Financial Aid for Online College / Best Portable Hard Drive / Protect Yourself From ID Theft / Laptops For Windows 7 / Geekly Update / How to Replace a Motherboard / Shopping Cart Software
In today's TOURBUS,
you'll find out if you can get Financial Aid for Online College,
and you'll find my advice on buying the Best Portable Hard Drive.
I've also got ten tips on how to Protect Yourself From Identity Theft.
Are you upgrading your tech? See my picks for the Best Laptops For Windows 7,
learn how to predict the future in the latest Geekly Update,
and see my not-so-geeky How to Replace a Motherboard
guide. Read on!
Can You Get Financial Aid for Online College?
Taking classes from an online college is an increasingly popular way of getting a degree. And financial aid is vitally important for almost every college student. But there's some confusion about whether online students qualify for financial aid.
Here's the scoop on getting financial aid, grants and scholarships for online college...
A portable hard drive is one of handiest inventions ever. It can be used to back up data, provide secure off-site storage, install new software, and a dozen other tasks. But portable hard drives can vary widely when it comes to four factors: capacity, speed, ruggedness, and physical security.
So what's the best portable hard drive for your particular needs? Let's look at the factors that go into making that decision...
Identity theft is one of the most traumatic non-violent crimes to which one can fall victim. When a crook uses your good name to commit fraud or other crimes, the impact on your reputation, employability, and credit is severe and can last for years. It can also be difficult, time-consuming and expensive to undo the damage.
So it's important to protect yourself against ID thieves. Here are TEN practical tips to help defend against identify theft...
A reader asks: "I'm getting ready to buy a laptop, and I want to run Windows 7. Are netbooks powerful enough to run Win7, or should I go for a larger and more powerful laptop?" The move to Windows 7 is often accomplished by purchasing a laptop. The latest Microsoft operating system is powerful, but it requires the right hardware platform in order to show all of its new capabilities to best effect.
Here some tips on buying a laptop or netbook that will work well with Windows 7...
It turns out Twitter users can accurately predict the future. Can you cash in on this phenomenon? How will a recent court ruling about your boss's ability to snoop into your personal webmail affect your work life? New technology allows parents to zap unsavory movie scenes. But will it warn parents when Erykah Badu is nearby?
Get answers to these questions, and lifetime immunity from FarmVille, just by reading the most recent installments of the Geekly Update...
A reader says: "I think my motherboard was fried by lightning. There is a big black spot on the motherboard and some solder nearby is melted. Do you have any tips on replacing a motherboard?" The motherboard is a giant circuit board inside of your desktop or laptop computer. Think of it as the central nervous system that connects that your CPU, RAM memory, disk drives, display and all those other geeky gadgets.
It might seem intimidating at first, but it's really not that hard to replace the motherboard in a desktop computer. Here's how...
Some online stores need shopping cart software, while others don't. If you sell only one product or service then you just need a "buy now" button. But if you plan to sell multiple items in your online store, you probably need a shopping cart.
Here are some of the best options for free shopping cart software and commercial offerings as well...