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PC Magazine technology almanac 2004
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Underdahl, Brian.
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Indianapolis, IN : Wiley, [2004]

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xxx, 421 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Includes index.
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9780764543616
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What would make 2004 your best year, technically?

Here's an idea.  Pick up a copy of PC Magazine's Technology Almanac 2004 and you'll get a lot more than 52 weeks of technology trivia, dynamite downloads, and product reviews.  You'll also receive a free one-year subscription to the print edition of PC Magazine * - A $19.97 value!

PC Magazine's Technology Almanac 2004 is a feast for technophiles - a daily buffet of commentary, tips, memorable moments in tech history and more, from the experts you know and trust.  All your favorite PC Magazine editors are here --  Bill Machrone, Michael J. Miller, John C. Dvorak, and Bill Howard --  with informative articles;  researched and recommended products, vendors and Web sites;  and their favorite tech tips, all related to a different topic each week.  Technically, it could be the best year of your life!

A sample pla tter of weekly topics:

January 18: Burning CDs

February 15: E-mail: Spam

February 29: Digital Imaging: Improving Your Digital Images

March 7: Networking: Wired

March 14: Internet: Booking Travel Online

March 28: Games: Game Controllers

April 4: Security: Anti-Surveillance Techniques

April 11: Microsoft Office: Excel Tips

April 25: Windows: Registry Tweaks

May 2: Multimedia: MP3s and WMAs

July 18: PDAs: Going Solar

August 22: Building Your Own: PVR

November 14: Upgrading: Optical Drives

December 12: Shopping Online: Finding the Best Gifts

The guy who brought it all together:  BRIAN UNDERDAHL is the well-known, bestselling author of more than 65 books on a broad range of computer topics.  He has appeared on The Computer Chronicles and several TechTV programs.  His books have earned an Award of Merit from the Northern California Technical Communications Competition and a Referenceware Excellence Award.  Brian courageously tackled the task of bringing together this year's worth of information and spicing it up with his magic touch.

* see book for details.  Offer valid only for US addresses.


Author Notes

The guy who brought it all together
Brian Underdahl is the well-known, bestselling author of more than 65 books on a broad range of computer topics. He has appeared on The Computer Chronicles and several TechTV programs. His books have earned an Award of Merit from the Northern California Technical Communications Competition and a Referenceware Excellence Award. Brian courageously tackled the task of bringing together this year's worth of information and spicing it up with his magic touch.


