Sharp PC-4521, a laptop with a hard disk drive
Sprint 1.0, Borland's third-generation word processor
Quad386XT, Quadram's booster board for the PC
Desk Jet, a quiet ink-jet printer from HP
WordStar 2000 3.0, an upgrade with 662 features
ZCM-1490, Zenith's high-resolution color monitor
Microsoft Windows 2.0, a step toward OS/2
These new versions of five language products offer a bridge to OS/2.
[author : the BYTE Staff]
The new version of Ashton-Tate's package is going to make life tougher for competitors like Paradox and R:base.
[author : Nicholas Baran]
Dot-matrix printers are now good enough that you don't have to apologize for using one. BYTE Labs looks at 37 of the finest.
[author : George A. Stewart]
Price, performance, and ciesign highlight this 80386-based system.
[author : Ed McNierney]
The expandable Amiga 2000 can provide MS-DOS compatibility.
[author : Charlie Heath]
The Taxan Crystal Jet and the Data Technology CrystalPrint VIII demonstrate the potential of liquid-crystal-shutter printers.
[author : Rick Cook and Paul Schauble]
AT Probe and Periscope III-two hardware-assisted debuggers with some unique features.
[author : Ross M. Greenberg]
Microsoft introduces an improved version of its C Compiler and QuickC.
[author : Namir Clement Shammas]
SVS FORTRAN from SAIC and Micro Way's NDP FORTRAN take advantage of the 80386 and its coprocessors.
[author : Carl Byington]
This publishing system includes good and bad features from the personal-computer and workstation worlds.
[author : Paul Kahn]
Jerry looks at Fastback Plus, Golden Bow products, extended versus expanded memory, and new items from Logitech.
[author : Jerry Pournelle]
Ezra highly recommends both Decision Pad and QuicKeys.
[author : Ezra Shapiro]
Many of the memory management techniques for mainframes are migrating to the world of microcomputers.
[author : Randall L. Hyde]
A look at how OS/2's hardware and software data structures work together to provide virtual memory, dynamic linking, and sharing of code.
[author : Vic Heller]
How a Unix kernel design takes advantage of the 80386's memory management hardware.
[author : Carl Hensler and Ken Sarno]
With the Mac's generalized design, you can use the same software on a Mac 512KE or on a Mac II.
[author : Alan Anderson]
SmartSpooler improves computing throughput with slow peripherals.
[author : Steve Ciarcia]
Dynlinks make OS/2 programs smaller, more efficient, and easier to upgrade.
[author : Gordon Letwin, Chief Architect, Systems Software, Microsoft Corp]
Add fuzzy logic to your Turbo Prolog programs and they'll be able to cope with the uncertainties of real-world situations.
[author : Bradley L. Richards]
The fast Hartley transform is twice as fast as the fast Fourier and uses only half the computer resources.
[author : Mark A. O'Neill]