Splash 19 ch13 A Step Beyond
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- >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> a step beyond..........by mr.brain >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> after issue #18,i got very nice words about this chapter.in the beginning,i had planned to do it for once,but according to the reactions i recieved,i've decided to continue "a step beyond".it is also interesting for me,as i learn about the latest improvements from other computers,and even news for our scene,such as: ESCOM BUYS COMMODORE: commodore company sold the patent of commodore 64 & amiga to another company called escom.(so,from now on we may call it escom 64!? -ed1) i don't know much about that now, but they plan to produce the compy with cool expansions.let's wait'n see. INTEL SAYS "GIVE UP 486": intel invited 486 users to prefer pentium chips from now on.they've also said the 486 processors have reached an end and must be changed with pentiums;new programmes would not work with 486 processors. this explanation wasn't enough for most 486 users.they wanted to blow up the guys,he,he.as a 486 owner, it was not nice for me. they also announced that there would be a decrease on prices in august.it should decrease about 350-400 u.s dollars.(wov! -ed2) in comparison with a 1,200,000 transistored 486,pentium chips have 3,300,000 transistors ! the aim of intel is to convince people to have a pentium at home. GAMBLING IN INTERNET: the last thang that's taken place in the web is gambling between large number of users.the computer maniac called warren eugene from toronto wants to open a gambling den with the help of internet,but it's still a question of legal or not... CONGRATULATIONS TO SPIELBERG: the most famous and popular film director,steven spielberg,helps defected children with his new system.with the help of this new designed system,defected children from every part of the world can come together and play games in 3d areas.this system is called the starbright. he also built the starbright asc., which is supported by ub networks, sprint,and intel.this system will be set up at children hospitals, where all children can use it freely.the system also includes mobile terminals for the children in bed.(coool! -ed2) it will be first tested in u.s hospitals,then will be connected to others in the world. IT'S CD-ROM TIME: the last point the technology has has reached are the cd-roms.with a cd-rom,you can listen to any music watch the animations,even see the latest video clips from your favy groups or a real film with the help of a cd-i card.i just bought one with the help of falcon/acy, and i can watch the films: naked gun 2.5,black rain,hunt for red october and also some pornos,hehe. contact me for more info. wanna know the diffences between a disk and a cd ? while you can copy a disk up to 1.44 mb',a cd's capacity is more than 600 mb.you can also feel the speed difference while you are doing this.you can use a disk up to 10,maybe 15 years,but a cd may live more than you,and maybe your children. r MACINTOSH'S PERFORMA: the new serie called performa gives you a perfect service.it contains the best utilities for multimedia.the 75mhz powerpc 603 processored performa 5200 also offers you a cd-rom drive,8mb ram, 500 mb harddisk and will be sold with a bundle of programs.the pack contains animation,music programs, and grolier multimedia ensyclo... (whatever that is! -ed1) yoho,that's it,but i will continue blasting your heads off in the soon coming issue. this is mr.brain from cnn world news!