From DOS to OS/2
We know that a lot of you are curious about OS/2. To help satisfy your curiosity and to help you make informed decisions abou the personal-computer industry's newest operating system, we've produced this special report on OS/2.
Larry Roshfeld reports on why IBM and Microsoft developed OS/2 and what problems it solves in "Why a New Operating System?" Most important, the article describes the differences between using DOS and OS/2, especially as they pertain to 1-2-3 and Symphony users.
In "Diary of an Early OS/2 User," our own Richard Cranford gives a blow-by-blow account of the detours and peculiarities he encountered while …