New laptops from Compaq, GRiD, Toshiba, and Zenith point to the future of small computing.
[author : Frank Hayes, Michael E. Nadeau, and Stan Miastkowski]
Wallaby, a Macintosh compatible laptop
WordPerfect 5.1, supports a mouse and pull-down menus
Vellum, Ashlar's two dimensional CAD for the Mac
TrackMan Stationary Mouse, a new input device from Logitech
Generic 3D Drafting, simple but elegant CAD
KDS-1984 TriSync, a largescreen color monitor from Sampo
Jerry reminisces about the beginnings of microcomputers and looks at today's new products.
[author : Jerry Pournelle]
A discussion on networking Unix workstations.
[author : David Fiedler]
A new workstation lets disabled users perform any function through the use of voice commands alone.
[author : Wayne Rash Jr.]
A simple program that lets you experiment with the priority mechanism.
[author : Mark J. Minasi]
The Mac OS versus OS/2: Are you after performance or productivity?
[author : Don Crabb]
Do personal computers attached to LANs need hard disk drives?
[author : Mark L. Van Name and Bill Catchings]
Choosing a CASE tool is a matter of methodology and computing environment.
[author : the BYTE Staff]
The 80386SX-based ADC Power lite 386's small, integrated design makes for easy repairs.
[author : Stephen Satchell]
Is Acer's 1100/33 just another 33-MHz PC clone?
[author : Jeff Holtzman]
[author : Tom Thompson]
Watcom joins the 32-bit crowd with a new C compiler.
[author : Fred Hommel]
HP's Accelerated X Window Display Server lets you use your AT as an X Window workstation.
[author : Ben Smith]
The Library from Planet Software lets Clipper developers link applications to SQLBase.
[author : Marc Schnapp]
TimeWorks' Publish It brings new features to Mac desktop publishing that PageMaker lacks.
[author : Diana Gabaldon]
[author : Lamont Wood]
QMS's new ColorScript 100 Model 10 printer promises color PostScript at a groundbreaking price.
[author : Howard Eglowstein]
A compilation of brief reviews and updates to previously published evaluations.
An overview of what's going on in the world of computer sight and sound.
[author : Gene Smarte]
[author : Walt Penney]
DSPs have become the unifying factor between sound and image processing for microcomputers.
[author : Bobby Saffari]
Practical speech-recognition applications require a bit of intelligence.
[author : Raymond Kurzweil]
A variety of techniques that let you edit images in a variety of ways.
[author : Benjamin M. Dawson]
How one company combined image, speech, voice, and fax to create a verbal document retrieval system.
[author : Ira Scherr]
PC boards for voice recognition and image processing.
A decade ago, Frankston and Bricklin revolutionized the software world with the electronic spreadsheet.
[author : Tracy Robnett Licklider]
A close look at Intel's newest RISC design.
[author : Neal Margulis]
A new tool that will make it easier to write software for parallel processing.
[author : Dick Pountain]
Researchers are exploring new ways for humans to interact with technology.
[author : Janet J. Barron]
The implications of packet radio are far-reaching.
[author : Mark Waller]
Years in the making, the electronic edition of the classic English dictionary nears completion.
[author : Eric Giguere]
Enhanced modes of Intel microprocessors provide greater address reach and safe multitasking.
[author : L. Brett Glass]
[author : Rick Grehan]