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.
AT&T Starts Sending Warnings About Throttling
The top 5% of data consumers on the AT&T network are starting to get warnings (via SMS) saying that they may have their transfer speed reduced. Users will apparently get multiple notices as a warning so that you can try to cutback on usage.
Microsoft Makes Changes to Zune Music Pass
Effective today the Zune Music Pass will drop in price from $14.99 to $9.99, but you’ll also lose your ability to permanently save off those 10 MP3s to your own library each month.
BlackBerry PlayBook Starts at $299 Now
As of last week retailers have been slashing the price of the BlackBery PlayBook down to $299 for the 16GB model, which is $200 less than it was prior to Amazon’s tablet announcement.
Amazon’s New Kindle Lineup
Last week was pretty big for Amazon as they unveiled their new lineup of Kindle devices, which range in price from $79 for the basic E Ink display up to $199 for the 7-inch color tablet powered by Android.
Firefox 7 Offers Improved Performance
The new Firefox 7 supposedly manages memory much more efficiently and overall makes the browser much more responsive.
Windows Phone Mango Getting Pushed to Devices
Microsoft started pushing Windows Phone 7.5 Mango to devices last week, which has some new features like Internet Sharing (think WiFi hotspot).
Apple Sends Invites for October 4th iPhone Media Event
Tomorrow Apple will be holding a media event where the focus will be on iPhone-related news.
New Delicious Owners Roll Out Changes to Site
The people who bought the Delicious bookmarking service earlier in the year have released their first set of changes, which for me has taken away some of the usefulness I found in it (such as the advanced sorting options).
View a Digital Version of the Dead Sea Scrolls Online
The Israel Museum has posted the 2,000 year old Dead Sea Scrolls online and is powered by Google technologies. They are very high resolution which means you can zoom in to see every little crack in the document.
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Google’s OnTheFly Mobile App Compares Flight Prices
Frequent flyers can appreciate the mobile OnTheFly Android and iOS App by Google which will let you compare prices between airlines as well as view ticket cost trends.
Get Email or RSS Alerts When New Episodes of Your Favorite TV Shows Air
MyTVrss is a free service that can send you an email or provide an RSS feed to alert you when a new episode of your favorite television show is airing.
Use the Kindle Flowchart to Find the Right Kindle for You
Now that there are several different Kindle devices to choose from you’ll need to think through which one is right for you. This flowchart basically serves as a comparison of the different devices to guide you with your decision.
Make Free VoIP Calls With magicJack iOS App
Most of you have probably heard about using a magicJack for landline phone calls, but now the service is also offering a solution for iOS users at absolutely no cost.
Turn Your Windows 7 Machine into a WiFi Router
Maryfi is a free app for Windows 7 that will let WiFi clients share the computer’s Internet connection.
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