GIF News Issue 12

January / February 1991


Hsiao & Hunter, Inc.'s

GIF News

Well, the January/February issue is here. This issue has

articles on: Another new 9600 Baud standard - V.32bis, IBM's

new XGA, possible features of Origin's Wing Commander ][,

Lotus' plans for a controversial CD-Rom, a look at Electronic

Art's latest game "Hard Nova", and alot more. Thank you for

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