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FROM DOS TO OS/2 . . . NOT NEXT WEEK
In the world of personal computers, 1988 will undoubtedly go down as the year of OS/2 hype. At some point, the promised productivity gains will probably be realized. However, the big questions are: When will our expectations be met, and at what cost?
To run these new OS/2 applications, you'll want a high-resolution monitor, a fast microprocessor (at least an 80286 and preferably an 80386), and a hard disk with ample storage capacity. Most observers say you'll need 5 megabytes of RAM to run Presentation Manager and to do the wonderful things Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates promises in this month's article on OS/2. The cost …