DECEMBER 7, 1998:
One of the top shopping portals on the Net.
Maybe the biggest portal of them all.
Microsoft's shopping portal.
Get a glimpse of the evolution of Web retail joint ventures while you shop.
Yet another portal contender.
Consumer Reports Online
The top dogs of consumer patrols.
Another nonprofit consumer group.
U.S. Consumer Gateway
Consumer info from the U.S. government.
Large collection of links to consumer information.
Compare prices on thousands of products.
A great price-comparison search engine.
With sales totaling more than $10 million per day, Dell is the number one site on
the Net for buying a new computer. The Dell Factory Outlet also has an online store
Great site for finding the best prices on computers, software, and peripherals of
Another good site for computer pricing.
One of the first online ticket agents and still one of the best.
Buy online for ticketless travel.
Yahoo Travel Directory
All of the major portals have travel links. With last-minute deals and other online
specials you can be spontaneous and not break your budget.
The best-known online retailer of them all, Amazon offersover 3,000,000 titles. They
claim to stock over 250,000.
Barnes and Noble Online
The largest traditional retailer is playing catchup on the Web.
Detailed info on new cars, including dealer invoice pricing.
Kelly Blue Book
Online version of the old standby. Also includes information on new cars.
Find the exact car you're looking for online.
Virtual Computer Bug Gallery
For $75 Paul Brown will make a custom computer bug for you out of old computer innards,
beads, and miscellaneous techno junk.
Tahoe Cigar Company
Watch Tony live in the store while you order up cigars or related gifts.
Motherboard T-shirts, circuit board card cases, computer themed candy, chip jewelry,
toy robots, dolls, and much more. Tons of tacky toys for technophiles.
Order barbecue from the Green Mesquite or pizza from Papa John's delivered to your
Honey Baked Ham
Order a ham for your holiday dinner or as a gift.
Bid on items in many categories or offer an item for sale.
Another large live auction site.
A comprehensive source of information on government auctions and sales.