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I sent these out via email to all my clients. I thought that these may be a useful reference to be accessed at any time. As I send out more email newletters I will add them to the list here. If you want to be added (or removed) to the list let me know.

I also add various informational tidbits into my Mac and PC price lists. Try those for some of the latest market gossip and pricing. Other interesting pages are : Reviews and Resources.

Index : 2005 - 2004 - 2003 - 2002 - 2001

2005 - rest of the links coming soon
April Newsletter #2 - Apr 05
- Adobe & Macromedia, ADSL2, OS 10.3.9 Java issues, Tiger imminent, Mac vs PC showdown
Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger announced - Apr 05
- News on Tiger, Adobe activation & Horizen special Tiger install offer
April Newsletter #1 - Apr 05
- Product registration, support, troubleshooting, security, iPod info, promos, Adobe CS 2

Feb Newsletter - Feb 05
- New updated Powerbooks
Jan Newsletter - Jan 05
- 3rd party optical drives, 2005 predictions, Mac Mini info, paperless office
Mac World US Report - Jan 05
- Tiger, iLife 05, iWork 05, iPod shuffle, Final Cut Express HD, Mac Mini

2004 - links coming soon
November Update - Nov 04
- Batteries, DVD dual layer, Mac viruses, software updates
New iPod - Oct 04
- iPod Photo
October Newsletter - Oct 04
- Apple financials, Apple stock shortages, Quark pricing, broadband usage, network & router info
September Update - Sep 04
- new gadgets, battery recall, mobile devices and yet more gadgets
iMac G5 - Sep 04
- get the real deal on the new iMac all in 1 with G5 processor
August Update - Aug 04
- what to backup, security issues, software updates, power users, DVD's, ADSL vs cable, star wars
Promos & iPods - Jul 04
- well what did you expect, promotions & iPods perhaps?
July Update - Jul 04
- WWDC, Tiger announced, new displays
June Update - Jun 04
- various news and views, OS X shortcuts, backup, backup, backup
New Apple Hardware - Jun 04
- updated G5's, Airport Express, dual layer DVD's.
Office X 2004 - May 04
- MS Office 2004 info & misc assorted& fascinating industry tidbits
iBooks, Powerbooks - Apr 04
- updated as above, what else do you need to know?
April Newsletter - Apr 04
- Apple pricing Oz vs US, PCI technology, DVD's, MS Office pricing
I'm Inspired - Jan 04
- Macworld comes again, iLife 04, iPod Mini
Horizen Predictions - Jan 04
- me pretending I'm Nostradamus or the Book of Revelations.. or something

2003

The 2nd Annual Christmas Wishlist - Nov 03
- more things we would all like to own
Generic November Ramblings - Nov 03
- Mac total ownership costs vs PC and lots of other spicey tidbits ...
Spam Avoidance Redux - Sep 03
- bigger and better than ever before !
Aussie Internet Facts & Figures - Aug 03
- all the numbers you need...
Horizen's Law of Upgrades - Aug 03
- something like Moore's law, but different.

Backup Email and Bookmarks/Favourites - Aug 03
- where and how to do it
, the OS X version
OS X Font Update - Apr 03
- an update on OS X and fonts, download the pdf from Apple.
April Fool's Day - Apr 03
- this was a good one
Survey of PrePress Software - Mar 03
- what does everyone use for collecting files for output?
Employee Internet Usage - Feb 03
- what business owners should know
PC vs Mac Comparison - Jan 03 & Mar 03 update
- what you all wanted to really know

2002

Defragmentation Warning - Dec 02
- optimising may not be the best thing to do
Backup Email and Bookmarks/Favourites - Dec 02 & Mar 03 update
- where and how to do it
2003 Predictions - Dec 02
- what will really happen in 2003?
Horizen Xmas Suggestions - Dec 02
- some ideas for XMas presents
What use is a UPS - Dec 02
- if you dont own one you should ...
Horizen Reviews - Nov 02
- read all about it !
Apple Switch to OS X - Oct 02 & Updates (several)
- Apple is about to move all Macs to OS X booting only
OS X Upgrade Reports - Sep & Oct 02
- read how my on site OS X installs have gone so far
Email - The Killer Application
- Oct 02
- is email taking over the world?
$43 Billion Reasons to Jump on the Internet Bandwagon - Oct 02
- are you a basic or advanced user?
What to do about Quark?
- Sep 02
- is it going to be cost effective to upgrade to v6
On Line Music & Copyrigh
t - Sep 02
- have a look here to check out some of the issues involved
OS X & Fonts - Sep 02
- find out more about fonts in OS X and classic mode

New G4's - Sep 02
- details on the new G4 desktops, the good, the bad and the ugly
Are you a Power Mouser
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Sep 02
- well are you?
On Site Consulting Pricing Comparison - Aug 02
- am I cheap or what ? Or perhaps that should be good value...
Moving the Horizen Web Site - Jul 02
- G4 power, YEAH !
Taking Screen shots on your Mac - Jul 02
- even if you have been doing it forever, I bet you will learn something
Graphic Insertion in Emails - Jun 02
- basically you need to use Eudora not Outlook Express
Notebook Security Kits - Jun 02
- for the ultimate in security !
Virus Spam & Hoaxes - Jun 02
- hopefully you have never been caught !
2nd Hand Macs - May 02
- Horizen now does 2nd hand (via an authorised 2nd hand dealer)
Sony Micro Vaults - Apr 02
- details on some clever memory and storage technology
Horizen Update - Apr 02
- the latest about my web site
Ink Jet Printers - Apr 02
- how to get the best out of your ink jet printer
Reducing & Understanding Spam Email - Mar 02
- there is no escape but maybe you can minimise the spam you get
700Mb CD's - Feb 02
- information about how to access 700Mb CD's.
Web Design - Jan 02
- general hints and tips about web sites. Something useful for all levels

2001

Photoshop - Aug 01
- useful hints and tips for all photoshop users.
Are you Serious - Jun 01
- want to learn more about Internet security and maintaining Internet access. All the stuff you need to know is here !
Horizen Relocation - Jun 01
- everything you never wanted to know about how Webtime/Buzzle shut down and why I moved ISP's to Maconline