Virtual pets for virtual boys and girls

Schlesinger, Lee
December 1998
Network World;12/21/98, Vol. 15 Issue 51, p38
Trade Publication
Discusses the joy that the author gets from owning a computer. Happiness derived from upgrading of computers.


Related Articles

  • In between the downloads and the upgrades. Spotleson, Bruce // Las Vegas Business Press;08/11/97, Vol. 14 Issue 32, p4 

    Opinion. Comments on the need to upgrade Web browsers. Difficulty of navigating the Internet; Justification for hiring computer technicians; Difference of computer upgrades from traditional repair works at home.

  • The upgrade upheaval: Moving from a terminal account to a direct connection. Notess, Greg R. // Online;Jan/Feb95, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p57 

    Discusses the mechanics of upgrading from a terminal account to a direct connection on the Internet. Electronic mail programs; Newsreaders; Gopher.

  • System upgrades. Connolly, Bruce // Online;Mar/Apr95, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p110 

    Presents an abstract on the article `New Life for Your Old PC?' by Winn L. Rosch published in the PC Magazine dated November 8, 1994 about upgrading computers.

  • Specification lets users upgrade or install new peripherals hassle-free. Nass, Richard // Electronic Design;05/27/97, Vol. 45 Issue 11, p32 

    Provides information on the establishment of the Device Bay Specification, a device which allows personal computer (PC) users to purchase, install and upgrade PCs and peripherals. Advantages of using the Device Bay; Features of the devices; Who is responsible for its development.

  • Can I call the boss a fool over a computer upgrade? See... Petreley, Nicholas // InfoWorld;4/29/96, Vol. 18 Issue 18, p125 

    Reports on the upgrades to Personal Computer (PC), and its effect on the disorder in (IS) information systems.

  • Keep your options open. Maurer, Michael // Crain's Detroit Business;7/4/94, Vol. 10 Issue 27, p8 

    Focuses on upgrading computer systems. Options; Speed considerations; Financial issues.

  • The trials and heartfelt confessions of another recovering upgrade addict. Greiff, Scott // InfoWorld;10/10/94, Vol. 16 Issue 41, p60 

    Relates the author's addiction over software upgrades. Confession of his addiction at an Upgraders Anonymous meeting; Free upgrading services offered by software companies; Invention of the competitive upgrade.

  • The sound and the fury. Crawford, Walt // Online;Jan/Feb96, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p85 

    Focuses on the addition of high-quality sound to personal computers. Distinct advantage of the Macintosh; Problems with upgrading kits; Supremacy of Creative Labs' Sound Blaster; Choosing headphones and speakers; Basic guidelines for adding sound.

  • Sometimes the best decision is the wrong one. Surkan, Michael // PC Week;10/27/97, Vol. 14 Issue 45, p104 

    Describes how sometimes it is appropriate to choose a short-term solution while saving capital for an eventual long-term improvement. The author's example of not upgrading a system if you have the human resources to keep it running and you do not have the capital to invest in the upgrade.

  • Squeeze new life into your PC. Salmon, Tracy L. // Black Enterprise;Oct2000, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p56 

    Cites the advantages of upgrading personal computers over purchasing computers to replace old ones. Costs of computer upgrade; Several vendors which offer computer upgrades; Ways on how to do a personal upgrading of computers.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics