October 24th, 2012
GUI to Bulk CHMOD Files on a Mac

Some people aren't comfortable around a Unix terminal, which can make things difficult if you're trying to change the read, write, and execute permissions on a file or set of files. The chmod command can, after all, be a little intimidating if you haven't used it before… not to mention that it can really mess up your system if you don't use it quite right.

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October 23rd, 2012
Limit the Volume on Your PC

Have you ever wished you had a volume limiter for your computer? I can think of a variety of reasons where you might want to limit the volume on your computer including keeping kids from accidentally cranking up their favorite tunes on your computer, or even limiting the volume to match the quality of your speakers.

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October 22nd, 2012
WrapUp: Apple Event October 23rd, Google Event October 29th, 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 19th, 2012
Change File Created/Modified Date and Time in Windows

There might be a time that comes where you want to edit some file or folder attributes that Windows doesn't natively let you change. Things like the date a file was created, modified, and accessed are normally out of your control, but with the free Attribute Changer you can change many of those properties in just a few clicks.

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October 18th, 2012
Add a Free Start Menu in Windows 8

A couple of months ago we wrote about a free Windows 8 Start Menu that provided the basic features you'd need from a Start Menu app. While it was extremely customizable I wouldn't say it was my preferred style given how accustomed I have grown to the Windows Vista/7 Start Menu over the years.

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October 17th, 2012
Optimize JPG and PNG Images on a Mac

When it comes to uploading images to a website you always want to try and make sure the file sizes are as low as possible without compromising on quality. Sometimes that is easier said than done, but with the free ImageOptim for the Mac it's a breeze. 

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October 16th, 2012
Windows 8 Style Text Editor

The next time you are typing away on your keyboard you should think about whether you're using the right app for the job. Some of us use Microsoft Word for almost everything while others remain faithful to apps like Notepad and Notepad++ because of their simplicity. If you like the Metro-style design that Windows 8 basks in then the new MetroTextual app may be right up your alley.

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October 15th, 2012
WrapUp: Gmail 4.2 for Android Download Leaked, TweetDeck Redesigned, 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 12th, 2012
Find Large Files and Folders on Your PC

We've covered a bunch of different ways in the past to find large files and folders on your system, and generally each have their limitations. I have yet to find a program that is both fast and provides a wealth of information, but the free GetFoldersize is inching closer to what I want.

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October 11th, 2012
Best TV Show Tracker for Android

A little while ago we wrote about our favorite TV show tracking app for iOS, and we thought it would only be fair to do the same for Android. This time around we are happy to say that the Android app we love the most is free, but there is a version you can pay for if you want to support development. Let me introduce you to SeriesGuide.

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October 10th, 2012
Free App Launcher for Mac

I've found that most Mac users I talk with find the Spotlight search to be sufficient when it comes to launching apps from the keyboard, but there are also some power users that yearn for a little more. Alfred is a powerhouse for keyboard junkies, but if all you want to do is launch some apps the free Chuck (that's a Mac App Store link) might be exactly what you need.

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October 9th, 2012
Monitor for Unauthorized File Changes in WordPress

It's not too often that we write about WordPress extensions, but since I know there are many of you out there running your own WordPress installations I thought I'd give you a heads up about an awesome security-related extension. It is called WordPress File Monitor Plus, and as the name implies it monitors your site for changes in files.

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October 8th, 2012
WrapUp: XBMC Celebrates 10th Anniversary, Digsby Goes Open Source, 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 5th, 2012
XBMC: Android Widget Remote Control

If you're reading this article I'm sure you already know that the XBMC team already makes an official remote for Android, but for me I wanted a way to leverage widgets so that I wouldn't have to open an app every time I wanted to do something simple like pause whatever is playing in XBMC. After some searching around that's when I came across the free Yatse Widget XBMC Remote.

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October 4th, 2012
Review Third-Party Apps With Access to Your Google, Twitter, and Dropbox Accounts

You probably don't give much thought to the apps and services that you've granted access to some of your accounts over the years. If you're anything like me I had dozens of different apps and services I don't even use anymore that still had access to my account.

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October 3rd, 2012
LastPass Desktop App for Windows, Mac, and Linux

A couple of months ago I decided to stop using 1Password to manage my passwords and instead migrated over to LastPass. I would say that 1Password is a very polished password manager, but it's just too expensive overall if you're like me and use both Windows and Mac regularly.

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October 2nd, 2012
Stream Grooveshark to Your Android Device for Free

The official Grooveshark app hasn't had much luck staying in the Google Play Store, and even when it has appeared it required a subscription if you wanted to listen to any of the music it had to offer. Another app that streams music from Grooveshark completely free has somehow escaped the wrath of being pulled from the store. That app is Dood's Music Streamer.

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October 1st, 2012
WrapUp: Smartphone Camera Comparison, Using YouTube as an Endless Music Player, 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 28th, 2012
Instant OCR for Images and Documents

I've seen all kinds of OCR recognition tools in the past, and most of them are only good at handling certain kinds of files. Some of them are able to handle images, some can do PDFs, and some others specialize in other obscure types of files. And then there is the free and open source Capture2Text that can handle just about anything you can display on your computer screen… for real.

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September 27th, 2012
Best Google Reader App for Android

As you can imagine I read through a hefty number of RSS feeds each day… I have around 300 feeds that pull in a couple thousand items every day for me to sift through. It can be quite a chore to get through it all, which is why I'm rather picky when it comes to having a great mobile RSS reader that is able to sync with Google Reader.

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