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.
Lakers Victory Sets Twitter Record
Twitter announced on their blog that the L.A. Lakers winning the NBA championship broke tweeting records. On a typical day they see an average of 750 tweets per second, but the Lakers’ victory generated a whopping 3,085 per second.
Motorola Droid X Revealed by Verizon
The next generation Droid phone will sport a 4.3″ screen, 720p video capture, and HDMI output.
WordPress 3.0 Released
The new version of WordPress includes a completely new theme, even more developer APIs, bulk updating of plugins, the merge of WordPress MU, and over 1200 bug fixes.
Nintendo Announced 3DS Portable Game System
The Nintendo 3DS includes a 3D screen on top that doesn’t require you to wear glasses to get the cool effects. Pricing and release date haven’t been made available yet though.
Kevin Rose Leaving Diggnation
It’s been announced that Kevin Rose will be leaving Diggnation at the end of 2010 to start a new show called FForward. It’s still undecided as to what whether Diggnation will push on without him.
Mac Mini Updated with HDMI and New Design
Apple refreshed the Mac Mini the same day they started iPhone 4 pre-orders last week. The new unibody design also has a slot for SD cards as well as an HDMI port.
–Tips, Tutorials, and Reviews–
Convert Web Pages to PDF
Web2PDF lets you input a URL, select settings like page size or orientation, and then generate a PDF for that site.
Apply Over 100 Single-Click Effects to Your Images
Image Tricks, a Mac application, lets you apply all kinds of effects to your photos in just a few clicks.
Transmission 2.0 BitTorrent Client Available
Transmission is a popular Mac/Linux BitTorrent client that is faster in several areas and smarter when it comes to handling network lag.
QtdSync Backs Up Your Files
This free Windows backup utility does both full and differential backups, supports multiple users, filters, scheduled jobs, and more.
Extension Sync Comes to Chrome
Users of Google Chrome developer builds, if activated through the command line, can play with the new ability to sync extensions.
Flock Moving Base from Firefox to Chrome
Flock 3 Beta, currently available for Windows, uses Chrome as the basis for the browser. A Mac version should be coming later this year.
- Comodo Firewall 4.0 [Homepage] [Mirror]
- Flock 2.6.0 [Homepage] [Mirror]
- Google Chrome 6.0.437.3 Beta [Homepage] [Mirror]
- Google Earth 5.2.1 Beta [Homepage] [Mirror]
- iTunes 9.2 [Homepage] [Mirror]
- Opera 10.60.3422 Beta 1 [Homepage] [Mirror]
- PeaZip 3.2.0 [Homepage] [Mirror]
- Sandboxie 3.45.19 Beta [Homepage] [Mirror]
- Thunderbird 3.0.5 [Homepage] [Mirror]
- uTorrent 220.127.116.1193 Beta [Homepage] [Mirror]
- VirtualBox 3.2.6 Beta 1 [Homepage] [Mirror]