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.
No PC to PC Sync in New SkyDrive
Sadly Microsoft still won’t let you keep multiple devices in sync with each other with the new (unreleased) version of SkyDrive.
Adobe Abandoning Flash Player On Linux
Adobe announced last week that Flash Player 11.2 will be the last update to the software for Linux users, but that Google will continue to include updates to Flash Player through Chrome.
Flickr Redesign Launches Tomorrow
A major update to the design of Flickr is coming tomorrow, which I will warmly welcome as a long-time Flickr user myself.
Nook Tablet 8GB Rolls Out At $199
Barnes and Noble is taking on the Kindle Fire with an 8GB version of the Nook Tablet that comes in at $199, and the price of the older Nook Color has dropped to $169.
BlackBerry PlayBook 2.0 Available
BlackBerry PlayBook owners can grab the latest 2.0 update for the OS that was released last week, which is equipped with a native mail client and Android app support.
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Requiem Cracks Apple’s iBooks DRM
If you want to transport your purchased iBooks to a non-Apple device you’ll need to use an app like Requiem to first strip the DRM.
Google’s Talk Extension for Chrome
I’ve been waiting awhile for this, but it looks like Google is finally offering their Google Talk extension for all Chrome users instead of just those running a Chromebook PC. This is a great alternative to Gmail Chat that doesn’t require using a full desktop app.
- Firefox 11.0 Beta 4 [Homepage] [Mirror]
- Google Chrome 19.0.1049.3 Beta [Homepage] [Mirror]
- Kindle for PC 220.127.116.11364 [Homepage] [Mirror]
- Opera 12.00.1312 Beta [Homepage] [Mirror]
- SeaMonkey 2.7.2 [Homepage] [Mirror]
- Skype 18.104.22.168 [Homepage] [Mirror]
- SUPER v2012.50 [Homepage] [Mirror]
- Thunderbird 11.0 Beta 2 [Homepage] [Mirror]
- VLC Media Player 2.0.0 [Homepage] [Mirror]