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tions of a telephone, telephone
dialer, calculator, typewriter, per-
sonal computer, appointments cal-
endar, and address book. And this
workstation might be in your home,
if you're one of tomorrow's "tele-
commuters."
But will you work for a big cor-
poration? Electronics has some-
thing to say about that too! Busi-
ness experts say computers are the
power behind today's American
Dream: owning your own business.
For entrepreneurs, the computer is
an inexpensive and willing em-
ployee-one that can keep mailing overspend. And home computers board video screen and compu
lists up-to-date, track inventory, will offer software programs to help will plot a route and display it
and design advertisements. you stick to a budget, plan a vaca- map form, and calculate how lon
At Home. Tomorrow's consum- tion, even calculate the amount of will take you to reach your destir
ers may cruise electronic shopping stress in your life! tion.
malls rather than the real thing- Electronic "cocoons" will pro- At home or at play, electronic
buying goods and services with the vide much of your entertainment: "the coming thing." And it's r
touch of a button. Checks and bills movies, music, and telephone too soon to plug into the action: t
could be passe, replaced by compu- "viewscreen" visits with relatives or electronics you use today can w
terized banking from home and friends across the country. Even you into the electronic life of yo
"smart cards" that won't let you cars will be in the picture-an on- future! U
-. .-tt The 149
Sportster" modem.
It brings your school's
mainfame computer .- . 4-.
Mito your room. "
Get CompuServe® IntroPakT-a 140 value-Free! '
A Sportster 1200 bps modem connects your Apple, IBM-compatible or almost - /
any computer to the world. So instead of going to the university computer cen-
ter during regular hours, you can access the mainframe computer anytime. e/ "^ -*;*
Right from your room. You can write or revise your term papers. Commu- r ~ iL..L"'.-.." ''
nicate with bulletin board services. Access libraries. Or even submit your
assignment to your instructor using your campus E-mail network. All at -
around 120 characters per second. \ )
The compact, dependable Sportster modem is made by USRobotics, one ( 1 l
of America's leading manufacturers for over 10 years. So this is no toy. It's -
a competitive tool for students who want to work smarter, not just harder. '- - -
At your college bookstore or call for name of nearest dealer. *
1-800-DIAL-USR, Ext. 59
In Illinois, call 312-982-5001
The intelligent Choice in Data Communications

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