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.
Google Earth Updated to Include Real-Time Weather
The newest version of Google Earth lets users add cloud and radar layers for real-time weather viewing.
Opera Mini Serves Up 1 Billion Pages a Day
In a press release Opera announced that on July 25th they served up 1 billion page views in a single day, which equates to 11,500 pages per second.
New Amazon Kindle Available Late August
The next generation Amazon Kindle will be available on August 27th, and is 21% smaller, 15% lighter, and refreshes the E-Ink screen 20% faster. Pricing: $139 for WiFi and $189 for 3G.
100 Million Facebook Contacts Aggregated, Put on BitTorrent
Someone decided to filter out all the public information available on Facebook, and assemble it together into a single 2.8GB download… which was then posted as a Torrent. The download contains information including email addresses and phone numbers of over 100 million users.
Apple Launches Safari Extensions Gallery
Users of the Safari 5 browser can now grab extensions from the official Safari Extensions Gallery.
Firefox 4 Beta 2 Available
The newest Firefox 4 Beta can be downloaded, but as we’ve previously mentioned this version has a good chance of breaking a lot of your existing extensions.
Chevy Reveals Volt Pricing
The electric Chevy Volt will run buyers $41,000, but you’ll also be able to collect on the $7,500 federal tax credit.
–Tips, Tutorials, and Reviews–
Fully Automate a Torrent-Powered Media Center
Lifehacker has an extremely in-depth guide as to how you can set up your favorite shows to automatically download as they become available, and have them placed in your Media Center where they can be viewed.
Utilize Your Idle Computer Time
This free Windows utility lets you specify certain actions or applications to run whenever your computer is idle.
Jailbreak Matrix Determines the Right Tool for the Job
iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad users can use this table to pinpoint which tool you should use to Jailbreak your device.
Using Android to Automate Your Phone
This extensive guide explains how you can use your phone to automate tasks on your Android device.
10 Ways to Get More Out of Wolfram Alpha
These are a bunch of different ways you can use Wolfram Alpha, some of which you probably didn’t know about… such as geolocating your IP address or comparing website traffic.
- Any Video Converter 3.07 [Homepage] [Mirror]
- Avant Browser 2010.102 [Homepage] [Mirror]
- CCleaner 2.34.1200 [Homepage] [Mirror]
- CDBurnerXP 184.108.40.2064 [Homepage] [Mirror]
- Digsby Build 80 Beta [Homepage] [Mirror]
- Firefox 4.0 Beta 2 [Homepage] [Mirror]
- Google Chrome 6.0.472.11 Beta [Homepage] [Mirror]
- Miranda 0.8.27 [Homepage] [Mirror]
- Miro 3.0.3 [Homepage] [Mirror]
- PicPick 2.3.3 [Homepage] [Mirror]
- Safari 5.0.2 [Homepage] [Mirror]
- SetPoint 6.15 [Homepage] [Mirror]
- TightVNC 2.0 [Homepage] [Mirror]
- uTorrent 220.127.116.1156 Beta [Homepage] [Mirror]
- VLC Media Player 1.1.2 [Homepage] [Mirror]