News, weather, and sports on the Net News, weather, and sports on the Net Of course, CompuServe doesn't have a lock on news services. There are numerous news, weather, and sports services available on the Internet—and you can access all of them directly from CompuServe! Reading news-related newsgroups There are hundreds of USENET newsgroups (GO … Continue reading News, weather, and sports on the Net
People Magazine Online A tour of People Magazine Online To give you a taste of what an online magazine is all about, let's look at one of the more popular online magazines on CompuServe: People Magazine Online. When you GO PEOPLE, you're presented with an online table of contents like the one shown in this … Continue reading A tour of People Magazine Online
Reading online newspapers Reading online newspapers Reading online newspapers and magazines An online magazine is, quite simply, an electronic version of a print magazine accessed through an online service like CompuServe or the Internet. But there are different types of online magazines. Some online magazines offer the complete contents (sans ads) of their print versions; … Continue reading Reading online newspapers and magazines
Getting fanatic about sports Getting fanatic about sports The best sports news on CompuServe comes from Sports Illustrated. When you GO SPORTS, you see a main menu that offers a plethora of sports news and features (see Fig. 14.6). Quite frankly, the Sports Illustrated site far surpasses any other site with sports-related information that's available … Continue reading Getting fanatic about sports
How's the weather? How's the weather? When you click the Weather button on CompuServe's toolbar, you get your basic local forecast, plus access to a variety of weather maps. This forecast, like every CompuServe U.S. weather report, comes directly from the National Weather Service. (If you look up weather forecasts for cities outside the United … Continue reading How’s the weather?