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.
Netflix May Launch Streaming-Only Plan
The Netflix blog posted last week that they are looking into a streaming-only option for USA subscribers.
Dropbox Releases App Directory
I love Dropbox, and use it all the time. Now they have intelligently created an online directory that showcases all of the third-party apps and sites that make use of the service.
Microsoft Reduces Number of TechNet Product Keys
TechNet users will notice when they look at their account that they’ve had the number of product license keys they get to use reduced from 10 to 5.
Roku Revamps Product Lineup
Roku is hoping to rain on the Apple TV parade by announcing HD boxes that cost almost half as much as the Apple TV.
Gmail App Moved to Android Market
Google has extracted the Gmail App from Android so that they can make it available as a separate download. The benefit to doing this is that they can update it more frequently instead of waiting on Android OS updates.
Twitter’s Explanation for the “onMouseOver’ Incident
Twitter explains how their site was the victim of cross-site scripting that exploited users anytime they hovered over a link.
Early IE9 Beta Download Numbers
According to the official Windows Blog the IE9 Beta was downloaded over 2 million times in the first two days, compared to IE8 Beta that only got 1.3 million downloads in the first five days.
Flickr’s 5 Billionth Photo Uploaded
Flickr’s users are uploading over 3k images every second, and so it comes as no surprise that they recently passed the 5 billion photo mark.
iPhone Helps Blind Person See Color
This is an inspiring story of how the iPhone with its accessibility options and selection of apps has helped a blind person “see” color.
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How Shazam Identifies Songs
Ever wonder how the Shazam application is able to identify the songs you listen to? This article walks you through some of the techniques used.
Jinni Recommends Movies You Should Watch
The next time you are looking for a good movie to watch you should jump on over to Jinni to see what they recommend.
Connectify Now Windows 7 Starter Compatible
Connectify is the free Windows 7 tool that turns your laptop into a WiFi hotspot, and the latest Beta release includes support for Windows 7 Starter Edition, sharing VPN connections, and more.
Extensive Motorola Droid 2 Review
AnandTech takes an in-depth look at the Droid 2 including cellular performance, keyboard, software, LCD quality, battery life, and more.
Meebo IM App for BlackBerry Available in Beta Form
Meebo has brought their popular cross-network instant messaging service to the BlackBerry via a free application.
SBackup Makes Backups Easy Linux
This free utility lets Linux users quickly set up file and folder backup operations on their computer.
Save Energy with SmartPower
With SmartPower you can configure rules for when your computer should be on or off… based on time, network usage, etc…
Tracktor Adds Alerting and Price History to Amazon
This Google Chrome extension will embed a price history chart on Amazon products, and also lets you specify a notification threshold for price drops.
Free Grooveshark Music Downloader
Grooveshark is definitely an awesome service, and someone has actually released a tool that will let you download pretty much any song from Grooveshark in MP3 format.
Mulve Makes Music Downloading too Easy?
TorrentFreak covered a program called Mulve that lets you search and download nearly any MP3 that you could imagine… without any uploading or sharing required.
- AIM 188.8.131.52 Beta 2 [Homepage] [Mirror]
- BurnAware Free 3.0.6 [Homepage] [Mirror]
- FeedDemon 184.108.40.206 Beta [Homepage] [Mirror]
- Flash Player 10.1.85.3 [Homepage] [Mirror]
- Google Chrome 7.0.517.17 Beta [Homepage] [Mirror]
- Notepad++ 5.8 [Homepage] [Mirror]
- Opera 10.70.9050 Beta [Homepage] [Mirror]
- Sandboxie 3.49.07 Beta [Homepage] [Mirror]
- TagScanner 5.1.592 [Homepage] [Mirror]
- uTorrent 220.127.116.1150 [Homepage] [Mirror]