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.
Windows Phone 8 Preview
Some information has leaked out about Windows Phone 8 that mentions Internet Explorer 10 Mobile, shared Windows 8 components, SkyDrive integration, NFC, camera improvements, and more.
Leaked Image of a BlackBerry 10 London
I don’t find BlackBerry smartphones to be all that exciting anymore, but the leaked image depicts a phone with what appears to be a very slim and sleek profile.
Firefox 10: New Dev Tools and Full-Screen API
Firefox 10 was pushed out last week, and comes equipped with a revamped set of developer tools and a new API that websites can take advantage of to let users pop-out content from the page into a nice full-screen view.
Amazon Sales Up 35%, Profit Down 58%
Amazon announced that for Q4 2011 their sales were up over the previous year, but their profits were down. This is likely do to them selling Kindle Fire units below cost, but they will recoup the money by selling content.
Microsoft Office 15 Technical Preview Begins
A select number of lucky testers will get a chance to put the next version of Microsoft Office through its paces, and a more widespread Beta program is expected in the late summer.
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Get an Extra 4.5GB on Dropbox for Testing Photo Importing
If you want to snag an extra 4.5GB of space on your Dropbox account you can do so by testing out the latest experimental release of the Dropbox software (for Windows, Mac, and Linux). Once installed you’ll have to set the app to import 4.5GB of photos to your account, and Dropbox will credit you with that much storage once it has all been uploaded.
Best Start Page for Your Browser
Lifehacker takes a look at some of the various start pages available for Chrome and Firefox.
- Adobe Air 126.96.36.1990 Beta 5 [Homepage] [Mirror]
- Dexpot 1.6.1805 Beta [Homepage] [Mirror]
- Dropbox 1.3.12 Experimental [Homepage] [Mirror]
- Firefox 10.0 [Homepage] [Mirror]
- Firefox 11.0 Beta 1 [Homepage] [Mirror]
- Flash Player 188.8.131.52 Beta 5 [Homepage] [Mirror]
- Google Chrome 18.0.1025.3 Beta [Homepage] [Mirror]
- Miro 4.0.6 [Homepage] [Mirror]
- Opera 12.00.1272 Beta [Homepage] [Mirror]
- PeaZip 4.4.0 [Homepage] [Mirror]
- SeaMonkey 2.7 [Homepage] [Mirror]
- Skype 184.108.40.206 [Homepage] [Mirror]
- Thunderbird 10.0 [Homepage] [Mirror]
- uTorrent 3.1.2 RC1 [Homepage] [Mirror]