BYTE editors choose 67 of the most significant products from the past year.
AMD shows its 386 clone, and Bellcore researchers make a breakthrough in holographic memory technology.
EISA and SPARC systems, along with a trio of mouse substitutes, take the hardware spotlight. On the software side, dBASE takes to the Sun, and EZCosmos watches the stars.
Turbo Pascal 6.0, Borland almost adds Windows
Volante AT1000, inexpensive high-end graphics from National Design
Toshiba T1000LE, a slimmer T1000
Word 5.5 and Word for OS/2, updated versions from Microsoft
Taste, Delta Point's composite package for the Mac
OS/2-based workgroup computing without a LAN.
The BYTE Lab evaluates eight caching controller cards that help relieve hard disk drive bottlenecks.
The BYTE Lab examines eight communications programs that let you use workstations on a LAN via remote control.
Monolithic's MicroPaq 452 Ultra uses the new Edsun chip to make VGA screens shine.
Truevision's new 32-bit TARGA + board makes raster graphics more affordable.
The BYTE Lab tests how well the Compaq SLT laptop performs with its new 386SX engine and other enhancements.
A/UX and the X Window System turn a Macintosh into a workstation in a near-seamless way.
Zinc's class library brings text and graphical interfaces to your C++ applications.
Pixar's MacRenderMan brings photorealistic rendering to the Mac.
Wide Angle makes the virtual desktop a physical reality.
Dariana Technology Group's WinSleuth and MacSleuth miss the mark.
New versions of Lotus Agenda and Folio Views make much-needed improvements that address user concerns.
Can AI provide the kind of intelligent systems that will make all the work, and all the introspection, worthwhile?
Categorizing knowledge is one of the primary ways that an AI system can acquire "understanding."
Expert systems designed to work in real-time environments can make complex systems easier to handle.
A real company's real-world use of AI techniques and methods.
The 1990s will see the walls between intelligent applications and conventional applications crumble.
Nature's skill and craftsmanship, when harnessed toward the creation of artificial life, presents a virtually unlimited reservoir of possibilities for engineering solutions.
A guide to expert systems and neural-network simulators.
304 Micro, Micro: Who Made the Micro? Is Gilbert Hyatt the father of the microprocessor, or just the most tenacious inventor in the U.S.?
Rich Seifert, one of Ethernet's designers, talks about its first 10 years.
Digital Research's FlexOS closes out our series.
The design of the Amiga operating-system kernel follows the rules of object-oriented programming.
Here's how to get data from a Mac screen into a file or printout.
Crunching numbers with the i860.
A novel technique crossbreeds algorithms to find the best programming solution.
Inventors and developers highlight this month's feature articles.
The End of Intel's Monopoly?
Some object lessons learned.
Stealing glimpses at the numbers upon which the universe is built.
Senior editor Ken Sheldon discusses the next step in AI.
Jerry looks at new CD-ROMs and a CD-ROM drive, a brick of a computer, and a new trackball.
[author : Jerry Pournelle]
The big orange power truck pulls up again, but this time Wayne's ready.
[author : Wayne Rash Jr.]
A report from the future: living with OS/2 2.0 and Windows 3.0.
[author : Mark J. Minasi]
A brief look at the new SCO Unix and using PCs as X terminals.
[author : David Fiedler]
Don shows how the Mac's oldest true personal programming system gets even better.
[author : Don Crabb]
Whom do you call when NetWare acts up? With the right tools, you can do the job yourself.
[author : Barry Nance]