A comparative look at the new breed of IBM look-alikes.Guests: David Bunnell, PC World Magazine; Ed Juge, Tandy; David Grais, Attorney; Woody Liswood, Consultant; Gary Kildall, DRIProducts/Demos: Radio Shack Tandy 1000, IBM PC, Ericsson PC, Compaq PC
Keywords: Episode year: 1985
|IBM Personal System 2|
A first look at the new IBM PS2 computer and its design and interface innovations.Guests: Tony Harris, Digital Research; David Bunnell, PCW Communications; John Dvorak, PC Magazine; Ron Kaufmann, RX Computers; George Morrow, Nestar; Jan Lewis, Palo Alto Research Group; Gary Kildall, Digital ResearchProducts/Demos: DOS 3.3, Gem Desktop Publisher, IBM PS2 Model 50, GEM Draw Plus, FLEX-OS
Keywords: Episode year: 1987
Average rating: (3 reviews)
A look at different ways to manage the glut of information showing up on computers and other storage devices. Demonstrations include DayTimer Organizer 2.0, Em@iler, Personal Journal, and DataTimes Summarizer. Originally broadcast in 1996.
Keywords: daytimer; em@iler; guy kawasaki; fog city software; dow jones
|Information Overload - French|
French language version of this program. A look at different ways to manage the glut of information showing up on computers and other storage devices. Originally broadcast in 1996.
Keywords: french; france; information; PIM; daytimer
|Information Overload - Spanish|
Spanish language version of this program. A look at different ways to manage the glut of information showing up on computers and other storage devices. Originally broadcast in 1996.
Keywords: information; overload; pda; organizer; spanish
While we now take a computer mouse for granted, fifteen years ago there was still a debate about what would be the ultimate pointing device. This program reviews several options including the PowerMouse, the MousePenPortable, Wacom's Cordless Digitzer, MicroSpeed's PC-TRAC trackball, the first optical mouse PCMouse III from Mouse Systems, the OmniMac Ultra, Elographics MonitorMouse, and Mac'n Touch and the UnMouse from MicroTouch...
Keywords: Episode Year: 1990; Television Programs; Computers: History; Hardware; Mouse
How do you communicate with your computer? This program looks at various input devices for telling your computer what you want it to do. Demonstrations include various mice from Microsoft, Logitech, Multimouse, and MSC, new keyboards from Apricot and Honeywell, the L-PC Lite Pen, a bar code reader, Felix for the Macintosh, the Keytronic Touchpad keyboard, the FastTrap trackball, the cordless Manager Mouse, the Elographics touch screen, and NestorWriter...
Keywords: keyboard; mouse; light pen
The new breed of integrated software suites and the visual interface.Guests: Gary Kildall, DRI; John Couch, Apple; Bill Coleman, VisiOnProducts/Demos: Apple LisaVisiOn, DESQ
Keywords: Episode year: 1984
The software trend in the early 1990s was to bundle different applications together in integrated office "suites". This program looks at several early integrated packages including LotusWorks, WindowWorks, BeagleWorks, ClarisWorks, AppleWorks, Microsoft Works and Ragtime for the Macintosh. Originally broadcast in 1991.
Keywords: office; works; suite
|Intel 386 - The Fast Lane|
A review of the new Intel 386 chip and the new super-fast computers and applications that take advantage of its speed.Guests: Dana Krelle, Intel; Michael Swavely, Compaq; Robert Dilworth, Zenith; Neil Colvin, Phoenix Technologies; Jan Lewis, Palo Alto Research GroupProducts/Demos: Compaq Deskpro 386, Intel 80386 Microprocessor, Zenith Z-386, VP/ix, UNIX 386
Keywords: Episode year: 1987
Average rating: (1 review)
In 1992, the big issue was - is it worth the money to upgrade my 386 PC to the new 486 chip? This program looks at the performance of the new Intel 486 and helps users decide. Demonstrations include running AutoCAD on a 386 and a 486 PC; running an SQL database server on both processors; a look at the new SENSE 8 486 laptop from Dolch Systems; a look at how bus speed affects computer performance using a demonstration with Animator Pro; a review of Intel's Clock Doubler; and a look at 486 upgrade...
