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.
61% of Uploads are from P2P Traffic
According to one report a whopping 61% of upstream traffic on the Internet are from users sharing files on P2P networks.
Walmart Launches DRM-Free MP3 Store
Walmart has made public their DRM-free MP3 store that sells songs for 5 cents cheaper than most other stores. Each song costs $0.94, but Amazon still offers a decent number of songs for $0.89.
Google Posts Source Code to Android
As promised Google has posted the source code to their mobile operating system called Android. It will be interesting to see what developers end up doing with it, and what kind of variations are released.
3 Million Downloads of OpenOffice.org 3.0
OpenOffice.org has served up over 3 million downloads of their free office suite in the first week alone. 80% of those downloads came from Windows users.
Microsoft Gets Patent for Live Audio Censoring
A patent that Microsoft applied for back in 2004 finally got approved. The patent is for live audio censoring, which could be used for things like beeping out cuss words from people on Xbox Live.
Opera Mobile 9.5 Beta 2 Supports Widgets
Opera Mobile isn’t available for free like many of Opera’s other products, but it’s also one of the most powerful browsers on the Windows Mobile platform. The newest Beta even brings widgets onto your mobile device.
Vista SP2 Invites Go Out
Microsoft has started to send out invites to those people who’d they want to test the next Service Pack for Vista. Vista SP2 will include Windows Search 4, Bluetooth patches, and more. The first Beta is expected to be pushed out to testers within the next four weeks.
Google Chrome Gets Early Greasemonkey Support
Development builds of Google Chrome have gotten an early implementation of the Greasemonkey Firefox extension. As of right now all scripts have to be placed in the C:\scripts directory, and scripts can’t be restricted to particular sites. This kind of customization should come in the future though.
–Tips, Tutorials, and Reviews–
Add Google Reader and Calendar to Gmail
If you have Greasemonkey installed in Firefox these few scripts will integrate both Google Reader and Google Calendar into your Gmail account.
Find and Replace in Multiple Text Files
This quick guide demonstrates how you can use Notepad++’s find and replace feature to replace text across multiple files.
Google Docs Guide
Learn how to add watermarks to your documents, enable Google Analytics to track visits to docs, and much more.
Screenshots of Mobile Firefox
Lifehacker takes the mobile version of Firefox, called Fennec, for a spin.
25 Tweaks for Your Firefox Status Bar
Firefox facts has put together a guide on 25 ways you can get more out of your browser’s Status Bar.