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Are You Hooked?

Small businesses are finding more than one way to connect to the Internet.

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This story appears in the December 1996 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

It's no secret the Internet is the hottest computer industry development around. But what's the biggest trend in this arena right now? The range of new technology that's springing up to make Internet access cheaper and easier than ever before.

At press time, major manufacturers, including IBM and Sun Microsystems, were working on their long-awaited "Internet PCs"--PCs without disk drives or monitors that are used with TV sets solely to access the Internet. These machines, expected to sell for about $500, should be on the market by the time you read this.

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