Stories by Roger Gann

Network Advisor: Remote access

One of my favorite network admin time-savers is without doubt RDC (Remote Desktop Connection). This simple utility lets you remotely access a Windows system over a network or the web, provided it is set up to do so and you have proper access.

OCR comes of age with FineReader 8.0

ABBYY FineReader 7.0 was a pretty good OCR (optical character recognition) product that garnered respectable reviews in 2003. The latest version, FineReader 8.0 Professional, takes something good and makes it even better.

AMD launches first true 64bit chip

LONDON (09/24/2003) - Tuesday night saw the launch of AMD Micro Devices Inc.'s 64bit processor, the Athlon 64, also called Clawhammer, the first chip aimed at mainstream desktop PC users.