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The Internet Tourbus Newsletter (Turn on Images to View This Message) TOURBUS Vol 15, Number 57
29 Mar 2010
80,000 Riders in Over 100 Countries
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Get a Free Fax Number / Geekly Update / AVG Rescue CD / Credit Cards Safety / Computer Monitor as a TV / Speed Up Windows 7 / USB Ports Not Working?
In today's TOURBUS, You'll learn how to Get a Free Fax Number to receive incoming faxes, even if you don't have a fax machine! I've also got tips on how to Repair Computers With the AVG Rescue CD. And finally, it's been scientifically proven, that even glancing at the Geekly Update will make you smarter and better looking. Try it today!

Do you shop online? Find out if it's safer to use Credit Cards Online or in a restaurant. Here's a tip that's certain to reduce your productivity -- find out how to use your Computer Monitor as a TV by tossing a tuner into the mix. And who doesn't want their computer to do faster? Read my handy tips on How to Speed Up Windows 7. Read on!


Get a Free Fax Number
A reader asks: "Every once in a while, I need to receive a fax, but I don't have my own fax machine. It's embarassing to tell business contacts that my fax number is the local Kinko's, and it's a hassle to drive there and retrieve my faxes. Is there any way to get a free fax number for inbound faxes?"

Actually yes, there are a few online services that offer a completely free incoming fax number. Here's how to get yours...

Geekly Update March 24
Is Google pulling the plug on over a BILLION searchers? Can you name an app that costs $59 on iPhone, but comes bundled for free on the Droid? And which e-book reader (that you probably never heard of) was voted Best of CES 2010?

Get answers to these questions, and 146% more retweets, just by reading the most recent installment of the Geekly Update...

Repair Infected Computers with AVG Rescue CD
Some viruses deliberately cripple your system to make it unbootable. And sometimes, efforts to root out a virus mess up your hard drive's boot sector. The only solution is to boot up with software repair tools from a source other than your hard drive.

That's where the AVG Rescue CD will come in handy. Learn more about this handy repair tool...

Is It Safe To Use Credit Cards Online?
It's the age of e-commerce. Millions of people spend billions of dollars online every day. And the usual method of payment is a credit card. But some people hesitate to provide their credit card numbers to e-commerce sites for various reasons.

Do these concerns have merit? Is it safer to use credit cards online or offline? The answer may surprise you. Let's find out...

Use Your Computer Monitor as a TV
Flat-screen TVs have come down in price in recent years, but they still aren't exactly cheap. If you have a decent-sized flat-panel computer monitor, you can watch TV on the monitor by adding a bit of specialized hardware called a tuner that costs less than $100.

Let's look at both internal and external tuners, and check out the pros and cons of each...

How to Speed Up Windows 7
Windows 7 is slicker and glitzier than any previous version of Windows. But some people don't want slick; they want raw speed. Dazzling visual effects and an abundance of fancy features come at a performance cost. By tweaking certain settings and eliminating some marginally useful system services, you can turbocharge your Windows 7 machine.

Here's how to tone down the glitz in Windows 7 and get more of your computing power back...

Help, My USB Ports Are Not Working!
USB ports are handy, carefree devices when they work properly. They allow you to quickly attach a camera, printer, flash drive and many other devices to your computer. But sometimes you run into a snag - you plug your gadget into a USB port, and nothing happens. Problems with USB ports can be difficult to diagnose.

But there are some common causes of USB port malfunctions and various fixes you can try. Here's what to do when your USB ports are not working...

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.

Free PC Matic - Performance & Security Scan

PC Matic is a collection of award winning PC Pitstop technologies in one integrated architecture.

No other product on the market today will do as much to improve the overall performance, security & stability of your PC.

Run a Free PC Matic Scan Now!


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