GFX News Vol 2, Number 1

January / February 1995


* GFX News+Jan/Feb 95+Volume 2 Number 1 *

A NEW magazine that brings you the latest

computer NEWS and REVIEWS in full-screen,

Super VGA, high-resolution color GraFiX!

===>This issue: BBS's on the Internet,

Rich Heimlich's latest soundcard patchset

rankings, 28.8K modems, Intel Pentium

price drops for 1995, Unisys GIF Tax, and

Wing Commander III tips.


Thanks for taking the time to download the Jan/Feb 1995 issue of

"GFX News"

(Pronounced "gee-eff-ex News")

Produced by Eric Hsiao (

GFX News comes from the same creators as GIF News, another

magazine launched back in November 1988 that followed the same


Each page of the magazine is stored in .GIF file format.

GIF viewers are widespread and freely available for all types of

computer systems. This issue of GFX News uses screen resolution

of 640x480 pixels in 256 colors.

Each .GIF file represents one page of the magazine. They are

ordered in the following way, so you know what page you are reading.

You can also tell the month and year of the issue you are reading by

the filename.

gn9501-1.gif <--- Page 1

gn9501-2.gif <--- Page 2

gn9501-3.gif <--- Page 3

gn9501-4.gif <--- Page 4


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In this archive the following files should be included: [Volume 2 Number 1 Released: Jan 19, 1995]

file_id.diz <--- BBS file descriptor

gn9501.txt <--- This text file that you are reading right now

gn9501-1.gif <--- Page 1

gn9501-2.gif <--- Page 2

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like the GFX News Humor Page, where you will find a new weekly cartoon

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(Special thanks to Pete "Skip" Heist for generously allowing use of his

httpd machine.)

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(Again, thanks, Pete.)

I hope you enjoy reading the Jan/Feb issue of GFX News. Your comments

are greatly appreciated. Donations gladly accepted to help defray the

cost of production and distribution.

Thank you,

Eric Hsiao

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