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.
Helium Supply to be Depleted in 25 Years
According to a Cornell scientist the world’s supply of helium will be used up in the next 25 years.
Like.com Acquired by Google
The visual search engine Like.com has been acquired by Google for an estimated $100 million.
Next Gen iPod Touch Parts Leaked
Some parts have been leaked that are supposedly from the next generation iPod Touch, and reveals a front-facing camera.
Google Charging Extension Developers Fee to Publish
Google announced that they will start charging extension developers a $5 fee if they want to publish their extension. They are hoping that by doing this they will decrease the number of spammers.
Gmail Video/Voice Chat Adds Linux Compatibility
Google has released a Linux-compatible plugin for their Gmail video/voice chat service.
HP Confirms webOS Tablet for Early 2011
In an earnings call HP announced that they will have a webOS based tablet out in early 2011, and a Microsoft tablet out in the near future.
Intel Buys McAfee for $7.68 Billion
Late last week Intel purchased McAfee for $48 per share (60% higher than the closing price) which comes to a total of $7.68 billion.
Microsoft Arc Touch Mouse
Some people were thinking that Microsoft’s Arc Touch mouse was going to be similar to the Magic Trackpad or Magic Mouse released by Apple, but this article explains what you can expect.
Google TV is a Tough Sell to Content Providers
Some content providers are considering whether they should block their content from playing on certain devices like the Google TV, much like what Hulu has done with Boxee.
Over 4 Million Evernote Users
Evernote is rapidly growing as they hit the 4 million user mark. They also include some statistical breakdown on mobile and desktop usage.
Grooveshark Pulled from iPhone App Store
After being available for a short time Apple has removed the Grooveshark app from the App Store due to a complaint from Universal Music Group UK.
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Hotmail Users Can Receive SMS Alerts
Using filters in Hotmail you can have certain emails forwarded to you as an SMS alert on your phone.
Search Your Google Docs in Gmail
A new Gmail Labs feature will let you search your documents while viewing your Inbox.
Dirpy Studio Downloads YouTube Videos as MP3s
This free app can be used to grab your favorite music video from YouTube and have it saved as an MP3.
Eight New uTorrent Features Coming Soon
The uTorrent developers are working on some great new features… one of which is a Linux version of the popular BitTorrent client.
Yogile Provides Simple Photo Sharing
You can quickly create a photo gallery that anyone can contribute to using this free online service.
PhotoEdit is a Simple Yet Powerful Image Editor
With PhotoEdit, a free and portable Windows app, you’ll be able to apply some interesting effects to your images.
AirDropper Lets Others Upload to Your Dropbox Account
AirDropper makes it easy for anyone to upload a file to your account. Just send them an email, and they’ll be presented with a friendly interface to upload the requested file to your Dropbox account.
Google Calendar Sync Supports Outlook 2010 (32-bit)
Google has released an updated version of their Calendar Sync program that now supports the 32-bit version of Outlook 2010. They have not provided any time frame as to when a 64-bit compatible version will be available.
Feewhee Uses Mouse Wheel to Resize Windows
This portable app lets you hover over the title bar of a window, and when you use the scroll wheel the size of the window will be adjusted accordingly.
Enable Ctrl+V Pasting in Command Prompt
Using an AutoHotkey script you can actually start pasting into the command prompt using the common Ctrl+V keyboard shortcut.
Make Windows Look Like Snow Leopard
The Snow Leopard Transformation Pack can change the appearance of your Windows machine (even Windows 7) so that it looks like a Mac.
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- CCEnhancer 1.4 [Homepage] [Mirror]
- CDBurnerXP 22.214.171.1246 [Homepage] [Mirror]
- Evernote 126.96.36.19957 Beta [Homepage] [Mirror]
- FileHippo Update Checker 1.038 [Homepage] [Mirror]
- Foobar2000 1.1 Beta 3 [Homepage] [Mirror]
- Google Chrome 6.0.495.0 Beta [Homepage] [Mirror]
- Google Earth 188.8.131.527 [Homepage] [Mirror]
- Kindle for PC 184.108.40.206427 [Homepage] [Mirror]
- PDFCreator 1.0.2 [Homepage] [Mirror]
- Picasa 220.127.116.11 [Homepage] [Mirror]
- Screenshot Captor 2.84.01 [Homepage] [Mirror]
- uTorrent 18.104.22.16877 [Homepage] [Mirror]
- VLC Media Player 1.1.3 [Homepage] [Mirror]
- Windows Live Messenger 2011 Beta [Homepage] [Mirror]