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The Internet Tourbus Newsletter (Turn on Images to View This Message) TOURBUS Vol 15, Number 57
08 Mar 2011
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FaxZero / Free Anti-Virus Programs / Fake Anti-Spyware / Used Cell Phones / Voicemail Jail / Geekly Update

In today's TOURBUS, you'll learn how to use Free Internet Faxing to send a fax, even if you have no fax machine. I've also got a roundup of Free Anti-Virus Programs for Win7 computers, and some tips on how to recognize and avoid Fake Anti-Spyware Programs.

Also in this issue, I have suggestions on "going green" with your Used Cell Phone, how to Avoid Annoying Voicemail Mazes, and the latest edition of the Geekly Update. Read on!


Free Internet Faxing With FaxZero
Even if you don't have a fax machine, you can still send a fax from your computer. A free online faxing service called FaxZero makes it simple to send a fax from your desktop, laptop or smartphone. All you need is an Internet connection and an email address. Because FaxZero is web-based, there's nothing to download and it doesn't matter if your computer runs on Windows, Mac or Linux.

Here's how to send a free fax to any fax machine in the United States or Canada...

Free Anti-Virus For Windows 7
It's important to have anti-virus protection to stay safe online. If your anti-virus software has not been updated since 2009 it may have some incompatibilities with Windows 7. And fortunately, it doesn't have to be expensive to get protected. In fact, some of the best internet security tools are free!

Here are my top 5 free antivirus programs for Windows 7 computers, and why you might want to choose of them instead of Norton or McAfee...

Fake Anti-Spyware Programs
Browsing the web for free anti-spyware programs can get you into more trouble than an accidental spyware infection. Bad guys are actually disguising their malware as beneficial anti-malware utilities, and inducing the gullible to not only install their malware, but even pay them for it!

Here are some of the warning signs of fake anti-spyware programs, how to avoid the rogues, and where to find the good stuff...

What To Do With a Used Cell Phone
Got a new cell phone, and wondering what to do with the used model? Don't throw it in the trash, or toss it in the junk drawer. You have several good options for dealing with a used mobile phone, and some of them may even put cash in your pocket -- especially if you have an AT&T iPhone.

Here's the scoop on how and where to recycle, trade or sell your old mobile phone...

Avoid Voice Menu Mazes
Are you one of those people who hates Interactive Voice Response (IVR) systems - otherwise known as "voice mail jail"? Automated voice menu systems can be annoying, frustrating, and time-wasting. It is especially irritating when a voice-recognition system "didn't understand your request" and makes you repeat yourself in an ever louder voice.

Here are some tips to help you break free of the voice menus and reach a real person...

Geekly Update - 07 Mar 2011
Are Chinese hackers secretly sending text messages from your Android phone? Are college admissions officers scanning your Facebook profile for embarassing photos? And will Google's new Recipe Search lead you to the perfect guacamole? Get answers in the latest edition of the Geekly Update, as well as the scoop on gadgets & hardware, online happenings, and social networking.

It's guaranteed to make you 146% smarter, read on...

Free Credit Reports
Protect yourself from Identify Theft - here's how to get 3 free credit reports each year.
Send a Free Fax
Learn how to send and receive faxes for free, using online fax services.
Free Online College
Everyone knows that college is not cheap. But did you know that some college courses are free, online?
Magic Jack Phone
Magic Jack is a device that plugs into your PC for cheap phone service. Is it a scam, or does it do what it promises?
Free AntiVirus Software
Staying safe online doesn't have to cost big bucks. Here are my picks for the best FREE anti-virus software.

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That's all for now, see you next time!
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