Light's on but surfer's home?

by Judy Lowe -- Internet answering machine. If you have only one phone line and you're connected to the Internet a lot, you're probably missing some phone calls. Now you can surf more…

'Spying' online

by Judy Lowe -- Special delivery. Forget surfing the Web; let the information come to you. Sign up at Spyonit.com to have an Instant Spy let you know when your favorite old more…

Sites on government

by Judy Lowe -- Today's column ignores Christopher Columbus and his holiday in favor of smashing political pies and hopping into the car to follow the leaves. Take that! It's pie in more…

Who taxes nicer, Gore or Bush?

by Judy Lowe -- Today's Web column asks questions and points you to the answers. What's in it for me? A reader recommends Brian Kirkby's Tax Clarity site. It analyzes Bush's and more…

Listing the best

by Judy Lowe -- Reference resource. Oftentimes the Internet is compared to a library. The best site that I've ever seen live up to that analogy is Price's List of Lists. Compiled more…

Don't take Games too seriously

by Judy Lowe -- Since the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta -- the first Games to have a strong Net presence -- the Web has come a long way. You will be able more…

Surfing coast to coast

by Judy Lowe -- We'll travel -- via Web -- from one coast to the other: Ellis Island, where so many of our ancestors set foot on U.S. soil for the first more…

Going Bach to work?

by Judy Lowe -- 9 to 5. Celebrate Labor Day by making plans to chuck that job you don't like and get a better one. Whether you're a student looking for part-time more…

Click-through for college texts

by Judy Lowe -- This week we take a peek at sneakers (a.k.a. "athletic shoes"), ancient myths, foreign films, football and personalized TV listings, among other Web offerings. Cheaper textbooks. It's time more…

Put the world at your fingertips

by Judy Lowe -- Today's column shows how you can listen to Thomas Edison's rare recordings from the turn of the century via today's MP3 technology and leads you to a website more…