PC Pitstop Newsletter – December 2010 #2

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rob
Tablets Quickly Replacing PCs?
by Steve Hogan

Some analysts expect tablet sales to cannibalize PC at a rate of 35%.

steve bass
Malware Disguised as Utilities
by GFI Software

Newly discovered malware is claiming to fix disk errors on a victim’s machine

bob rankin
Boost Laptop Wifi Reception
by Bob Rankin

In the city or country, here is how to get a stronger wifi signal…

leo
Forging Email is Too Easy
by Leo Notenboom

We’ll look at why that is, what it means, and one approach to avoiding it.

shogan
Merry Christmas Microsoft
by Steve Hogan

Santa is coming early with a big bag-o-patches for all the good little MSFT users.

mcafee problems
4G or Not 4G
by John Dodge

For now, my 4G decision is easy because Verizon has already made it for me.

pirillo
Life Without a Phone
by Chris Pirillo

10 years ago, I could have gone without…my phone wasn’t smart at all.

malware minute
Great Wastes of Time
by Steve Bass

More of Steve’s all-time favorite timewasters.

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

tip 1
XP Can’t Detect Media?

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tip 2
Minimize Risk of File Loss

A good alternative for those who do not have the time, or discipline to use 3rd party backup options, Thanks,8210 guy.

tip 3
Tips For Editing Pictures

How to use Windows Photo Gallery to make changes to your pictures. Thanks, rosangela_1957 .



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