Table of Contents

Introductionp. xxix
Part I January 2004p. 1
Week 0 Looking Forward and Backp. 3
This Week in Technology History: Woman PC Pioneer Diesp. 3
This Week in Technology History: Birth of Software Arts, Inc.p. 4
Quote of the Dayp. 5
Week 1 Internet Browsingp. 6
Today in Technology History: Happy Birthday, Isaac Newton!p. 6
Today in Technology History: Atari Computer Joins the Ranksp. 7
Today in Technology History: Megabit Memoryp. 8
Today in Technology History: CD Entertainment System Flopsp. 9
Today in Technology History: Lady Justice Gives Upp. 10
Today in Technology History: Announcing the PDAp. 11
Today in Technology History: AOL/TimeWarner Marriagep. 12
Week 2 Viruses and Your PCp. 13
Today in Technology History: Jim's Escape to Netscapep. 13
Today in Technology History: Hal's Birthdayp. 14
Today in Technology History: Chief Commodore Resigns and Attacksp. 15
Today in Technology History: Computer Architect is Bornp. 16
Today in Technology History: Patent Not Pendingp. 17
Today in Technology History: Office 97 Is Full of Characterp. 18
Today in Technology History: IBM in Courtp. 19
Week 3 CD and DVD Burningp. 20
Today in Technology History: Using a New Disk Formatp. 20
Today in Technology History: Apple Introduces the Attractive Lisap. 21
Today in Technology History: IBM Falls and Risesp. 22
Today in Technology History: Prodigy Transitions to Pure ISPp. 23
Today in Technology History: Mac Ad Makes the SuperBowlp. 24
Today in Technology History: Hacker Is Convictedp. 25
Today in Technology History: The Mac Hits the Shelvesp. 26
Week 4 Searching the Internetp. 27
Today in Technology History: Mouse Inventor Bornp. 27
Quote of the Dayp. 28
Today in Technology History: Odyssey Beginsp. 29
Today in Technology History: Challenger Explodesp. 30
Today in Technology History: Advent of Thin-Client Computersp. 31
Today in Technology History: Farewell, Orvillep. 32
Today in Technology History: Flight Simulator Program Takes Offp. 33
Part II February 2004p. 35
Week 5 Sharing Your Network Resourcesp. 37
Today in Technology History: One Cool Calculatorp. 37
Today in Technology History: Polaroid Precursorp. 38
Today in Technology History: So Long, Intellivisionp. 39
Today in Technology History: ENIAC Patent Problemsp. 40
Today in Technology History: Adding Machine Can't Subtractp. 41
Today in Technology History: Golf and Gravityp. 42
Today in Technology History: Apple Founder Finds His Memoryp. 43
Week 6 Keeping Windows Up-to-Datep. 44
Today in Technology History: Inventor Birthdayp. 44
Today in Technology History: False Promises Disappear in the Mystp. 45
Today in Technology History: Transistor Inventor Bornp. 46
Today in Technology History: The Time When the Rainbow Endsp. 47
Today in Technology History: Telephone Shows Offp. 48
Today in Technology History: Meet the ENIACp. 49
Today in Technology History: ENIAC Developed Too Late for Warp. 50
Week 7 Fighting Spamp. 51
Today in Technology History: Hacker Gets Hisp. 51
Today in Technology History: Computers Start Shrinkingp. 52
Today in Technology History: Computer Wins Chess Battle, Loses Chess Warp. 53
Today in Technology History: Modem Standard Setp. 54
Today in Technology History: Bad Spamp. 55
Today in Technology History: Mir Moves into Orbitp. 56
Today in Technology History: Time's up for Timex Computersp. 57
Week 8 Adding and Removing Programsp. 58
Today in Technology History: Cray Supercomputer Bornp. 58
Today in Technology History: Asteroids Crash the Officep. 59
Today in Technology History: Happy Birthday, Steve Jobs!p. 60
Today in Technology History: 64-Bit Alpha Arrivesp. 61
Today in Technology History: Birth of the Web Browserp. 62
Today in Technology History: Newton Diesp. 63
Today in Technology History: Needham Needs No Morep. 64
Part III March 2004p. 65
Week 9 Improving Your Digital Imagesp. 67
Today in Technology History: Hail Hollerith Todayp. 67
Today in Technology History: There's a CD in My Applep. 68
Today in Technology History: The Launch of a Lawsuitp. 69
Today in Technology History: Congress, Meet Bill Gatesp. 70
Today in Technology History: Thirty Tons of Supercomputer Land in Los Alamosp. 71
