September 26th, 2012
Adjust Your Computer Volume with Keyboard and Mouse Shortcuts

Several weeks ago we wrote about a free app called 3RVX that would provide an on-screen volume level indicator so that when you change the volume on your machine you'll be able to see in more detail the level it is set to.

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September 24th, 2012
Welcome to the Redesigned CyberNet

Welcome to the redesigned CyberNet! It's been about three years since we last updated our look, and we thought the site was really starting to show its age. With this refresh we are taking a slightly different approach than we did last time, and you should notice it right away... we're heavily embracing the use of whitespace.

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September 24th, 2012
WrapUp: LastPass Proactively Checking for Leaked Credentials, LTE Locations in the United States, 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 21st, 2012
Control Music Playback in Pandora, Grooveshark, Songza, and More from Chrome

The Unity Music Player extension for Google Chrome is an extremely nice way to manage music playback for well over a dozen different streaming websites. Many of the most popular ones including Pandora, Grooveshark, and Songza are all included in the mix.

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September 20th, 2012
Use Multiple Profiles Simultaneously in Chrome to Separate Out Work from Personal

Last year Google started to play around with adding profiles to the Chrome browser, and I feel like its usefulness is often overlooked. Most people attribute having multiple user profiles with being able to share a computer between multiple family members.

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September 19th, 2012
Remote Desktop Manager for Windows

I constantly find myself using Microsoft's Remote Desktop tool to connect to machines both within my house and at work. Managing a large number of machines can be a rather daunting chore, and we've covered some tools in the past that try to provide an interface for managing multiple Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) connections. I have to say that Remote Desktop Manager is among the best.

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September 18th, 2012
XBMC: Aeon MQ 4 Skin

We had mentioned awhile back when we wrote all of our XBMC guides that one of our favorite skins was the Aeon MQ 3 because of its sleek appearance and customizability. I'm happy to announce that the developer of the skin released the first stable version (and first public version) of Aeon MQ 4 over the weekend, and like prior versions it won't disappoint.

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September 17th, 2012
WrapUp: Apple iPhone 5 Announcement, CyanogenMod 10 M1 Builds Released, 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 14th, 2012
HOSTS File Editor for Mac

Making changes to the HOSTS file is generally something users either do regularly, or they've never touched it. For those of you not familiar with the HOSTS file it is basically a way to override the IP address that a domain/address resolves to. This is a great way to test out DNS changes on your machine before you make any updates at your DNS provider.

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September 13th, 2012
Stop Paper Junk Mail with Paper Karma

I hate junk mail regardless of whether I get it via an email or through the paper mail that arrives at my house each day. What's bothered me for a long time is how efficient email filters have gotten at being able to filter out the spam/junk mail before it hits my Inbox, but that same luxury doesn't apply to the mail that I get at my house.

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September 12th, 2012
Disable Bloatware Apps Without Root on Android

Google added an option in Android 4.0 ICS that would let users disable many of the bloatware apps that can't be removed on new devices. Sure you could just root the device and uninstall them, but there are quite a few people out there who don't want to mess around rooting their device. While disabling an app doesn't save you any space it can still impact your battery life in a rather positive way.

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September 11th, 2012
Copy Notepad++ Formatting and Syntax Highlighting

I use the awesome Notepad++ text editor all of the time, and it's an excellent tool for making quick edits to code or other specially formatted files such as XML. For dozens of different file types it is able to perform syntax highlighting where it formats the text with various colors to make reading the files easier.

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September 10th, 2012
WrapUp: VirusTotal Acquired by Google, Real Nokia Lumia 920 Sample Photos, 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 7th, 2012
Grep for Windows with a GUI

A couple of years ago I wrote about how you can use Notepad++ to find text in files simply by pointing it to a folder. While it's a handy feature it's not something a lot of people think of using Notepad++ for, and so a dedicated app for finding text in files might work out better. In that case the free and open source AstroGrep might be just what you need.

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September 6th, 2012
Free Keyboard with Arrow Keys for Android

One of the things that lacking in most mobile keyboards is support for keys you'd find on a typical desktop keyboard, but for many users they are not useful on mobile devices. Having dedicated buttons for things like the Control, Shift, and arrow keys can be extremely helpful depending on what you're trying to accomplish.

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September 5th, 2012
Get Rain Notifications Using IFTTT

It's not a lot of fun when you're caught outside in a storm without an umbrella, but the awesome If This Then That (IFTTT) service can be used as an advanced warning system for rain and thunderstorms. For those of you not familiar with IFTTT it's basically a website that is able to tie multiple online services together.

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September 4th, 2012
XBMC: Send YouTube Videos From Chrome to XBMC

One of the best things about using XBMC as my chosen media center software is the community behind it that develops plugins and software to make it easier to integrate throughout my household.

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September 3rd, 2012
WrapUp: Dropbox Competitor Adds Torrent Support, Windows 8 Keyboard Shortcuts, 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 31st, 2012
Two Finger Scrolling on Windows

When I got my Lenovo Thinkpad laptop (running Windows 7) I was looking for a way that I could get good two finger scrolling on the touchpad just like I have on my Mac computers. Synaptics, the one who makes the drivers for the touchpad, does have built-in support for two-finger scrolling, but I found it to be very poor at how it is handled. I then started to look around for a third-party solution.

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August 30th, 2012
Best TV Show Tracker for iOS

I like to keep track of my of when my favorite TV shows are going to be on TV, and I've used all kinds of iOS apps to help me do that. The short list of the ones I've tried include TV Show Tracker, TV Forecast, and TvShow Time. Most of them are paid, and they each have their own strengths, but none of them felt like they were exactly what I was looking for.

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