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.
Yahoo Fixes IMAP Implementation
Yahoo Mail was previously identified as a bandwidth hog on mobile devices that were fetching mail using the IMAP protocol. It appears as though they addressed the issue sometime last week, and usage should now be on par with other mail services.
Microsoft Delays Windows Phone 7 Update
Microsoft is reassuring everyone that the copy-and-paste update is still coming soon, but has been pushed back from early to late March.
Google Chrome 10 Released
Google Maps Navigation Routes Around Traffic Congestion
The newest version of Google Maps Navigation Beta for Android will let you plot paths to your destination taking into account traffic data.
Skype Starts Putting Advertising in Desktop App
Skype has begun to include some unobtrusive advertising in their desktop application, and you may want to opt-out of the demographic data sharing in the Privacy section of the Options.
Internet Explorer 9 Released Later Today
Microsoft posted some details on the Internet Explorer 9 availability, which includes a release date of today and says the download will be posted at 11PM CST.
10 Million Kinects Sold
The 10 millionth Kinect has rolled off of store shelves, and that also means over 10 million Kinect games have been sold.
Speedtest.net Updates Interface
The Speedtest.net site was revamped to include a sparkling new look and smarter server selection for anyone wanting to test the speed of their Internet connection.
Adobe’s Wallaby Converts Flash to HTML5
Adobe is trying to support Flash developers a little more by releasing the Wallaby program, which can be used to convert some Flash apps into HTML5 code that is compatible with iOS devices.
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2011 MacBook Pro Review by AnandTech
AnandTech takes their typical in-depth look at the performance and power of the new 2011 MacBook Pros.
Block Sites in Google Search Results
Google is trying to give you more control over your search results by providing options to block individual sites from appearing in the results.
Monitor Application Usage
This free Windows app, called Personal Activity Monitor, can be used to track which applications you use the most.
Detailed iOS 4.3 Review
MacWorld has a detailed writeup of the new features found in iOS 4.3 including AirPlay enhancements and a Personal Hotspot tethering option.
Make SIP Calls Using Google Voice
With Google’s Gizmo5 service getting discontinued on April 3rd some people have found that it’s possible to make SIP calls (IP-based calling) with your Google Voice account.
iPad 2 Review Roundup
MacRumors has a nice round up of various sites who have reviewed the iPad 2, which are all generally positive.
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