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A new CSD update to FileStar/2, the premium quality, versatile PM file manager
for OS/2, is available for all users who own version 2.0. You must have an existing
install of FS/2 to apply this update. The most significant change is in the directory
FileStar/2 is a commercial product and a full featured, uninhibited -- but time
limited -- trialware version of this same update will be available shortly for users
to see what it can do.
CDS to make special product announcement at Warpstock '99
Computer Data Strategies, Inc. ("CDS") is excited to be attending Warpstock
99 in Atlanta. CDS is a long time supporter of OS/2 with the award winning and best
selling Back Again/2 line of backup and disaster recovery software.
Warpstock 99 attendees will be the very first the hear a special product announcement
from CDS. In addition, they will see CDS demonstrate the latest technology in backup
hardware and can take advantage of the great show discounts on all CDS backup software
and hardware bundles.
Please visit the CDS web site at http://www.cds-inc.com
or send e-mail to email@example.com for more
information on CDS or Back Again/2 for OS/2.
For more information on Warpstock '99 in Atlanta, visit http://www.warpstock.org
Warpstock's Vendor Pro wants you to have their hardware
Having a hard time finding high-end yet affordable OS/2-compatible computers?
Indelible Blue and Warpstock's Vendor Pro might have just the answer for you.
During Warpstock '99, three computers from Indelible Blue will be on display
for auction at the Vendor Pro booth. Warpstock attendees can view the computers,
with OS/2 and several OS/2 applications installed and running, and then place a
bid. At the end of the show, the high bidders can then purchase the systems and
take them home.
Vendor Pro is the brand new feature of Warpstock where OS/2 software vendors
who cannot attend Warpstock can still have their products demonstrated. Warpstock
attendees can visit the Vendor Pro booth, see dozens of OS/2 applications in action,
and then purchase them - often at special Warpstock prices. With Vendor Pro, OS/2
users have access to far more OS/2 software than ever before!
Indelible Blue is the #1 OS/2 software and hardware reseller, with the biggest
selection of OS/2 software anywhere. Indelible Blue offers PCs that are guaranteed
to be compatible with your operating system of choice, whether it's OS/2, Linux,
or any version of Windows. Indelible Blue will even preload your selected operating
systems in any configuration you choose. By choosing Indelible Blue, your computer
will be ready to use as soon as you take it out of the box.
For more information on Indelible Blue, please visit:
More information on Warpstock '99 is available at:
You'll miss your chance to buy tickets for the "Warpstock Magic Moments"
Saturday Night Spectacular if you don't click over to ttp://www.warpstock.org/99/registration.html
and buy them.
That's because the online ticket sales server gets shut down Wednesday afternoon
at 3 pm EDT.
150 Warpstock guests have already purchased their "Magic Moments" tickets.
They'll enjoy a Warpstock dinner in the banquet hall. They'll watch the professional
stage performance of the Comedy Magician. They'll wish that _you_ were there to
enjoy the evening with them.
You'll be at Warpstock Atlanta this weekend? Then sign up for "Warpstock
Magic Moments" too! You'll get the fun, the food and the fanfare that makes
a Warpstock weekend well worthwhile.
Online tickets are yours until Wednesday afternoon. If you show up Friday you
can buy them at the early registration booth from 3 to 5 p.m. Or you can have the
tickets held for you by sending an email to Judy McDermott at firstname.lastname@example.org
(and don't forget to say how many). Tickets by email must be received by Friday
5 pm because that's when the banquet chef orders the edibles.
Warpstock doesn't come along that often, so indulge a little. Take yourself out
this Saturday night to "Warpstock Magic Moments".
See the "Magic Moments" section at
there is a fixed version of PMPDF v0.1.3. This fixes the install problem so many
of you had !!
IBM takes second and third place in the latest Volcano benchmarking scores.
Check them out at:
We had intended to have onsite registration available on Saturday for the Saturday
evening social event, Magic Moments. The contact person at the hotel states that
the chef must have a dinner count by Friday evening at 5 p.m.
We will have tickets available for the social on Friday, October 15, 1999 from
3 p.m. - 5 p.m. We realize that some of you will not be arriving until Saturday.
To accomodate you, if you would like to have a ticket reserved, contact Judy McDermott,
email@example.com, stating your name, and number of tickets to be held in your name.
