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.
Grooveshark Is Being Sued By All Four Major Music Labels
Last week Grooveshark got sued by EMI, which was the last major music label that had yet to sue them. Interestingly enough EMI had previously struck a deal with Grooveshark, but claims Grooveshark hasn’t been paying up.
Latest Chrome Beta Pre-Loads Pages
The newest Beta for Chrome will pre-load pages it thinks you are likely to visit, and also includes additional malware protection.
Microsoft Simplifying Storage Management in Windows 8
Microsoft released a blog post outlining the new Storage Spaces feature that will be available in an upcoming Beta version of Windows 8.
Android Market Boasts 400k Apps
Google’s Android app market is moving fast, and should be able to catch up to Apple pretty soon.
Roku Coming Out With Streaming Stick for TVs
If you’re sick of all those set-top boxes next to your TV you may want to turn your focus to Roku. They announced the Roku Streaming Stick, which similar to a USB drive, but instead of plugging into a USB port it plugs directly into the HDMI port and adds streaming capabilities to your TV. No word on pricing yet, and it should be ready in the second half of 2012.
IE6 Usage Falls Below 1% in the U.S.
Microsoft announced that IE6 usage in the U.S. fell below 1% as we closed out 2011. They celebrated the event with drinks and a cake.
–Tips, Tutorials, and Reviews–
Enable Aero in the Windows 8 AeroLite Theme
This little “easter egg” will enable Aero Glass support for anyone running a Windows 8 preview with the AeroLite theme.
Enable Concurrent Remote Desktop Sessions in Windows
If you remote into your home machine you probably know that only one user can login at a time. If someone tries to use the machine at home while you’re remotely connected you’ll get kicked off. This patch makes it so that multiple users can simultaneously connect to a single Windows machine.
Switch from iOS 5 to Android? Here’s a Fix for the iMessage Bug
If you switched from a device running iOS 5 to Android you might not receive messages coming from iMessage. There’s a simple workaround that helps ensure people don’t continue sending you iMessages after you’ve ditched your iOS device.
Nokia Lumia 710 for T-Mobile Review
The Verge has a thorough review of the Nokia Lumia 710, which is Nokia’s first Windows Phone for North America and it will be available on T-Mobile.
Chrome Extension to Check Multiple Gmail Accounts
If you have to monitor and switch between multiple Gmail accounts this Chrome extension might make it all a little easier.
Free Tether App for Android Doesn’t Require Root Access
ClockworkMod Tether Alpha is a free app for Android that will let you use your device’s Internet connection on your computer. It will also try to mask your connection to make it more difficult for carriers to detect that you’re tethering.
Turn Any WordPress Site Into A BitTorrent Tracker
Thanks to a WordPress plugin called WP-Trader you can transform your WordPress site into your very own BitTorrent tracker.
Insync: Dropbox-like Functionality That Uses Google Docs
The free Insync software will let you leverage your Google storage to keep your files in sync across multiple computers.
Best Cydia Tweaks from the Last Year
This guide walks you through some of the best Cydia apps and tweaks that were released in 2011.
- Bullzip PDF Printer 188.8.131.528 [Homepage] [Mirror]
- Dropbox 1.3.5 Experimental [Homepage] [Mirror]
- Firefox 10.0 Beta 3 [Homepage] [Mirror]
- Foxit Reader 5.1.4.0104 [Homepage] [Mirror]
- Google Chrome 17.0.963.26 Beta [Homepage] [Mirror]
- Miranda 0.9.40 [Homepage] [Mirror]
- Notepad++ 5.9.8 [Homepage] [Mirror]
- Picasa 184.108.40.206.81 [Homepage] [Mirror]
- VLC 1.2.0 Pre 3 [Homepage] [Mirror]