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Xara X

by April 10, 2001

CorelXara is back as Xara X, a good supplementary tool for Web designers

Citrix Metaframe for Windows 2000 Servers

by April 10, 2001

Run the latest Windows applications on your old machine by using telephone lines, a LAN or a Web browser to connect to your Metaframe server

Autodesk Inventor 4

by April 10, 2001

The new version of this CAD software for mechanical design comes with a redesigned platform and many new features

Matrox Millennium G450

by April 10, 2001

This graphics card lets you run multiple applications simultaneously

Seagate Cheetah 36XL

by April 10, 2001

This 10,000 rpm SCSI hard drive gives great transfer rates

Thumbdrive Secure

by April 10, 2001

A compact and robust portable storage media

G4 Cube

by April 10, 2001

A hands-down winner where looks are concerned, the Cube clocks good graphics performance, but comes with a stiff price tag

The Ideal configuration for your PC

by April 10, 2001

How much RAM should your PC have? Is upgrading from a Celeron to a PIII worth the price? Do you need an external graphics card, or will onboard graphics do? PCQ Labs tests various configurations to help you choose a PC that best fits your needs

iMac’s Flower Power

by April 6, 2001

This latest deliciously plastic desktop from Apple is faster, better and more  expensive

The Latest X Server

by April 6, 2001

How to install and configure XFree86 4.0.2

Creating Diskless Workstations

by April 4, 2001

How to configure diskless workstations to remote boot Win 98 from a Windows 2000/NT server

CNR Slots on Motherboards

by April 4, 2001

These slots allow integration of audio, modem, and networking on the same card

Introducing Soap

by April 4, 2001

This new protocol uses HTTP with XML to enable cross-platform communication of applications over the Internet

How E-mail Works

by April 4, 2001

When you click the Send button in your mail client, a complex process starts off, to ensure that your mail is delivered to the right person. A look at how this process works

Technology kills the Telephone

by April 4, 2001

The telephone network and the Internet are two different networks with minimal interconnects. Both use different technologies too.

Products using VoIP

by April 4, 2001

Vendors of products using VoIP are coming out with many products that aim to move voice into the computer. These products are hardware and software. Here are a few of them.

How Voice Goes over IP

by April 4, 2001

Voice gets encoded using compression algorithms before it’s packetized and  transported on an IP network

Implementing VoIP

by April 4, 2001

A typical VoIP setup with the basic components 

Putting Voice into Packets

by April 3, 2001

How IP-based networks will be used for telephony