Posts From PCQ Bureau

Inside the DVDnside the DVD

by March 31, 1999

DVDs pack up to 17 GB using finer reading mechanisms and multiple data layers

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Digital Certificates

by March 31, 1999

Authenticate sender identity for secure e-transactions

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WordPerfect Office 2000

by March 31, 1999

Corel’s answer to MS Office centers on WordPerfect 9, which beats Word on features

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A Cable Modem Network

by March 31, 1999

Cable modems use your cable-TV network to connect to the Internet, at up to megabit speeds

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Get your Site Going

by March 31, 1999

Part four of a series for small businesses wanting a Web presence, with tips and a checklist

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Red Alert!

by March 31, 1999

The millenium bug has arrived—some last minute workarounds

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Beyond HTML

by March 31, 1999

DOM and DHTML not only bring dynamism to Web pages, but also conserve bandwidth

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API Programming

by March 31, 1999

Let’s add a menu to our text editor

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APC Back-UPS Pro 650

by March 31, 1999

A line-interactive UPS with good features and performance, but expensive

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Virus Found!

by January 12, 1999

The first “virus infection” on the Internet happened in 1987, with the now-infamous Internet Worm virtually bringing the Net down. But the Worm, …

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The Story of the Macintosh

by January 12, 1999

The evolution of the machine that’s often set the standard in computing

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Storage Devices

by January 12, 1999

From magnetic drums to DVDs, data storage has undergone a sea change

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Products that Changed Computing

by January 12, 1999

Hardware and software that redefined the journey

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Printers

by January 12, 1999

While color lasers are restricted to the high-end corporate market, color inkjets have entered the home and are the printers of the future

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They Played a different tune

by January 12, 1999

Ten Indians who made the difference

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The PC

by January 12, 1999

IBM introduced the first PC in 1981. Its specs were the 8088 processor running at 4.77 MHz,  16 kB of memory (expandable to 256) …

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The Minicomputer Era

by January 12, 1999

The minicomputer expanded the market that was being held at bay by the high costs and low processing power of mainframes

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Intel’s Management Network Adapter

by January 12, 1999

A network card with wake on LAN and diagnostic software that eases network management

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Made in India

by January 12, 1999

Ten world-class products developed in India

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Hard Disks

by January 12, 1999

The first hard disk ever was the RAMAC 305 from IBM. The 305 saw the light of day in 1956. RAMAC stands for …

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