Compute! (April 1986)

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Source: Compute! – Issue Number 71 – April 1986

Though I tended to buy Commodore specific magazines back in the 80s, Compute! was certainly the best multi-format computer magazine of the time. It really had a huge amount of content for your $3 or $4. The April 1986 issue includes:

Features

  • New Technologies: The Converging Digital Universe
  • A Turning Point for Atari? Report from the Winter Consumer Electronics Show
  • Tug-a-War

Reviews

  • Silent Service
  • DeluxePaint for Amiga
  • S’More for Commodore 64
  • Heart of Africa
  • Hacker
  • MasterType’s Writer for Apple
  • HabaWriter for the Atari ST

Columns and Departments

  • The Editor’s Notes
  • Reader’s Feedback
  • HOTWARE
  • The World Inside the Computer: The Robot Inside You
  • Computers and Society: Humanizing the User Interface, Part 2
  • The Beginner’s Page: More String-Slicing
  • Telecomputing Today: An April Trade Show Report
  • Programming the TI: Creating Rhythms
  • IBM Personal Computing: Two Checkers and a Manager
  • INSIGHT: Atari – Binary Files, Unite!

The Journal

  • Loading and Linking Commodore Programs, Part 2
  • Adding System Power to ST BASIC, Part 1
  • Mousify Your Applesoft Programs, Part 2
  • IBM Variable Snapshot
  • Atari Textdump
  • AmigaDOS Batch Files
  • Apple Disk Duper
  • Smooth-Scrolling Billboards for IBM
  • Commodore 64 Screen Genie
  • Screen Saver 64
  • Atari FontMaker
  • Hi-Res Graphics Aid Routines
  • Commodore 64 Key Phantom
  • Screen Clock for IBM

…and more!



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