such a great improvement over 3.1 that we consider it a tough act to follow, but
Windows 98is better. It takes the new computer and moves it toward
newer technology. The major improvement will not benefit people using present computers
and that is enabling universal serial bus devices. This new standard gives
all computers equipped with this port the ability to use various peripheries more
easily without the daunting driver problem that plagues the typical PC computer.
The technology has been around for some time, but was not integrated into Windows
95. The second major improvement is also hardware related.
The amount of work you can
do at your computer is directly related to what you can see in front of you. Unlike
a desk or table, which you can spread a bunch of papers out in front of you, to plan
and work with, on the computer you are restricted to the few square inches of monitor
screen. Big monitors are better, but there is a limit and the big ones, even with
lowering prices, are still big money. But, multiple monitors give you more space
and increase productivity proportionally. For Macintoshusers this has always
been the case, since 1986 all Macintosh II computers can support multiple monitors,
but after June of 98 with Windows 98,the PC user can also spread out the
work over up to seven screens.
Microsoft has stopped future
development on Windows so you will not see a