The LTE 386s/20 is the high-performance notebook PC to beat.
"MISC," a new minimalist microprocessor architecture, promises faster systems that can emulate other processor architectures.
This month's product selections include GRiD's Isopoint laptop, entry-level multimedia software from MacroMind, a Mac scanner from HSD, and more.
At last, lower prices-and a new design.
Borland adds 3-D graphics to its spreadsheet.
ALR gambles that it can take a bite out of the True Blue market.
Faster machines with lower prices and the long-sought floppy disk drive have arrived.
The BYTE Lab puts 15 high-capacity hard disk drives to the test across four operating systems: DOS, Unix, NetWare 386, and the Mac OS.
The great performance of three 33-MHz 486s shows there's still life in the old AT bus.
Not all FPUs are created equal. The BYTE Lab shows performance differences among FPUs from AMD, Cyrix, IIT, Intel, and Weitek.
Distributed Processing Technology's SmartConnex/ISA hides SCSI's incompatibility from PCs.
Informix's graphical spreadsheet puts Windows 3.0 through its paces.
Looking Glass and X.desktop provide point-and-click ease of use to Unix.
Canon's new portable printer bubbles over with sharp resolution and flexibility.
It's small. It's innovative. But is it practical? Wayne Rash Jr. takes the Poqet PC on the road.
A royalty-free DOS extender is standard with Lattice's new C compiler.
Imara and ProFound offer two approaches to keeping track of documents.
Small and inexpensive backup power systems make reliable power an individual choice.
Texas Instruments puts AT-class power in a 4-pound package.
The Disctec 20 provides floppy disk convenience with hard disk storage in a very small package.
A new ALR PowerFlex model, and hard disk confusion at Micro Express.
A look at the conflict between traditional magnetic mass storage devices and optical technologies.
The holostore, a new mass storage device with supercomputer performance, could eliminate the I/O bottleneck.
Optical and magnetic are at opposite ends of the spectrum. Can phase-change technology bridge the gap?
Hard disk technology will be your primary computer storage medium for years to come.
You can store more data on a floppy disk if you can get the bits to stand up straight.
The flash-memory disk offers a fast and rugged replacement for both hard and floppy disk drives.
Digital-audiotape technology comes of age.
Hardware-based data compression gives you more bang for your QIC, DAT, and hard disk buck.
A guide to companies that provide mass storage solutions.
New chips may make for higherperformance and unconventional ways of computing.
Confused by modem standards like 212A, V.22, and V.32bis? Here's help.
The discussion continues, with a look at backward and forward chaining.
A look at Windows' and OS/2's Dynamic Data Exchange facility.
Alternative Operating Systems, Part 4: Pick: OS or DBMS?
What do you get when you build an operating system around a database?
An introduction to the OOP language that grew from Pascal and Modula-2.
The history, anatomy, and physiology of the desktop mouse.
Introducing the most common methods of interprocess communications for Unix and OS/2.
Jerry Pournelle: 10 years with BYTE and counting
Readers find self-realization.
Professor Kenner examines a new volume by computer virus hunter John McAfee.
A lawyer looks at the warranties-real and implied-that come with computer equipment.
Jerry looks at multimedia video boards, a new Modula-2, and assorted gadgets.
[author : Jerry Poumelle]
Wayne addresses groupware and how to determine what capabilities your company needs.
[author : Wayne Rash Jr.]
You can't always wait for the perfect network management solution.
[author : Mark L. Van Name and Bill Catchings]
Don presents the Mac/Windows 3.0 user's interoperability survival guide.
[author : Don Crabb]
The tribulations and treats of using a $100 Unix clone.
[author : David Fiedler]
[author : Steve Mastrianni]
An OS/2 device-driver specialist talks shop.