August 29th, 2012
Essential Online DNS Tools

We've covered a couple of DNS tools in the past, such as the DNS propagation checker, which are useful for anyone that owns a domain. The problem is that you generally have to jump around to a bunch of different sites in order to do simple things like reverse IP lookups, traceroutes, Chinese firewall tests, propagation checks, and more.

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August 28th, 2012
Send Links From Chrome Desktop to Chrome Mobile (iOS and Android)

Google has long offered an awesome way for Android users to share links from the desktop to a mobile device. The Chrome to Phone extension is something I've wanted for a while on iOS, but I figured Google wasn't going to make an effort to bring it to iOS.

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August 27th, 2012
WrapUp: Old vs. New Logos for Microsoft Products, uTorrent Alternatives, 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 24th, 2012
View Info About Every Mac Ever Made with Mactracker

Apple has released a lot of hardware and software over the years, but it's easy to forget how they got to where they are. A free app on the Mac App Store called Mactracker can take you on a walk down memory lane. When you fire up the app you are presented with 500+ items that Apple has released in a variety of different categories including desktops, notebooks, servers, devices, and software.

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August 23rd, 2012
Windows Font Manager with Live Previews

Windows doesn't have a great way to manage the fonts on your system, but thankfully there are quite a few third party solutions that make it a heck of a lot better. If you're looking for one of the better free options I'd definitely have to point you in the direction of NexusFont.

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August 22nd, 2012
Copy Files Between Machines (Windows/Mac/Linux) With Little Hassle

Sometimes it can be a huge pain when needing to transfer files between machines because things don't always go smoothly.

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August 21st, 2012
Change the Windows Logon Screen Background

Do you feel like you need to change things up a bit on your Windows machine? The free Logon Screen Rotator is able to give your logon screen a fresh new look each time your computer starts up. That way the next time you go to login you'll be surprised with the background that is there to greet you.

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August 20th, 2012
WrapUp: Skype for Windows 8 Leaks, Google Using Incremental Updates for Android Apps, 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 17th, 2012
Simple Image Viewer for Windows

I spend a lot of time looking at images on my computer since it currently serves as a home to the tens of thousands that I've taken. It should therefore come as no surprise that I tinker around a lot with various image viewers to ensure that I'm always using the one that fits my needs the best.

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August 16th, 2012
Manage Multiple Remote Desktop (RDP) Sessions on a Mac

I have a pretty even mix of Windows and Mac computers in my house, and from time to time I find myself wanting to remotely connect to one of my Windows machines from a Mac. That's not a problem since Microsoft makes their own Remote Desktop client for Mac OS X, but it's not exactly the best utility to use if you are doing this on a semi-regular basis.

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August 15th, 2012
OpenOffice vs. LibreOffice?

I know some people who are casual Linux users that periodically fire up new releases of popular distributions to see how things are going in the world of Linux. One of the things I've had a lot of comments on is how several Linux distributions (Debian, Ubuntu, openSUSE, and most others) have stopped shipping OpenOffice.org with their operating systems and have switched to LibreOffice.

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August 14th, 2012
Quickly Search Your Chrome Bookmarks

Last month we covered a great Chrome extension that makes all of your bookmarks available under a single icon in the Chrome toolbar. I primarily used it for fast access to the bookmarks I'd ordinarily place on the bookmarks toolbar, and by using the extension I was able to hide that toolbar thereby giving me a little extra website-viewing space.

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August 13th, 2012
WrapUp: uTorrent Becoming Ad-Supported, XBMC Coming to Ouya, 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 10th, 2012
Disable the GoogleUpdate Process on Your Mac

A couple months ago we explained how you can disable the GoogleUpdate.exe process on your Windows machine, and today we are showing you how to do the same thing on a Mac. It's definitely a little easier on the Mac side because there is just a single line of code that you need to execute in a Terminal window.

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August 9th, 2012
Using Adobe Acrobat PDF Reader in Chrome

I've been a Chrome user for quite some time now, and I was extremely happy when they added the built-in PDF reader about two years ago. That way when I click to open a PDF it renders very quickly right from within the browser. More often than not I don't need all of the advanced features a PDF reader like Adobe Acrobat brings to the table so this works well in my scenario.

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August 8th, 2012
Troubleshoot Network Issues with Netalyzr

I'm sure you've come across computers that feel like they have an extra slow Internet connection, and so you start digging through a crazy amount of settings trying to figure out what could be the culprit. In the end you're left wondering whether your machine is actually the problem, or whether it has something to do with your ISP.

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August 7th, 2012
Volume Level Indicator for Windows

Whenever I'm using my Windows laptop I frequently adjust the level of the volume depending on what I'm doing at the time. The problem with Windows is that there is no indication of the volume level as you change it aside from the tiny System Tray icon that only has a few bars to indicate what it's set at.

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August 6th, 2012
WrapUp: Windows 8 RTM Leaked, Get an Outlook.com Email Address, 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 3rd, 2012
Portable WordPress Installation for Development Purposes

If you are a WordPress developer or just want to play around with your own local installation there is a free package called Instant WordPress that will get your own site up and running in under a minute.

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August 2nd, 2012
Cleanly Uninstall Windows Applications and Remove Leftover Files

One of the things I hate the most in Windows is when I try to uninstall an application and it leaves files and Registry keys behind.

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