[author : Tom Thompson]
A look at OS and server combinations that can ease Web-site management.
[author : Jon Udell]
Boeing incorporates commercial code in the maintenance system on its new 777.
[author : Cate T. Corcoran]
AMD new K6 (formerly the NextGen Nx686) is the first x86 chip with special multimedia instructions.
[author : Tom R. Halfhill]
Cooler than iced capuccino, Sun's HotJava browser technology brings interactive applications and other deluxe stuff to the web. It could also become a universal OS.
[author : Andrew Singleton]
Today standards define common interface to make components interoperable. Do they go far enough?
[author : Alan Joch] [theme : Componentware]
CORBA, OLE and OpenDoc promise to make it easier to develop applications.
[author : David S. Linthicum] [theme : Componentware]
A look at two competing technologies for distributing components on your network: Microsoft's Network OLE and the OMG's CORBA.
[author : Tom R. Halfhill and Salvatore Salamone] [theme : Componentware]
Businesses will increasingly use Web browsers and interpreted languages like Java for cross-platform applications.
[theme : Internet Web Browsers]
The Pentium gets even faster, hitting a new peak of 200 MHz.
[theme : Processors]
Okay, here's another story about the paperless office. But this time, it's personal.
[theme : Personal Scanners]
ADSL is more than just another acronym. It's technology that will bring high-speed communications over ordinary phone lines.
[theme : Communications]
BYTE readers said they want better links between their personal computers and PDAs. Seems like PDA vendors are finally starting to deliver what you asked for.
[theme : Personal Digital Assistants]
Soon, you might use a phone to write home.
[theme : Internet Access]
With apologies to Neil Young, Rick Grehan writes this month about a new tool that automates that age-old hassle: garbage collection.
[theme : Programming]
[theme : Hot Products]
We're too tired to say anything more than: Turn to this page to see what really sparkled at the latest Vegas extravaganza.
Gateway's Solo V120 is a zippy little Win 95 notebook: Lotus Approach 96 makes database work a breeze; plus more.
The latest Power Macs come equiped with sound, video, telephony, conferencing, fax and speech recognition.
[author : Rick Grehan] [theme : Multimedia Machine]
[theme Graphics Software]
Two new graphics suites for Windows 95 from Corel and Micrografx.
[author : Stanford Diehl and G. Armour Van Horn]
Fax-on-demand programs are demanding, but they'll serve your customers well.
[author : David Essex and Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols] [theme : Fax-Back Software]
The first Pentium Pro (P6) system—Intergraph's TDZ-400—deliver 3-D graphics performance so strinking it'll make you feel good about not taking a RISC.
[author : Dave Rowell] [theme : Graphics Workstations]
A new processor, an innovative bus design, and a specialized instruction set make Sun Ultra I a high-performance workstation for graphics.
[author : Ben Smith] [theme : Graphics Workstations]
Our tests show that HP's new LaserJet 5Si MX is the best in its class.
[author : Dave Rowell] [theme : Network Printers]
IQ/Objects and PowerPlay take different approaches to finding answers in complex databases.
[author : David S. Linthicum] [theme : Analysis Software]
A comparison of five programs for managing all those connected devices.
[author : Tadesse W. Giorgis] [theme : Network Managers]
We test tubes with 1600 by 1200 resolution and other addictive characteristics, then pick the best pictures and the best deals.
[author : Chandrika Mysore] [theme : High-Res Minotors]
This amazing little chip from ARM could be the brain of next-generatio PDA's and other smart gadgets.
[author : Dick Pountain] [theme : CPUS]
[theme Operating Systems]
Internet security requires a good foundation. Using the least-privilege approach to secure the underlying OS helps type enforcement provide this foundation.
[author : Dan Thomsen and Winn Schwartau]
Here's a tool that can make programmers more productive by helping them take out the trash.
[author : Justin Miller] [theme : Programming]
Integrating configuration management with the NOS and systems management tools reduces LAN supports costs and problems.
[author : Salvatore Salamone] [theme : Networks]
Jerry looks at transportable data, using everything from drugstore composition books to a database builder and a radio-linked portable.
[author : Jerry Pournelle]
A great big book on the Pentium, a smaller book about technological evolution and two CDs for children.
[author : Tom R. Halfhill, Rick Cook, and Jeff Macclay]
There's a serious shortage of really good programmers.
[author : Bruce F. Webster]
[author : Raphael Needleman]
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