Keywords: intel; autocad; autodesk; animator pro; x86
A survey of the technology embedded in modern office buildings and private homes. Shot in Hong Kong.Guests: Dr. Po S. Chung, Chinese University HK; Martin Spurrier, HongKong Land Group; R. A. Guy, HS Property Management; Donald Birch, Cathay Pacific; P G H Greene, HongKong Bank; Eric Vincent, Cable & Wireless; Ronald Suen, Kowloon Hotel; William Phillips, Baring Securities; Alfred Ho, Government Info ServicesProducts/Demos:
Keywords: Episode year: 1987
Computers and the digital revolution forever changed the world of music. This program looks at several new approaches to creating and sharing music. Demonstrations include Vid Grid, Sound Toy, William Orbit Strange Cargo, So You Want to be a Rock & Roll Star, Rock & Roll On Your Own, Dylan:Highway 61 Interactive, Video Jam, and Vivace. Also featured is a visit to Todd Rundgren's sound studio in Sausalito, California and a preview of his CD-ROM entitled "No World Order"...
Keywords: music; music video; todd rungren
Average rating: (3 reviews)
|Interactive Music - Arabic|
Arabic subtitled version of this program. Computers and the digital revolution forever changed the world of music. This program looks at several new approaches to creating and sharing music. Demonstrations include Vid Grid, Sound Toy, William Orbit Strange Cargo, So You Want to be a Rock & Roll Star, Rock & Roll On Your Own, Dylan:Highway 61 Interactive, Video Jam, and Vivace. Also featured is a visit to Todd Rundgren's sound studio in Sausalito, California and a preview of his CD-ROM entitled "...
Keywords: music; arabic; rock & roll; todd rundgren; compose
|Interactive Music - French|
French language version of this program. Computers and the digital revolution forever changed the world of music. This program looks at several new approaches to creating and sharing music. Demonstrations include Vid Grid, Sound Toy, William Orbit Strange Cargo, So You Want to be a Rock & Roll Star, Rock & Roll On Your Own, Dylan:Highway 61 Interactive, Video Jam, and Vivace. Also featured is a visit to Todd Rundgren's sound studio in Sausalito, California and a preview of his CD-ROM entitled "N...
Keywords: french; france; music; todd rundgren; digital; sharing
As computers and televisions merged in the year 2000, new applications were developed that combined TV quality video with the personal control and interactivity of the computer. This program looks at several examples. Originally broadcast in 2001.
Keywords: interactive; TV; television
In the mid 1990's many people were on line, but the internet and the world wide web were still a new phenomenon. This program looks at the new open world of the web. Demonstrations include Eudora, Anarchy, the WELL, WinCIM, InterACT.net, and HoTMetal Pro HTML Editor. Guests include New York Times technology writer John Markoff. Also features a profile of the band Severe Tire Damage, the first band to ever perform live over the internet...
Keywords: internet; web; online
|Internet Showcase 1997|
Highlights of Upside's Internet Showcase conference, shot on location at Laguna Niguel, California. A look at new internet sites, products, and businesses. Featured guests include Novell CEO Eric Schmidt (now chairman of Google), analyst Tim Bajarin, and David Coursey. Originally broadcast in 1997.
|Internet Showcase 1999|
On location coverage of Upside's Internet Showcase conference in San Diego, one of the first trade shows focusing only on internet related products and services. Guests include Bill Joy of Sun Microsystems, Eric Schmidt of Novell (now Chairman of Google), Mark Eppley of Traveling Software, Phillipe Kahn, David Coursey, and Larry Magid. Products introduced here included the TIVO and digital televisions...
Keywords: internet; showcase; upside
|Internet Showcase Special Part 1|
Highlights from Upside's Internet Showcase conference, from Palm Springs, California. A review of new web sites and internet related products. Featured guests include Oracle's Larry Ellison, Mitchell Kertzman of Liberate Technologies, syndicated columnist Larry Magid, AT&T CTO David Nagel, and Tim Bajarin of Creative Strategies. Originally broadcast in 2000.
