PC Pitstop Newsletter – December 2010

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Guest Columnists

The First Goggle PC
by Steve Hogan

Ready for a netbook that doesn’t use an operating system?

malware minute
Top 15 Timewasters of 2010
by Steve Bass

Weird images, amazing videos, frustrating games & more.

Why Does Email Bounce?
by Leo Notenboom

The most common mail bounce messages & what they really mean.

AVG Bug Kills 64 Bit PCs
by Steve Hogan

Here is hoping you didn’t update your AVG software in a timely manner.

steve bass
12 Must Have Browser Add Ons
by Steve Bass

More handy-dandy freebies that make browsers smarter and easier to work.

mcafee problems
PC Research Pays Off
by John Dodge

After a month of exhaustive research…I bought my first new PC in 8 years.

Is 3D TV Worth It?
by Chris Pirillo

Should you jump on board now or wait a year or two?.

Bill P
Online Shopping Safety Tips
by Bill Pytlovany

A collection of the most important tips for safe online shopping.

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Converting Vinyl into CDs
by Bob Rankin

Convert vinyl 45s & LPs to CD with this illustrated step-by-step guide.
Tech Tips

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Beware of Fake Kodak Sharing
Malware Minute by GFI Software

Be careful if you wander onto a site claiming to be a genuine Kodak website.

tip 1
iTunes without Bloatware

Tweak the huge iTunes installer and install just the pieces you want and need. Thanks, Tx Redneck.

tip 2
Zoom While Browsing

Is there text on a web page that is just too small to view? This zoom command will help. Thanks,lizardo_manson.

tip 3
Headtracking Mouse Control

Use your webcam and your head to control your mouse. Really! Thanks, Bruce.

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1 thought on “PC Pitstop Newsletter – December 2010”

  1. is the avg bug you speak of the one that you can download for free off the internet?? Supposed to fix your computer??

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