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February 15th, 2012
Get Amazon Price Drop Alerts Via Twitter, Email, or RSS

There are several sites out there that can track price drops on Amazon, but Chintzee has some nice features that make it stand out from the others. For starters you can set up everything without needing to create an account.

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February 14th, 2012
Quickly Snap Full Page Screenshots in Chrome

There are a lot of screenshot extensions for Google Chrome, and many include excellent annotation capabilities. For some users all of those features might be overkill, and that is where Blipshot comes into play. This is a one-click screenshot utility that works exactly how you'd expect it to.

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February 13th, 2012
WrapUp: Symantec Source Code Released by Hacker, Canonical Ending Support for Kubuntu, and More

Welcome to the WrapUp by CyberNet. This is a collection of news stories, downloads, and tips that we have collected over the last few days, but never got around to writing about.

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February 10th, 2012
Browse Windows System Restore Points

If you've been having problems with your computer you may be contemplating using the built-in Windows System Restore utility, but what if you could browse the backed up files instead and just grab the ones you need? That's the exact purpose of the free System Restore Explorer that works on Windows Vista and Windows 7.

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February 9th, 2012
Quickly Edit Any Content on a Website

There are times where you might want to change content on a site, but doing so with Chrome's built-in web developer tools can sometimes be a pain. With the Live Page Editor Chrome extension, however, all that changes because you can directly edit content on a site without having to dig through the source code of a page.

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February 8th, 2012
Multi-Purpose Online Utilities

I've seen some websites before that try to rollup multiple utilities under a single domain, but the tools they provide are normally the things like a tip calculator that you don't need to use very often. The 1DL.US site is different because they have a wide variety of very useful tools that all become just a click away.

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February 7th, 2012
View Free Space and Eject Drives from the Mac Menu Bar

There is a free app in the Mac App Store called FreeSpace Tab (iTunes page link) that is pretty slick for anyone that needs to monitor how much space is left on their system or constantly eject drives. Once installed there will be an icon in your Menu Bar, and when clicked shows everything that is mounted on your system.

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February 6th, 2012
WrapUp: Windows Phone 8 Preview, Get an Extra 4.5GB of Free Dropbox Space, and More

Welcome to the WrapUp by CyberNet. This is a collection of news stories, downloads, and tips that we have collected over the last few days, but never got around to writing about.

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February 3rd, 2012
Free Log File Viewer for Windows/Linux

We covered a log file viewer awhile back that served as an excellent way to open extremely large files. There's another app called Glogg that I found recently though that also does a greg job of handling large files, and comes equipped with some really nice features.

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February 2nd, 2012
Free Office-Style WYSIWYG HTML Editor

There aren't a lot of free WYSIWYG editors out, and the ones that are available normally have terrible interfaces with limited functionality. I'm not a huge fan of WYSIWYG editors myself, but they can serve as a good starting point if you're just learning how to code HTML.

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February 1st, 2012
Get a Free Wake-Up Call

You know how some hotels will give you a wakeup call if you're worried that you won't wake-up in time? Well, you can get the same kind of service using a site such as Wakerupper or WakeupDialer. Both services will call you at an exact time you specify, but each have their own benefits. And both don't even require an account for you to start using them.

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January 31st, 2012
View Video File Info (Container, Codec, Aspect Ratio, FPS, Bitrate)

If you're trying to figure out why a video won't play on your machine it might help if you knew exactly what format you were dealing with. For example, if you're watching a video but can't hear any audio it may have to do with the format the audio was encoded in (OGG, MP3, AC3, DTS, AAC, etc…) [...]

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January 30th, 2012
WrapUp: Gmail Logo Uses Two Different Fonts, Download Your Songs From Google Music, and More

Welcome to the WrapUp by CyberNet. This is a collection of news stories, downloads, and tips that we have collected over the last few days, but never got around to writing about.

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January 27th, 2012
Create a Real-Time Photo Stream with LiveShare

There are all kinds of photo sharing websites out there, but the concept behind LiveShare is really interesting. It all starts with a photo stream that is created by you or a friend, and then gets shared out among anyone you want. These streams can be private so that only the people you invite can view/post to the stream, or they can be public so that anyone can view/post to the stream.

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January 26th, 2012
Distraction Free Writing with FocusWriter

Being able to focus on writing can be a tough task, but there are apps that try to help draw your attention to the task at hand. One such free program is FocusWriter that, despite it's simplistic interface, has a wealth of features and settings available to help you hit your writing goals.

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January 25th, 2012
Quickly Manipulate Text in Any Windows App

Programs like Notepad++ have features that let you quickly manipulate bodies of text, which is something that can be really useful. Unfortunately these features are always restricted to the app you're using making them only marginally useful compared to what they could be.

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January 24th, 2012
Create HDR Photos with Picturenaut

HDR is the process of combining multiple photos with the hope that the resulting image is clear in both the light and dark areas. Getting good free HDR software that is capable of merging the photos together can be a little tricky since there are a lot of things it has to take into account, such as perfectly aligning each image.

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January 23rd, 2012
WrapUp: Screenshot an Entire Webpage with Skitch, iPhone 4S Jailbreak, and More

Welcome to the WrapUp by CyberNet. This is a collection of news stories, downloads, and tips that we have collected over the last few days, but never got around to writing about.

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January 20th, 2012
Forward a Temp Email Address to Your Real Email Address

Last month we wrote about a cool website that would let you generate a temporary email address that gets forwarded to your real email address. After a period of time that you specify that temporary address would expire so that you don't have to worry about getting spammed later on down the road.

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January 19th, 2012
Find and Replace Text in Files

A few months ago we pointed out that Notepad++ has an option to find and replace text in multiple files, but that is obviously not the sole purpose of the app. If you need to perform a find and replace operation across multiple files I'd highly suggest that you try out a program that focuses on that kind of task, such as TextCrawler.

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