VNET reviews five
non-Windows operating systems. None of them can hold a
candle to Windows -- we'll tell you why. (Special thanks to
Microsoft for their assistance in preparing this report.)
can't live without
independent, unbiased reviews of the latest batch of Pentium
II laptops in COMPUTERZ.COM. (Special thanks to Intel for
their generous donations of Pentium II laptops and free use
of their testing facilities on Maui.)
Netscape ought to crawl into a hole and
Netscape was the big loser
in the most recent browser shoot-out on TROUSERS.COM. Here's
the full, unexpurgated story of how Internet Explorer
trounced the competition fair 'n' square. (Special thanks to
Microsoft for the yacht! That was so sweet of you
All aboard the
"S.S. Minor", VNET's brand new 500-ft. luxury yacht with
elegantly appointed suites, 3 hottubs, 2 racquetball courts,
a well-stocked wine cellar and cigar humidor, and
award-winning chefs from One Market, Boulevard, and the Lark
Is Steve Jobs a
raging bully who parks his oversized Mercedes in handicapped
spaces (as Gil Amelio claims in his just-published book)? Or is Amelio just a sore loser? Vote in this
special VNET poll.
Send bulk faxes
on the Internet
in: SpamFax makes bulk faxing over the Internet as easy as
sending bulk email. Get your important message out to
millions of potential customers! Written by guest columnist
Sanford Wallace of Cyberpromo.
Experts share 17 tips on
how to "borrow" someone else's code. In PILFER.COM.
VNET designers share
28 helpful tips on "borrowing" graphics from other people's sites.
and throbbing? Fingers feel like they're ready to fall off?
VNET feels your pain, and recommends the best out of a dozen
popular wrist braces in this extra-special 20,000 word
review. (Watch for parts 2 and 3, on topical anesthetics and
tendon reconstruction surgery, later this week.)
game downloads ever
delivers the ten most significant gaming downloads of all
time, including "Barney's Special Secret Game: Don't Tell
Your Parents!", Julia Child's "Chef's Revenge pt. III:
Salmonella Souffle", and "VRML Tic Tac Toe".
Beginner's HTML books ever
reviews the best HTML how-to guides for beginners, including
"HTML for Dummies", "The Complete Idiot's Guide to HTML",
"HTML for Comatose Trauma Victims", "HTML for Illiterate
Technophobes Holed Up in the Wilderness", "HTML for People
who Scored Lower than 1000 on their SATs", "Webpage Design
for Infants", and "The New Media Marketer's Guide to HTML
(in Plain English without all that Technical Gobbledygook)".
best Advanced HTML books, too
VNET reviews the best HTML how-to guides for people who
wouldn't be caught dead reading a book for beginners,
including "HTML for People Who're Much Too Busy and
Important to Learn HTML", "The Engineer's Guide to
Technologies You've Never Even Heard Of", "Architecting New
Realities: Hypertextual Representations of the Self and the
Constructs of Gender in Networked Virtual Spaces", and "How to
Explain the Web to Your Parents".
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reflected in the article as well. Maybe. ||
Is Jobs a bully? Is Gil a whiner?
It comes with a ! from COMPUTERZ.COM
what I really hate?
Another bitter invective from one of our cranky
Have you consumed your daily quota? No? Why not?
Wouldn't you rather be shopping right now?
Kids and Porn
How to block your kids from your favorite sites.
Porn and Your Wallet
Special deals and discounts from your favorite sites.
Porn and The Government
Why those yahoos in Washington want to trample your
God-given rights to view consensual adult acts in the
privacy of your own home (or cubicle, or your coworker's
cubicle, or your boss's machine while she's at lunch).
Is there too
much sex online? VNET probes this burning question,
thrusting deeper for answers until we're fully satisfied.
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Nathan "Nasty" Shedroff and Chris "Tasty" Tacy give
hot, live, developer-on-developer action like you've never
seen it before at VNET's sizzling web developer conference
Whatever happened to this guy? You used to hear about him all the time. What's he up to, anyway?
Do too many hyperlinks overwhelm users? A special VNET report.