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.
AT&T Throttling Speeds of Some “Unlimited” Users
Starting October 1st AT&T will begin throttling download speeds for the top 5% of their users that are on the unlimited data plan.
Logitech Revue Slashed to $99
Logitech is dropping the price on the Google TV-based Revue unit to merely $99, which is below cost and causing them to take a $34 million hit. They are doing this to help boost sales since last quarter there were actually more returns of the unit than there were sales.
Nintendo Drops 3DS to $169 on August 12th
If you want to save yourself $80 on a Nintendo 3DS you should hold off on picking it up until August 12th, which is when the price will go from $249 to $169.
Google Search on Tablets Gets New Interface
Searching on a tablet may have just gotten a little bit better. Google has redesigned the search page to make it easier to tap the results you intend to.
Windows Phone Mango RTMs
Microsoft has put the finishing touches on Windows Phone 7.5 (codenamed Mango), and says that it will be available for current Windows Phone users this fall. Users purchasing new phones will already find it pre-installed.
Microsoft Removes Media Center Button from New Xbox 360 Remote
I really like the looks of the new Xbox 360 remote, but one notable thing that is missing is the dedicated button used for launching Windows Media Center.
Amazon Removes In-App Purchases from iOS App
Like many other services Amazon has removed the ability to purchase Kindle books directly from their iOS app. Now users will need to go over to Safari, buy the book there, and then jump back to the Kindle app to read it.
AT&T Promises Updates to Android Phones Released This Year
AT&T has said that they will be updating all postpaid Android phones released this year to Gingerbread (2.3).
Facebook’s Native iPad App Leaked
TechCrunch noticed that Facebook had secretly stowed an iPad version of their iOS app inside of the iPhone version. Jailbreak users can enable it by searching Cydia for “FaceForward”.
–Tips, Tutorials, and Reviews–
Hide Mac Launchpad Apps
By default Apple won’t let you remove some of the app icons from Launchpad, but this programs helps you get around that restriction.
Bulk Rename Files on a Mac
NameChanger is an app that will let you change the names of multiple files at one time.
DROID 3 Review
Boy Genius Report has put together a nice review of the new Motorola DROID 3 phone which came out a few weeks ago. Spoiler: they aren’t too fond of the device.
TrashMe is a Smart Uninstaller for Mac
TrashMe is a $5 program that can be found in the Mac App Store, and with it you can quickly remove programs as well as any associated files/preferences in just a few clicks.
- BurnAware Free 4.0 Pre-Beta 3 [Homepage] [Mirror]
- CCleaner 3.09.1493 [Homepage] [Mirror]
- Dropbox 1.2.18 Experimental [Homepage] [Mirror]
- Firefox 6.0 Beta 3 [Homepage] [Mirror]
- Google Chrome 14.0.835.8 Beta [Homepage] [Mirror]
- Miro 18.104.22.168 [Homepage] [Mirror]
- Notepad++ 5.9.3 [Homepage] [Mirror]
- Opera 12.00.1033 Pre-Alpha [Homepage] [Mirror]
- Process Explorer 15.01 [Homepage] [Mirror]
- RealPlayer 22.214.171.1240 [Homepage] [Mirror]
- RSSOwl 2.1.1 RC [Homepage] [Mirror]
- SeaMonkey 2.3 Beta 1 [Homepage] [Mirror]
- Skype 126.96.36.199 [Homepage] [Mirror]