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New CD-ROM Titles - June 1995
by Rick Smith (June 1995)

CD-ROM titles
If this package of ten CD-ROMs, that work both on a Windows PC or a Macintosh computer, were priced at several hundred dollars, it would be very worthwhile to make a careful and comprehensive evaluation of this package. At this price, this package might end up being a reasonable value, but this package sells for less than $50!

Going into an exhaustive review process would be a waste of your time to read and mine time to write. Spend your time instead by going to the store and BUYING this package.

Here's a list of the CD-ROMs included in Treasure Pack I along with a brief description:

Clip Art Novice - 200 clip art images in EPS and TIFF formats.

Photo Pro Volume 3 - Over 100 high resolution 24 bit TIFF Photographs.

Photo Pro Volume 6 - 100 hires 24 bit TIFF Photographs of flowers

Gallery of Dreams: Surreal Imagery - More 24 bit TIFF images for backgrounds, patterns advertising, multimedia presentations.

Font Pro Volume 1 - 125 True Type and Type 1 Postscript typefaces fully unlocked and fully usable.

CD Fun House 9.0 - l000 shareware games

Quicktoons 1 - 6 full length cartoons

Newsbytes - all the archived articles from May 1983 - December 1993.

Washington Times & Insight 1994 Edition - provides in depth coverage and analysis of current events from January 1990 through December 1993.

Supertoons - 30 minutes of full color QuickTime movies.

In case you are still reading this article and need more justification, consider the following. To take your two kids and spouse to the movies would cost - let's say $10 for an adult ticket, $5 for each children's ticket, plus about $12 in pop, candy and popcorn. With $8 for gas, oil parking and mileage, you have spent around $50 for about 4 hours entertainment, assuming you count that trip to and from the movies as being entertaining. Even if you use this package only once for a single evening's entertainment, it presents an excellent value. For several evenings of entertainment, getting some homework done, saving a trip to the library and the package almost begins to pay for itself!

So if you're still reading this - stop and go out and buy this package right now! What are you waiting for? After all, it comes with a 60 day money back guarantee.

More CD-ROM titles
Wayzata Technology has created another new "Treasure Pack" of 10 CD-ROMS. They intend to make a set every few months. That's over 6,000 megabytes of programs and data, which comes out to about a 100 Megabytes a day to review before the next Treasure Pack is released! Have you done your 100 megabytes today?

Enjoy the set! Again its still under $50 and comes with a 60 day money back guarantee.

Copyright 1995 Rick Smith All rights reserved.

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Desktop PCs & Servers
  Ergo Thunder Brick 2
Eizo FlexScan Displays
Future Power epower
HP NetServer LXr 8500
Meridian Snap! Server
Digital Cameras
  3Com HomeConnect
Agfa ePhoto 780c
Canon A5 Zoom
Kodak DC265
Minolta 3D 1500
Nikon D1
Olympus C2000
Toshiba PDR-M4 & M5
Notebooks & Mobile
  3Com Palm VII
Fosa Mini Notebook
Pionex Elite
Quantex Celeron Laptop
Sharp Actius PC-A250
Sony F250/F290 Notebooks
Talontek MPC-2000
Mobile/Wireless Communications
  3Com 56K GSM Modem
Novatel Merlin Modem
Xircom Ethernet CompactCard
Mobile Software
  Etak Traffic Touch
DataViz Documents To Go
Softbook E-book System
  Agfa SnapScan Touch
Visioneer Strobe Pro
  Brother MP-21 C Portable
Tektronix Phaser 780
Xerox 480cx
Software & Books
  Avid Cinema for Windows
Caere PageKeeper Pro
Corex Area Code Fix
Docent Outliner
Macmillan Office 2K Books
Paragon FoneSync
Symantec pcAnywhere 9.0
Sybari Antigen 5.5
V-Communications AutoSave
  InFocus 330
Mitsubishi S120
  Club Photo
Intelliquis Traffic Builder
NETSilicon NET+Works
Panasite Web Builder
  Calluna 250 Mb PCCard
Castlewood 2.2Gb ORB
Iomega Clik!
Teac CD-W 54E
Batteries & Power
  Duracell Ultra Battery
Electrofuel PowerPad
Eveready Energizer ACCU
Graphics & Video
  Belkin USB Video Bus
Daeyang VR Headset
Kodak/Intel Picture CD
Nogatech USB TV
Number Nine SR9
  Logitech Cordless mouse
Raritan Switchman
Targus USB MiniMouse
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