Workstation

Mixing work and play

If you live in a small flat and are constantly looking for somewhere to put your laptop or paperwork, perhaps it's time to consider installing a workstation.

Friday, 30 December, 2011, 12:00am

Speed generators

A new generation of office workstation computers from Dell is touted

30 May 2006 - 12:00am

Inktomi trots in HotBot footsteps towards distributed computing

Last year I prophesied the beginning of true distributed computing when the release of several Digital Alpha computers on the Internet made them available for people without access to Alphas to run programs on.

16 Jul 1996 - 12:00am

Computer-aided victory

COMPUTERS played a vital part in Team New Zealand's successful challenge for the America's Cup.

Silicon Graphics workstations were used to help design the Kiwis' boat, which claimed victory last weekend in one of the most famous series of sailing races in the world.

16 May 1995 - 12:00am

H-P identifies microprocessor glitch

HEWLETT-Packard has identified a glitch in one of its RISC-based (reduced instruction set computing) microprocessors that can cause error messages in some of its high-end workstation products due to a flaw in its chip-manufacturing process.

2 May 1995 - 12:00am

Pentium-based TD range

INTERGRAPH is offering a new series of single and dual Pentium personal workstations.

Three new personal workstations, the TD-3, TD-4 and TD-5, have been added to the company's successful Technical Desktop (TD) range of Intel-based machines.

24 May 1994 - 12:00am

Marine to upgrade computer services

THE Marine Department has so far failed to convince the Finance Branch that its information systems strategy provides good value for money.

However, the department intends to pursue the programme's key elements and intends to upgrade its use of personal computers, according to its latest newsletter.

27 Apr 1994 - 12:00am

TV graphics kidnapped by toddlers

SOME time back, I turned on the TV and waited for the news to come on. As it happened, I was locked on World channel, not on MTV with the twitching presenters. A kid, whom we will call Jeremy, inadvertently walked off with the beamer, undoubtedly stashingit with the Dorito wrappers under his bed.

11 Jan 1994 - 12:00am

New models

HEWLETT-Packard has expanded the Model 715 and 725 families of its HP Apollo 9000 Series 700 workstation family with 75 MHz systems that top every competitive price/performance in this workstation product class.

28 Sep 1993 - 12:00am

A free ride in the park

THE Jurassic Park hype machine has been cranked up to full power in the lead up to the film's opening on Thursday - and the computer industry has wasted no time in the basking in its reflected glory.

Silicon Graphics has made much of the fact that its workstations were the ''brains'' behind the design of dinosaur animation sequences.

27 Jul 1993 - 12:00am