October 26th, 2011
Free Diagram Software for Windows, Mac, and Linux

Not everyone has the money to spend on a professional diagram editor like Visio, but there are some free solutions available as well. Many of the free options are available online as web-based editors, but if you need a desktop app something like the Dia Diagram Editor may be what you want.

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October 25th, 2011
Quick Access to Your Public IP, Web Browser Version, and More

I'm sure there are a lot of times where you need to know your external/public IP address, and there is probably a specific site you always go to for that information.

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October 24th, 2011
WrapUp: Android Ice Cream Sandwich, Google Shows You Your IP, 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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October 20th, 2011
Making Music with Your Hands

I didn't realize how many different sounds our hands could make until I played with the American Heart Association's Hands Symphony site. They are using the site to promote learning CPR, and in doing so came up with a rather viral campaign.

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October 19th, 2011
A Better Search Tool for the Windows Registry

If you've ever tried to find something in the Windows Registry you'll know how basic the built-in registry search tool is. A free app called RegSeeker is looking to solve that by providing a much more selective and customizable search utility.

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October 18th, 2011
Play Elevator Music While Programs Open and Files Copy

If you are looking for a way to spice up your day a little bit maybe what you need is something that will play elevator music while programs are opening, files are copying, and your downloads are downloading. Instant Elevator Music is an app that will play, well, elevator music when those kinds of operations are taking place.

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October 17th, 2011
WrapUp: Real-Time Google Analytics, Sony Recalls 1.6M TVs, 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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October 14th, 2011
Free Web Background Patterns

Creating patterns that are repeatable and look good is something designers spend a lot of time working on. I recently came across an awesome site called Subtle Patterns that looks to make this a little easier for non-designers by providing us with a small image that we can use to repeat across an entire website's background.

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October 13th, 2011
CaptureIt Plus is a Free Screenshot App for Windows

There seems to be all kinds of screenshot apps available for Windows, and many of them cater to different audiences. One of my favorites is Greenshot since it is lightweight, free, and has just the right number of features, but CaptureIt Plus comes in a close second.

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October 12th, 2011
How to Find the Direction to Point Your TV Antenna

A couple weeks ago I was trying to configure a TV antenna to get some of my local television stations in the over-the-air HD quality they broadcasted in. The problem was that in trying to figure out the best direction to point the antenna I realized that there had to be an easy way to get the optimal direction for the antenna to face. That's when I came across AntennaPoint.com.

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October 11th, 2011
Monitor Folders for Changes in Windows

Folder Monitor is a free Windows app that can track changes to folders you select. The types of changes include a file being created, changed, renamed, or deleted. When one of those events occur you can have a visual notification appear, a sound played, and a command line action taken.

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October 10th, 2011
WrapUp: Steve Jobs Passed Away Last Week

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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October 7th, 2011
Find Large Files and Folders with Advanced RegEx Filtering

We've seen all kinds of apps that assist with finding large files and folders on your machine, but you often don't have much control over the kinds of files and folders that are returned.

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October 6th, 2011
Get Rain Alerts in Chrome and Firefox

I hate when I'm sitting at work only to look out the window and realize that it is starting to rain. Then when I go to look at the radar it is a major storm that is moving in, and had I left 30 minutes earlier I wouldn't have had to worry about pulling out my umbrella.

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October 5th, 2011
TCPEye Monitor Internet Connections

If you'r worried that something may be going on behind-the-scenes on your computer TCPEye is an app that may put your mind at ease. It monitors all TCP and UDP ports on your computer for activity, and displays the information in a list like the one pictured above. Here is a quick rundown on what the app will tell you about each TCP or UDP connection on your machine:

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October 4th, 2011
Free Online Placeholder Image Generators

When doing web development work I frequently find myself needing placeholder images that have specific dimensions. The last thing you want to do is sit there taking the time cropping a bunch of images to the size you need, and that's where placeholder generators come into play.

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October 3rd, 2011
WrapUp: Amazon’s New Kindle Lineup, Changes to Zune Music Pass, 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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September 30th, 2011
Forcefully Empty the Recycle Bin for All Users in Windows

I've run into the situation before where I've needed to empty the Recycle Bin for all users on a multi-user computer.

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September 29th, 2011
Hamster ZIP Archiver Uses All Your Processor Cores for Compressing Files

I never thought I'd find a file archiver that I liked better than 7-Zip, but the interface provided by Hamster ZIP Archiver has really won me over. Not only can you compress files as both ZIP and 7Z formats, but it also looks great while it is doing the dirty work.

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September 28th, 2011
Bulk Create Folders from a Text File

Last week I needed to create hundreds of empty folders for a project I was working on, and I was trying to figure out the best way to create the folders in bulk. I thought I was going to have to write my own script to do it, but as it turns out a member of the DonationCoder forum posted an awesome app he whipped up called Text 2 Folders.

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