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.
Police Arrest Operator of Mulve App
The individual running the Mulve site/application was arrested, and has chosen to discontinue the free music downloading service that would have otherwise cost him years in jail.
Bing Will Be in the Firefox 4 Search Bar
In the next major release of Firefox users will notice that Answers.com and Creative Commons has been removed from the default search engines available, and have been replaced by Bing.
Google Testing Search Result Previews
A new feature being tested on the Google search results page will let you display a snapshot of a webpage before visiting it.
Depositing Checks with PayPal iPhone App
PayPal has updated their iPhone app to let users deposit checks simply by taking a picture of it.
Internet Explorer Drops Below 50% Market Share Threshold
Microsoft’s Internet Explorer browser continues to decline as usage falls below the 50% mark, and Chrome continues to increase in popularity quite rapidly.
Google Goggles Available on iPhone
The Google Mobile app for the iPhone now incorporates the “Goggles” functionality that was previously only found on the Android platform.
Google TV App Capabilities Demoed
Another sneak peek of the Google TV shows off a handful of applications that will be available at launch, including some that let you interact with HBO, NBA, Netflix, Pandora, Twitter, and more.
iPad Sees Fast Adoption Rate
A report from CNBC says that the iPad represents the fastest adopted electronic device (excluding phones).
Skype for Android Released
Skype’s new Android application can make free Skype-to-Skype calls and can even call phone numbers for a small fee.
Gmail Aliases for Google Apps No Longer Work
It’s important to note that if you’re using Gmail Aliases in your Google Apps account that they will no longer be functional, but a rather poor workaround is establishing a “catch all” address. Again, this is only for people who use Google Apps to manage email for their custom domains.
–Tips, Tutorials, and Reviews–
Manipulate PDF Files with PDF Rider
Using PDF Rider you can actually merge PDF files, delete pages, encrypt/decrypt a document, and more.
Send/Receive SMS Messages From Your Computer to Android Phone
TalkMyPhone is an awesome addition to your Android phone that will use the Jabber network (ex. Google Talk) to notify you and allow you to reply to new SMS messages.
Benchmark Your Laptop Battery
Battery Eater is a free Windows program that will aggressively test the battery life of your PC.
Sparrow Gmail Client for Mac
A new email client for the Mac tightly integrates into Gmail, and is free (at least while in Beta).
Schedule Your PC to Shutdown at Night
This guide explains how you can use the built-in scheduled task functionality in Windows to shutdown your computer at night, but only if it is sitting idle.
How to Jailbreak Your PS3
MakeUseOf has an excellent guide on how you can jailbreak your PS3 using a USB board that can be purchased online.
Record Internet Radio Stations with StreamWriter
This free Windows application will let you record some of your favorite online radio stations.
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