Welcome to the WrapUp by CyberNet. This is a collection of news stories 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.
Ubuntu 9.04 Codename Revealed
Ubuntu is continuing with their naming conventions for the milestone due out in the Spring of 2009. What comes after the Intrepid Ibex? Well, Jaunty Jackalope of course. What else would it have been?
Firefox 3.1 Alpha 2 Released
Mozilla has released the second Alpha of Firefox 3.1 that will be released early next year. This release includes a number of performance improvements, ability to drag and drop tabs between Firefox windows, and much more.
Adobe CS4 Announcement Coming Soon?
We’ve already seen preview versions of Dreamweaver CS4 and Fireworks CS4, but what about the rest of the Creative Suite? Adobe is expected to make announcement regarding CS4 on September 23th.
Paintball Gun Recreates the Mona Lisa
The MythBusters wanted to show us the benefits of using GPU’s because of the parallel processing. They did it in typical MythBusters fashion… and by that I mean they overdid it.
Mozilla Inks Another 3-Year Deal with Google
In 2006 85% of Mozilla’s revenue ($56.8 million) came directly from Google compliments of the search box in Firefox. Their deal with Google was supposed to come to a close in November of 2008, but they’ve now taken the necessary steps to extend it into 2011.
–Tips, Tutorials, and Reviews–
Portable Google Chrome
I know some of you have been wanting to give the new Google Chrome browser a try, but you are hesitant to install it on your machine for whatever reason. Or maybe you like it so much that you want to take it wherever you go via your USB drive. This portable solution will be the cure-all in both situations.
Customize IE8 Beta 2
Now that the second Beta of Internet Explorer 8 is in the hands of testers these tips may come in handy for customizing the browser to your needs. For example, did you know you could resize the search box?
Home Automation Projects
Lifehacker shows us 10 great tips on automating various tasks around the house. There are definitely some great time savers listed here.
Thanks to everyone who sent in tips!