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groovyPost Weekly Wrap for June 9, 2012

Our ace reporter, Eric Mack, covers the talk around the upcoming WWDC 2012 — Get Ready for Apple’s Big Event. Read Eric’s predictions, and we’ll report as it plays out next week.


Time to empty out that bottom drawer that has all the old, no longer loved gadgets. Austin Krause reports on the news that Amazon is Now Buying Your Used Electronic Gadgets.


Not to be outdone by all the other app stores, we have Bogdan Bele’s report on Facebook App Center Now Available: First Look.
facebook app center main

And for another entrant in the file sharing marketplace, we have DropCanvas is A Free and Easy Way to Share Files. Austin Krause tells us what we need to know.

drag and drop file sharing

But then late in the week word spread of security concerns. Bogdan Bele wrote 6.5 million LinkedIn Passwords Leaked: How To Change Yours Now.

linkedin hack

With security on his mind, Steve Krause wrote this important article, How To Enable Two Factor Auth for Google Accounts and Why You Should.

click start setup

And Austin Krause covers Three Google Search Alternatives that Don’t Invade Your Privacy.

Search Engines Watch Every Site you visit from them, and every search you perform on them

In other Google news, Austin also reports Google Has Integrated Zagat and Google+ Friend Reviews Into Google Maps Search Results. Wow, Zagat reviews, now in my Google Plus!

local google plus results

And Bogdan Bele covers the acquisition of the social platform and messaging service in Google Buys Meebo, Team To Work on Google Plus.

meebo messaging

Bogdan also brings us the latest prediction, Windows Phone to Beat iOS by 2016 Reports Say. We’ll check back in 2016 on this one.

Related Article:  groovyPost Weekly for January 15, 2012


Bogdan also has the latest tablet news in Asus’ Computex Windows 8 Tablet Offering. This one looks pretty cool.

asus taichi

And finally, Brian Burgess brings us great media playing tips. First up is How To Install Windows Media Center on Windows 8. If you haven’t tried Media Center, now is your chance.


And we’ll wrap up the wrap with Brian’s explanation, Windows 8: Six Free Programs to Play DVDs. Yep, you’ll have new worries in the latest offering from Microsoft.

DVD in Drive

So there you have the wrap on another great week of news, tips and how to articles right here on groovyPost. Come back daily to stay up to date and check back next weekend for the weekly wrap.

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