Today in Technology History: Introducing IBMp. 72
Today in Technology History: Great Gigahertz, Batman!p. 73
Week 10 Wired Networkingp. 74
Today in Technology History: Bell Makes It Bigp. 74
Today in Technology History: Enter XT from IBMp. 75
Today in Technology History: CompuServe Comes Full Circlep. 76
Today in Technology History: Enter the Xboxp. 77
Today in Technology History: AOL Changes Partnersp. 78
Today in Technology History: Motion Pictures Arrive on the Scenep. 79
Today in Technology History: Gates Gets Richerp. 80
Week 11 The Internet & Travelp. 81
Today in Technology History: Apple Powerp. 81
Today in Technology History: Domain Datep. 82
Today in Technology History: Hasbro Buys Atarip. 83
Today in Technology History: Apple's Mad at Microsoftp. 84
Today in Technology History: Windows 3.1 Rocks the Sales Chartsp. 85
Today in Technology History: Bye-bye, PC Jr.p. 86
Today in Technology History: AOL Goes Publicp. 87
Week 12 Network Securityp. 88
Today in Technology History: Taligent Who?p. 88
Today in Technology History: World, Meet the Pentiump. 89
Today in Technology History: WinFax Becomes WordStarp. 90
Today in Technology History: IBM's Turnaroundp. 91
Today in Technology History: Color TV Is Bornp. 92
Today in Technology History: Computer Conventions Createdp. 93
Today in Technology History: Move over Stationary, Make Room for Mobilep. 94
Week 13 Game Hardwarep. 95
Today in Technology History: UNIVAC Undersold!p. 95
Today in Technology History: Tandy Portable Arrives on the Scenep. 96
Today in Technology History: Spam Lands on Earth's Endangered Listp. 97
Today in Technology History: UNIVAC on the Movep. 98
Today in Technology History: How Do You Like Them Apples?p. 99
Today in Technology History: Lycos Goes Publicp. 100
Today in Technology History: Microsoft Might Not Be Untouchablep. 101
Part IV April 2004p. 103
Week 14 Security and Surveillancep. 105
Today in Technology History: Corporate Kudos for Microsoftp. 105
Today in Technology History: Penguin Publishes Bill Gatesp. 106
Today in Technology History: Windows 3.1 Shipsp. 107
Today in Technology History: Drop a Dime (or Two)p. 108
Today in Technology History: Dry Cell Gets Patentedp. 109
Today in Technology History: ENIAC Inventor Bornp. 110
Today in Technology History: Web Radio Broacasting Is Releasedp. 111
Week 15 Excel Tipsp. 112
Today in Technology History: Stenotype Patent Receivedp. 112
Today in Technology History: Yippee for Yahoo!'s Public Offeringp. 113
Today in Technology History: Adobe Announces Acrobat's Arrivalp. 114
Today in Technology History: Video Recorder on Displayp. 115
Today in Technology History: Celeron for the Home Computerp. 116
Today in Technology History: How About a PET Apple?p. 117
Today in Technology History: Code Qualifies for First Amendment Protectionp. 118
Week 16 Broadband Internetp. 119
Today in Technology History: Too Sweet Successp. 119
Today in Technology History: Microsoft Introduces Pocket PCp. 120
Today in Technology History: Timex Takes a Lickin'p. 121
Today in Technology History: The Age of Aquariusp. 122
Today in Technology History: AOL Escapes Press Liabilityp. 123
Today in Technology History: National Science Foundation Drops Network Solutionsp. 124
Today in Technology History: Do You See What Apple Cs?p. 125
Week 17 Registry Tweaksp. 126
Today in Technology History: Marconi Makes His Entrancep. 126
Today in Technology History: Tandy Touts the Model 4p. 127
Today in Technology History: Xerox Goes Planetary, But Sales Aren't Stellarp. 128
Today in Technology History: Addressograph Receives a Patentp. 129
Today in Technology History: Navigator Goes Head to Head with Explorerp. 130
Today in Technology History: The Web Is Free!p. 131
Today in Technology History: BASIC Basics Completedp. 132
Part V May 2004p. 133
Week 18 Multimedia: MP3s & WMAsp. 135
Today in Technology History: The Mac Gets EXCELlentp. 135
Today in Technology History: Macs Do Marvelouslyp. 136
Today in Technology History: Allen Announces Attempt to Buy AOLp. 137
Today in Technology History: Intuit Is into Quicken for Macs Once Morep. 138
Today in Technology History: iMac Is in the Racep. 139
