Popcorn Time

A face-lift for file sharing

Popcorn Time
File sharing meets streaming in this legal-ish software wonder.Popcorn Time

When file-sharing and streaming site Popcorn Time debuted earlier this year, the media dubbed it Netflix for Pirates. That’s fair: It exists in a legal gray area, but developers saw the innovation. For the first time, users can instantly and easily stream a movie while the site locates and downloads the file in the background.