Vol.23 n°7 july 1998

Vol.23 n°7 july 1998

Cover Story

p.52 Year 2000 Survival Guide

p.52 Year 2000 Survival Guide

It's closer than you think. It's bigger than you think. It's worse than you think. Here's what you can do about the Year 2000 problem in what time remains.

[theme : Building Network Apps]

p.65 Managing PC Costs

p.65 Managing PC Costs

Controlling ownership costs is the newest rage in hardware and software.

[author : Mike Hurwicz]

p.72 DSL's Devilish Details

p.72 DSL's Devilish Details

Think DSL Lite is the only thing anyone needs? That your neighbor will have the same bandwith as you? Guess again.

[author : Scott Mace] [theme : Network Integration]

International Section

International Section

p.32IS-7 Get The Message

p.32IS-7 Get The Message

[author : Dick Pountain]

p.32IS-13 Your PC Never Sounded So Good

p.32IS-13 Your PC Never Sounded So Good

[author : Stella Kao]

Editorial

p.12

p.12

Inbox

p.15

p.15

Web Project

p.81 Building NNTP Groupware

p.81 Building NNTP Groupware

A few deft lines of Perl, NNTP, and HTML can take you a long way.

Javatalk

p.85 Inprise's JBuilder: Take 2

p.85 Inprise's JBuilder: Take 2

The latest iteration of this Java RAD environment has clever embellishments.

Future Vision

p.87 Computers with Attitude

p.87 Computers with Attitude

Siemens scientists are working to endow technology with emotional intelligence.

Chaos Manor

p.111 The Days of Ninety-Eight

p.111 The Days of Ninety-Eight

Lab Reports

p.90 Thin's In: 20 LCD Monitors for Your Desktop

p.90 Thin's In: 20 LCD Monitors for Your Desktop

[author : Russell Kay] [theme : Hardware]

p.98 When Push Comes to Serve

p.98 When Push Comes to Serve

[author : Barry Nance] [theme : Software]

Eval

p.33 Browsing Through Notes

p.33 Browsing Through Notes

Lotus employs CORBA and native HTML to turn Domino and Notes into a universal Web platform.

[theme : Groupware]

p.37 V.90 Modem Sets a Standard

p.37 V.90 Modem Sets a Standard

3Com/USR's Sportster 5686 connects at V.90 and is compatible with X2 and K56flex.

[theme : V.90 Modem]

p.38 Network Backup That Users Will Like

p.38 Network Backup That Users Will Like

[theme : Backup Software]

Stac's Replica Network DataManager changes our notion of network-based backup.

Review

p.103 Computing Out of Your Palm

p.103 Computing Out of Your Palm

We compare eight of the latest palm-style and keyboard-based hand-helds.

[author : Michelle Campanale and David Essex] [theme : Hand-held PCs]

p.107 The Most Powerful Notebook

p.107 The Most Powerful Notebook

Apple's Powerbook G3 combines workstation performance with long battery life.

[author : Tom Thompson] [theme : Mac Notebook]

p.110 A Server with Headroom

p.110 A Server with Headroom

Dell's PowerEdge 2300 is a workgroup server that's hard to outgrow.

[author : Barry Nance] [theme : Workgroup Server]

Bits

p.20 Better Notebook Screens

p.20 Better Notebook Screens

p.21 VPNs for Small Businesses

p.21 VPNs for Small Businesses

p.26 MMX Alternatives

p.26 MMX Alternatives

p.28 GartnerGroup Report

p.28 GartnerGroup Report

p.32 Future Office

p.32 Future Office

What's New

p.139 IBM's ThinkPad 600, monster workstations, a funky desktop machine, simple drawing software, and a translation tool for Web sites.

p.139 IBM's ThinkPad 600, monster workstations, a funky desktop machine, simple drawing software, and a translation tool for Web sites.

Improbable

p.144 ...

p.144 ...

A mouse that uses satellite technology, and lessons in high tolerance.

[author : Marc Abrahams]

SERVICE

Product Information

http://www.byte.com/hotbytes/

Index to Advertisers

p.136 Alphabetical Order

p.136 Alphabetical Order

p.138 Editorial Index by Company

p.138 Editorial Index by Company

THE BYTE WEB SITE, HOTBYTES, and THE VIRTUAL PRESS ROOM

http://www.byte.com

Program listings

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