The TAMU OS/2 Users Group Newsletter
30 August 1995.
Vol. 2 No. 1
OS/2 vs. Win95
A Question and Answer Session
Editor s Note: Recently, Neal was asked a few questions concerning the
merits of OS/2 vs. Windows 95 by a new A&M student and avid (or is
that rabid?) Windows user. The following is an excerpt from that
http://os2www.tamu.edu/os2), the Maroon&Blue newsletter, FAQ
creation, club promotion, demonstrations of Win95 and OS/2, future joint
meeting with the ACM, and guest speakers. Door prizes will be given
away at the meeting, including a copy of OS/2 Warp.
Meetings are held the first
Tuesday of every month at 7:30 p.m. in the H. R. Bright Building, Room
104. The next meeting will be held on September 5, 1995. New members
are always welcome. Please check out our home page at http://os2www.tamu.edu/os2/.
- OS/2 was called the Best Buy of 1994 by Computer
- OS/2 Warp won seven industry awards in March, as well as
InfoWorld's Reader's Choice Award for product of the year.
(InfoWorld, March 30, 1995)
- OS/2 has won 56 major industry awards since version 2.0 shipped,
including 5 awards at CeBIT, the world s largest computer trade
show, held this year in Hannover, Germany. (IBM Press
Release, March 30, 1995)
- OS/2 was the operating system used to track the cars in the Indy
500. It posted the times and speeds of every car on every lap in
practice and throughout the race. (IBM Press Release, May 6,
- The International Olympic Committee has designated IBM as the
worldwide information technology sponsor of the Lillehammer
(1994), Atlanta (1996), Nagano (1998), and Sydney (2000) Olympic
Games. As such, they plan to use 80 RISC System/6000 servers for
the 6000 OS/2 personal computer stations which will be reporting
event results, news flashes, athletic biographies, and historic
Olympic information. (IBM Press Release, May 6, 1995)
Maroon&Blue is published monthly by the TAMU OS/2 Users
Group. Send software reviews, jokes, tips/tricks, book reviews, and
other material to M.J. Mach, Editor at
Deadline for next month's newsletter is Sep 18. 1995.
Submissions may be edited for clarity and length. Authors retain all
rights to their materials.
Disclaimer. Maroon&Blue is an independent publication
and not an official document of IBM, Texas A&M University, the Board
of Regents, or Bill Gates®. OS/2 is a registered trademark of IBM.
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