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DESCRIPTION: One of a set of "Home" pages comprising the sterncastle or local section of The Telson Spur, this page is a list of links to on-line resources for Personal Computer users (in particular PC hardware issues, including information for buying PCs). The coordinate Home pages, with a common header and List of Contents, contain links to Local Information (including Canada), Telecommunity, Global News, Sky and Weather, Reference, Family, Life and Leisure, Home Computing, Internet Forums, Portals, and Web Weaving.

KEYWORDS: CPU; hardware; home computer; Mac; microcomputer; PC; personal computer

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Local Information

Global Community
Regional Administration and Information

Information Infrastructure
The Grid, Internet2, and NGI
Networking and Development
Internet Access and Services
The Digital Divide
[Up] Global News

World News
Disaster and Global Emergency
Environmental Crisis and News
Science News
Space News
Sky and Weather

The Sky
Primary Weather Sites
Satellite Images
Other Weather Resources
Severe Weather
Climate Data
Weather Equipment
[Up] Reference

Special Topics
Books On-line
Encyclopaedias On-line
Time and Times

Child Safety
Death, Dying, and Grief
Fellow Travellers
[Up] Life and Leisure

Food and Drink
Consumer Services
Health and Medicine
Home and Garden
Home Computing

Help and Technical Support
Antivirus Resources
Hardware: Building/Buying a PC
GNU/Linux and Open Source
Microsoft Windows
Internet Connectivity
History of Personal Computing
Forums, Periodicals, and Programmes
[Up] Internet Forums

Mailing Lists

Web Rings
Web Weaving

Hypertext and HTML
Web Style: Writing for the Web

Home Computing (cont.)

Hardware: Building/Buying a PC

Dragging It Out: Intel and the Pentium Parade
High Performance Systems

All of Memory FAQ
AMD - Introducing the AMD-K6
Amiga Inc.
Amiga Web Directory (CUCUG)
-- Australian Mirror
-- UK Mirror
AnandTech (Anand Shimpi)
APC - American Power Conversion
BC Digital Divide (Vancouver)
Beginner's Guide to Buying a Computer (CNET Special Report)
Best Buy Finder (BBF.ca)
BuildOrBuy Group Network (Gill Boyd et al.)
Build Your Own Cheap Computer (Doug Evans)
The Bus Speed Guide (Thomas Pabst)
Cable Net (CableDoctor)

CD-Recordable FAQ (Andy McFadden)
Chipsets: The most important components in a computer system
(Billy Newsom)
Choosing the Perfect Home PC
(Chris O'Malley , Computer Shopper, Sep 1997)
CompuSmart Online - Canada's Computer Store
Computer Hardware (Michael Brinton, Suite 101)
Computer Hardware Info Guide (Anand Shimpi)
Computer Hardware Recycling (CompuMentor Resource Center)
Computer Peripherals - Home Page (Rick Russell, About.com)
Computer Recycling Programs: International (PEP Computer Recycling)
-- Canada
Computer Recycling Resources (Joe Reeder, The Super Start Project)

Computer Reviews (Johnny Newberry, About.com)
Computers for Schools (Canada)
-- British Columbia
Computer Shopper (ZDNet)
Computer Stores - Online Survey
Computer Stores - Retail Survey
Consumer's Choice Computers (Consumer Resource Network)
CPU and Chipset Guide (Ars Technica)
The CPU Comparison Guide (Anand Shimpi)
The CPU Guide (Thomas Pabst)
CPU Info Center (Tom Burd)
-- European Mirror

The CPU Scorecard - PC CPU Benchmarks, News, Prices and Reviews
CTG - Cables To Go!
Dave's Guide to Buying a Home Computer (Dave Krauss)
Dell Auction
DesktopUser (ZDNet Products)
Detto Technologies (IntelliMover, etc.)
Dick Perron's Hardware Link Page
Digital Silence - Hardware, Software and Technology News
Duane's Hardware Homepage (Duane Bong)
DVD Demystified (Jim Taylor)

DVD Forum
DVD Info (Robert Lundemo Aas)
DVD Information (Eric Smith)
The DVD Resource Page
DVD Review
Electronics Product Stewardship Canada (Ottawa)
Emulators Online (Darek Mihocka et al.)
Enhancing System Performance (Thomas Pabst)
Epinions.com - Reviews of Computer Hardware
Eric's (Eric Smith)
Evergreen Technologies -- CPU Upgrades

Gadget Boy (Stephen Jacobs)
Guide: Computers & Internet: Hardware (Netscape)
The Harddisk Guide (Frederik Gross)
The Hardware Group
Hardware Help (ZDNet)
Hardware Reviews - CNET.com
HardwareWatch: Computer Hardware News (Andover)
How Microprocessors Work (Intel)
How to Build a Computer (UK)

