Old CD’s: Games, Encyclopedia, Apps.

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

Popular Mechanics New Buyers Guide 1995 April 28, 2009

How-To Guides

Popular Mechanics New Buyers Guide 1995

If you’re thinking of buying a new car, you can do some pre-shopping with Popular Mechanics New Buyers Guide 1995 (Books That Work). The visual design of the interface goes a step beyond the normal Windows format, which makes it pleasing to use as well as easy (more…)

 

New Zealand Birds and How to Photograph Them: a Multimedia Presentation April 24, 2009

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Science & Nature

New Zealand Birds and How to Photograph Them: A Multimedia Presentation

If you’re still pining for a bird guide, try New Zealand Birds and How to Photograph Them: A Multimedia Presentation (The Electric Book Co (more…)

 

Acing the New SAT March 14, 2009

College Prep

Acing the New SAT

Acing the New SAT (Penguin Electronic) sounds terrifically promising. Ace the SATs? Teenagers’ eyes sparkle with visions of bright 1600s – they want to believe. And the program has several things in its favor: the five tutors are young, intelligent and almost fun, and the tutorials are fine once you get going (more…)

 

Conquest of the New World January 15, 2009

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Simulations

Conquest of the New World

Conquest of the New World (Interplay Productions) is a simulation that ambles along at a pace which could be called, kindly, sedentary. Choose a European country and set sail for the New World or, if you prefer, play the Native Americans who are defending their space (more…)

 

ABC Newslinks November 4, 2008

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ABC Newslinks

ABC Newslinks (Creative Wonders) is a terrific reference tool that makes use of just about every new media technology; the program offers QuickTime videos, photographs, and reports from around the world (more…)

 

Newsbytes News Network October 27, 2008

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Reference

Newsbytes News Network

Slightly more successful is Wayzata’s Newsbytes News Network, also an all-text database (over 400 color photographs are included, but just you try to find one without using the search mechanism) (more…)