BeOS User Resources
Resources for BeOS Users, including registration, technical assistance,
contact information, and ways you can talk with other users.
If you're wondering who Be is or what our product, the BeOS, is, this document will
guide you to material that should answer your questions. You can get the 20,000 feet
view or the 1 foot view, or something in between. Pick and choose the level of
information right for you!
||Be User Groups
Find out if there is a Be User Group (BUG) in your area, and learn about how you
can spend time with other BeOS users, learning about the latest software, etc.
||BeOS Tip of the Week
To help you make the most of your BeOS system, we're writing a helpful Tip
each week. Stop by every Thursday and check it out!
Learn more about the pieces of the BeOS, by learning about the
icons you see in the BeOS! Each week on Tuesday, we'll show you a new icon,
and tell you about the BeOS system software to which it belongs.
Follow along, and learn about all the components of the BeOS!
||BeOS Registered User Area
For people who purchase the BeOS Full Package, this section allows you to
register your software, update your shipping address information, e-mail preferences, and the
like. Keep your information current to receive information about updates and special offers.
Sometimes what you want is a good laugh. This site does the trick. Consistently positive and funny, here at Be we're all BeDope fans. Give yourself a break, a good laugh, -- and find out who at Be programs naked. Get the latest Dope!
||More Questions: BeOS Support
The Support section of the web site
describes the latest BeOS updates and provides answers to the vast majority of the
questions people have about Be and the BeOS. Links to our Customer Support
and Customer Service e-mail addresses are also in the Support section.
||BeWare: BeOS Software
BeWare is the definitive catalog of BeOS freeware, shareware, and
commercial software. Make the most of your BeOS system, by getting the
software you need to be more productive. The catalog is divided into
sections with detailed descriptions of each software package, or you can
view more compact lists of the Latest
BeWare and All BeWare.
|More Information: Other Be Resources
- The Be Newsletter
Be puts out a newsletter every week, with articles from engineers and marketing folks
in the company, and a weekly column by Jean-Louis Gassée. For those interested in our
company history, the issues go back to December 1995.
- Be Electronic Mailing Lists
Be maintains a number of Internet mailing lists which can be interesting to BeOS
users. In particular, BeUserGroup is a discussion list for BeOS users, and BeInfo is
a great way to keep your finger on Be's pulse.
- Be-related WWW Links
Besides the tremendous amount of information on the Be web site, many of our
developers and users have created sites which are extremely valuable. Some of them
even scoop Be!
- Be Newsgroups
A number of Usenet newsgroups cover topics of interest to BeOS users, including
comp.sys.be.programmer. Or, if you
speak a language other than English, these groups may be more useful:
- Other Be Contact Information
If you need to know more, or have a question, or otherwise need to contact us,
here's some more information about how to reach us. Note that these contact points are
different from who you should go to with
customer service or support questions.