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.
Netflix Funding ‘Arrested Development’ Return
Netflix is paying to bring back Arrested Development and will be exclusively available for streaming on their service.
openSUSE 12.1 Released
The new openSUSE 12.1 comes with a few notable features including support for Oracle’s new btrfs filesystem.
New Google Music Hands-on
Google Music officially launched last week with Sony, Universal, EMI, and many smaller music labels on board. In total the service will have around 13 million tracks for sale.
Original Xbox Turned 10 Last Week
The original Xbox was released on November 15th, 2001 meaning it just celebrated its 10th anniversary last week. Next year at this time Xbox Live will hit the same milestone since it came out a year after the console launched.
Windows 8 Will Minimize, Not Eliminate, Windows Update Restarts
Microsoft is rethinking the way Windows Updates prompt users to restart their computers in Windows 8, and in some cases will even force a restart if the warnings are ignored for more than three days.
Apple Launches iTunes Match
Last week Apple delivered iTunes Match to customers, which arrived two weeks later than Apple said it would. The service will run you $25 per year, and will convert any low-quality music (even stuff that was pirated) into legalized high-quality tunes.
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Wolfram Alpha Tells You What Planes Are Overhead
Wolfram Alpha received a new feature recently that can tell you what planes/flights are above where you’re located.
Change Time Machine Backup Interval
Time Machine Scheduler is a free Mac app that will let you customize how often Time Machine runs the backup job.
Galaxy Nexus Review
This Galaxy Nexus review takes a close look at the device. The camera sounds like it needs some work, but other than that it appears to be a powerful phone with a nice screen.
Evernote Clearly: Chrome Extension for Distraction-Free Reading
Evernote released an easy-to-use Chrome extension that puts article content front and center in your browser. When you’re done reading it you can clip the content to your Evernote account in a single click.
Tincta: Mac Text Editor with Syntax Highlighting
If you’re trying to save a few bucks the Tincta text editor for Mac can help fulfill your basic programming needs without you having to spend any money.
Upload Files To Multiple File Hosting Services
Uploading.to is a site that will take any files you upload and let you selectively replicate them across more than a dozen different file hosting services.
Kindle Fire Review
The Verge has an in-depth review up of the new Kindle Fire, which they say isn’t an iPad-killer but is still a great tablet for the price.
Create Settings Shortcuts on Your iPhone Without Jailbreaking
An iOS app has figured out a way to let users create custom shortcuts that take you directly to a specific area in the Settings. This makes it a little easier to toggle things like Bluetooth on and off without digging through menus.
- AbiWord 2.9.2 Beta [Homepage] [Mirror]
- Defraggler 2.08.373 [Homepage] [Mirror]
- Firefox 8.0.1 [Homepage] [Mirror]
- Google Chrome 17.0.942.0 Beta [Homepage] [Mirror]
- iTunes 10.5.1 [Homepage] [Mirror]
- Notepad++ 184.108.40.206 [Homepage] [Mirror]
- openSUSE 12.1 [Homepage] [Mirror]
- Opera 12.00.1155 Alpha [Homepage] [Mirror]
- Skype 220.127.116.11 [Homepage] [Mirror]
- Thunderbird 9.0 Beta 1 [Homepage] [Mirror]
- uTorrent 3.1.26462 Beta [Homepage] [Mirror]
- VMware Player 4.0.1 [Homepage] [Mirror]