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August 25th, 2009
New Windows Live Movie Maker is Nice

Last week Microsoft released a new version of Windows Live Movie Maker that I have to admit is rather impressive. I took some time to play around with it over the weekend, and the Ribbon interface makes creating movies so easy that I actually feel like new computer users could grasp how to do it in a matter of minutes.

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August 24th, 2009
WrapUp: English Wikipedia Hits 3 Million Articles, New Avast Interface, 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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August 21st, 2009
Backup Only Changed Portions of Files with DeltaCopy

I'll forewarn you that DeltaCopy is something you won't want to use for all of your backup needs because it's not the easiest thing in the world to set up. It is, however, useful if you're backing up large amounts of data every night that doesn't change very much.

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August 20th, 2009
YAPM: Process Manager with a Ribbon UI

Most computer power users probably open up the Windows task/process manager at least a few times each day. Maybe it's to close down an app that isn't responding, to see what's eating your system resources, or maybe even a bit more advanced like making sure you're aware of everything that's running on your PC.

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August 19th, 2009
Would You Still Recommend Digsby to Someone?

For a little while Digsby has been bundling software with their installer as a way for them to make money. They try to get users to install the third party apps, and in return they get a pretty good payout. This isn't anything new, and we've tried to point this out to our readers whenever we've written about Digsby.

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August 17th, 2009
WrapUp: Zune HD on Sept. 15th, Xbox 360 Elite Price Drop, 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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August 13th, 2009
Drive Manager: Hide Drives, Assign Drive Letters to Folders, and More

This free app will surely be a gem for any information-bearing geek out there. Not only is Drive Manager free, but it's also portable... that's a combination we don't see nearly enough.

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August 12th, 2009
Deleting Locked Files (32 and 64-bit)

It seems like on Windows I always come across those pesky files I can't delete because another process is using it. Up until a few months ago I had always used a program called Unlocker to get around this, and it has served me well. I had to stop using it, however, when I moved to Vista 64-bit since it only includes support for 32-bit versions of Windows.

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August 11th, 2009
OpenOffice with a Ribbon?

I was going back and forth whether I should write about this, but I wanted to see what everyone's thoughts were on this. I posted on Twitter a week ago about news of OpenOffice.org working on a ribbon-like design for an upcoming version of their office suite. When I saw the news on an official Sun blog I was rather disappointed, which is why I wasn't even going to mention it here on the site.

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August 10th, 2009
WrapUp: Chrome Gets Jumplist Support, iTunes 9 with Blu-ray, 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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August 9th, 2009
Welcome to the CyberNet Redesign

I told you earlier in the week that a redesign was coming today, and I wasn't lying. Hopefully when you see it for the first time you recognize how much we were pushing for simplicity.

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August 5th, 2009
CyberNet Redesign Coming This Sunday

Sunday is the big day! Over the last month or so I've been spending every ounce of free time I could scrounge up working on a site redesign. After all, this one has served us for two wonderful years. This time around I took a lot of things into consideration based on the feedback I've heard about our current theme.

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August 4th, 2009
WrapUp: Evolution of the Windows 7 Taskbar, Schedule Outlook Emails, 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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July 31st, 2009
Flashnote: Like Notepad, but Organized

I can't even tell you how many people that I know who are truly dedicated to using Notepad for their day to day basic writing tasks. The no-frills design minimizes distractions, and lets you get the job done quickly.

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July 29th, 2009
Using Google Calendar Sync Without Your Default Calendar

At work I use Outlook to manage my email and calendar, but I was looking for a way to sync my calendar with Google. It wasn't that long ago that Google decided to release an Outlook syncing tool so that you're able to do exactly what I wanted. Well, almost what I wanted.

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July 28th, 2009
WrapUp: Windows 7 RTM, Hotmail Storage, 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. Don't forget to send in your own tips, or just leave a comment on this page if you think you've got something we should include.

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July 21st, 2009
Firefox 3.7 and Firefox 4.0 Interface Mockups

Mozilla just wrapped up the Firefox 3.5 release a few weeks ago, but they are already going to town on what they can do for future improvements. When they redesigned Firefox 3.0 I thought the new designs were okay, but they weren't anything that seemed to be revolutionary.

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July 20th, 2009
WrapUp: Microsoft Opening Retail Stores; Chrome Themes, Extensions, and Tips

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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July 16th, 2009
Create Site Shortcuts in Firefox

In Firefox you've always been able to assign a keyword to any bookmark, which would take you to that particular site if you type the keyword in the address bar and press Enter. That's nice and all, but once you get a large number of shortcuts it can be tough to remember them all.

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July 15th, 2009
AppHider for Mac Puts Program Shortcuts in Menu Bar

It's not often that I write about Mac apps because I don't find some of them all that interesting, but I came across one that I thought was pretty useful. AppHider is a free program who's goal is to tuck apps away into the Menu Bar. It then lets you assign any keyboard shortcut or AppleScript to the menu options you create.

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