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.
Cancel your Sprint Service Without ETF in January
Sprint will be charging an extra $0.99 per line come January 2009, and some people are using this as a way to get out of their contract while avoiding the early termination fee (ETF). So if you’ve been wanting to break away from Sprint this might be just the time.
Adobe Tests 64-Bit Flash on Linux
One of the biggest complaints that I’ve heard from 64-bit operating system users is that Adobe doesn’t have a 64-bit version of Flash available. That will soon be a thing of the past. They are currently testing a version that works in Linux, and when the time comes they will simultaneously release 64-bit versions across the board for all the OS’s (Windows, Mac, and Linux).
Tear-off Tabs in Firefox 3.1
A new feature in Firefox 3.1 will let you drag and drop tabs to move them to/from a new window.
25GB of Free Storage Coming to SkyDrive
Microsoft has announced that they will be upping the free storage offered by their SkyDrive service from 5GB to 25GB! Once they do that I’ll definitely start using it. [our SkyDrive review]
Windows 7 Getting iPhone-Style Scrolling
By now you probably know that Windows 7 will be focusing on making touch-screen devices as useful as possible. One of the ways it will do that is by letting a user scroll around an application in a manner similar to the iPhone. [our Windows 7 review]
What Tech Companies are Hiring?
With the massive amounts of layoffs occurring CNet has taken it upon themselves to assemble a centralized guide of what tech companies are hiring. They even have estimates of how many people each company is looking for.
The Microsoft Store
Believe it or not, but Microsoft has actually built an online store where you can purchase their own products… and it doesn’t suck! The Windows MarketPlace has always been beyond useless, but the new Microsoft store is clean, simple, and easy to navigate. Maybe they’re finally getting on the right track?
–Tips, Tutorials, and Reviews–
How to Import Gmail Contacts into Outlook
Transferring your contacts from Gmail to Outlook is a pretty easy process, and this guide will show you what to do.
Upload Photos to Facebook with Live Photo Gallery
If you’re a Windows Live Photo Gallery user that likes uploading photos to Facebook you may want to checkout this handy little add-on.
10 Ways to Speed Up Web Browsing
This guide by Lifehacker demonstrates some of the different ways you can browse the web faster.
Benchmark Startup Times of Apps
Have you ever wanted to see how long it takes a program to startup? This little utility can do just that.
Best Way to Tether an iPhone for Free
If you have a jailbroken iPhone this guide explains how to use a free program called PdaNet to tether the device for free. I can definitely vouch for how great this app is… it was actually one of the deciding factors for me to jailbreak my iPhone.
Get RSS Updates via IM and SMS
A free service called notify.me will let you receive RSS updates through IM’s or text messages. There aren’t many instances where an RSS feed would be that important that I’d want to have a text message sent, but it might be nice for things like tracking packages.
- Adobe Air 1.5 [Mirror]
- AIM 1.0 Beta 4 [Mirror]
- BurnAware Free 2.1.6 [Mirror]
- Camino 1.6.5
- Digsby Build 37 [Mirror]
- FeedDemon 126.96.36.199 Beta 3 [Mirror]
- FileZilla 188.8.131.52 [Mirror]
- Foobar2000 0.9.6 Beta 5 [Mirror]
- Google SketchUp 7.0 [Mirror]
- Maxthon 184.108.40.2060 [Mirror]
- Safari 3.2 [Mirror]
- Sandboxie 3.32 [Mirror]
- Songbird 1.0.0 RC2 [Mirror]
- Thunderbird 220.127.116.11 [Mirror]
- Tomato Router Firmware 1.22
- Weather Watcher Live 6.0.1 [Mirror]
- WordPress 2.7 Beta 3