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.


–News–

sourceforge.jpgSourceForge Resets 2 Million Passwords After Getting Hacked
The SourceForge team sent out emails last week to all two million users explaining that there were password sniffing attempts on the site. They also said that they voluntarily reset passwords to prevent any accounts from being compromised, and users will need to reset passwords to get access to the site.

 

google censors bittorrent.jpgGoogle Censoring Some File Sharing Search Terms
When performing a Google search for words like “bittorrent”, “utorrent”, and “rapidshare” you may find that you are no longer presented with auto-complete and instant results. This is only mildly annoying though since normal search results are not affected.

 

zuckerberg eissenberg.jpgMark Zuckerberg Meets Jesse Eisenberg on Saturday Night Live
Mark Zuckerberg appeared on stage on Saturday Night Live along side Jesse Eisenberg, who portrayed Zuckerberg last year in the film called The Social Network.

 

amazon prime streaming.jpgAmazon to Provide Unlimited Video Streaming for Prime Subscribers?
An Engadget tipster provided a screenshot from Amazon showing that existing Amazon Prime members will get access to over 5,000 movies and TV shows through their on-demand streaming service.

 

netflix isps.jpgNetflix Performance on Various ISPs
Netflix has written a blog post that covers the streaming performance of 16 different ISPs in the United States and 4 in Canada. In the U.S. the top spots belong to Charter, Comcast, Cox, and Time Warner.

 

–Tips, Tutorials, and Reviews–

gmail notifications.jpgChrome Gets Desktop Notifications for Gmail and Chat
If you look in your Gmail settings you may see that there is a new section for controlling both chat and new mail notifications. As of right now these only work in Chrome, but they are hoping it will expand out to other browsers in the future.

 

wot.jpgWeb of Trust (WOT) Available for Opera
If you’re an Opera user that has been looking for a safer way to browser the web WOT is definitley worth checking out.

 

instascriber.jpgSubscribe to RSS Feeds in Instapaper with Instascriber
It’s possible to use Instapaper as a RSS feed reader thanks to an online service called Instascriber. With the service all articles will automatically be added to your Instapaper account where you can then read them at your leisure.

 

gmail unread icon.jpgGmail Gets Unread Message Favicon in Labs
A new Labs feature in Gmail will give you an auto-updating icon that displays how many unread messages you currently have.

 

dropbox desktop.jpgSync Your Desktop Using Dropbox
Using a little trickery you can get Dropbox to sync all the files and folders located on your desktop across all of your machines.

 

visual command line.jpgCreate Batch Files with a GUI
If you think creating batch files is a cumbersome process you may want to take a quick look at Visual Command Line, which is a tool to help you build batch files without needing to know all the special syntax.

 

–Downloads–

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