How to Build a PC - Motherboard HomeWorld (Billy Newsom)
How to Buy a Computer (Adrian Cybriwsky)
How To Buy Computer Equipment (Ben Davies)
HW Companies : The Web List (Andrea Ricordi)
IDC PC Pricing Database
Imagen Computers
Introduction to PC Hardware (Howard Gilbert)
Iomegazine (Iomega Corporation)
IPL Pathfinder: Purchasing a Home Computer
(Yitzhak Gitelman, Internet Public Library)
IPL Ready Reference Collection: Computer Hardware
JC's Home Page (John Cholewa)
Joe's 3D Accelerator Guide (Joe DeFuria)

Linux Hardware Database (ZDNet)
Lycos Computers Guide
Make Your PC Fast! (Greg Smith)
MAVEN: Business Week Computer Buying Guide
Megatrends - Benchmark Comparison & BIOS Setup
The Memory Management Reference (Ravenbrook)
MicroDesign Resources (Microprocessor Report)
Mike's Hardware (Michael K. Warner, UK)
ModemHelp.org (Craig Stumpf)
Motherboard HomeWorld (Billy Newsom)
Motherboard Manufacturers List & WWW Addresses (Glyn Hall)

National Technology Recycling Project (US)
NetBuyer (ZDNet)
NetGuide: How To Choose a New Computer
Newsgroup: comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.chips
OnSale - Auctions of Computers...
Open Directory - Computers: Hardware
ORB Sitemap (Castlewood)
OSR2 Price List (Sean Erwin)
The Overclocking Guide (Thomas Pabst)
PacificCable.com - Computer Cables and Networking Supplies (US)
PalmGear H.Q.
PCBuild Mailing List (Bob Wright & Drew Dunn)
PCBuyersGuide.com (Graeme Bennett)

PC Catalog's Buyers' Directory LaunchPad
PC-Clone UNIX Hardware Buyer's Guide (Eric S. Raymond)
PC Connection - Online Computers, Peripherals and Software
PC Hardware, A Complete Illustrated Guide to
(Michael B. Karbo, tr. Erik Karoll)
PC Hardware Info Search
PCs and Workstations Online (Industry.net)
The PC Technology Guide
The PC Watch Page (Graeme Bennett, The Computer Paper)
Performance PCs: A Buyer's Guide to Personal Computers
PJ Online: Technology: Computer Recycling Resource List
(Lauren Matthews)
PocketGoddess.com (Jen Edwards)
PriceScan - Computer Hardware

Price Watch - Street Price Search Engine
ResellerRatings.com User Evaluations of On-Line Computer Hardware Vendors
Resource Central - Hardware and Software
Retrevo Consumer Electronics Reviews (Sunnyvale, California)
ReviewFinder - The Best Source for Finding Reviews on the Web
Reviews At A Glance -- ZDNet Products
Sandpile.org IA-32 Processor Information (Christian Ludloff)
Scientific PC Computing and Benchmark Comparisons
(Loren A. Evey)
Seanix Technology
Search Shopping - Computers, Hardware and Software (Internet Sleuth)
Share the Technology Computer Recycling Project
Sharky Extreme
ShowMeCables (Chesterfield, Missouri)

Software Online - Canada's Online Computer Superstore
The Storage Review
StRUT - Students Recycling Used Technology
System Optimization - PC Hardware and Performance Guide!
(Scott Wainner)
Tech Extreme: It's Technology at an Extreme...
The Tech Page, Hard Drive Jumpers and Specifications (Blue Planet)
TechShopper (CMPnet)
1394 Trade Association: Home
Tom's Hardware (Thomas Pabst)
Tons of Hardware Information (Technick.net)
Trish's Escape from Hardware Hell
T10 Technical Committee - I/O Interfaces

Tweak It (Dan L. Chadwick)
Ultimate Processor Guide (CNET Special Report)
The Unofficial Iomega Page... J U I P. C O M
Upgraders' Workshop (ComputerNerd USA)
Upgrading Your Computer (Glyn Hall)
USB Man The Webs #1 USB Help Source Home Page
Wim's BIOS Page (Wim Bervoets)
ZDBOp (ZD Benchmark Operation)
ZDNet - FamilyPC - Hardware

See also Home Connectivity and Electronics


Dragging It Out: Intel and the Pentium Parade

Anti-Intel Association (David Schneider-Joseph)
Intel Chip Sets
Intel Developer Home
Intel Owner's Club Member Home Page
Intel PCI Chipsets and Graphics Components for Developers
Intel Pentium 4 Guide and Pentium 4 1.4GHz & 1.5GHz Review
(Chris Angelini et al., Sharky Extreme)
Intel Press Room
-- Intel Chipset Press Kit
Intel's Connected PC
Intel Secrets: x86 Monthly Digest (Robert R. Collins)

