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The Windows 7 Guide Volume 1 - Setting Up, Optimizing, and Using Your Win7 System is a 57 page eBook that is normally $9.95, but it's free through today (expires 3/18/14). This book contains Windows Secrets' best articles on getting started with Windows 7 and includes topics such as the best ways to install, upgrade and [...]

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Windows 8 Pro Upgrade – $14.99

Did you know that if you purchase(d) a Microsoft Windows 7 notebook or desktop between  June 2, 2012 and January 31, 2013 then you may be eligible for a Windows 8 Pro upgrade for $14.99? The offer is for customers (e.g. home users, students, and enthusiasts) who purchase a qualified PC. A qualified PC is [...]

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The elgato EyeTV Hybrid is a beautiful little USB 2.0 TV Tuner for Mac or Windows computers. It's "hybrid" in that it will tune just about anything you've got: analog cable/tv, Digital/HDTV, and Clear QAM digital cable. It even has adapters so you can hook up a Composite or S-Video source (such as an analog [...]

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I’ve seen fashion designers get their fingers into every kind of pie imaginable: clothes,  handbags, shoes, fragrances, even automobiles (Coach, Eddie Bauer).  But now, designers are putting their stamp or rather their label on the tech world.  Pierre Cardin has partnered with China’s Shenzhen Vogue Industries to brand a touchscreen device.  On the outside, the [...]

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Windows 7 will be available in October.  If you are a Vista survivor this will be a long-awaited and welcome relief.  And this book will be a nice read as your blood pressure returns to pre-Vista values.  I can tell if a book passes my goodness test if, while reading it, I pause and double-check [...]

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