July 2006

Electrovaya Scribbler SC-3100 review
We've added a full review of the Electrovaya Scribbler SC-3100 Tablet PC slate. Verdict: an elegant, powerful and versatile slate with a wide-viewing angle display and superior battery life thanks to a 75 or 92 watt-hour Electrovaya SuperPolymer powerpack. [see Scribbler SC-3100 review] -- Posted Monday, July 24, 2006 by chb

PenInput.com's pen tablets
Check out CompAmerica’s peninput.com website. You'll find a variety of inexpensive pen entry solutions such as the inexpensive Flair II Pen Input Tablets that allows handwritten text and hand drawn graphics to be added to any PC or Mac. It works with Tablet PC software, Chats/Whiteboards, multimedia authoring, publishing, film editing, graphics, etc. There's also a Flair II Wireless Pen with three mouse buttons and an advanced tablet that connects directly to a USB port. Also interesting is the US$178 Apollo CyberPad that provides internal and SD Card storage of writing and notes. -- Posted Monday, July 24, 2006 by chb

abletFactory improves OneNote eScript Toolkit
abletFactory's critically acclaimed OneNote eScript Toolkit has been upgraded. There are new patient database features, easier sharing with OneNote EMR Toolkit databases and current drugs. There is also a new way to generate, transmit and organize patient pre­scription information. Featuring script generation, script printing, basic demographics and eSignature, this is probably the fasted eScript solution using a Tablet PC. [see details] -- Posted Thursday, July 20, 2006 by chb

Virginia Tech student reviews mandatory Tablet PC
Virginia Tech made ownership of a Tablet PC mandatory and a student describes his experiences with the Gateway M285 in a very detailed review on tabletpcreviewspot.com. -- Posted Monday, July 10, 2006 by chb

VIA releases new chipset geared towards UMPCs and such
VIA Technologies announced the VIA VX700 chipset to build on the success of the VIA Ultra Mobile platform in UMPC devices, enabling reduction of mobile form factors by up to 40%. The VX700 integrates all the cutting-edge features of a modern chipset's North and South bridges into a single chip package measuring just 35mm x 35mm. [see all specs] -- Posted Thursday, July 6, 2006 by chb

Improve your Tablet PC Experience
If you haven't already, check out Microsoft's page on how to improve the Tablet PC experience with Windows Vista. It's going to be a whole new ballgame. -- Posted Wednesday, July 5, 2006 by chb