December 1996 Table of Contents
By Fred Langa
Your next OS may arrive in bits and pieces, perhaps even without
By Mike Elgan
"Baby Bills" would be good for the industry, users and
By Cheryl Currid
Spend those leftover budget dollars on high-tech gifts that keep
By Linda Ellerbee
Computers have changed my lifestarting with getting me fired.
Optimize your PC by reinstalling Win95-from scratch.
By Jim Boyce
Dialog boxes can make your macros sing.
By Karen Kenworthy
Use scanning software to find documents, files and folders.
By Martin Heller
Add snazzy HTML forms to your Web page.
We've configured some of the best new systems with the hottest
peripherals to come up with four digital dream teams. From high-end
to home office, multimedia to mobile, we've got the setup to suit
By John D. Ruley
There's a new tool for wiretapping your network. It's called NT
By Tom Henderson
Upgrading to the latest 32-bit desktop and server operating systems?
Watch out for snags
Transform your client/server networks into browser/server installations.
Check out the hottest new products in the pipeline.
Our design contest drew more than 1,000 entries, and the competition
was fierce. Check out the sites that knocked our socks off.
You want to add pizzazz to your Web pages, but all that programming
The next generation of PDAs has arrived, and they're running a
version of Windows tailored for hand-helds. But will WinCE fly?
Intuit's entry leads Microsoft's Money by a nose. Quicken owes
its edge to a better understanding of how users manage their money.
Now if it could only print the stuff ...
HP's OmniBook 800CT weighs in at less than 4 pounds, but it's
no lightweight when it comes to performance. Its swift video,
PCI architecture and 133MHz Pentium chip are a knockout combination.
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