You will be charged $35.00 per ticket at the time of your registration.
We apologize for this inconvenience. If you have any further questions, contact
Judy McDermott, Vice President
Snow Storm Software presents Escape GL V3. Now incorporating NEW OpenGL 3D Modules
including M&M's, concentrics, snowfalls, improved VRML support, new frames per
second monitor, new world archives, improved performance, and improved stability.
Escape GL V3 is simply one of the hottest 3D OpenGL Screen Savers.
Escape GL V3 NEW Features:
<<< NEW OpenGL Modules >>>
Now over 45 animated effects for you to enjoy incorporating cutting edge technology. M&M's chasing each other, concentrics, snowfalls, snow crystal, and our much anticipated Tropical Island are just a few of the new displays, now over 45 in all.
<<< NEW Expansion Support >>>
Exclusive to Escape GL is world archive support, allowing new modules to be added and utilized faster and easier. These archives incorporate all necessary files, along with additional descriptive information in one tiny package. In addition, these additional modules will be platform independant for all V3+ users. Watch for additional modules in our gallery at:
<<< NEW Bundling >>>
Now many of the Escape GL addons have been included in the base package providing you the maximum number of modules from one simple installation.
<<< NEW Installation Program >>>
Snow Storm Software has developed a new fast and easy installation program. Now installing Snow Storm Software products is simpler than ever.
<<< NEW Screen Shot Preview >>>
Visit our Escape GL V3 web page for a Java Screen Shot preview of Escape GL V3 modules:
Escape GL V3:
Single User: $29.99US
Upgrade from V2: $14.99US
Escape GL V3 is available immediately from the Snow Storm Software web site:
Escape GL V3 will also be available from popular resellers soon.
Snow Storm Software
Phone: (403) 547 0669
Fax: (403) 547 1018
Sundial Systems will bring its key technical team to Warpstock in a major goodwill
gesture of support for the OS/2 community.
"Our tech people are adept at creating systems that go together fast and
work cleanly," says Randell Flint, President of Sundial. "We want every
single OS/2 user to bring us the new projects they're working on, the new systems
they're creating, and let us try to come up with the fastest, most cost-effective
solution that's available. If it includes our products, fine, but we'll give you
system solutions no matter what software you're using. We want to show everyone,
everywhere, that 'Sundial Has The Answers'!"
Dan Kulp is the development manager for Sundial's Mesa 2 spreadsheet software.
"Yes, I'm flying to Atlanta as part of the Sundial Has The Answers technical
program," says Dan, "and I'm also giving a presentation on Sunday. I've
seen so many different uses of Mesa 2 in ways that you wouldn't expect, things like
financial planning, web and network statistics analysis, stock options trading,
chemical modeling, that I feel that I can really help everybody who needs some assistance
in figuring out how to design a complete system or a single set of spreadsheets.
Besides, I really like to help people, and this is a wonderful opportunity to pass
my experiences along to others."
The Sundial development manager for Relish, Rollin White, will also be in Atlanta
to add his extensive knowledge to Sundial Has The Answers. "That's our original
product," says Rollin. "There are so many ways to keep track of schedules
and time-based data in Relish that people who are longtime users still come to me
and say, 'I didn't know you could do that!'. I'll be at Warpstock to announce and
give a presentation on our newest product, and the rest of the time I'm going to
help every single OS/2 user I can talk with on their plans and strategies. I don't
really mind what software you finally choose, I just want to make sure that every
system that's planned around OS/2 software and networking is designed for a fast
rollout and easy maintenance."
And Randell Flint himself will participate in Sundial Has The Answers. "That's
always been our thrust," says Randell. "That's always been my interest.
I want to give people software solutions that will then give them answers. That's
why I wrote Relish, our first product. That's why we now have Rover Pack, DBExpert,
Mesa 2, Clearlook and a brand new product as well. Software is just a tool to give
you the answers you need, and that's what I want Sundial to be - a place you come
to when you need answers. That's why I'm bringing the Sundial technical staff to
Warpstock, so we can help OS/2 users create some great solutions with any software
they want. We've seen so many different projects that we're bound to have knowledge
that others can use. It's our way of saying thanks to OS/2 - 'Sundial Has The Answers'".
