Welcome to the WrapUp by CyberNet. This is a collection of news stories 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.
Apple Worth More Than Google
Yesterday Apple’s market cap surpassed that of Google, making them worth more than the search giant. Google has pulled ahead of them by a small margin again today, but in the end Apple is expected to stay in front.
Obama Overtakes Kevin Rose on Twitter
It’s official, Barack Obama now has more followers on Twitter than Digg’s Kevin Rose (who held Twitter’s #1 spot). Kevin currently sits at just under 57,000 followers, whereas Obama has over 58,000 followers.
Hubble Completes 100,000th Orbit
The Hubble space telescope has given us a lot of awe-inspiring photos, and it provides yet another as it completes its 100,000th orbit. Congrats, and keep them coming!
New Dell Latitudes Get Upto 19 Hours of Battery Life?
Dell has unveiled a new line of Latitude laptops that can go unplugged for between 10 and 19 hours. Could you imagine going the entire work day without plugging in?
Microsoft has 15 Datacenters and 148,357 Servers
Companies like Microsoft and Google are always tight-lipped about how many datacenters they have. Long Zheng, however, snatched this interesting information from a promotional video put out by Microsoft. In total Microsoft has 15 datacenters, 148,357 servers, and 17,406 racks consuming 72,500KW of power (as of January 2008).
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CyberSearch 1.0.3 Lets you Sort Keywords
A new version of the CyberSearch Firefox extension was released last weekend that makes it possible to sort your keyword list alphabetically. If you’ve setup a lot of keywords this should make it easier to find & edit/remove them.
Super Mario Brothers Firefox 3 Theme
This Firefox 3 theme is sure to bring out the gamer in you. It was very well thought out, and is something any Mario fan will need to have.
Get the Olympic Medal Count as a Vista Gadget
If you’ve been having a hard time keeping up with the Olympic medal count this Vista gadget should do the trick.
Use an iPhone/iPod Touch as a Multi-Room Remote
With a little bit of work, and some extra hardware you can turn your iPhone or iPod Touch into a multi-room wireless remote. This guide walks you through the steps needed, and tells you what hardware you’ll have to pickup.