Today in Technology History: Do You Take e-Cash?p. 140
Today in Technology History: Tables Turn: The Web Licenses Its Content to Printp. 141
Week 19 Firewallsp. 142
Today in Technology History: TV-Web Surfing Crashes on the Shoresp. 142
Today in Technology History: The HP Portable Presents Itselfp. 143
Today in Technology History: The Computer Kicks Chess Buttp. 144
Today in Technology History: Dvorak Typewriter Patentedp. 145
Today in Technology History: Ethernet Arrives on the Scenep. 146
Today in Technology History: Laser TV Is Onp. 147
Today in Technology History: The Amazon Adventure Beginsp. 148
Week 20 Building a Web Sitep. 149
Today in Technology History: Dell's Dual Processor Desktopp. 149
Today in Technology History: The WWW Meets CERNp. 150
Today in Technology History: TK/Solver Does Not Solve Software Arts Problemsp. 151
Today in Technology History: Hackers Show Their Haughty Sidep. 152
Today in Technology History: Satellite Failure Causes Pager Debaclep. 153
Today in Technology History: Dept of Justice Seeks Microsoft Breakupp. 154
Today in Technology History: Windows 3.0 Flies off the Shelvesp. 155
Week 21 Maximizing Microsoft Officep. 156
Today in Technology History: Java Launched by Sunp. 156
Today in Technology History: Microsoft Launches Windows NTp. 157
Today in Technology History: RISC Inventor Bornp. 158
Today in Technology History: Swift-Answer Patent Is Not So Swift in Comingp. 159
Today in Technology History: Lotus's Jazz Can't Face the Musicp. 160
Today in Technology History: First TV Station Bornp. 161
Today in Technology History: The Apple Newton Falls Way Too Far from the Treep. 162
Part VI June 2004p. 163
Week 22 Cascading Style Sheetsp. 165
Today in Technology History: The CD-V Arrivesp. 165
Today in Technology History: Jobs's Job No Longer Jivesp. 166
Today in Technology History: Super Nintendo Supercedes Nintendop. 167
Today in Technology History: The Judge Dismisses Apple's Suitp. 168
Today in Technology History: Amiga Puts Lorraine on Displayp. 169
Today in Technology History: GameBoy's Got Gamep. 170
Today in Technology History: Space Invaders Invade Japanp. 171
Week 23 PowerPoint Tipsp. 172
Today in Technology History: Java Doesn't Go Internationalp. 172
Today in Technology History: Justice for Microsoft?p. 173
Today in Technology History: Apple Zooms in on QuickTime VRp. 174
Today in Technology History: Xerox Presents the Information Processorp. 175
Today in Technology History: Texas Instruments Tells a Sad Sales Talep. 176
Today in Technology History: GameBoy Advance Hits the Shelvesp. 177
Today in Technology History: Communications Decency Act Is Deterredp. 178
Week 24 Pocket PCsp. 179
Today in Technology History: IBM Enters Web Technology Marketp. 179
Today in Technology History: World's First Commercial Computer Unveiledp. 180
Today in Technology History: MSX Low-Cost Option Takes a Seatp. 181
Today in Technology History: Lotus 1-2-3 for Windows Shipsp. 182
Today in Technology History: Jury Finds DEC Not Guilty of Negligencep. 183
Today in Technology History: A Popular Application Is Discontinuedp. 184
Today in Technology History: IBM Founder Diesp. 185
Week 25 Wireless Networkingp. 186
Today in Technology History: Oracle Joins Groupware Marketp. 186
Today in Technology History: Beta of Windows 95 Begs for More Timep. 187
Today in Technology History: Arming the Brainp. 188
Today in Technology History: AI Expert Alan Turing Bornp. 189
Today in Technology History: Microsoft Gets into Online Publishingp. 190
Today in Technology History: Windows 98 Is Releasedp. 191
Today in Technology History: Decency Goes Downhillp. 192
Week 26 Windows Media Playerp. 193
Today in Technology History: Atari Arrives on the Scenep. 193
Today in Technology History: Novell Acquires WordPerfectp. 194
Today in Technology History: Microsoft Buys Patents from IBMp. 195
Today in Technology History: Transistor Triumphp. 196
Today in Technology History: Census Meets Adding Machinep. 197
Today in Technology History: Windows Is Bornp. 198
Today in Technology History: Apple, IBM Shake Handsp. 199
Part VII July 2004p. 201
