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What is a seeder and what is a leecher?

When I use Transmission to do the downloading, I see some figures on the web control panel of Transmission. Those are technical terms. Such as Seeder, Leecher, Ratio, Trackers, Peers, etc.

So the questions come. What is a seeder? What is a leecher?

Let me check it from search engine and put all together.

What is a seeder?

Seeders are people who have already downloaded the whole file and are uploading them. The more seeders the faster the download will go.

What is a Leecher?

Leechers are people who are sharing what they have and are downloading what you have. (It is real BT spirit here.)

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Update Fitbit Zip firmware 5.86

To update Fitbit Zip firmware, click the icon of Fitbit Connect on the task bar. Then click the Check the device update link.

It may ask you email and password to log in your own account. If it find updates, the screen will shown as below,

fitbit-zip-updating

And the device will shown the updating bar.

fitbit-zip-updating-bar

When the update done, the Fitbit Connect will display the information:

fitbit-update-done

The question is, I can not find the the version of firmware updated from the program.

I just be hit by the low battery notice, So I replace the battery CR2025.

When I put the cap on the battery, I saw the device screen shows 5.86. I believe it is the firmware version.

The latest firmware version of Fitbit Zip is 5.86 for now.

 

 

Fitbit Zip tracker lost syncing?

This morning, I found my Fitbit Zip tracker lost its connection with my Nexus 7 Fitbit app. It can not sync with the wireless USB dongle either.  The device looks OK. Still tracking my steps and others. It is just lost syncing from last Friday.

fitbit-zip-tracker

My guess is something wrong with the tracker itself.  Maybe settings of bluetooth.

So reset the device.

Restarting your tracker will turn it off and then on. Restarting your tracker does not clear its data.

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