NORTON ANTIVIRUS 2002

Generally I’m happy with Norton Antivirus 2002. It installs like a dream, the e-mail scanning works, and it’s easy to update. But here’s an interesting side-effect. I just set up a new Dell Dimension 8200 – a very nice, very fast computer....

NORTON ANTIVIRUS 2002

Last year’s version of Norton Antivirus was a fine piece of work – easy to use, easy to keep updated, and way ahead of the mish-mash of products put out by Mcafee. But it had a couple of problems: its method of scanning e-mail was clumsy and frequently...

REAL NETWORKS INTRODUCES NEW MEDIA PLAYER

Real Networks is introducing a new product today that blends RealPlayer and RealJukebox into a single program – and starts a steady flow of money out of your pockets. This is the first real demonstration of the future as envisioned by the copyright holders....

WESTLAW CITELINK

Lawyers: there’s a new version of Westlaw Citelink, a free utility that works with Word and WordPerfect to check case citations, construct a Table of Authorities, and the like. If you’ve got Office XP, the new version of Citelink also turns on “smart...

CHILDREN’S SOFTWARE

The current selection of kids’ software is pretty uninspiring. The interest in getting computers and Internet connections into classrooms arose from the belief that there would be rich content that would engage kids and trigger their creativity and desire to...

MEDIA JUKEBOX 7.0

I’m a fan of Media Jukebox for playing, recording, and organizing .mp3 files. Each of the main players – Windows Media Player, RealJukebox, and MusicMatch Jukebox – have annoying quirks or shortcomings that drove me to distraction. Media Jukebox does...