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The Internet Tourbus Newsletter (Turn on Images to View This Message) TOURBUS Vol 14, Number 9
14 Jan 2009
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The Digital Music Issue
Today's TOURBUS is all about digital music... everything from concepts to formats, to hardware and software. Check out turntables that connect to your PC, and learn how to convert LP records to CD. Beat the DRM snag by converting your iTunes music to MP3. You'll also get the scoop on Limewire, file sharing, ripping and burning. Read on!

It seems the death of vinyl has been greatly exaggerated. There are lots of USB turntables available now, and they are perfect for the task of playing those classic vinyl records via your computer, or for converting your LP's to digital format. I've compiled a list of my top five USB turntables, along with reviews...

For seasoned audio purists, nothing compares to good old-fashioned analog recordings on vinyl records. But those old records are fragile... here's an illustrated step-by-step guide to help you convert vinyl records to CD so you can enjoy them for years to come...

Perhaps you've purchased music from iTunes and you want to play those tunes on a non-iPod music player. Apple says no. How about making backup copies of your music library? Or burning your favorite tunes to a CD so you can listen in the car? The RIAA says no. But that doesn't mean you can't...

If you have an iPod and an Apple computer, read no further. iTunes works great on Macs, but if you run Windows or Linux, it's a different story. Many people complain that iTunes is buggy, less than intuitive, and a memory hog on non-Apple platforms. Here are some noteworthy iTunes alternatives...

Limewire is a free file sharing program, which allows individual users on the Internet to make music, video and other files available for direct access by other users. But is Limewire safe and legal? Learn about Limewire, copyrights and the risks of file sharing...

Is your downloaded music piling up on your hard drive? Or perhaps you've got a bunch of CDs with only one or two songs on each that you really like. It takes just a few minutes to learn how to "rip" songs from a CD, and "burn" your own music mix to a new disc...

No Government Bail-Out For YOU!
All the turmoil on Wall Street is a good reminder that we need to take CONTROL of OUR OWN FINANCIAL SITUATION. My good friend Leo Quinn has a ridiculously simple plan that can virtually guarantee that you will be debt free in 10 years or less -- including your mortgage. He's helped over 18,212 people do exactly that.

Leo has a special offer for TOURBUS riders that will help you get out of debt, and protect yourself from the economic downturn. Start making smart choices today - click below and learn more...

Send a Free Fax
Learn how to send and receive faxes for free, using online fax services.
Make Windows Run Faster
Here's my special recipe to clean that icky goo out of your computer's pipes, so Windows will start quicker, run more reliably, and go faster on the info-superhighway.
Free Calls With Skype
Skype is a software package that lets you make free calls to almost anyone, anywhere in the world. Here's how to get started...
Free Internet Security Software
Staying safe on the Internet doesn't have to cost big bucks. Here are my recommendations for the best FREE anti-virus, anti-spyware, and popup blocker software.

Free PC Performance Scan

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