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Billboard Music Guide January 5, 2009

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Music – Contemporary
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Billboard Music Guide

The Billboard Music Guide (Creative Multimedia), subtitled “80 Years of Music,” offers a searchable database of artists and albums, some audio clips, photos, and videos, and lots of substantial Billboard product like reviews and charts (more…)

 

Corel Worldwide Auto Guide December 28, 2008

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Reference -Guides

Corel Worldwide Auto Guide

The Corel Worldwide Auto Guide (Corel CD Home) is, essentially, a big list of cars (over 3600 models from 1996 are included on the disc); the advantage of putting this onto a CD-ROM begins and ends with the search function (more…)

 

Cartoon Guide to Physics, The December 22, 2008

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Science

The Cartoon Guide to Physics

The Cartoon Guide to Physics (HarperCollins Interactive) is a lesser program than it’s predecessor, The Cartoon History of the Universe, not only because its scope is more limited, but because the subject matter is less well-suited to the medium (more…)

 

Corel All-Movie Guide 2

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Reference-Guides

Corel All-Movie Guide 2

We?ve already gone on record as saying that Corel All-Movie Guide is the best of the CD-ROM movie guides, so we had no reason to think that Corel All-Movie Guide 2 should be disappointing (more…)

 

Yoga! A Multimedia Guide to Yoga December 4, 2008

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Health & Anatomy

Yoga! A Multimedia Guide to Yoga

Yoga! A Multimedia Guide to Yoga (Krea Technology) is a good general introduction to the philosophy of Yoga and some of the basic techniques and postures (more…)

 

Corel All Movie Guide: The Ultimate Guide to the Movies December 3, 2008

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Reference

Corel All Movie Guide: The Ultimate Guide to Movies

For those who prefer raw information to polish and thirty-second film clips comes Corel All Movie Guide: The Ultimate Guide to the Movies (Corel CD HOME), which very nearly lives up to its self-aggrandizing title (more…)

 

Anne Hooper’s Ultimate Sex Guide November 26, 2008

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Health & Anatomy

Anne Hooper’s Ultimate Sex Guide

Anne Hooper’s Ultimate Sex Guide (DK Multimedia), based on a book that is hugely popular in England, has a new life in multimedia. This disc is divided into four sections: a Questionnaire, Case Files, Programs, and a “Sexopedia (more…)