PC Pitstop Newsletter – October 2010

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Speed, Security & Stability for Your PC


Guest Columnists


A Target For Zero Day Attacks

by Steve Hogan

Your risk of blocked access, stolen info & resources is very real.


Mom is Back!

by The Pit Crew

PC Matic’s TV mom takes her place along side – June Cleaver, Carol Brady…


Can I Be Traced by My Email?

by Leo Notenboom

An email address can lead people to find a lot about you.


Office Copier Shares Your Secrets

by Bob Rankin

Stored office copier documents are a security or identity theft time-bomb.


What is “Cloud” Computing

by Bill Pytlovany

Most people have no clue what Cloud computing means.


Best and Worst Web Hosting

by Chris Pirillo

I have been through a lot of good & bad web hosting options.


Oh Bass, What Did You Do

by Steve Bass

Steve takes a walk on the dark side for the first time in 19 yrs.


NFL in 3D TV

by John Dodge

My experience with the first TV broadcast of an NFL game in 3D.


Connect with Us on Facebook

by Pit Crew

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Tech Tips


Tekzilla: PhoneCalls with Gmail

by Tekzilla

Looking for the best way to make a phone call from your computer?


What Is My PC Doing?

Free software shows all programs, that are accessing your hard disk or using the CPU. Thanks, Jacee


Backup Your Drivers Easily

Backup, restore, save & print all of your drivers – with Double Driver. Thanks, Paultx.


Disable Touchpad When Typing

Disable your notebook touchpad as soon as you start typing. Thanks, morbidbutterfly.


Submit Your Best Tip

Each month we select the best of the tips submitted by the PC Pitstop community. Submit yours today for a chance to win.

PC Pitstop Research


Top 25 Best Loved PCs

Netbook, laptop, desktop, and custom builds each have their own top 25 list in our satisfaction library.


Top Drivers Library

The newest drivers are presented to you in all their detailed glory. Make sure your PC is up to date.


Process Library

Check your PC against our running processes library to identify potential malicious processes and shut them down.





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free, and simple. Just send an email to: picks@lockergnome.com


Techbite Newsletter

TechBite’s columnist Steve Bass and PC World Contributing Editor
publishes a free weekly newsletter with commentary on the
technology products he loves, the strategies forgetting the most
out of them,and the gotchas that can cause computing misery.
Sign up for the newsletter here.


Technologizer T-Week Newsletter

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