Magazine Articles

Scans of PS/2 and MCA-related articles and advertisements from PC Magazine, InfoWorld, and various other periodicals.

PC Magazine
InfoWorld
Computerworld
BYTE
Bits & Bytes
MC microcomputer
Forbes
The New York Times

PC Magazine materials © Ziff Davis, Inc.
InfoWorld materials © InfoWorld Media Group, Inc.
Computerworld materials © IDG Enterprise

Source: Google Books and Archive.org
Articles collected and PDFized by Tomáš Slavotínek. Last update: 19 Jan 2022


PC Magazine

Personal System/2: IBM's Bold New Line

PC Magazine, 26 May 1987

12 pages (1 page missing)

Introducing the IBM Personal System/2
(Advertisement — IBM PS/2 Models 30, 50, 60, and 80)

PC Magazine, 26 May 1987

24 pages

IBM's Personal System/2: The Empire Strikes Back

PC Magazine, 21 Jul 1987

46 pages

Finish The Job, IBM

PC Magazine, 21 Jul 1987
Bill Machrone

2 pages

The Real Cost of the Personal System/2

PC Magazine, 21 Jul 1987
John C. Dvorak

1 page

Inside Track - The last musings about the PS/2, perhaps...

PC Magazine, 21 Jul 1987
John C. Dvorak

1 page

PS/2 Top Ten Lists

PC Magazine, 21 Jul 1987
Stephen Manes

2 pages

What's a Power User to Do

PC Magazine, 21 Jul 1987
Stewart Alsop

2 pages

Apple vs. IBM

PC Magazine, 24 Nov 1987

11 pages

Mac II vs. PS/2 Model 80

PC Magazine, 24 Nov 1987
Jim Seymour

17 pages

Apple/IBM Networking

PC Magazine, 24 Nov 1987
Frank J. Derfler, Jr.

3 pages

Doubling Up: The Mac286 board represents an ambitious step toward resolution of the conflict between IBM's and Apple's separate operating environments.

PC Magazine, 24 Nov 1987
Bill O'Brien

2 pages

First Looks - Model 80 at 20 MHz: As Fast as a Deskpro 386/20

PC Magazine, 29 Feb 1988

2 pages

PS/2s: Reliability Counts

PC Magazine, 13 Sep 1988
Jim Seymour

2 pages

A PC Priority Checklist

PC Magazine, 11 Oct 1988
Jim Seymour

2 pages

Tandy Ships First MCA Compatible: 5000 MC Features Five MCA Slots
EISA Takes on IBM's Micro Channel
EISA vs. MCA: Which Is Better?

PC Magazine, 29 Nov 1988

4 pages

The Size Is Right - Packing 386 Power Into Sleek PCs
(Small-Footprint 386 PCs; IBM PS/2 Model 70)

PC Magazine, 15 Nov 1988

17 pages (1 page missing)

My Dinner With IBM

PC Magazine, 31 Jan 1989
John C. Dvorak

1 page

Inside Track - SAA, CD-ROM, and other slow movers get the needle.

PC Magazine, 31 Jan 1989
John C. Dvorak

1 page

IBM at War with the World

PC Magazine, 31 Jan 1989
William F. Zachmann

2 pages

What's Old Is New
(IBM PS/2 Model 30 286)

PC Magazine, 17 Jan 1989

12 pages

One solution to three of your biggest needs: Power, Affordability, Compatibility
(Advertisement — IBM PS/2 Model 30 286)

PC Magazine, 17 Jan 1989

2 pages

The Bus Stops Here! CompuStar: PS/2 and PC/AT Compatibility
(Advertisement — Wells American CompuStar)

PC Magazine, 28 Feb 1989

1 page

Bus Wars - EISA vs. ISA vs. Micro Channel

PC Magazine, 26 Jun 1990

20 pages

American Mitac Offers Micro Channel 386SX-based System
(MPS2386)

PC Magazine, Aug 1989

1 page

PC Labs Tests 12 Micro Channel Alternatives
(MCA Computers)

PC Magazine, 30 Oct 1990

26 page

First Looks - IBM PS/2 Models 90 and 95

PC Magazine, 15 Jan 1991

3 pages

IBM PS/2 Models 90 and 95 - True 486 Power At Last

PC Magazine, 26 Feb 1991

11 pages (last few pages missing)

Micro Channel Manifesto Champions IBM's New Bus Architecture

PC Magazine, 28 May 1991

1 page

Four 486SXs: Is the Glass Half Empty or Half Full?
(IBM PS/2 Model 90 XP 486)

PC Magazine, 11 Jun 1991

3 pages

Pentium PCs
(IBM PS/2 Server 95)

PC Magazine, 29 Jun 1993

2 pages (selected pages only)

IBM PS/2 Server 85/95 486
(Advertisement)

PC Magazine, 07 Dec 1993

2 pages

File Servers
(IBM PS/2 Server 95 Array 566)

PC Magazine, 11 Oct 1994

3 pages (selected pages only)

IBM PS/2 Server 95 Array
(Advertisement)

PC Magazine, 25 Oct 1994

1 page


InfoWorld

Chip Set to Spawn PS/2 Compatibles

InfoWorld, 25 May 1987

3 pages

IBM Finds Mislabeled Micro Channel Pin

InfoWorld, 07 Sep 1987

1 page

Card Lets Micro Channel Systems Use PC Bus Boards

InfoWorld, 09 Nov 1987

1 page

Phoenix Unveils Clone of PS/2 BIOS

InfoWorld, 09 Nov 1987

1 page

Seminar Reveals IBM's Proprietary Path for Micro Channel, Extended Edition

InfoWorld, 07 Mar 1988

1 page

Tandy to Ship MCA-Based PC in July
Dell, Olivetti Aim for Fourth Quarter

InfoWorld, 25 Apr 1988

3 pages

Any company can take the IBM PS/2 apart.
Only one can put it all together.

