Monster MMX Machines! -- The first MMX systems are just arriving, and they could dominate the PC market by year's end. Is MMX all it's cracked up to be? Do you need it? Our hands-on reviews of the first systems give you the straight scoop on the pros and cons of MMX--and it's place in your future.
Do-It-Yourself Windows 97 -- Itching for the next version of Windows? Why wait? Dozens of updates to Win95--patches, drivers, bug fixes, applets and add-ons--are already on the Web, yours for the asking. Here's the line on what's out there, how to get it and why you want it.
- Start by Fred Langa
Many of you are drowning in dribbleware, but there are ways to stem the tide.
- The Explorer by Mike Elgan
The marketplace--not the government--should keep Microsoft in line.
- Windows at Work by Cheryl Currid
Software vendors: Don't cast corporate users adrift in a sea of broken promises.
- Dialog Box by Jeffrey S. Rose
Low-cost network computers will push pricey PCs off the desktop.
A Sharper Image -- Going cross-eyed comparing monitor specs? Check out the latest developments, then learn how to read between the lines to get a four-star screen.
The Registry Revealed -- Senior Contributing Editor John Woram makes sense of that mysterious entity known as the Registry in these excerpts from his best-selling new book.
Dollars & Sense -- Start your fiscal fitness program now. These time- and money-saving tips can help you get the most out of the top personal finance and tax programs.
NT Enterprise Edition -- First Windows captured the desktop. Now, Windows NT is revolutionizing enterprise computing: More than 150 companies in the Fortune 500 are standardizing their intranets on NT; the leading platform for groupware is NT; and virtually every major hardware and software company is focused on NT.
So are we. WINDOWS Magazine has been continually covering Windows NT since 1992--longer than any other publication. Now, we're enhancing our coverage with NT Enterprise Edition, a magazine within WINDOWS Magazine that offers even more news, trends, product reviews, advice and just about everything else you need to keep your NT enterprise running. Subscribe now to have it delivered to your doorstep every month.
How To Buy
- Optimizing Windows by John Woram
Now Hear This! -- Video is cool, but don't overlook the audio side of your multimedia productions.
- Applications by Jim Boyce
Be George Jetson -- His computing life was automated. With a nifty new utility, yours can be, too.
- Power Windows by Karen Kenworthy
Follow Orders -- Command lines and parsing hold the secrets to how a program is launched.
- Windows NT Workstation by John D. Ruley
Drip, Drip, Drip -- NT fixes and enhancements seem to arrive weekly. This dribbleware can drown your NT workstation.
- Programming Windows by Martin Heller
Awesome Animation -- Three-dimensional graphics chips and graphics libraries have set the stage for spectacular modeling programs.
R & R: Resources and Recreation