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.
Comex Starting Internship at Apple
Comex, the mastermind behind JailbreakMe.com, announced via Twitter that he will be starting an internship at Apple soon.
Slashdot’s Editor-in-Chief Resigns
If you’ve hung around at Slashdot there’s a good chance you’ve seen articles constantly popping up by “CmdrTaco”, but that is in the past now that he is resigning. He’s worked at Slashdot for over 14 years and has posted more than 15k stories.
Steve Jobs Resigns from Apple
Last week Steve Jobs announced that he will be stepping down as CEO of Apple, and that Tim Cook would be taking his place.
Glimpse at Windows 8 File Copying
The new Windows 8 blog has started giving us a glimpse of what’s to come in the next OS… beginning with file copying. The new UI for file copying will have a bandwidth graph as well as the ability to pause transfers.
Twitter Gets Cross-Service User Galleries
Twitter now aggregates the photos you share across their own photo service, Instagram, Twitpic, and Yfrog into one simple gallery.
Rdio Rolls Out Family Plans
The streaming music service Rdio has discounted rates for family plans: $10 for the first user, $18 for two accounts, and $23 for three accounts.
Skype Acquires GroupMe
GroupMe, a mobile group chat app, was acquired by Skype for over $50 million after having been around for just a little over a year.
–Tips, Tutorials, and Reviews–
Spruce Up Your Mac Desktop with GeekTool
This lengthy guide walks you through how to use GeekTool to create a HUD on your Mac desktop.
Change the Mac OS X Lion Login Screen
Loginox is a free app that will let you change the background that appears when you are logging into your Mac.
How to Make WordPress More Secure
If you’re running a WordPress blog on your own server you want to take a few minutes to beef up the security with these simple tweaks.