The BYTE Lab tests 26 low-cost color VGA monitors.
DrawPerfect, WordPerfect's graphics companion
Microsoft C 6.0, a comprehensive package for professionals
OkiLaser 400, a low-price compact LED printer from Okidata
SuperScope, GW Instruments makes data acquisition with the Mac easier
PC-File 5.0, a flat-file database pack from Button Ware
Compaq's newest high-end system, the Systempro, may be its best yet.
A hard disk drive saga and a Comdex report.
[author : Jerry Pournelle]
Unix has the programs to communicate with the outside world.
[author : David Fiedler]
To make sure your data is secure, choose a strategy and see that it's carried out.
[author : Wayne Rash Jr.]
Apple is suffering from the "not invented here" syndrome.
[author : Don Crabb]
Can OS/2's HPFS and the DOS file allocation table live together on the same disk?
[author : Mark J. Minasi]
The age of the super server is upon us.
[author : Bill Catchings and Mark L. Van Name]
Two 80386SX systems that provide 80386 power at low prices.
Jasmine's DirectServe offers AppleShare file service without sacrificing a Mac.
Novell's next-generation LAN operating system delivers radically improved performance.
Beauty goes more than skin deep in IBM's newest OS/2 1.2.
Autodesk's Animator lets anyone create animated graphics.
IBM's Current is a personal information manager with desk-accessory-style functionality.
Deltasoft's Origins provides fast competition to AutoCAD on the Mac.
An on-board uninterruptible power supply for PCs, a disassembler for the curious, and a flat-screen color monitor for the Mac.
Will DOS yield its crown to OS/2 or Unix?
Unix and OS/2 are not the only solutions to memory problems.
Some suggestions and hints for running all you can on your 1-megabyte Mac.
Take an active role in managing your applications and TSRs and their use of your memory.
Whatever size hard disk you have, it's probably nearly full. Data compression can help.
Four integrated software packages that won't strain your budget.
Incompatibility between computers with different architectures doesn't have to be an obstacle.
Products that help you stretch the resources of a low-cost computer.
The competition between PC-compatible CPUs heats up, as faster 80286s, 80386 clones, and the high-powered i486 emerge.
Before you jump into the Unix pool, see how your favorite system stacks up against the rest of the pack.
An engineer exposes the inner workings of this graphics processor.
Brett looks at bus facilities, the common command set, the common access method, and SCSI devices.
Using special file systems from within standard file systems.
RISC comments spark debate.
A real page-turner, The Cuckoo's Egg is a computer book that reads like a classic espionage novel.
A software engineer argues that consistency isn't always the best policy when it comes to user interfaces.