PC Pitstop Newsletter – September 2010

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Speed, Security & Stability for Your PC


Guest Columnists


Let Your PC Put $ in Your Pocket

by Steve Hogan

Save big bucks just by taking a second to search before leaving the house.


Forget the DVD & Save

by Bill Pytlovany

Save cash, but you’ll also save big time on weight and energy consumption


How to Maximize Battery Life

by Leo Notenboom

The single, most important aspect to maximizing battery life is…


Free Internet Faxing

by Bob Rankin

Stopping using that expensive and complicated fax machine.


Do You Use Dropbox?

by Chris Pirillo

The easiest way to sync and share your files online and across computers.


Real Threats to Mobile Privacy

by Pit Crew

This video is striking fear into the hearts of cellphone/smartphone owners.


2 Monitors? Why Not Make It 3

by Steve Bass

Adding a 2nd monitor years ago was cool…what about a 3rd?


Review: Verizon Droid 2

by John Dodge

There is a certain sameness to all of the Droids…the difference is in the details.


CellPhone/SmartPhone Survey

by The Pit Crew

Help us understand how you use your cellphones & smartphones.

Tech Tips


Cool Online Price Tracking

by Tekzilla

Buy Low! Track online pricing at Best Buy, Amazon and more.


Amazon Discount Tool

Find hidden discounts on Amazon US and UK. Thanks, Wigan.


eBay Power Tool

Access eBay through an application, not your browser. Search feeds, reminders, & filters. Thanks, morbidbutterfly.


Win 7 Power Boot Option

Customize the Win 7 Start Menu’s Power Boot Option to start “your way”. Thanks, bob3160


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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WinPatrol Plus 2010

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Synch Your Files Automatically – Try Free!

From the makers of Roboform, GoodSync synchronizes files between
desktops, laptops, and external drives, and works over a network or the

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3 thoughts on “PC Pitstop Newsletter – September 2010”

  1. How can I update my Windows Vista Ultimate drivers? I have Windows Vista 2007, on my desk top PC. I don’ t like to spend alot of money, since I’m on a limited income. So let me know if theres a cheaper way of doing so. Thank you, Lillian Mariscal

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