Kevin S. Davis

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Undergraduates reading this column who originally hail from other parts of the country have become intimately familiar with a very

Opera is the Best Browser Around

Web browsing, in its notorious present-day form, is anything but a harmonious experience. Pages take an eternity to load, graphics

Listen to Your Computer

A sk a typical college student what he or she thinks of upon hearing the word "radio." For many, the

On-Line Journalism Questioned

Late last week, the Internet took a giant leap forward, or backward, depending on whom you believe. But you're not

Netscape Loses Its Dominance

A quick tip for all the seniors going through job recruiting right now: Don't even think about sending a resume

Banking by Computer Makes Life Easier

Many of the fantastic visions about computers and technology from the early 1980s have remained simply fantasies, the stuff of

Break Up Microsoft's Monopoly

1997 was the year of great falls in the computer and high-tech industry. Home PCs began to break the $1,000

Gift Ideas For the Holidays

With the holiday season once again with us, it's time to start looking for something for that hard-to-please technophile on

Dusting Off The Virtual Cobwebs

S o you say your computer's running a little slower? Does it seem to take an eternity just to open

Is Voice Recognition Possible?

W e've used keyboards to interact with computers for decades now, ever since punch cards went out of style in

Lower Costs Mean More Computers

Do you have a computer at home? If so, count yourself lucky. Since the birth of the personal computer in

Interactive Computer Museum

The arrival of fall means that warm days of outdoor summer excursions are starting to pass into memory. Bone-chilling winds

New Notebook Computers Offer More Memory

In most areas, notebook computers have improved tremendously since the early models of the late 1980s. Red-hot Pentium processors and

tech TALK

A Harvard administrator turns on her computer, only to find the cryptic message "Invalid System Disk" on her screen as


Twenty-somethings have a hard time buying the stories our parents tell us about the advent of television in the 1950s