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Issue 47 : June 1986

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Hints and Tips - Martin Phillips
Martin makes life easier for newcomers to the world of micros.
First Byte - Tessie Revivis
What does 'communications' mean in relation to computers? Tessie has the answer.
Set up your own Viewdata System - David Atherton
David of BBC Soft shares his experiences of setting up the OwlTel viewdata system using the Communitel package.
What's Packet Radio - Tony Dennis
The latest craze in communications is micros talking to each other over the radio airwaves - packet radio.
Type in a Terminal - Graham Bartram
This software listing to link your micro and modem to Prestel and bulletin boards could save you pounds.
The Wizard of OS - Joe Telford
Joe examines the range of filing systems for the BBC micro and shows you how to get the best from them.
World Cup Crazy - Bruce Smith and David Acton
Follow the teams in the World Cup with this database, or you can adapt it to other applications.
Games Review
Southern Belle from Hewson Consultants; Aardvark's Frak! and Caveman's Capers from ASL/Icon.
The Truth - Jeffery Pike
Jeffery wires himself up to Synergy Software's Biogram, and reports on biofeedback.
Hardware/software review
Aleph One's Thermometer and Scratchpad from Innovative Software are put through their paces.
Modem Round-Up - Jeff Ashurst
Jeff brings you up to date on the latest development in modems.
Datachat Details - Jeff Ashurst
GEC's modem for home micros is reviewed.
Mouse Masterpieces - Chris Steele
Chris praises The Artist graphics package for use with the Megamouse.
Hold the Frontpage - Tony Quinn
Tony pits AMX Pagemaker against Fleet Street Editor in the publishing software stakes.
Software/ROM Review
BROM+ from Clares and Promotional Art Work Systems' Teletext Screen Control System.
Business News
All the latest information for users of Acorn computers in business.
The Hidden Communicator - Alex van Someren More...
Alex looks at Acorn's desk-top communications workstation.
Education News - Nick Evans
What's new in the world of micros in the classroom.
Magical Mathematics - Chris Drage and Nick Evans
Chris and Nick outline the software available for teaching maths to all ages.
The Network Page - Robin Newman
Robin hosts two pages of hints and tips for network users.
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