2 comments
R.I.P. Popcorn Time: The 'Netflix of piracy'
R.I.P. Popcorn Time: The 'Netflix of piracy'
Popcorn Time, the desktop app that had become the 'Netflix of piracy,' has shut down for good. The app made it easy to stream pirated films ...... 15 Mar 2014 - 3 comments
     

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