By Bob Rankin
If you’re considering buying a software package named “PC Satellite TV”, “Satellite TV Elite”, “Satellite TV on PC”, “Satellite TV for PC Elite Edition”, “TV on PC Elite”, “Digital TV 4 PC” or anything similar… they are ALL THE SAME type of scamware.
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By John Dodge
I am writing a couple of short bylined features a month about video, cloud computing, borderless networks and virtualization for News@Cisco. My first story reporting on the first TV broadcast of an NFL game in 3D.
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Here’s a news flash. Sometimes Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 will randomly not respond. Wow! No Kidding? So I guess that information and the fact that I see specs of light dotting my back yard on summer evenings shouldn’t surprise me now.
Glad you told me, otherwise I’d be flipping out.
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How Has PC Pitstop Helped You?
5 Reasons I Hate My iPod
Why Don’t I Love My iPad
iPad Survey Results
Remove Your Anti-Virus Software
Ready for Your PC to be Stolen?
World’s Coolest Keyboard
No to Free Over the Air Reception
Tekzilla Tip- Stop the Desktop Distractions
Tip 1 – Generate Random Text
Tip 2 – Manual Defrag Vista
Tip 3 – Add A Picture To A Folder
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By Bill Pytlovany
Even our local news channels have been reporting that Facebook has simplified their privacy policies. What they failed to notice is how Facebook is encouraging users to disclose even more information to “Everyone”.
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First off, if you are reading this letter, I want to thank you. Thank you from each and every person working at PC Pitstop. If you are interested in purchasing a PC Pitstop product, we thank you for your interest. If you have purchased our product, we thank you even more. Moreover, I want thank you for telling your friends about our products, and saying all the great things that I have read over the years. Believe me, we read them all, and we love them.
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The latest and greatest tips of the month for June 2008.
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The results of our February and March 2007 Vista Survey are in. Our initial analysis of the survey data is found below.
In summary, the results of our survey are generally not good news for Microsoft. While Microsoft’s ‘The “Wow” starts now’ tag line for Vista marketing focuses attention to its visual and graphic capabilities, the software giant appears to have under-estimated the importance of marketing the more tangible benefits that PC users want or expect. Our survey results indicate a significant amount of uncertainty or confusion by PC users as to the benefits of upgrading to Vista.
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Digital Media Desktop Report: November, 2006 Price: $195
This report tracks the month-to-month global install base for leading digital music applications. Several types of applications are covered, including those related to paid downloads, subscriptions, music management, and file-sharing.
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There is a war going on out there. As you are reading this, the forces of good and evil are at work battling to control your computer. This is not a joke nor an exaggeration. It is happening every day, and at times, I think the bad guys are winning. I’m talking about unwanted software. Software that installs itself largely without the user’s knowledge. The makers of these softwares are going to great lengths to gain control of your PC to further their own causes. Following are three different and distinct examples:
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Nice to have you at PC Pitstop. Whether you are new to Pitstop or a returning vet, and I am sure that you will find something new and interesting here at the Pitstop. I am pleased to say that Pitstop is thriving, which is good news for you as well as for us. This means that we can continue to offer our services for free. Pitstop has been profitable for 7 consecutive months, and I really believe that we are over the internet hump.
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