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Reviews About Old Software on CD-ROM from the 1990’s

Nautilus CD January 13, 2009

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Nautilus CD

Nautilus CD (Metatec Corp., monthly), the first magazine created for CD-ROM, has been around for five years and it shows. There’s nothing slick or jazzy about Nautilus CD; it’s a straightforward, information-centered disc that looks and works like a magazine (more…)


Digital Culture Stream January 5, 2009

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Digital Culture Stream

Digital Culture Stream (Mixed Media Productions, quarterly) needs to pay more attention to production values if it is to have any chance in this market. The program is slow, soundtracks are infrequent, backgrounds are static, video clips are short, and there’s very little animation (more…)


Medio Magazine November 22, 2008

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Medio Magazine

If you like People Magazine, Entertainment Weekly, and Life, you’re the right audience for Medio Magazine (Medio Multimedia Inc., monthly). Medio tries to give you all that and more (more…)


Interactive Entertainment November 19, 2008

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Interactive Entertainment

Interactive Entertainment (Interactive Publishing, Inc.) has a specific niche in the market and serves it well. Games are what this CD-ROM is all about. An easy-to-use, bug-free program using Windows features in a passable visual design, it offers everything the avid gamer needs to keep up-to-date (more…)


Blender, 5/96 November 7, 2008

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Blender (Dennis Publishing, bi-monthly) has a slick interface that’s intuitive and easy to use. Some of our reviewers felt that Blender was right on target with its hip, trendy stories, videos, interviews, and music reviews, while others found it totally vacuous (more…)