The next generation of processors are guaranteed to get your heart, and your computer, pumping.
[author : Alan Joch]
You ain't seen nothing yet. New multimediachips, appearing in products next year, will power eye-popping graphics.
[author : Tom R. Halfhill and John Montgomery]
Technical details on nine next-generation chips, including three Intel challengers from AMD, Cyrix, and NexGen.
[author : Dick Pountain and Tom R. Halfhill]
Here's our design for how IBM could build a PowerPC chip that runs x86 software.
[author : Linley Gwennap]
Whether it's a factory explosion or James Dean's fatal car crash, the computer-toting detectives from Failure Analysis find out what went wrong.
[author : Caren D. Potter] [theme : HIGH-TECH SLEUTHING]
You can't tell the baseball players without a scorecard. And you can't find network users without a directory.
[author : Paul Korzeniowski] [theme : NETWORK MANAGEMENT]
This could be the next big thing on the Web: a new hypermedia architecture that makes it easier to find what you're looking for.
[author : Udo Flohr] [theme : GLOBAL COMMUNICATIONS]
Simulation software helped design production flow in Siemens Solar's new clean room.
[author : John R. Vacca] [theme : SIMULATION]
BYTE implements the virtual press room, a Web archive where companies can publish press releases and users can find out about the latest products.
[author : Jon Udell]
Hot new developments in the software that runs the software.
Thought the first P6 systems would be big servers, did you? Many companies are actually preparing to ship desktop boxes first, some for less than $4000.
[theme : PC PROCESSORS]
Upgrading from NetWare 3.x to NetWare 4.x can be less painful with these NDS migration utilities.
[theme : NETWORK MANAGEMENT]
Windows 95 brings benefits to network managers, but some of the best stuff is yet to come.
[theme : WINDOWS 95 AND NETWORKS]
Big screens, small space-coming soon to a desktop near you.
[theme : DISPLAY TRENDS]
That spiffy new V.34 modem may feel like a station wagon instead of a turbocharged racer. Here's why.
[theme : COMMUNICATIONS]
The list of backers is impressive, but we might not see the results of a new 64-bit Unix initiative for a couple years.
[theme : OPERATING SYSTEMS]
Citibank admits it's been robbed, but the alleged crooks use PCs, not shotguns.
[theme : OPERATING SYSTEMS]
The new version of one of Rick Grehan's favorite compilers offers a much more visual development environment.
[theme : PROGRAMMING]
Intel's newest OverDrive, which is faster and less expensive than the company's first Pentium OverDrive, is a bargain upgrade; askSam is now faster (thanks to new full-text indexing) and fuzzier; plus, a new Indigo 3-D workstation, reference work for OS/2 and Unix users, a router manager for WANs, and more new hardware and software.
[theme : NEW PRODUCTS]
Our tests of new systems from Austin Direct, IBM, and Motorola show that the PowerPC 604 chip makes for a mean Windows NT workstation.
[author : Dave Rowell] [theme : POWERPC SYSTEMS]
The latest versions of DB2/2, Oracle, and SQL Server are strong enough to support a business, but they differ in reliability and scalability.
[author : Barry Nance] [theme : BUSINESS TOOLS]
NetManage's ECCO Pro 3.0 offers clever OLE 2.0 integration and a compelling outline metaphor for the organizationally challenged.
[author : John Montgomery] [theme : PERSONNAL INFORMATION MANAGERS]
Microsoft bolsters Visual Basic 4.0 with distributed-object technology and enhanced OLE automation. But, as our reviewer explains, not all objects are alike.
[author : Steve Gillmor] [theme : PROGRAMMING TOOLS]
When the lights go out, which uninterruptible power supply is going to keep your network running? We test 31 UPS models to find the best.
[author : Rex Baldazo and Rick Grehan and Dave Rowell] [theme : POWER PROTECTION]
Desktop-conferencing - whiteboarding - software is often a more viable solution than videoconferencing. BYTE and NSTL pick the best from seven Windows programs.
[author : David Seachrist] [theme : WORKGROUP SOFTWARE]
We test networked laser printers with fast engines, built-in Ethernet, large paper capacities, long life, and security features.
[theme : WORKGROUP PRINTERS]
This new chip architecture takes an innovative approach to generating photo-realistic images. Here's how this rapid renderer works.
[author : Dick Pountain] [theme : CPUS]
Adding Win32 support to Digital's OS means good news for developers: They can build for both OpenVMS and NT machines.
[author : Mark Feniello] [theme : OPERATING SYSTEMS]
A multithreaded application may actually run slower on an SMP machine than on its single-threaded equivalent. Here's how to avoid that.
[author : Shashi Prasad] [theme : PROGRAMMING]
ATM must interoperate with legacy systems, especially LANs. LAN Emulation might do the trick.
[author : Rex Baldazo] [theme : NETWORKS]
Jerry returns from SIGGRAPH, explores mountains of CD-ROMs and, yes, manages to find one more problem with Windows 95.
[author : Jerry Pournelle]
The confusion of a digital culture, computer "minds," and two CD-ROMs on getting back to nature.
[author : John Montgomery and Edmund X. Dejesus and Jeff Macclay]
The inventor of hypertext makes his forecasts on the future of computing and the human race.
[author : Ted Nelson]
[author : Raphael Needleman]
Readers write about our anniversary edition, OS/2, RAD, the BYTE Web site, and more.
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