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.
iPhone 3.0 to Include Copy and Paste
Kevin Rose is claiming to have some insider knowledge, again, about the upcoming iPhone 3.0 software announcement. The announcement will be coming directly from Apple tomorrow, but Rose says that copy and paste is a definite feature.
Visits to Gmail Surpass YouTube
Anyone questioning Gmail’s popularity may be surprised to hear that the email service is in a tight traffic battle with their very own YouTube.
Windows 7 Build 7048 Leaked
A new release of Windows 7 was leaked to the Internet about a week and a half ago, and this one has a few new things since the Beta. The list of changes include some updated icons, the ability to remove Internet Explorer, and a revamped Remote Desktop tool.
A Look at a Black Box Flight Recorder
Have you ever wondered what the mysterious “black box” from an airplane is like? This will give you some insight as to how it works, and what it looks like.
Zoho Writer Gets Revamped
The Zoho team is always working hard to bring you the best new features, and this time they are trying to combine the toolbars and menus. The result is similar to the Office 2007 Ribbon, but I definitely like what they are on to here.
Flock Ditching Firefox for Chrome?
It looks like the social browser Flock is eyeing a change in their backend. They are considering switching from using Firefox to using Chrome, since both are open source.
Google Dropping Free SMS via Google Talk
Google has decided that they can’t continue forking out the bill for people to send out free SMS messages through Google Talk. Guess they didn’t realize quite how popular it would be.
Microsoft’s Kumo Search Engine
It seems like all the search companies are trying to find that right mix of what people are looking for with the results that are returned. Google has played around with plenty of different prototypes, and now Microsoft will be doing the same kind of thing.
NOD32 Gets False Positives, Deletes System Files
My favorite antivirus solution, NOD32, recently had a very unfortunate event happen to them. Their antivirus app falsely identified several system files as being potential viruses, and automatically quarantined them.
Google Voice Transcribes Voicemail
There were some people thinking that Google was going to ditch the GrandCentral service that they acquired in 2007, but it looks like they are doing the opposite. Instead they are actually adding the ability to transcribe voicemail messages.
–Tips, Tutorials, and Reviews–
Create Videos from Your Photo Collection
One thing that sucks with taking so many digital photos is that a lot of people don’t try to do anything with them. One of the things that I like to do the most is turn my photos into a video because it’s easy for less tech-savvy family members to watch, and something like this can do just that.
How to Send/Receive Hotmail from Gmail
If you’re a Hotmail user these step-by-step instructions will explain how you can setup your Gmail account to send and receive email as if it were all happening from your Hotmail account.
Taking Better Screenshots in Linux
If you’re a Linux user there’s a good chance that you’re looking for some software to take better and more customized screenshots. A free utility called Shutter is a nice alternative.
Free Task Management Utility
Project managers that are looking for a free yet powerful way to manage an overwhelming number of tasks will definitely want to checkout this app.
Foxmarks Becomes Xmarks, Gets More Social
The bookmark syncing utility Foxmarks has now become Xmarks, and has a few new features thrown into the mix. It now has a rather social side since there’s the ability to view similar sites among other things.
- Avant Browser 11.7.23 [Mirror]
- Firefox 3.1 Beta 3 [Mirror]
- Foxit Reader 3.0.1506 [Mirror]
- GOM Player 188.8.131.5231 [Mirror]
- Google Chrome 184.108.40.206 [Mirror]
- iTunes 220.127.116.11 [Mirror]
- Miro 2.0.3 [Mirror]
- MozBackup 1.4.9 [Mirror]
- Opera 9.64 [Mirror]
- SeaMonkey 2.0 Alpha 3 [Mirror]
- Skype 18.104.22.168 [Mirror]
- Songbird 1.1.1 [Mirror]
- Vista SP2 RC [Mirror]