Monday, November 3, 2008

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Monday, Nov. 3, 2008

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Today's top stories...

Is Windows getting more secure?
Microsoft says human error accounts for most security flaws. Computer thefts lead the list. Windows problems are down. Attackers are targeting third-party programs. I have a tool to protect those programs.

An update for Windows Update
Microsoft will soon roll out an upgrade to the Windows Update service. It will allow users to install more than 80 updates at once. Windows Update was last upgraded in July.

Boot times too slow for many
Computer manufacturers are trying to lessen boot times. This is often accomplished by loading a limited operating system. But some users would like computers to turn on instantly—like smartphones.

G1 gets security update
Google has released an update for its Android mobile phone operating system. It patches a recently discovered security flaw. The flaw could compromise passwords and other information entered into Web forms.

If you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em
MySpace and Auditude are helping MTV monetize video clips. They will place ads in MTV clips uploaded by users. Is this a good way to fight copyright infringement? Hit the Message Board.

Watch Netflix movies instantly on Macs
Netflix subscribers will soon be able to watch movies instantly on Macs. It is testing a service based on Microsoft’s Silverlight technology. Windows users can already watch movies instantly.

Peanuts comes to the digital age
Fans can now download three- to four-minute Peanuts episodes from iTunes. The new episodes are based on classic Peanuts comic strips. And they retain all of their old-school charm.

The smart way to save $100s on electric bills!

Every day, Team Komando produces some of the best content you'll find anywhere on the Internet. Here is a sampling of what's new on our site today!

Last Day to Enter: Want the best video and audio performance in a standard definition (480p) DVD player? Then enter my Giveaway of the Day sweepstakes today. You'll have a chance to win Rotel's RDV-1045 DVD Player. Get stunning picture quality with this prize valued at $499.

Video of the Day: Meet Challenger, a bald eagle. He was raised by humans and can't be released. But he can thrill a stadium full of people.

Cool Site of the Day: Too often, we dispose of usable food. Given its cost, that's a real shame. Today's site will help you use those leftovers.

Digital Minute, on your radio: Many people have replaced desktop PCs with laptops. So, what will replace the laptop? I have the answer!

Free Download of the Day: You can find some great products at online stores. Amazon has a new way to explore its content. It's pretty cool.

Tip on the site: iTunes runs on Windows and Mac machines. You can use your iPod on both. But it will take some work and a few tradeoffs.

There's more below, but first a word from us...

The Perfect Pan For Edge-Lovers!

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Other Items of Interest
Kitchen Animal Hot Pads
Non-Slip Banana Grip

Buying a UPS
I recommend an uninterruptible power supply to protect your data. A UPS lets you power down safely in a power failure. But picking out a UPS can be tricky. Get some helpful buying advice on my site.

Should you use Vista’s BitLocker?
BitLocker is a new tool in Vista that encrypts your entire hard drive. Encrypting your data protects your security. But is BitLocker the right encryption program for you? My handy tip will help you decide!

See you tomorrow!
Kim :)

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