Intel Universal Serial Bus (USB) Components
Kenneth's Tech Page: The Intel Roadmap (Kenneth Ekman)
Modern Intel PCI Motherboard Chip Sets (Paul Wen)
PC Buyers Guide (Intel MMX)
Pentium 4: In Depth (Darek Mihocka)
Pentium 4 Systems - To Buy or Not To Buy / To Cry Or Not to Cry (Thomas Pabst, Tom's Hardware Guide, 30 Jan 2001)
PHOAKS: Resources for comp.sys.intel
Ultra DMA
Wintel Watch (Alexander Wolfe)


High Performance Systems

The Mac

Anythingexotic.com - Main Menu (Samuel W. Miller)
Compaq Access - AtHome
-- Buyer's Guide - Selection Assistant
Compaq Access -- Worldwide
Compaq Canada - So, You're Going to Buy a Computer
The CPU Site: Future Technology Processors (Jeroen Horlings)
-- US Mirror
Crusoe (Transmeta Corporation)
DEC Workstation Products
Dell Canada Online
Dell Global Customer Programs
Dell Newsgroup

The Dell Store
Digital Display Working Group
EPS Technologies
Gateway 2000 USA
Hewlett-Packard Canada
Hewlett-Packard Country Information
HP Advisor
HP Personal Computing
IBM Aptiva -- Enterprise & Personal Computing in Canada
IBM: Country-specific information
IBM Global Personal Computing Solutions
IBM IntelliStation: News
IBM PC Desktop Computing News

IBM Personal Computing in Canada
-- Home Computing Interactive
-- Select-a-System
Megatrends Technologies
Micron Electronics
NEC PowerMate Professional Series
NECX Direct
Polywell Systems
Quantex What's New
Sys Technology
VA Linux Systems
WorkstationUser (ZDNet Products)


The Mac

AlwaysMac Magazine
Apple Canada
AppleCare Tech Info Library
Apple Computer
Applefritter: Apple Computers... (Tom Owad)
Apple Insider - Insider News and Rumors
Apple Learning Interchange
Apple Macintosh News at MacCentral Online
Apple - Mac OS X - How to Upgrade (Apple Computer)
The Apple Online Museum
Apple - Power Macintosh G3
ApplesBC Computer Society Homepage

"Big Mac" Terascale Cluster Project
(Srinidhi Varadarajan et al., Virginia Tech)
The Boffo MacOS Helping Hand (Steve Sabol & Ryan Junk)
ChezMark's MacPicks (Mark Malowan)
Daily Mac
The Essential Mac
Essential Mac OS X applications (Mac Specialist)
Fetch Softworks (FTP Client)
Google Apple/Macintosh Search
iMac Kid
iMac Support
iMacworld Home Page
Low End Mac (Dan Knight)

The Mac: A CNET Topic Center
MacConnection - Online Computers, Peripherals and Software
MacFixIt: Troubleshooting Solutions for the Macintosh (Ted Landau)
MacHome Interactive
Macinstein's Mac Only Search Engine
MacInstruct (Matthew A. Cone & Patrick Vass, et al.)
Macintosh Internet Applications - The Mac Orchard
Macintosh Resources on the Web (David A. Craig)
Macintosh Tips & Tutorials (Cindy O'Hora)
MacInTouch Home Page

MacLaunch - The Macintosh Portal
Macmaps.com | Geography, Maps and Apple Macintosh Computers
MacNN: Apple Macintosh News at The Macintosh News Network
Mac OS - Macintosh Operating Systems (William Bailey, About.com)
Mac OS Rumors (Ryan Meader et al.)
Mac OS X (Apple)
Mac OS X, Troubleshooting for (MacFixIt.com)
Mac Professional's Book Club (Doubleday)
-- Professional Book Clubs (Doubleday Canada)
The Mac Show Live (Shawn King, Vancouver)
Mac Specialist (Adam Jones, London)
MacStrategy - British Apple Macintosh Users Service and Support
MacSurfer's Headline News
MacWorks: Specials, Apple, Macintosh

MacWorld Online
MRP: The Mac Resource Page (Eric D. Belsley)
My Mac Online: Home of My Mac Magazine
Napster for the Mac (Macster)
Reading Revisited: Evaluating the Usability of Digital Display Surfaces for Active Reading Tasks (Meredith Ringel Morris et al., IEEE Computer Society, Oct 2007) PDF
TechTool (Micromat)
ThreeMacs.com (Matthew Glidden)
VersionTracker Online - Mac Software Updates
WestWorld.ca - The Macintosh Experts
Wired News Tech Report: Cult of Mac (Lycos News)
Your Daily Mac
ZDTV | SG Mac Station (SuperGuide)

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