Essentially an enhancement of existing technologies, videotex will bring into your home or place of business a host of services and conveniences, such as shopping and banking. Videotex's potential is enormous, but a few problems must be worked out before it reaches the mass market. Our theme articles address some of these problems and look at the possibilities videotex presents.
[author : Rich Malloy]
An overview of the fledgling videotex industry.
[author : Darby Miller]
The pioneering videotex system is flexible enough to adopt anticipated technological advances.
[author : Graham Hudson]
The authors discuss incentives for adopting the NAPLPS standard and what NAPLPS means for microcomputer users.
[author : Leo Lax and Mark Olson]
The potential for abusing personal information is that much greater with two-way systems.
[author : Richard M. Neustadt]
The Telidon videotex workshop from the National Endowment for the Arts explores a new medium for artistic expression.
[author : Martin Nisenholtz]
The different worlds of personal computers and videotex complement each other in exciting ways.
[author : Rich Malloy]
A 4-bit single-chip microcomputer from Texas Instruments comes preprogrammed for timed automatic control.
[author : Steve Ciarcia]
Someone let the mouse out of the bag.
[author : Chris Peters]
The 8086 is faster than the 8088, but there's more than execution speed to consider when selecting a computer.
[author : Gregg Williams]
Design philosophy behind Visicorp's integrated software.
[author : Dr. George Woodmansee]
Modular routines make this speech synthesis and a [lalysis system useful for application programming and experimentation.
[author : John E. Hoot]
You can add 64 input/output ports plus a Centronics-type printer interface to your Heath-/Zenith-89 computer.
[author : Ronald La Claustra]
Add a new, inexpensive keyboard to Radio Shack's Color Computer.
[author : David M. Dacus]
Digital Research's vice-president of Commercial Systems Divison, Gordon Eubanks, describes three different general approaches that his company is taking to improve the user interface.
[author : Phil Lemmons and Barbara Robertson]
The 8086 lets you easily construct compact programs.
[author : Stephen A. Heywood]
A medley of miscellanea from our microcomputer maven.
[author : Jerry Pournelle]
Interfacing IBM PC BASIC to machine language programs.
[author : Dan Rollins]
Using Apple Pascal's Segmentation facilities and a few other techniques, you can write bigger programs than you might have thought possible.
[author : Jill David]
A combination of hardware and software enables your computer to monitor and influence your surroundings.
[author : David Alan Hayes]
For less than the price of an EPROM eraser, you can buy an EEPROM that doesn't need one.
[author : Louis Wheeler]
Some extensions to your FORTH assembler package can make your assembly-language programs more readable and easier to write.
[author : Victor Joseph Grazi]
A bubble-memory device gives the Apple II 128K bytes of nonvolatile memory.
[author : Peter Callamaras]
Sprite graphics, good sound, and a $595 price tag make Commodore's new computer a versatile machine.
[author : Stan Wszola]
A low-cost plotter for graphs and charts.
[author : Jack L. Bishop]
This new disk operating system is faster and more efficient than CP/M.
[author : Mark Dahmke]
[author : Curtis P. Feigel]
This video terminal lets you view the equivalent of two typewritten pages, side by side, on a single screen.
This package runs on the TRS-80 Models I and III and under CP/M.
[author : Rowland Archer Jr.]