[ This Week's Reviews ]
Every week thousands of new web sites appear on the Internet. Each has a bold plan to make it's mark in cyberspace.
(Er..O.K.... Maybe bold isn't always the right word).
The Ins. The Outs. The Ups and the Downs of the phenomenon that's taking over our lives and changing the way we live.
This week's Reviews
[ Release Late, Release Later ]
When Steve Case introduced the Pre-Release of the long awaited Netscape Navigator 6.0 at last week's Internet World conference in Los Angeles, proclaiming "The Magic is Back", veteran Net watchers could be excused for fighting to contain the giggles.
After all, the new version comes two years after the last relase from Netscape.
Oh well. Better later than never.
The Return of Netscape
[ The Linux Effect ]
Fans love it.
The markets go crazy at a drop of the word. Yet, for all the hype, ordinary computer users are reluctant to experiment with an operating system notorious for being too complicated for mere mortals to install and use on a daily basis.
That may be about to change.
The designers who created the revolutionary interface for the Macintosh have announced they will be building an interface that may do for the Linux desktop what Bill Gates did for Windows
[ Do Unto Microsoft ]
As US District Court Judge Thomas Penfield Jackson weighs the options available to him and selects an appropriate punishment for Microsoft's violation of the Sherman Anti-Trust Act, we've been doing some creative thinking of our own. Throw in a couple of interesting alternatives readers e-mailed us and we've got a hot little list on our hands.
....Our Top Ten Alternative punishments for Microsoft
[ Free High Speed Access Arrives ]
Free high-speed Net access will arrive sometime this summer. Broadband Digital, a Newport Beach, California, company with strong ties to Net advertising interests, has already signed up 400,000 customers intrested in it's free DSL access.
Is this the wave of the future?
But the service being planned will probably change the way you see the Net forever
[ Ten Web Sites You Need To Know About ]
From programs to help run your net startup to the open source movement ...ten web sites you can't live without
[ The Wired Shopper ]
With competition for consumer dollars heating up on the net, it isn't always easy to know where to turn first for the best deals.
The Wired shopper shows you how
[ Here Comes the Sun ]
For Years Microsoft Office and Wordperfect from Corel have been pretty much the only viable options for PC users in need of a professional office productivity suite.
Sun MicroSystem's release of StarOffice 5.1 changes the picture considerably
[ Digital Music ]
With Net downloads ready to change the face of the recording industry forever it seems as though half of the dot coms on the web are flogging digital music
[ Free Internet Service ]
A trend that first saw popularity in Europe picks up steam in the United States. With big name players like AltaVista already in the market and hundreds of new competitors in the free ISP field, the question is, why are you still paying for Internet service?
The answer may surprise you.
Shopping Cart ]
After years of struggling in the shadows, small merchants are using the net to fight back. Many provide the same sort of attention and intimacy you find at local shops, something that can't be said about most large-scale web merchants
[ the netwebly report ]
.New web site launches, radical new business strategies, the suprises, the disappointments, the web sites that come out of nowhere and the er...ones that are likely to be gone sometime next week.
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