Sundial Has The Answers will run all day, every day at Warpstock. Bring your
questions, bring your plans, bring your dreams and future visions. Sundial has the
Perfect Niche Software, Inc., will be a participant in the Vendor Pro shareware
exhibit at Warpstock 99 in Atlanta, GA, October 16-17, 1999. SMACK! for OS/2, will
be demonstrated for (and a special discount will be offered to) those attending
SMACK! is a fully Workplace Shell aware OS/2 application. It takes advantage
of OS/2's many benefits, from drag-and-drop to multithreading. The application uses
templates, and REXX is its native macro language. Like OS/2, Smack! has a consistent,
predictable user interface. If you're familiar with the OS/2 Workplace Shell (WPS),
then you'll be comfortable with Smack! in no time.
Smack! lets you print labels on any printer supported by OS/2, and supports almost
every predefined label format. It lets you use varying fonts, color, and graphics
on your labels, and control the object placement with precision. You can import
data from several data formats, or drag and drop data from other popular OS/2 applications.
Smack! supports an infinite Undo, making it easy for you to experiment until you
get your labels just right.
An extensive list of Smack! features is located at:
Smack! version 2.0 is being developed by Master Programmer, Bill Schindler, and
is nearing completion. Smack! v. 2.0 will be available as a FREE upgrade to all
licensed users of Smack! v. 1.0 or greater.
Perfect Niche Software has attended Warpstock for the past two years and regret
that we will not be in attendance this year. We appreciate the opportunity of participating
in the Vendor Pro software exhibit and extend our wishes of success to Warpstock
Stop by the Vendor Pro software exhibit and see the demonstration of Smack! and
be sure to pick up one of our flyers for complete details.
WarpNote 1.86 has been released.
Download URL: ftp://ftp.bmtmicro.com/bmtmicro/wnote186.zip
Developer Web Site: http://www.geocities.com/rodeodrive/2048/warpnote.html
Secure Order URL: https://secure.falcon-net.net/BMT/order0343.html
Tired of those yellow sticky notes that won't stick on your monitor? Here come
the sticky notes that remain where you put them: On your OS/2 Desktop. WarpNote
gives you easy access to little yellow windows where you can note down everything
you want. The program is simple and easy to use and consumes as little memory as
possible. Each and any feature can be configured and adjusted to the user's needs.
Extensive scripting capabilities give you unlimited possibilities (a birthday-reminder
is included as an example script). A Blowfish encryption interface ensures that
private data is stored in a secure way.
WarpNote is an ideal desktop companion, a fire-and-forget solution to keep all
sorts of information -- e.g. your shopping list or even confidential information
like banking data, passwords or PIN numbers.
New in this Release:
ControlCenter got a few fixes.
Password was changed even when password change dialog was cancelled. Fixed.
"Enter Password" dialog now says "Initial Password" when no password is set.
ControlCenter can be displayed horizontal.
ControlCenter enables or disables notes list button depending on the notes list display state.
Thanks for the numerous e-mails that I received after the Warpstock 99 announcement.
Again, I'd like to encourage everyone to visit the Warpstock 99 event in Atlanta.
And remember to visit the WarpNote booth, where you will also get either a glimpse
or a thorough demonstration of Biograph/2 and PM Checksum. BMT Micro will be present
to accept orders for either application at special Warpstock 99 prices.
World Clock is freeware, configurable clock with Daylight Savings Time, Stopwatch,
Alarm, Program launcher, Calendar for 1 to 9 cities from 400+ cities in the provided
New in version 1.00:
To download World Clock 1.00, visit:
This release fixes the traps with certain drives on some systems. Every user
of CDRecord/2 should upgrade to this version whether he/she experienced traps or
CDRecord/2 is a free CD recording program for OS/2. For further information visit
the home page:
Visual SlickEdit is one the best programmer's editors out there, and they've
supported OS/2 ever since the beginning. The latest version, 4.0, is extremely powerful.
I just got this email from MicroEdge:
"I am sorry to say that due to the low demand of the OS/2 Version of Visual SlickEdit compared to other versions of our product, MicroEdge had to make the decision not to release version 5.0 for OS/2. However, we will continue to offer Visual SlickEdit v4.0 to users of OS/2."
Fortunately, this isn't such a big deal, as it's quite common to use older versions
of SlickEdit (I used 2.0 until 4.0 came out). Also, I've seen the feature list of
5.0, and I would have called it 4.1.
The Visual SlickEdit web site is: