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.
Firefox 3.6.6 Includes Plugin Crash Protection
After just a week of Firefox 3.6.4 being out Mozilla has already released an update that addresses a concern. If a plugin, such as Flash, was unresponsive for 10 seconds Firefox would treat it as having crashed. After some complaints they have increased that time to 45 seconds.
Gmail Supports Viewing All Word Docs
Gmail users are now able to view all Word documents, both .doc and .docx extensions, without having to download them to their desktop.
New Windows Live Essentials Beta Available
The revamped Windows Live Photo Gallery, Movie Maker, Mail, Writer, and Messenger have been released in beta form.
Compare Costs of Current Smartphones
This is a breakdown of some features and overall cost for the iPhone 4, Droid Incredible, Evo 4G, Nexus One.
150 Million Copies of Windows 7 Sold
Microsoft has announced that they have sold over 150 million copies of Windows 7.
YouTube Wins Viacom Case
The courts have determined that the case against YouTube (brought on by Viacom), regarding copyright infringement, is protected by the DMCA.
eBay Acquires RedLaser iPhone App
I use RedLaser all the time on my iPhone for scanning barcodes and looking up prices online. eBay purchased the company, released the app for free, and plans on integrating the technology into their own apps.
White iPhone 4 Available Second Half of July
Apple has stated that due to some manufacturing challenges the white iPhone 4 will not be available until the second half of July.
Google Voice Open to Public
Last week Google lifted the invite-only restriction to users that wanted to create a Google Voice account.
Xbox Live Family Subscription Coming
Starting in November Microsoft will start offering Xbox Live family subscriptions for $99 per year.
SlingPlayer Mobile on Android
A mobile version of the popular SlingPlayer is now available for the Android platform.
–Tips, Tutorials, and Reviews–
A Search Engine for Recipes
Yummly is a great way to find recipes since it aggregates them from several sources including the Food Network and Epicurious.
Shutdown Your Computer Based on System Events
This app will let you shutdown a computer based on CPU, memory, or current network activity.
Flickr Redesign Available
Flickr users can now opt-in to try a redesign of the popular photo sharing site.
ZUploader: An all-in-one Upload Utility
This free tool supports file, pictures, and text uploading to sites like Rapidshare, Pastebin, and many more.
FamilyShield Stops Adult Content at Your Router
FamilyShield is put out by OpenDNS and blocks adult sites simply by editing the DNS server that your router or computer is configured to use.
Google Spreadsheets Format Painter
A feature that I use quite a bit in Microsoft Office has now found its way to Google Spreadsheets… the format painter. With it you are able to copy text/cell formatting from one area of the spreadsheet to another.
Sync iPhone Notes with Gmail
An addition to iOS 4 is the ability to sync your notes with your Gmail account.
SpeedDate: Quickly Add Events to Google Calendar from Chrome
This Chrome extension will let you add events to your Google Calendar in just a few clicks.
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- Avant Browser 2010.6 [Homepage] [Mirror]
- BurnAware Free 3.0 RC2 [Homepage] [Mirror]
- CCLeaner 2.33.1184 [Homepage] [Mirror]
- Defraggler 1.20.201 [Homepage] [Mirror]
- Dropbox 0.8.80 Experimental [Homepage] [Mirror]
- Fences 1.01 [Homepage] [Mirror]
- Firefox 3.6.6 [Homepage] [Mirror]
- Google Chrome 6.0.447.0 Beta [Homepage] [Mirror]
- Maxthon 184.108.40.206 Beta [Homepage] [Mirror]
- MediaMonkey 220.127.116.117 RC [Homepage] [Mirror]
- Miranda 0.8.26 [Homepage] [Mirror]
- Opera 10.54 [Homepage] [Mirror]
- Opera 10.60.3437 Beta [Homepage] [Mirror]
- Revo Uninstaller 1.89 [Homepage] [Mirror]
- SeaMonkey 2.0.5 [Homepage] [Mirror]
- The Gimp 2.6.9 [Homepage] [Mirror]
- Thunderbird 3.1 [Homepage] [Mirror]
- uTorrent 18.104.22.16893 Beta [Homepage] [Mirror]
- VirtualBox 22.214.171.124112 [Homepage] [Mirror]
- VLC Media Player 1.1.0 [Homepage] [Mirror]