DIGITAL IMAGES

For consumers, the world of graphics software breaks down roughly into two categories: Photo editing programs – for working with images from your scanner or digital camera. Examples: Adobe Photoshop Elements, Paint Shop Pro. Home publishing programs – for...

ON SALE

Costco has been carrying Sylvania conventional and flat screen monitors for a while now – and they’re perfectly good, in my experience. Today, though, the 17” monitors in stock were manufactured by Princeton Graphics – with fabulous specs, and on sale dirt-cheap at...

INSTANT MESSAGING IN THE DOLDRUMS

At one time it appeared that instant messaging would be standardized and as a result would become a mainstream tool, widely adopted by businesses and as common as e-mail. Then it stagnated – the programs have not significantly changed or improved in the last couple of...

WORDPERFECT: THE DEATH WATCH CONTINUES

Corel has announced a couple of bundling deals for slimmed down versions of the WordPerfect suite. Hewlett Packard is installing WordPerfect on all of its Pavilion computers, and Dell is including WordPerfect on its budget Dimension model. In each case, WordPerfect is...

AOL RENEGES ON COMMITMENT TO OPEN UP INSTANT MESSAGING

As a condition of approving the AOL Time Warner merger, the Federal Trade Commission required AOL to open up its AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) network to MSN Messenger, Yahoo Messenger, and other competitors, allowing users of the other networks to exchange text...