Keywords: Episode year: 2000; Conferences: Showcase Special
|Internet Showcase Special Part 2|
Highlights of the Internet Showcase conference produced by Upside magazine. Shot on location in Palm Springs, California. Featured guests include ABC's Sam Donaldson, Oracle's Larry Ellison, Peter Lewis of the New York Times, Michael Miller of PC magazine, Tim Bajarin of Creative Strategies, and AT&T CTO David Nagel. Originally broadcast in 2000.
Keywords: Episode year: 2000; Conferences: Showcase Special; Voice Reconigtion; Internet News; e-commerce
If you can send data over the internet, why not voice, and if voice, why not phone calls, and if phone calls, why not video phone calls. This program looks at the new technology of internet telephony or voice over IP (VOIP) and video telephony. Demonstrations include PowWow 3.7, Tribal.com, ClassPoint 1.02, Connectix QuickCam 1.0, Logitech's QuickClip, Best Data Smart One, and ClearPhone. Originally broadcast in 1999.
Keywords: telephony; video telephony; voice over IP
Voice over IP is now a hot topic, but telephony over the Internet started to gain steam in the mid 1990s. This program looks at some early examples of VOIP technology. Demonstrations include Quarterdeck Web Phone, VDONet, Infospace, Timecast, NetSpeak, and OnLive Technologies. Guests include Rob Enderle of the GIGA Information Group, Naveen Jain of Infospace, Tony Zuccarino of VDONet, NetSpeak CEO John Staten, and Matt Hulett of Progressive Networks...
Keywords: voice over IP; VOIP; telephone; internet
Average rating: (3 reviews)
After hearing about convegence for years, the television and the computer finally started to merge, with video images moving on to the PC and web pages showing up on the TV. This program looks at several internet TV applications including Intel Intercast, First-TV, WebTV, Diba Smart TV, ClearFusion, VDO Live Video Player, Vosaic Browser, @Home, and DirecPC. Guests include Phil Goldman, co-founder of Web TV Networks...
Keywords: television; internet; internet tv
|Internet Video Telphony|
After the Internet was around for a few years, people figured out that it was also a phone system and you could use your web connection to do voice and video communications. This program looks at several early examples including PowWow from Tribal Voice, White Pine's ClassPoint, Windows 95 video conferencing, Connectix Web Cam, ClearPhone, stefcam.com, C-U-SeeMe, camgirl.com, and QuickClip. Originally broadcast in 1998.
Keywords: voice over IP; video telephony; VOIP
Personal computers level the playing field for individual investors, giving them access to research data that in the past was only available to large money managers. This program looks at several investment applications including The Fundamental Investor, Value Screen Plus, Metastock Professional, CompuTrac, the Quotrek FM receiver, Dow Jones News Retrieval Service, The Professional Portfolio, and Pro Plus Software's Wall Street Investor...
Keywords: investor; wall street; stock market
The computer and the Internet provided powerful new tools for individual investors that started to level the playing field. This program looks at several investment applications including Value Screen Investment Survey, Prodigy Online Information Services, Windows on Wall Street 2.1, WealthBuilder, Plan Ahead Your Financial Future, Schwab's Street Smart, and MetaStock. Originally broadcast in 1995.
Computers have become a key tool in planning an investment strategy and building a retirement nest egg. This program looked at several investment programs including Value Screen Investment Survey, Prodigy Online Information Services, Windows on Wall Street, WealthBuilder, Plan Ahead Your Financial Future, Schwab's Street Smart, and MetaStock. Originally broadcast in 1995.
Keywords: investment; wall street; stock market
A look at how investors are using computers to analyze and invest in the stock market.Guests: John Frierson, Investek; Charles Spear, Spear Securities; Richard Carlin, Telescan; Gary Kildall, Digital Research; George Morrow, Morrow ComputingProducts/Demos: Wizards of Wall Street, The Equalizer, Lotus Signal, TelescanAnalyzer
Keywords: Episode year: 1986