PC Pitstop Newsletter – June 2010 #2

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Guest Columnists


PC Matic Update

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You Never Forget Your First-PC

by The Pit Crew

Staff and contributors reminisce about our initial steps into the world of PCs.


Can You Spot the Malware?

by Bill Pytlovany

Are your malware spotting skills better than a teenagers?


Extreme Makeover

by Steve Hogan

In this episode, a quickfix pays off for a happy couple.


Are Free Email Services Worth It?

by Leo Notenboom

Yes & No, it all depends on your needs and expectations.


IBM Muppets

by Harry McCracken

Kermit, Cookie Monster, Grover, Big Bird and Big Blue


Mobile Phone Rip Offs

by John Dodge

Mobile phone buying decisions should not be this difficult.


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by Chris Pirillo

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USB 3.0

by Steve Bass

Steve examines the numbers and practicalities of USB 3.0.

Tech Tips


178 Greatest PC Tips

A complete archive of the 178 best tech tips ever submitted to us by the PC Pitstop community.


Change Resolution Quickly

by Tekzilla

Do you find yourself switching your screen’s resolution often?


Find Open Excel And Word Files

Need to have two or three Excel or Word files open at once? Thanks to Martuk for this handy tip.


Official Windows 7 Guide

Everything you ever wanted to know about making Windows 7 even more productive.
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Two Ways To Get Windows Help

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1 thought on “PC Pitstop Newsletter – June 2010 #2”

  1. sandy casselman

    the news letter is quite informative i dont really get a chance to go through it as much as i should but i do find it interesting and will keep reading itand if i find anyone who may be interewsted i will pass on it to them

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