PC Pitstop Newsletter – August 2011

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The Most Secure Browser
by Bob Rankin

Only one browser succeeded at blocking over 90% of malicious links.

A PC Just for Banking?
by Leo Notenboom

A dedicated machine is one approach to improving online banking security.

Microsoft Serious About Mobile
by Steve Hogan

Touting 500 improvements, the new mobile OS is what fans have waited for.

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Downloading Streaming Video
by Fred Langa/Windows Secrets

How to watch YouTube clips and other streaming media when you’re offline

Make Tech Easier
15 Cool Extensions for Google+
by Make Tech Easier

Chrome extensions that make using Google+ a better experience.

Is LCD or LED Right for You?

by Chris Pirillo

What is the difference between LCD and LED screens?

A Devious Malware Attack
by Leo Notenboom

A common attack vector for malware is via malicious or hacked websites.

Truth About Windows 7 DRM
by Win7News

Many folks will never use Windows 7 because of the horrible, heinous DRM.

Introducing DroidPatrol
by Bill Pytlovany

Access the WinPatrol PLUS database from your Droid for just $1.99.

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Privacy. What Privacy?
by GFI Vipre

Who is really to blame for the demise of the individual’s right to privacy.

Sys Restore is a Poor Backup
by Daves Computer Tips

What does System Restore do & why it isn’t a great backup method.

Not Too Late to Save a Vista PC
by Windows Talk

Chances are your Vista PC can be upgraded to make it perform better.

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6 Step PowerPoint Makeover
by Powerpoint Tips

How to quickly make a presentation look better without changing the content.

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Bad Shortcuts
Tip submitted by evilfantasy

Clean up bad shortcuts on your PC with this cool freeware.

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IE Favorites Organizer
Tip submitted by EssexBiker

An easier way to organize your IE favorites

Windows and Raw Files
Tip submitted by nisy

A new camera codec pack that offers support for the RAW file format.

Submit a Tip
by The Pit Crew

Each month we select the best of the tips submitted by the PC Pitstop community.

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