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.
New Dropbox Edition Geared Towards Businesses
The new Dropbox for Teams lets multiple users all share the same account, and pricing starts at $795 per year for 350GB of storage.
Apple Rolling Out 90 Second iTunes Song Previews
If you head on over to the iTunes store you might notice Apple has increased the preview time of songs from 30 seconds up to 90 seconds… assuming the song is at least 2 minutes and 30 seconds in length.
Hands-on Video Demo of BlackBerry PlayBook
Boy Genius Report got an exclusive look at the BlackBerry PlayBook last week, and takes you on a 10 minute joyride with the upcoming device.
Google +1 is Merely a Sharing Toolbar?
The product now known as “Google +1″ (formerly Google Me) leaked out in screenshot form, and looks like it’s just a toolbar that lets you share content with others.
Verizon Offering Free 3G with Chrome OS Laptop
The new CR-48 running Chrome OS will include 100MB per month of free Verizon data usage for the first two years, and $9.99 will get you unlimited access for a single day.
Google Updates Priority Inbox
Thanks to the changes made to Priority Inbox in Gmail you can now see the reason why a message was marked as important, and it’s also more responsive to when you explicitly mark an email as important or not important.
Google eBooks Launches
The Google eBook store lets you purchase books to read on their new web-reader as well as their Android and Apple apps for on-the-go.
Nexus S Android Phone Officially Unveiled
Google is promoting the Nexus S as the successor to the Nexus One, and ships with the stock version of Android instead of with carrier/manufacturer customizations.
Single Software License Used Nearly 775k Times
Avast’s antivirus software is popular for their free version, but apparently 774,651 people wanted the upgrade without paying. According to the company a single license has been used in over 200 countries over the course of a year and a half.
–Tips, Tutorials, and Reviews–
Browser Speed Test Comparison
Lifehacker compares Chrome, Firefox, IE, and Opera beta releases to see how they stack up against each other in terms of performance.
Run Desktop Apps from the Cloud with Spoon
An interesting site called Spoon will actually let you run some of your favorite apps (such as Notepad++) from your browser after installing a plug-in.
CR-48 Chrome OS Review
Engadget got a chance to use one of Google’s new laptops, and has put up a useful review of the device. It’s well worth checking out if you’ve been on the edge of your seat waiting to see what the device packs for a punch.
Installing Plex on a New Apple TV
Want to get a bit more out of your $99 Apple TV? By jailbreaking the device you’ll be able to throw the Plex app on it.
Patch Executables to Allow More Memory Usage on x64
A free patch is available that will supposedly modify an executable so that it can use more than 2GB of virtual memory on 64-bit systems. It will automatically create a backup of the original executable in case the app/game stops functioning after the patch.
Control Grooveshark Playback with Chrome Extension
The Skarkzapper Chrome extension makes it possible to control playback of your Grooveshark music without having to switch back to the actual tab.
AROUND, an Undocumented Google Search Operator
Using the AROUND operator in a Google Search will help you restrict how far your search terms can be apart from each other on a site.
- AIM 126.96.36.199 [Homepage] [Mirror]
- Any Video Converter 3.13 [Homepage] [Mirror]
- Dropbox 1.0.2 RC [Homepage] [Mirror]
- Evernote 188.8.131.525 [Homepage] [Mirror]
- FeedDemon 184.108.40.206 [Homepage] [Mirror]
- Firefox 3.6.13 [Homepage] [Mirror]
- Google Chrome 9.0.597.15 Beta [Homepage] [Mirror]
- ImgBurn 220.127.116.11 [Homepage] [Mirror]
- Miro 3.5.1 [Homepage] [Mirror]
- Opera 11.00.1133 Beta [Homepage] [Mirror]
- Picasa 18.104.22.168 [Homepage] [Mirror]
- SeaMonkey 2.0.11 [Homepage] [Mirror]
- Thunderbird 3.1.7 [Homepage] [Mirror]
- Transmission 2.13 [Homepage] [Mirror]
- VirtualBox 4.00 Beta 2 [Homepage] [Mirror]