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.
WordPress.com DDoS Attack Comes from China
Last week WordPress.com sites experienced sporadic availability while a particular unnamed Chinese-language site was the focus of a DDoS attack.
Judge Approves Sony’s Request for Logs from George Hotz’s Site
Sony has been granted the right to get IP addresses of anyone that visited George Hotz’s website going all the way back to January 2009. They also won subpoenas to get data from both YouTube and Google over the PlayStation 3 jailbreaking lawsuit.
Microsoft Counts Down IE6 Usage
Microsoft has launched a site, ie6countdown.com, that breaks down the IE6 usage share based on geographic location.
Apple Announces iPad 2
The new Apple iPad 2 will be available this Friday (March 11th), and will include dual cameras as well as a faster CPU.
BlackBerry PlayBook Launching April 10th?
Have you been wondering when BlackBerry would be rolling out their PlayBook tablet? According to Boy Genius Report the OS should be finalized on March 31st with the tablet launching in retail locations on April 10th.
Google Removes 21 Malicious Android Apps from Market
Those running a version of Android older than 2.2.2 are susceptible to the malicious code found in 21 different Market applications that were all posted by a developer called Myournet.
Picasa Web Gets New Homepage
Google’s new Picasa Web homepage puts a focus on both your albums and the albums that have been shared with you.
Evernote for iPhone Completely Redesigned
Evernote, one of my most-used services, overhauled their iPhone app from the ground up. The most useful new feature for me is the ability to attach multiple images to a single note.
Google Accidentally Resets Gmail Accounts
A serious bug in Gmail started causing all emails in some user’s accounts to disappear, and it’s estimated that around 150k accounts were affected.
–Tips, Tutorials, and Reviews–
RidNacs – Free Folder Size Visualizer
This free Windows app will help you identify large files and folders, and also integrates with Windows Explorer.
Fine Tune Windows 7 Aero Color
AeroTuner is a free application that lets you customize the color, glow, blur, and stripes found in the Windows 7 Aero interface.
Compare Airline Delays Using Wolfram Alpha
Wolfram Alpha puts a lot of information at your fingertips, and one thing you may not have thought to look for are the causes for delay for particular airlines.
Video Shows Upgrade Process for Windows 1.0 to Windows 7
This awesome video is like a highlight reel for the upgrade process from Windows 1.0 to Windows 7, and then goes on to test the backwards compatibility aspect.
Improved iPhone Notification System for Jailbroken Devices
Jailbreakers can grab the free MobileNotifier download from Cydia that will replace your existing iPhone notification system with something a bit more usable.
Remotely Control a Mac Using AppleScript
This guide walks you through how you can write AppleScript code on one Mac that can be executed remotely on another Mac you own.
Using Windows 7 Jumplists for Quick Application Launching
Jump List Manager is a free application for Windows 7 that lets you add custom shortcuts to its Taskbar icon. This is useful for creating a list of your most used programs without cluttering up your Taskbar.
Store Unlimited Small Photos and Short Videos in Picasa
Google apparently doesn’t count small images (under 800 pixels) and short videos (under 15 minutes) against your storage allocation.
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