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While Compute! was a multiformat computer magazine, there were also a number of spin-offs that were dedicated to particular machines. Compute!’s Gazette covering Commodore 8-bit computers like the Commodore 64 was the only really successful one. Compute!’s Apple, covering the Apple II and Macintosh, only lasted a few issues. The Spring 1986 issue of Compute!’s Apple includes:
- Editor’s Notes
- ’86 Apple: An Interview with John Sculley
- Buyer’s Guide to Business Software
- The Expanding Macintosh
The Ultimate Apple
- It’s New II
- Off the Beaten Software Path
- MacAdds: More for the Macintosh
- Apple Users Groups
- Andrew Tobias’ Managing Your Money
- Balance of Power
- New Products
- Ad Index
- Apple Rules the Schools
- Computers in the Humanities: Liberal Arts Enter the Computer Age
- Buyer’s Guide to Educational Software
Utilities and Tutorials
- Your Personal Ledger
- Personal Publishing with Your Macintosh
- Apple Automatic Proofreader
In the early 1980s, there were several computer magazines oriented towards kids. Most of them didn’t really last very long. K-Power, despite incorporating another short-lived kids computer magazine, didn’t survive much longer than a year. The November/December 1984 issue includes:
- Space: The Fun Frontier – A look at computer games for Trekkies!
- Let Your Computer Organize Your Hobby! – Need help sorting out your collection? Here it is! Plus, a look at hobby software. And a program to help you organize your hobby!
- Computer To Go – K-POWER’s guide to buying a portable computer. And a chart of portables you might go for.
- Editor’s Note – How to make your computer part of the holidays.
- Logon – Pen pal information, reader requests, and a coconut!
- Compuzine – The lowdown on new computer TV shows. Plus, an exclusive repot from a computer trade show, Silicon Alley, and Scrolling Dough.
- Dr. Kursor’s Klinic – The Dvorak keyboard, and big news for Timex owners.
- K-Net – How to battle on-line frustration.
- Screening Room – Reviews of Amazon, Cell Defense, Beyond Castle Wolfenstein, Jack Attack, and Castles of Dr. Creep.
- Strategy – Zork hints! And, how to survive fantasy/role playing games.
- Contest – What’s the use of computers?
- Programs – Palindrome Construction Kit, Music Gizmo, Amazing Drumulator, and Melodies from Mars. Plus, the winners of the Word Twister Contest.
- Pixel That! – Take off with the E-Z Flight Simulator.
- Compucopia – Encoder/Decoder Contest winners.
- Microtones – Musical Stings – mini-routines that play tunes! For the Apple, ADAM, CoCo, and more.