Free Anti-Virus / Adding Memory / Fastest Desktop PC / Smart TV / Laser Printers / Free Business Cards
In today's TOURBUS,
you'll find out if the free Microsoft Security software can replace your expensive anti-virus and anti-spyware protection.
Also, I've got some tips on Adding Memory to boost performance, and how to buy the Fastest Desktop PC.
And hey, is your TV stupid? Find out if a Smart TV is a smart move for you.
If you're thinking about a new printer, don't miss my tips on Buying a Laser Printer.
And finally, get the scoop on Free Business Cards. Read on!
Microsoft Security Essentials 2
Microsoft Security Essentials (MSE) is a free all-in-one Internet security tool you can download from Microsoft. It protects against viruses, spyware, rootkits, and even brand-new threats reported in real-time by computers running all over the world. How does MSE compare to other anti-virus and anti-spyware tools, and can it replace your existing Internet security software?
Take a look at the features in MSE Version 2, and see if it's right for you...
Upgrading your computer's memory is one of the most effective ways to boost its overall performance. Having the right amount of RAM means your computer will run faster and your hard drive will last longer. But before you buy PC memory, you have to answer the question, "What kind of memory do I need?" The answer depends on several factors.
Learn about the different types of RAM memory, and some easy ways to find out which kind you need...
A reader asks: "I'm ready for a new desktop computer, and I need something fast. What's the fastest desktop PC on the market, and how much will it cost?" If you're looking for the fastest desktop PC money can buy, bring a lot of money. The highest-performing desktop computers go for $2000 to $5000 - or more. These hot rods are in demand by gamers, and users who deal with video, 3D graphics and number crunching.
Here are my tips on buying a super-fast desktop computer...
What is a "Smart TV" and is it smart to buy one? Smart TVs that can combine the Internet with television broadcasting generated a lot of buzz at this year's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Market analysts report that 40 million Smart TVs were sold in 2010, about 21 per cent of all new TV set sales.
But what is this new technology all about? Here's the scoop on Smart TVs...
If you need to print high-quality text and graphics in large volumes, a laser print beats most inkjets. Laser printers churn out pages much faster and the cost-per-page of supplies is lower. Be prepared to shell out more money up front for a laser printer, but not as much as you might think.
Here are some helpful tips to consider when buying a laser printer...
Can you really get free business cards? Yes, you can get free business cards from a number of online printing companies. They won't be top of the line quality. They may have the printer's advertisement on the back. You won't get more than a few hundred cards. But they're free, and they can even be cards you design yourself.
Learn the pros and cons of free business cards, and where to find them...