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1001 Windows Hints and Tips is a compilation of sample articles from Ziff-Davis Press books in Windows help format.


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3DNA is a 3D virtual environment shell that presents your computer as a series of 3D video-game like rooms. It features objects that you can set to launch applications, web site previews in the form of a "browser bay", and in-program advertising. It was bundled with some video cards. In many ways it is like a 3d-version of Microsoft Bob, and has a resemblance to Packard Bell Navigator.


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After Dark, from Berkeley Systems, Inc, is a set of entertaining screen savers for Mac and Windows. After Dark for Windows started off as "Magic Screen Saver" for Windows 2.x.


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Houghton Mifflin American Heritage Electronic Dictionary is a resident background program that gives you instant searchable access to an entire dictionary.


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AUTOMAP is a computerized US roadmap from NextBase that shows major US roads. It can plot travel routs, and displays various regional information.


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AutoRoute, from NextBase, is a mapping utility for plotting and planning travel routes. AutoRoute Plus is an enhanced version of the consumer oriented AutoRoute Express, that adds fleet management features specifically for business.


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Banner Blue Movie Guide is a searchable movie database with built in trivia games.


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BodyWorks, from Software Marketing Corp, is an interactive computerized human anatomy reference for DOS and Windows. It is an informal educational/multimedia product targeted at home users.


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A reference tool from Microsoft, including a dictionary, thesaurus, quotations, atlas, and other types of references. Some versions were included and integrated with Microsoft Office, albeit sometimes stripped down.


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Borland Screenery is a set of screen savers, icons, and backgrounds designed for Windows 3.0. The second disk was only received upon the user registering the product. This appears to be a Borland licensed version of the "Intermission 2.0" screen saver.


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Calendar Creator Plus from Vermont Creative Software/Power Up, and later Spinnaker Software, is a tool for creating printed calendars with different styles and custom lists of events.


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Catz, from PF Magic, Inc, is a fun program that places an animated cat on your desktop for you to play with.


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Cellular Automata Lab is a powerful commercial scientific mathematical program for working with and exploring Cellular Automata, a system where individual mathematical elements grow, spread, and die based on a set of rules (like the old BASIC "Life" programs). This software provides functionality to create custom sets of rules. Although it had some potential applications, this specific product is more of a novelty, similar to fractal generators. It was published by Autodesk during a period of experimental exploration in to new scientific applications.


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Back before MapQuest or Google Maps, people could own an entire USA road map on a CD-ROM. DeLorme Street Atlas was one of the most popular road mapping products. You can search for street names or by phone number and zoom in on local neighborhoods. enabled users to create customized maps. focused on road maps. Later it competed with Microsoft Expedia Streets and Rand-McNally Route Planner.


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Released in 1997 by DayBreak Software, Break A Day is a calendar that shows a different Dilbert comic every day. Includes a 16-bit Windows 3.1 version, 32-bit Windows 9x/NT version, and a Mac version.


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Dr. Sbaitso is a simple AI program, similar to the famous "Eliza", that makes use of text-to-speech software. Distributed as a demonstration application with Creative Labs Sound Blaster cards.


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Easy Chefs One Million Recipes, from American Cooking Resources, is one big multimedia CD that contains a huge card file of food recipes. It literally has over a million recipes stored in its searchable database.


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Microsoft Encarta was a home oriented interactive encyclopedia that was often sold with new OEM machines. Unlike a paper encyclopedia, Encarta took full advantage of being on a computer, with updates from the Internet, sound clips and movies, interactive charts and games, and good navigation.


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Encarta Virtual Globe is a companion multimedia product to Microsoft Encarta, and was also included on the Encarta Reference Suite DVD. Microsoft Encarta Virtual Globe contains detailed geographical and topographical maps and information, a huge database of places, geography games, satellite photographs, and 3D "flights" over major landmarks.


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Expedia Streets, from Microsoft, is a multimedia street atlas similar to Delorme Street Atlas. It competed with DeLorme Street Atlas, and Rand McNally Route Planner.


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A computerized tool from Expert Software for displaying your personalized daily horoscope. It can also interpret your personality traits, values, temperament, attitudes, adaptation, [and gullibility]. Plots trends in business, fitness, creativity, and social activities. Prints chart wheels, calculates planet positions, [and empties your wallet.]


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Expert Astronomer from Expert Software is a budget star chart with a large number of features. Database includes around 9000 objects including stars, constellations, and planets.


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Dream Interpreter is a program for recording and analyzing dreams. It contains a large database of dream symbols and interpretations and can analyze trends over time.


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A budget mapping program from Expert Software that can print clipart from any global geographical location and contains a database of general information about each location.