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End User Presentations at Warpstock 2000

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Contact: David Ameiss, Secretary (david@ameissnet.com)

OS/2 users are generally considered to be much more computer savvy than those of other, inferior operating systems. After all, they know more about computers, so they know what the better products are.

But whether you're an OS/2 guru or a casual user, Warpstock 2000 has plenty of presentations that will interest you. Several presentations are intended for those who want to use OS/2 as their desktop operating system:

  • "OS/2 Device Drivers News" by Oliver Stein of IBM Germany. Get the latest scoop on current hardware support for OS/2.

  • "OS/2 Netlabs: an overview" by Adrian Gschwend of Netlabs. Netlabs is the premier source for free high-quality OS/2 applications, and Adrian will an overview of Netlabs and descriptions of the individual projects.

  • "OS/2 in Embedded Systems" by Achim Hasenmuller of InnoTek. OS/2 is not just for desktops and server - it also works great in non-PC devices like set-top boxes and nuclear power plant controls.

  • "Running Win32 Applications on OS/2: the Odin project" by Achim Hasenmuller of InnoTek. Let Achim amaze you once again by showing you some Windows 95/98/NT/2000 applications that you thought wouldn't run on OS/2.

  • "Warpzilla: What's in it for users?" by Mike Kaply and Jeff Kobal of IBM and Henry Sobotka of Warpzilla. The next generation of web browsers is closer than you think. Mike, Jeff, and Henry will show you what happens when you combine the power of OS/2, the Internet, and open source.

  • "OS/2 Warp for Road Warriors" by Tim Sipples of IBM. OS/2 Warp 4 was designed not only to be the ultimate desktop operating system, but also the ultimate notebook operating system. Tim Sipples, OS/2 user extraordinaire, shows you just how amazing OS/2 can be on a notebook, provided you know what to do.

  • "MP3s - what they are and what you can do with them" by Samuel Audet, author of PM123. MP3's are the future of digital music, and OS/2 has great support for MP3 audio files. Samuel will talk about the MP3 format itself, what it really means to the world, and what MP3 software is available on OS/2.

  • "OS/2 Problem Solver" by David Moskowitz of Productivity Solutions. In this sequel to last year's very popular session, David talks problems and solutions with all sorts of OS/2 setups, with plenty of time for your questions and answers. Don't miss this one!

In addition, several OS/2 vendors will be demonstrating the latest versions of their products:

  • Papyrus Office by ROM Logicware. Ulli Ramps will demonstrate this new native OS/2 office suite, which offers a word processor, desktop publisher, spreadsheet, and database.

  • KidStuff for OS/2 by Aviar. Gwen Veneskey will show you OS/2's only edutainment collection for children 4-7. It's perfect opportunity for introducing the young ones to the world's best computing platform.

  • Zipstream Secure by Carbon Based Software. Bruce Leiwant will show you this amazing file compression/encryption software. Protect your data and your hard drive investment at the same time!

  • SciTech Display Doctor by SciTech Software. Kendall Bennett proves that in at least one case, OS/2 has stellar hardware support. The SciTech video device drivers are in a class of their own.

  • Netop Remote Control by Crosstec. Doug Taylor shows you how to save money by using Netop Remote Control software to manage other systems on your network, whether you have two computers or two thousand.

All these presentations can be yours for the low price of $79, but only if you act now! Go to http://www.warpstock.org and register for Warpstock 2000 today!

The 4th annual Warpstock conference will be held September 9-10, 2000, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and is produced by Warpstock, Inc., a North Carolina non-profit corporation. The Warpstock annual conference is a gathering of OS/2 users and vendors from around the world for the purpose of education and advocacy. More information is available at the Warpstock 2000 web site: http://www.warpstock.org or its mirror site: http://www.ibmforum.com/warpstock/

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