Week 27 Webcamsp. 203
Today in Technology History: Robots Send Pictures from Spacep. 203
Today in Technology History: Hear Ye, Hear Ye: All Welcome the Transistorp. 204
Today in Technology History: Warner Communications Bids Atari Adieup. 205
Today in Technology History: Palm Waves Goodbye to 3Comp. 206
Today in Technology History: CERN and MIT Join Forcesp. 207
Today in Technology History: Motor Inventor Is Bornp. 208
Today in Technology History: A Satellite Relationship with Europep. 209
Week 28 Microsoft Office Word Tipsp. 210
Today in Technology History: Dell Goes Postalp. 210
Today in Technology History: Macintosh Has Big Plansp. 211
Today in Technology History: TV Makes a Splashp. 212
Today in Technology History: J. W. Forrester (a Really Smart Computer Guy) Is Bornp. 213
Today in Technology History: Nintendo System Precursor Successfully Releasedp. 214
Today in Technology History: Spreadsheet Inventor Bricklin Bornp. 215
Today in Technology History: SSL Is Here!p. 216
Week 29 PDAs: Going Solarp. 217
Today in Technology History: Intel Is Inkedp. 217
Today in Technology History: The Cube Is Comingp. 218
Today in Technology History: Moon Landingp. 219
Today in Technology History: IBM and Microsoft Shake Handsp. 220
Today in Technology History: BASIC Is Bornp. 221
Today in Technology History: The Advent of the Amigap. 222
Today in Technology History: AOL Backpedalsp. 223
Week 30 Multimedia: Distributing Contentp. 224
Today in Technology History: AT&T and Microsoft Form Alliancep. 224
Today in Technology History: Aggressive Virus-Spreader Indictedp. 225
Today in Technology History: The $50,000 DOSp. 226
Today in Technology History: Datamaster Debutp. 227
Today in Technology History: Reboot Successp. 228
Today in Technology History: Caldera Sues Microsoftp. 229
Today in Technology History: Radio Shack Computers Get Fancyp. 230
Part VIII August 2004p. 231
Week 31 Upgrading Memoryp. 233
Today in Technology History: dBase IV Debutp. 233
Today in Technology History: Launching the Ill-Fated Newtonp. 234
Today in Technology History: TRS-80 Arrivesp. 235
Today in Technology History: VisiCalc Revisitedp. 236
Today in Technology History: Cheap TVp. 237
Today in Technology History: Internet Address System Inventor Bornp. 238
Today in Technology History: Microsoft Helps Applep. 239
Week 32 PDAs: Palmp. 240
Today in Technology History: Neato Newsreelsp. 240
Today in Technology History: Meet Marvin Minskyp. 241
Today in Technology History: Netscape Nets $71 a Sharep. 242
Today in Technology History: Wozniak's Brithdayp. 243
Today in Technology History: IBM Fires up a New PCp. 244
Today in Technology History: NYC Gets TVp. 245
Today in Technology History: Earth's First Photoshootp. 246
Week 33 Internet: Instant Messagesp. 247
Today in Technology History: The Debut of iMacp. 247
Today in Technology History: AOL Serves over One Million Membersp. 248
Today in Technology History: The Origins of Carpal Tunnel Syndromep. 249
Today in Technology History: Xerox Doesn't Go Therep. 250
Today in Technology History: TV Pioneer Farnsworth Bornp. 251
Today in Technology History: Netscape Appeals to the Pressp. 252
Today in Technology History: Presenting the ... PDAp. 253
Week 34 Building Your Own: PVRp. 254
Today in Technology History: Microsoft and IBM Form Alliancep. 254
Today in Technology History: Cheap and Portablep. 255
Today in Technology History: Windows 95 Takes Flightp. 256
Today in Technology History: CAT Scan Completep. 257
Today in Technology History: China Bans Web Sitesp. 258
Today in Technology History: Can You Hear Me Now?p. 259
Today in Technology History: NCSA Issues Virus Alertp. 260
Week 35 Upgrading: Videop. 261
Today in Technology History: Web Site Rating Attempts Failp. 261
Today in Technology History: IBM Gives up Windows Battlep. 262
Today in Technology History: Software Patents Made Possiblep. 263
Today in Technology History: An Idea Is Bornp. 264
Today in Technology History: Apple Changes Its Mindp. 265
Today in Technology History: Presenting the PowerPC Chipp. 266
Today in Technology History: Floppies Found in Forbesp. 267
Part IX September 2004p. 269
