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.
Microsoft Demos Xbox Live on Windows 8
If you’ve been clamoring for a new way to hook up to Xbox Live the Windows 8 OS might be just what you need. These videos are from BUILD where Microsoft showed off some of the Xbox Live integration.
Windows 8 Previewed at BUILD
Microsoft unveiled a lot of things about Windows 8 at BUILD this year, and even released a developer preview that is available for the public to download. This is a quick look at the Windows 8 OS and what it has to offer.
Fusion Garage Grid10 Tablet Drops to $299 Before Launch
The Fusion Garage Grid10 tablet that is launching on October 1st will now cost just $299, which is $200 less than what was previously reported.
Amazon Trying to Launch a Netflix for Books
The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Amazon is in talks to try and launch a subscription-based service for reading books that is similar to what Netflix does for videos.
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Find Out Who is On your Wireless Network
The Wireless Network Watcher is a portable app that will display all the devices currently connected to your network.
Evernote for Chrome Now With Better Article Clipping
The new Evernote extension for Chrome lets you quickly adjust the size of the area that gets clipped.
Windows 8 Tips and Tricks
This is a collection of some tips for people trying out Windows 8, and includes ways to quickly launch apps as well as some of the new keyboard shortcuts.
Free Text Expansion for the Mac
DashExpander is a free app for the Mac that will automatically transform text as you’re typing into more meaningful snippets. It’s not as robust as some of the paid apps, but will suffice for someone with basic text expansion needs.
Get Pandora-Style Listening in Spotify
Echofi is a service that integrates with Spotify to provide an endless stream of music based on an artist you like.
Insert Pre-Defined Text into Chrome With This Extension
Insert Text is a free Chrome Extension that lets you customize blocks of text that can quickly be inserted into any field on a site.
Microsoft Releases Synergy-Like App
If you use two Windows computers side-by-side the new Mouse Without Borders app from Microsoft will let you control both of those machines using a single keyboard and mouse. This is a software-based solution that doesn’t require any kind of KVM, and is similar to the open source Synergy app that has been around for awhile. It is extremely easy to set up, and works very well.
- Bullzip PDF Printer 188.8.131.527 [Homepage] [Mirror]
- Dexpot 1.6.1722 Beta [Homepage] [Mirror]
- Dropbox 1.2.34 Experimental [Homepage] [Mirror]
- Google Chrome 15.0.874.15 Beta [Homepage] [Mirror]
- Growl for Windows 2.0.7 [Homepage] [Mirror]
- Opera 12.00.1065 Beta [Homepage] [Mirror]
- SeaMonkey 2.4 Beta 2 [Homepage] [Mirror]
- Skype 184.108.40.206 [Homepage] [Mirror]