INSIDE THE PERSONAL COMPUTER
Abbeville Press, Inc.
505 park Ave.
New York, NY 10022
How do you teach small children-and adults-about computers? The
latest passport to computer literacy is an adorable pop-up book that describes
and illustrates the workings of a microprocessor, video tube, disk drives
and more. Pop-up construction lets you move parts and look inside
models. It's a great way to learn, and may intrigue adults more than
Suncom 260 Holbrook Drive
Wheeling, Ill 60090
Suncom's latest Totally Accurate Controller features three fire buttons,
two on the base and a third on top of the grip-contoured handle.
It is solid, responsive and backed by a two year guarantee. The Antic
staff members who used the TAC-3 were pleased with its performance and
QUEST OF THE SPACE BEAGLE
4517 Hartford Road
Baltimore, MD 21214
This is the sequel to Jupiter Mission 1999. Like its predecessor,
this two-disk game is actually several arcade games held together by a
common story line. In the Space Beagle, you're lost in a strange
galaxy. As you try to get back home, you battle fighter ships, travel
the Labyrinths of Kamerra, and eventually explore the entire known universe
with allegedly authentic star maps as you search for Earth.
266 Caspian Dr.
P.O. Box 3544
Sunnyvale, CA 94088
One of the hottest new modems, the Popcom is an autodial/autoanswer,
300/1200 baud modem with audio monitor and voice-over-data, a feature that
allows you to pick up the phone and talk to the person at the other end
while your computers are on-line. It is simple to use and automatically
adjust to cabling pinout arrangements and telephone line status-simply
plug it in and it's ready. Alas, it doesn't have any status lights.
PITFALL II: LOST CAVERNS
Bayshore Frontage Road
Mountain View, CA 94043
Follow Pitfall Harry as he seeks the Raj diamond in the Caverns of the Incas, in this sequel to the best-selling arcade game Pitfall.
82 Devonshire Street
Boston, MA 02190
$49.95 registration fee, $15/month and 40 cents/minute during peek (7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. weekdays), 10 cents/minute during nonpeek hours.
This service allows you to trade stocks and options, analyze your portfolio and obtain stock quotes with your Atari. You can also display projected dividend yields, review a schedule of capital gains and losses, and follow IRA and Keogh portfolios.
AT605 AUDIO INSULATORS
1221 Commerce Dr.
Stow, OH 44224
Found in high-end audio stores, these feet are perfect for reducing
the "shake, rattle and roll" caused by printers. The suggested retail
price includes four round energy absorbers, each encased in a brushed chrome