Excel 5.0 offers much in the way of new features. Even more intriguing is thetighter integration with members of Microsoft's Office package, such as Word 6.0 for Windows.
[theme : SPREADSHEETS]
E-mail will be an important application for wide-area, wireless communications.
[theme : COMMUNICATIONS]
Analog cellular phone services will soon carry digital data, too.
[theme : CELLULAR DIGITAL]
Sony's new medium for storage.
[theme : DATA STORAGE]
The first IBM PowerPC systems should be available soon.
[theme : MULTIPROCESSING]
Modem manufacturers that can't wait another year for a new standard are shipping nonstandard product.
[theme : HIGH-SPEED MODEMS]
Microsoft and Intel are at odds on how to improve the video playback in Video for Windows.
[theme : MULTIMEDIA]
[theme : PREPRESS PRINTING]
[theme : GRAPHICAL INTERFACES]
X Window System and dual-Pentium systems; a digital, on-line video production system for the Mac; a cellular link for modems and faxes; project scheduling in Windows; and more.
[theme : NEW PRODUCTS]
[theme : WINDOWS VS. OS/2]
Windows, OS/2, and NT offer distinct benefits and disadvantages. One excels at running standard Windows applications.
Faster than a speeding modem, Switched 56 service may be the answer to your communications needs.
[theme : COMMUNICATIONS] [author : DANIEL M. JOFFE]
Two companies prove how valuable electronic forms can be.
[theme : FORMS PROCESSING] [author : BEN SMITH AND HOWARD EGLOWSTEIN]
[theme : ADVANCED GRAPHICS]
Advanced graphics technologies are empowering new classes of applications.
[author : JOHN BRYAN AND BOB RYAN]
Creating 3-D graphics images in real time requires sophisticated and well-balanced computer-graphics pipelines.
[author : NORTON EWART AND LARRY THAYER]
[author : BILL FLEMING]
[author : DOUGLAS VOORHIES]
Speeding up the operations of your graphical interface is the job of some very specialized technology.
[author : PETER WAYNER]
SQL databases enable sharing of critical`information throughout the corporation, but creating client applications can be a tough row to hoe. BYTE examines client construction tools from Borland, Gupta, Knowledge Ware, and PowerSoft that provide technology that can ease the process.
[theme : DATABASE PROGRAMMING] [author : RICK GREHAN]
Two 486-class subnotebooks for Windows: Epson's ActionNote 4000 and IBM's ThinkPad 500.
[theme : PORTABLE COMPUTING] [author : DAVE ROWELL]
Two presentation programs for Windows square off. While Harvard Graphics solidifies its position as a market leader, newcomer WordPerfect Presentations exhibits some serious flaws.
[theme : GRAPHICS] [author : MARK CLARKSON]
Microtek's Scan-in-Dex will appeal to any professional who makes numerous business contacts. The scanner reads business cards and drops the data into a searchable Windows database.
[theme : SCANNERS/CONTACT MANAGERS] [author : HOWARD EGLOWSTETN]
Merlin and AlertView: Two packages for managing PC networks have similar capabilities but drastically different orientations. AlertView takes action on workstation events, while NLMerlin automates procedures with a focus on NetWare servers. Hurwicz and Carroll question the long-term viability of each.
[theme : NETWORKS] [author : Mike Hurwicz and Dan Carroll]
We stress-tested 176 printers to choose the best ones for eight important business applications.
[theme : PRINTERS]
Digital signatures will enable electronic documents to serve as legal instruments.
[theme : ELECTRONIC DOCUMENTS] [author : BRUCE SCHNEIER]
How to fix problems with OS/2 extended attributes.
[theme : PROGRAMMING] [author : MARK J. MINASI]
The reality of structured exception handling in Windows NT may not live up to its promise.
[theme : PROGRAMMING] [author : STEVE NIEZGODA, LLOYD HOLT, AND DEREK WOJCIECH]
Jerry travels to Brazil to attend Fenasoft, a world-class computer exposition.
[author : JERRY POURNELLE]
Inside the walls of IBM, technological change, constructing your own robots, and more.
[author : ANDY REINHARDT, JON UDELL, FRANK HAYES, AND RAYMOND GA CÔTÉ]
Our eminent critic doesn't share the excitement of books on CD-ROM.
[author : HUGH KENNER]
[author : DENNIS ALLEN]
Comments on OCR, Windows development, Pournelle, and PowerPC.
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