(Advertisement)

InfoWorld, 25 Apr 1988

2 pages

Show Attendees Yawn Over MCA Compatibles

InfoWorld, 16 May 1988

1 page

Dell Postpones Shipment of MCA PCs

InfoWorld, 15 Aug 1988

2 pages

Upcoming Announcement of IBM's Model 35 Is a Step in the Wrong Direction

InfoWorld, 05 Sep 1988
William F. Zachmann

1 page

Shoot-Out on the Strip: IBM, EISA Group Clash

InfoWorld, 21 Nov 1988

3 pages

IBM Unveils Long-Awaited 16-MBPS Token Ring

InfoWorld, 21 Nov 1988

1 page

Foreign Vendors Show MCA Clones

InfoWorld, 21 Nov 1988

1 page

IBM Plans to Call EISA's Bluff With MCA2, MCA3

InfoWorld, 21 Nov 1988

1 page

Micro Channel Highway Ads Steer IBM in the Right Direction

InfoWorld, 13 Feb 1989

1 page

Mitac MCA PC, Features 386SX, Small Footprint
(MPS2386)

InfoWorld, 29 May 1989

1 page

IBM Beefs Up Micro Channel Capabilities

InfoWorld, 02 Oct 1989

2 pages

Design Differences Affect 486 System Horsepower
(32-bit bus, EISA, MCA...)

InfoWorld, 13 Nov 1989

2 pages

First Class Systems to Introduce PS/2 Compatible

InfoWorld, 13 Nov 1989

1 page

Uncorking The Future - Users Begin a Taste-Test of the 32-Bit Hardware

InfoWorld, 13 Nov 1989

3 pages

MCA Systems

InfoWorld, 13 Nov 1989

10 pages

IBM's 486 Offers Sparkling Performance

InfoWorld, 13 Nov 1989

1 page

More MCA Bus Masters Unveiled at Comdex
IBM, Intel, C&T Announce Bus-Master Chip Sets

InfoWorld, 20 Nov 1989

1 page

Northgate to Offer 486 With MCA

InfoWorld, 08 Jan 1990

1 page

ALR Announces MCA 33-MHz i486

InfoWorld, 05 Feb 1990

1 page

2 Chip Makers Ready to Ship Chip Sets for Higher MCA Rates

InfoWorld, 05 Feb 1990

1 page

MCA Clone Market Is Increasing Steadily

InfoWorld, 05 Feb 1990

1 page

Intel Discovers Configuration Problems With MCA Boards

InfoWorld, 05 Feb 1990

1 page

IBM's Beefed-Up MCA Takes Different Approach Than EISA

InfoWorld, 19 Feb 1990

1 page

IBM Hits the Ground Running With Clever 486SX-Based PC

InfoWorld, 27 May 1991

2 pages

IBMs 386SX releases heat up low-end market
(IBM PS/2 Models 35 SX & 40 SX)

InfoWorld, 07 Oct 1991

1 page

IBM Model 57SX's chipset gives it 486SX performance

InfoWorld, 21 Oct 1991

1 page

IBM breaks usual form, ships fastest 386/20
(IBM PS/2 Model 56 SLC)

InfoWorld, 09 Mar 1992

1 page

PS/2 servers to get Pentium, RAID

InfoWorld, 26 Jul 1993

1 page

IBM introduces entry-level Pentium server

InfoWorld, 14 Mar 1994

1 page

IBM PCs set to rejoin club

InfoWorld, 17 Oct 1994

1 page

PS/2s won't Plug and Play with Windows 95

InfoWorld, 31 Oct 1994

1 page

IBM phasing out MCA, turns to PCI

InfoWorld, 10 Apr 1995

1 page

MCA, PS/2 bite the dust; OS/2 to follow?

InfoWorld, 10 Apr 1995

1 page


Computerworld

MCA vs. EISA: Shedding light on heated debate

Computerworld, 06 Feb 1989

2 pages

Race on to deliver MCA, EISA goods

Computerworld, 13 Feb 1989

1 page


BYTE

The IBM Personal System/2

BYTE, Jun 1987

13 pages

High-Tech Computing, Cafeteria Style
(Wells American CompuStar)

BYTE, Apr 1989
Mark L. Van Name

5 pages

The CompuStar Theory of Sensibility
(Advertisement — Wells American CompuStar)

BYTE, May 1989

1 page


Bits & Bytes

EISA vs MCA

Bits & Bytes, Dec 1990

2 pages


MC microcomputer (Italian)

Olivetti P500

MC microcomputer, Apr 1989
Corrado Giustozzi

7 pages


Forbes

IBM Wild Duck Flies South
(John C. Dvorak, 09 Apr 2001)
Local Copy


The New York Times

THE EXECUTIVE COMPUTER; Introducing the First PS2 Clones
(Peter H. Lewis, 24 Apr 1988)
Local Copy

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