The latest version of WordPerfect's groupware product supports multiple operating systems.
[author : BARRY NANCE]
ColorScript Laser 1000 brings color laser printing into a more affordable price range.
[author : TOM THOMPSON]
[author : DAVE ANDREWS]
This storage technology is moving from mainframes and minicomputers to the desktop.
Despite AMD's winning the latest round in its legal battle with Intel, don't expect a big price drop in 486 systems.
[author : TOM R. HALFHILL]
Hewlett-Packard packs a lot, including Windows and applications in ROM, into its 3-pound OmniBook.
[author : PATRICK WAURZYNIAK]
Toshiba's T1900C could change the way you look at passive-matrix color displays.
[author : GENE SMARTE]
[author : PETER WAYNER]
A new encryption chip promises to protect your electronic messages, but there's a catch: A trapdoor lets the government eavesdrop.
A new Mac version of Intuit's personal-finance software.
[author : CHRIS KOFER]
Localizing software in Arabia.
[author : KHALDOON TABAZA]
The latest Tektronix dye-sublimation printer, Smartcom for Windows from Hayes, Alps Electric's wireless LAN adapter, and more.
[theme : NEW SYSTEMS]
The Intel Pentium CPU demands subsystems and I/O that can keep pace and that call for a fundamental rethinking of how to build everything from the expansion bus to memory architecture.
[author : ANDY REINHARDT]
Fast and ready to roll, the first Pentium systems are now available.
[author : RAYMOND GA CÔTÉ: AND BARRY NANCE]
A look at network high-end PCs able to run applications that were once too big for your server.
[theme : NETWORKING] [author : MICHAEL J. GUTMANN]
Engineers at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution deploy inexpensive, autonomous data loggers on small underwater vessels. BYTE Lab editors study the Woods Hole solution and the latest trend in data acquisition.
[theme : REAL WORLD] [author : BEN SMITH]
[theme : ENHANCING KNOWLEDGE]
Combining knowledge systems with other technologies can improve your cost/performance figures.
[theme : OVERVIEW] [author : SARA HEDBERG]
Emerging technologies-such as neural networks and genetic algorithms-can add robustness to knowledge-based systems. Stand-alone expert systems could go the same route as the dinosaurs.
[author : JAY LIEBOWITZ]
With smart multimedia and virtual reality, you can create virtual Cheshire cats to answer your questions. Projects at Northwestern University and Andersen Consulting are putting this technology to use.
[author : SARA HEDBERG]
The promise of pen computers has been dulled by a lack of innovative, pen-centric, general-purpose applications. Here are nine software packages for Go's PenPoint and Microsoft's Windows for Pen Computing that challenge the notion that pen systems are only good for vertical markets.
[theme : PEN SOFTWARE] [author : HOWARD EGLOWSTEIN]
NetWare 4.0 has arrived, claiming support for serious enterprise networking. NetWare Directory Service brings NetWare beyond the LAN, and 4.0 adds other features like file compression, CD-ROM sharing, and data migration.
[theme : LANS] [author : JON UDELL]
Folio Views 3.0 comes to Windows and brings with it some exciting new features, including an open client/server architecture, concurrent multiuser editing, embedded graphics, and multimedia support.
[theme : ELECTRONIC PUBLISHING] [author : ROBERT SCHMIDT]
ClarisWorks is already established as the leading integrated package for the Macintosh, but it's not resting on its existing modules. Version 2.0 adds new features and applications to this seamlessly integrated software.
[theme : INTEGRATED SOFTWARE] [author : TOM R. HALFHILL]
Recent releases of these two popular page-layout packages duke it out both on the Mac and under Windows. Van Horn determines which of these aggressive competitors currently has the upper hand.
[theme : DESKTOP PUBLISHING] [author : G. ARMOUR VAN HORN]
Release 3 of Lotus Notes delivers long-awaited features, including Macintosh support and full-text indexing, but it lacks development tools needed to build effective groupware. Our reviewer finds some significant improvements and some significant disappointments.
[theme : GROUPWARE] [author : JON UDELL]
We run line-impairment and data-throughput tests to measure the efficiency of 9600-bps and faster modems. Results reveal the best for highspeed communications, portability, data-only applications, and all-around communications.
[theme : HANDS-ON TESTING] [author : JIM HURD]
MS-DOS 6's designers examine the inner workings of MemMaker and DoubleSpace.
[theme : TECHNOLOGY] [author : BENJAMIN W. SLIVKA, ERIC STRAUB, AND RICHARD FREEDMAN]
IBM's OS/2 DDK is a good start.
[theme : OPERATING SYSTEMS] [author : STEVE MASTRIANNI]
Savvy programmers can write their own Mac Extensions.
[theme : PROGRAMMING] [author : ERIC SHAPIRO AND TOM THOMPSON]
Our columnist finds DOS 6 is the least expensive route to disk ompression and memory optimization.
[author : JERRY POURNELLE]
Tales of AI, hackers, the green PC, art on CD, and other subjects.
[author : HUGH KENNER, STANFORD DIEHL, RAYMOND GA CÔTÉ, MICHAEL NADEAU, AND RICK GREHAN]
The dangers of electromagnetic-field radiation are evident. So why isn't the industry doing anything?
[author : PAUL SAFFO]
[author : DENNIS ALLEN]
Fighting fatware, MS-DOS 6, the Commodore Amiga, and other topics.
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