386SX systems bring 386 applications to the desktop without emptying your wallet.
Late-breaking technology and industry reports from the BYTE news staff.
Product snapshots of recent hardware and software announcements.
A/UX 2.0, Apple's Unix with a friendly face
DR DOS 5.0. Digital Research eliminates many idiosyncrasies of MS-DOS
IQ Scan, an easy-to-use scanner from Pentax
OS/90, GeoWorks introduces an operating system
Private Eye, Reflection Technology's headset-mourned monitor
QMS's new laser printer offers speed and automatic emulation for under $3000. Plus, two new Apple LaserWriters.
Now for Windows: Ventura Publisher; Vellum; Current 1.1: Authorware Professional; and XVision; plus a resource guide.
Why your old Windows application may not work.
The BYTE Lab unveils a new DOS benchmark suite.
Compaq's speediest compact desktop machine yet.
Covox's Voice Master and Command Corp.'s Bug.
Borland's Paradox Engine turns the key to better performance.
DOS goes multiuser with Theo+ DOS.
Micrografx's Designer 3.0 rivals competitor Corel Draw.
CalComp's mouse-digitizer hybrid simplifies PC and Mac use.
Finally. modern applications are as easy to customize as they are powerful.
Natural-language front ends access databases without a formal query language.
Authoring systems let nonprogrammers create powerful multimedia applications.
New, improved graphical scripting languages may make stand-alone applications obsolete.
Rexx now can control and coordinate all aspects of the OS/2 environment.
Your guide to end-user programming products.
How personal computers offer disabled users professional opportunities.
OS/2 represents a rich arena for developers, but with pitfalls.
Two specifications-NDIS and ODLI-simplify adapter driver chores.
The first installment of a six-part series.
A new Smithsonian exhibit marks 15 years of PCs and includes one of Jerry Pournelle's early machines.
A close look at font formats from Microsoft, Apple, and Adobe.
Your 300-dpi PostScript printer can do the work of a high-performance typesetter.
An electronic bill of rights for the disabled.
Readers flirt with assembly.
Is the human mind simply a superalgorithm?
Do computer languages reflect the language and culture of the people who created them?
[author : Richard Hans Pettersen]
Glasnost gives Jerry an inside look at Soviet computing.
[author : Jerry Pournelle]
Sophisticated presentation software can produce high-quality slides.
[author : Wayne Rash Jr]
A quick review of the most popular free Unix software.
[author : David Fiedler]
Descriptions of realistic multimedia work done by students on Mac Pluses and SEs.
[author : Don Crabb]
The latest version of OS/2 LAN Manager offers integrity, security, and somewhat easier administration.
[author : Mark J. Minasi]
Managing thousands of files on today's big server hard disks doesn't have to be a nightmare.
[author : Mark L. Van Name and Bill Catchings]