Newspaper Columns

Bob writes a regular computer column in The State Port Pilot, the local weekly newspaper published in Southport NC. The columns by date for this year are listed below. For prior years, just click on the year.

A note about titles. One of the contributions of my editor at the State Port Pilot is to re-work the column title. The titles shown below are as I submitted them, not as published.

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Date Title
01/02/2002 Ways Of The Internet
01/09/2002 Security On The Internet
01/16/2002 Wireless Networking
01/23/2002 Internet Access News
02/06/2002 Buying That New PC
02/13/2002 DSL, Mouse, and the Default Printer
02/20/2002 Where I Shop
02/27/2002 Personal Storage, 2002
03/06/2002 Silver Disks
03/13/2002 Windows XP
03/20/2002 Spam In Your E-Mail
03/27/2002 Making Your Own Webpage - Part 1
04/03/2002 Making Your Own Webpage - Part 2
04/10/2002 Protecting Your Privacy
05/01/2002 Making Your Own Webpage - Part 3
05/08/2002 PCs and Gadgets
05/15/2002 Advice for Businesses
05/22/2002 Another One Bites The Dust
05/29/2002 Frame Those Digital Photos
06/05/2002 More Computer Stuff
06/12/2002 USB 2.0 and FireWire
07/10/2002 Doin' The Cell Phone Shuffle
08/01/2002 Need A New Hard Drive?
08/07/2002 Computer Video
08/15/2002 Computer History Of The World, Part 5
08/22/2002 Web Page Based Email
09/10/2002 My Amateur Radio Experiences - Part 1
09/17/2002 Hobby vs. Mainstream PCs
10/03/2002 The Latest News
10/09/2002 The Latest Digital Cameras
10/16/2002 At Long Last, Surround
10/23/2002 Holiday Shopping Time Again
10/30/2002 Buying On The Internet
11/06/2002 Are Your Protected?
11/13/2002 Holiday Shopping
11/20/2002 Internet Movies
12/04/2002 Computer History Of The World, Part 6
12/11/2002 What "Activation" Means To You
12/18/2002 Where's The Music?
12/25/2002 Joy To The World?