Week 36 PDAs: Using GPS with Pocket PCp. 271
Today in Technology History: Cable Modems Are Coming!p. 271
Today in Technology History: Palm Computing Changes Handsp. 272
Today in Technology History: Apple Offers Licensingp. 273
Today in Technology History: It's a Bird ... It's a Plane ... No, It's Windows 95!p. 274
Today in Technology History: Presenting the PlayStationp. 275
Today in Technology History: Borland Giveawayp. 276
Today in Technology History: Motorola Moves Away from Macintoshp. 277
Week 37 Digital Imaging: Video Editingp. 278
Today in Technology History: Circuit Chip Completedp. 278
Today in Technology History: Mortal Kombat Hits the Shelvesp. 279
Today in Technology History: Millenium Edition Shipsp. 280
Today in Technology History: Gee, I Love My Apple IIgp. 281
Today in Technology History: Windows CE Sees the Light of Dayp. 282
Today in Technology History: Packard Packs It Inp. 283
Today in Technology History: What's NextStation?p. 284
Week 38 Internet: File Swappingp. 285
Today in Technology History: Stephen King on the Webp. 285
Today in Technology History: Prodigy Presents Itselfp. 286
Today in Technology History: AOL Offers Internet Servicep. 287
Today in Technology History: Cypherpunk to the Rescue!p. 288
Today in Technology History: Microsoft Gets Its Fingers in the SCP Potp. 289
Today in Technology History: Success in the Mystp. 290
Today in Technology History: My Phone Lies over the Oceanp. 291
Week 39 Building Your Own: Robotsp. 292
Today in Technology History: Macromedia Meets HSNp. 292
Today in Technology History: Worst Video Game in History Is Dumpedp. 293
Today in Technology History: Cray Is Bornp. 294
Today in Technology History: Nintendo 64 Releasesp. 295
Today in Technology History: IE 4.0 Hits the Storesp. 296
Today in Technology History: Activision Arisesp. 297
Today in Technology History: Corel and Microsoft Join Forcesp. 298
Part X October 2004p. 299
Week 40 Digital Imaging: Scannersp. 301
Today in Technology History: Move over Apple, PowerMacs Are Comingp. 301
Today in Technology History: Navigation System Discoveredp. 302
Today in Technology History: Videoconferencing Unveiledp. 303
Today in Technology History: Xerography Process Patentedp. 304
Today in Technology History: Sun Microsystems Sues Microsoftp. 305
Today in Technology History: Counterfeit Software Seizurep. 306
Today in Technology History: Modem Standard-Maker Barely Makes It to the Bankp. 307
Week 41 E-Mail: Web Mailp. 308
Today in Technology History: Flat Fee MSNp. 308
Today in Technology History: There's a Beatle in My Apple!p. 309
Today in Technology History: Another Allegiance in the Industryp. 310
Today in Technology History: Lotus Leaps onto the Stagep. 311
Today in Technology History: Television Launches into Spacep. 312
Today in Technology History: Paging Goes Publicp. 313
Today in Technology History: The Hundred-Million-Dollar Processorp. 314
Week 42 PDAs: Wireless Accessp. 315
Today in Technology History: VisiCalc Is Visiblep. 315
Today in Technology History: Telegraph Triumphp. 316
Today in Technology History: Digital Equipment Joins the Racep. 317
Today in Technology History: Vacuum Tube Debutp. 318
Today in Technology History: Light Bulb Works!p. 319
Today in Technology History: Expedia Site Launchp. 320
Today in Technology History: Corel Works with Linux OSp. 321
Week 43 Upgrading: Hard Drivesp. 322
Today in Technology History: Prodigy Bans Bigoted Messagesp. 322
Today in Technology History: Windows XP Launchesp. 323
Today in Technology History: Presenting the PS2p. 324
Today in Technology History: Refrigerators AND Radio?p. 325
Today in Technology History: Bill's Birthdayp. 326
Today in Technology History: AOL Goes Flat-Feep. 327
Today in Technology History: TV in Londonp. 328
Part XI November 2004p. 329
Week 44 Online Researchp. 331
Today in Technology History: OS/2 1.1 Shipsp. 331
Today in Technology History: Junior Is Bornp. 332
Today in Technology History: Waiter, There's a Worm in My Computerp. 333
Today in Technology History: Unix What?p. 334
Today in Technology History: Computer Serves as Election Seerp. 335
Today in Technology History: Microsoft Monopoly Determinedp. 336
