PixelPaint 1.0, color painting for the Mac II
The Norton On Line Programmer's Guides : OS/2 API, for OS/2 functions
FreeHand 1.0, a Mac drawing package
Datacomputer DC 3.0, a hand-held PC compatible
PopDrop and RAM Lord, help for managing TSRs
Delta Voyager, a $99 powerhouse modem
These modems take transmission rates to a blazing 9600 bps and beyond .
[author : John H. Humphrey and Gary S. Smock]
With a 20-MHz processor and FlexCache architecture, the FlexCache 20386 has power to spare.
[author : Mark L. Van Name]
The NEC MultiSpeed HD and the HP Vectra CS Model 20 emphasize different aspects of portability.
[author : Wayne Rash Jr.]
Four 80386 replacement motherboards bring new life to tired ATs.
[author : Don Crabb]
AST Research's Mac286, essentially a complete AT motherboard, brings PC processing capability to the Mac II.
[author : Naor Wallach]
PC-DOS compatibility and a robust environment for new multitasking applications.
[author : Eva M. White]
Double Helix II and 4th Dimension are two relational database systems with very different personalities.
[author : Charles Spezzano]
Quattro and Surpass are 1-2-3-compatible and offer even more features.
[author : Diana Gabaldon]
Q-Calc Standard promises Lotus 1-2-3 compatibility.
[author : Paul Schauble]
Zanna Lee, a Zenith Z-386, joins the Chaos Manor household.
[author : Jerry Pournelle]
Ezra likes InstaPlan but has a few reservations about RagTime 2.
[author : Ezra Shapiro]
Designing a good benchmark test is a lot more difficult than it appears. Here's a look at the complications involved.
[author : Bill Nicholls]
Casting a critical eye on the current crop of computer benchmarks.
[author : Alfred A. Aburto Jr.]
A typical computer system consists of several component systems; micro benchmarks are designed to measure the performance of these subsystems.
[author : Ron Fox]
A suite of low-and high-level tests that gauge total system performance.
[author : Richard Grehan, Tom Thompson, Curtis Franklin Jr., and George A. Stewart]
Steve presents HAL, an EEG device utilizing a cleverly crafted amplifier and AID converter circuitry.
[author : Steve Ciarcia]
Computers can store rational numbers exactly by using factorial-base format.
[author : Peter Wayner]
Atari is developing a small system around the Transputer, with a new operating system to match.
[author : Dick Pountain]
Use C and its built-in memory functions to produce better programs, plus some debugging code to help use them.
[author : David L. Fox]