"This isn't so much a suck-it-and-see approach as a response to customer requirements. If it goes well, we'll look at bulking up at the high-end and the entry-level." - Neil Dagger, options product marketing manager for Compaq on the company's tape backup market entry.
"Unfortunately there has been a lot of smog around where the NCs out there couldn't run much Java software apart from browsers," - Corel's Marc-Antoine Benglia.
"We were looking for a solution for a problem which was that DVD was going to end up looking worse on a $3,000 PC than a $300 TV," - S3's Gary Johnson.
"We believe that for the first time the PC will display better quality video than a TV. That sounds crazy - usually if you stand a TV next to PC the difference is terrible - but it's true," - S3's Gary Johnson.
"Certain economies in Europe are pretty flat. I don't think it's the UK so much as Germany which has traditionally been the engine for PC growth in Europe but has been hammered by the strength of the US dollar against the mark." - Cyrix's Brendan Sherry