The peer-to-peer protocol that allows you to transfer files quickly and efficiently
BitTorrent is a file-transfer protocol that allows you to transfer high-quality files over the Internet quickly and efficiently. It does this by allowing users who are downloading the file to upload (distribute) parts of it at the same time. Ultimately, network bandwidth is managed as efficiently as possible. Users connect directly to send and receive portions of a file, while a central tracker coordinates the action of all peers and manages connections without knowledge of the contents of the files being distributed. BitTorrent is often used for the distribution of very large files, popular files and files that are free due to the fact that it’s cheap, fast and more efficient than a regular download.
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First impression on unpacking the Q702 test unit was the solid feel and clean, minimalist styling.
For work use, Microsoft Word and Excel programs pre-installed on the device are adequate for preparing short documents.
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My first impression after unboxing the Q702 is that it is a nice looking unit. Styling is somewhat minimalist but very effective. The tablet part, once detached, has a nice weight, and no buttons or switches are located in awkward or intrusive positions.
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