10 ways in which that silver of silicon altered the course of Planet Earth.
[author : Peter Wayner]
A brief history of the microprocessor, from the 4004 to today's nitro-burning rockets.
[author : Linley Gwenmap]
Technology experts agree: Change is the only sure thing about computing in the next decade.
[author : Robert Hummel]
Bipolar transistors give Exponential's 533-MHz PowerPC chip the performance of an Alpha at an affordable price.
[author : Tom R. Halfhill]
Flaming's one thing, but the lack of civility on-line is getting out of control.
[author : Mark Schlack]
BYTE readers write about that bandwidth barrier and the future of the Internet, Web conferencing, and the search for killer software.
This month we take an indepth look at the technologies that will shape the Web of tomorrow.
New directory services, especially Lightweight Directory Access Protocol, extend the directory metaphor to the Internet.
[author : Jamie Lewis]
Secure IP lets you use the open Internet with privacy and confidence.
[author : William Stallings]
[author : Dave Kosiur]
IMAP will provide e-mail services and options impossible with the current POP.
The promise of platform-independent reusable components comes closer to reality with the second beta of the OpenDoc toolkit for Windows 95 and NT.
[author : Peter Wayner]
Microsoft's Office 97 sets a new standard in applications software suites.
[author : Steve Gillmor]
Need to manage a mixed Unix/Windows environment? Ross's SPARCplug helps by combining a SparcStation and a Pentium PC.
[author : Tom Yager]
Image manipulation gets easier and more powerful with Adobe's Photoshop 4.0
[author : Joy-Lyn Blake]
Tired of OSes that require acres of memory and huge hard drives? Acorn's multifaceted RISC OS fits in ROM and runs in just 4 MB of RAM.
[author : Stewart Palmer] [theme : Operating Systems]
A look at connection issues of using an ISDN line to support the home office.
[author : Jeffery N. Fritz] [theme : Networks]
Inside the 64-bit RISC processor that powers the new Nintendo game machine.
[author : Satya Simha] [theme : CPUs]
[author : Stephen P. Johnson]
Microsoft's Direct3D API allows 3-D applications to run on a wide variety of PCs. A seasoned programmer of device drivers explains how to accomplish this task.
We test six of the latest 17- and 24-ppm network laser printers for workgroups.
[author : Dorothy Hudson, Jim Kane, and John McDonough] [theme : LAB report: hardware]
Our testing shows that Lotus Notes remains a generation or two ahead of Microsoft Exchange, its closest groupware competitor.
[author : Mark Hettler] [theme : LAB report: software]
The BYTE Webmaster explains how to bring both news-style conferencing and Web-style conferencing to your site.
[author : Jon Udell]
With dual Pentium Pros and accelerators, these PCs bring 3-D graphics down to earth.
[author : Rob Hummel]
Lotus's release of a 32-bit version of 1-2-3 for Windows revives the spreadsheet fight, but not for long. Our reviewer examines why.
[author : Richard Cranford]
A disk error on Cyrus's hard drive forces Jerry to reach for several of his favorite Win 95 utilities.
[author : Jerry Pournelle]
Rick checks out Visual Science, a mathematical programming and simulation tool.
[author : Rick Grehan]
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