Time Warner says the architecture is fast and visually versatile. The servers are distributed across the Net, so there is no single central authority and the load is more evenly distributed.
Palace 1.0 shareware copies for the Mac and the PC can be downloaded at the Palace Web site. Registration is available by calling 800/725-2232 (or 619/537-2465 for international callers). There is a $20 flat fee for a registered version.