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.
BlackBerry 6 Sneak Peek
The latest preview of the BlackBerry 6 OS demonstrates the social abilities and polished interface that will come with the release, which is due out later this summer.
Apple Posts iPhone 4 Press Conference Video
Apple has made the iPhone 4 press conference video available to the public, and has also posted demonstration videos that show other phones exhibiting similar antenna issues.
Evernote Trunk Launched
Evernote now has a centralized source for third-party software and hardware that integrates with the popular note taking service.
Initial Office 2010 Retail Sales are “Disappointing”
Reports from NPD indicate that the first two weeks worth of Office 2010 retail sales are below that of Office 2007’s first two weeks.
Google Tests Signing in With Multiple Accounts
Google is apparently testing a special sign-in process that will let you logon with multiple accounts, which is something I’ve been anxiously waiting for.
Picasa Web Integrates with Picnik
The Google Picasa site will now let you directly edit photos with their recently acquired Picnik online image editor.
Ballmer Says to Expect Windows 7 Slates by End of the Year
Last week at the Worldwide Partner Conference Steve Ballmer told the attendees that they can expect to see slates powered by Windows 7 within the next 5-months.
Google’s App Inventor Makes it Easy to Build Android Apps
In the coming weeks Google will be releasing App Inventor to the public, which will make creating your own Android apps drag-and-drop simple. This does, however, concern me with the quality of apps we will be seeing come out of it.
–Tips, Tutorials, and Reviews–
How to Test Your Home Network Speed
LAN Speed Test is a third-party tool that will help you determine exactly how fast and efficient your home network is.
Firefox Extension Does Fast Unit Conversions
This awesome Firefox extension lets you highlight some text on the page, and then convert it to popular units (such as degrees Celsius to degress Fahrenheit).
One-Click Root Tool for Droid Incredible
Just like other Android phones, the Droid Incredible has surrendered to the unrevoked team… who have developed a one-click tool for rooting the device.
Create a Customized Ubuntu Live CD
This guide explains how you can use Reconstructor, a free online service, to customize and build your own Ubuntu Live CD.
EasyBCD 2.0 Includes Windows 7 Support
The new EasyBCD 2.0 will let you modify the Windows 7 boot loader so that you can customize the boot options that appear when starting your computer. This is especially useful when dual-booting your machine.
System Nucleus: Windows Diagnostic, Backup, and Reporting Tool
This free and portable Windows utility will aggregate a lot of system information, offer backup/recovery tools, and even let you bulk remove applications from your computer.
Windows 7 SP1 Beta Download
Microsoft has privately released Windows 7 SP1 Beta, and these direct download links should help you try it out yourself.
SwiFTP Provides FTP Access to Your Android Device
This free Android application makes it possible to FTP into your phone, and lets you upload/download files as needed.
Boot Multiple Linux ISOs from a USB Drive
Easily boot Ubuntu, Fedora, openSUSE, and more from your USB drive using this free utility provided by PenDriveLinux.com.
- BurnAware Free 3.0.1 [Homepage] [Mirror]
- CDBurnerXP 188.8.131.526 [Homepage] [Mirror]
- Dropbox 0.8.85 Experimental [Homepage] [Mirror]
- Evernote 184.108.40.20667 [Homepage] [Mirror]
- Foobar2000 1.1 Beta 1 [Homepage] [Mirror]
- Google Chrome 6.0.466.0 Beta [Homepage] [Mirror]
- Maxthon 220.127.116.110 RC [Homepage] [Mirror]
- openSUSE 11.3 [Homepage] [Mirror]
- Recuva 1.38.504 [Homepage] [Mirror]
- RJ TextEd 6.53 [Homepage] [Mirror]
- Winamp 5.581 [Homepage] [Mirror]
- WinSCP 4.2.8 [Homepage] [Mirror]