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TidBITS#26/22-Oct-90

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CD-ROM Superstar

They aren't fast, they aren't pretty, and they seldom connect to your stereo as nicely as you would like, but CD-ROMs are here to stay. They have found a niche in the market despite their many limitations because they provide an excellent way to disseminate lots of information cheaply

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Electronet, Yet Again

Yes, folks, it's passed into the trend phase. Wireless networks are all the rage these days, though none have made their way to my door yet. I heard the latest news from the strangest source, the evening news on the radio

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Faxing Printers

We've long lamented the wastefulness of stand-alone fax machines when most of the components of them could be used with a computer to further increase productivity

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HYPERTEXT ’91

[Editor's note: We're including this notice on the hypertext conference not because it is big news, but because we believe that the future of information dissemination lies in electronic systems

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Cool Technologies

We've already talked about the latest networking technologies from Motorola and possibly Apple, but other truly neat technologies have recently shown up. Storage-wise, we haven't heard anything more about Canon's optical card, but Intel should be shipping new Flash Memory Cards in a month or so