Today in Technology History: Microsoft and IBM Are Friendsp. 337
Week 45 Building Your Own PCp. 338
Today in Technology History: Everybody Thumbs Their Nose at Microsoftp. 338
Today in Technology History: Prodigy Tries Againp. 339
Today in Technology History: ENIAC Takes a Napp. 340
Today in Technology History: The GUI Is Bornp. 341
Today in Technology History: The Pentium Pestp. 342
Today in Technology History: Berners-Lee Reveals the Webp. 343
Today in Technology History: The Microsoft Licensing Brouhaha Commencesp. 344
Week 46 Upgrading: Optical Drivesp. 345
Today in Technology History: Gates Purchases da Vincip. 345
Today in Technology History: The Xbox Makes an Entrancep. 346
Today in Technology History: Battista Says Byep. 347
Today in Technology History: SyQuest Files for Bankruptcyp. 348
Today in Technology History: Get in the GameCubep. 349
Today in Technology History: Video Games Banned in the Philippinesp. 350
Today in Technology History: "I'll Take a Pentium 4, Please"p. 351
Week 47 Digital Imaging: Digital Camerasp. 352
Today in Technology History: Wow, Look at That Windows 1.1, Two Years Late!p. 352
Today in Technology History: Apple versus Microsoft Saga Beginsp. 353
Today in Technology History: Braun Publishes Rectifier Effectp. 354
Today in Technology History: AOL Buys Netscapep. 355
Today in Technology History: Tell Me About the Telmico Radiop. 356
Today in Technology History: It's a Beautiful VisiONp. 357
Today in Technology History: Sega's Dreams Cast Awayp. 358
Week 48 Games: PC Gamesp. 359
Today in Technology History: Marx Makes Radio Debutp. 359
Today in Technology History: Pong Is Prized in California!p. 360
Today in Technology History: Computer Security Dayp. 361
Today in Technology History: White House Gets Telephone Servicep. 362
Today in Technology History: Waging a Windows Warp. 363
Today in Technology History: Pertec Is Not Pleasedp. 364
Today in Technology History: OS/2 Shipsp. 365
Part XII December 2004p. 367
Week 49 Games: Console Gamesp. 369
Today in Technology History: Texas Instruments Maximizes Copperp. 369
Can the Xbox Help Microsoft?p. 369
Today in Technology History: Apple in Court Againp. 370
Today in Technology History: Microsoft Gets on the Information Superhighwayp. 371
Today in Technology History: Game Market Starts a Downturnp. 372
Today in Technology History: Woman Computer Pioneer Bornp. 373
Today in Technology History: What's a Wabi?p. 374
Today in Technology History: Cracker Petersen Gets Corneredp. 375
Week 50 Shopping Online: Finding the Best Giftsp. 376
Today in Technology History: Apple Goes Publicp. 376
Today in Technology History: Pippin Playtimep. 377
Today in Technology History: Mariner Space Probe Reveals New Venus Informationp. 378
Today in Technology History: Mac Ad Debutp. 379
Today in Technology History: PowerPC Has No More Selling Powerp. 380
Today in Technology History: One TRILLION Operationsp. 381
Today in Technology History: Armstrong Arrives on the Planetp. 382
Week 51 Digital Imaging: Digital Camcordersp. 383
Today in Technology History: DIY Computer Hits the Marketp. 383
Today in Technology History: The Marvelous Megabit Memory Chip Makes Itp. 384
Today in Technology History: Jobs and NeXT Return to Applep. 385
Today in Technology History: Vicious Virus Invades MCIp. 386
Today in Technology History: Scientists Demonstrate the Power of Smallp. 387
Today in Technology History: Radio Entertainment Becomes a Possibilityp. 388
Today in Technology History: ARPANET Crashesp. 389
Week 52 Windows: Tipsp. 390
Today in Technology History: Robot Declared Man of the Yearp. 390
Today in Technology History: Workers' Issues Arise with Video Technology in the Workplacep. 391
Today in Technology History: IBM Reinvents Itselfp. 392
Today in Technology History: Edison's Wireless Radio Gets Patentedp. 393
Today in Technology History: Mitnick Permitted Ham Radio License and Internet Accessp. 394
Today in Technology History: Atari Makes the Billionaire Clubp. 395
Today in Technology History: The Great Millenium Mistakep. 396
Indexp. 397

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