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  The Tablet PCs Weblog
The recent introduction of the Nokia Internet Tablet and the refresh of the OQO palmtop are good examples of net-gen mobility tools that continue to push the envelope on portability and power.
Knowing that Tablet PC take up in Australia has been very unimpressive, to say the least, he has single-mindedly begun preaching to anyone, willing or unwilling to listen, about the merits of Tablet PC.
James Kendrick and I are back with a look at new Tablet PCs that were announced at the CES in Las Vegas recently.
tabletpcs.weblogsinc.com   (3023 words)

 A tablet PC in every hand? | CNET News.com
Top vendors Hewlett-Packard and Toshiba say sales of their tablet PCs--tiny portable computers fitted with pens, touch screens and handwriting-recognition technology--are exceeding predictions made before the devices' November launch.
Tablet PCs are still a fairly small segment of the overall notebook market.
HP's 3-pound Compaq Computer tablet PC TC 1000 is drawing customers who normally would consider a mini-notebook weighing 3 pounds or 4 pounds, the company said.
news.com.com /2100-1005-986350.html   (774 words)

  What is tablet PC? - a definition from Whatis.com - see also: tablet, tablet computer
A tablet PC is similar in size and thickness to a yellow paper notepad and is intended to function as the user's primary personal computer as well as a note-taking device.
Tablet PCs generally have two formats, a convertible model with an integrated keyboard and display that rotates 180 degrees and can be folded down over the keyboard -- or a slate style, with a removable keyboard.
With today's extended battery life, better display resolution, handwriting recognition software, larger memory, and wireless Internet access, the tablet computers of the early 2000's are deemed to have a better chance of being accepted as a viable computing option.
searchmobilecomputing.techtarget.com /sDefinition/0,,sid40_gci509982,00.html   (364 words)

  Tablet - Pharmpedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Tablet may be defined as the solid unit dosage form of medicament with or without suitable diluents and prepared either by molding or by
Tablets are the most stable dosage form with respect to their physical, chemical and microbiological attributes.
Lubricants are the substance which prevent adhesion of the tablet material to the surface of the dies and punches, reduce interparticle friction, facilitate an easy ejection of tablets from the die cavity and improves rate of flow of tablet granulation.
www.pharmpedia.com /Tablet   (1771 words)

 Graphire - Product Overview
The Graphire pen tablet gives you the control you need to quickly and easily edit your digital photos.
Also, you can use a Graphire pen to unleash new functionality designed for pen tablets within Windows Vista™ like personal note taking, email signing, handwriting recognition, handwritten emails, and pen flick navigation.
Many software applications have features and tools that are designed to be used with a pen.
www.wacom.com /graphire/index.cfm   (159 words)

 Emerald Tablet of Hermes
The Tablet probably first appeared in the West in editions of the psuedo-Aristotlean Secretum Secretorum which was actually a translation of the Kitab Sirr al-Asar, a book of advice to kings which was translated into latin by Johannes Hispalensis c.
Holmyard, Davis and Anon all consider that this Tablet may be one of the earliest of all alchemical works we have that survives.
Dobbs, B.J. "Newton's Commentary on the Emerald Tablet of Hermes Trismegistus" in Merkel, I and Debus A.G. Hermeticism and the Renaissance.
www.sacred-texts.com /alc/emerald.htm   (7426 words)

 Tablet PC productivity tips - Insider secrets - CNET reviews
Even if you think manuals and help menus are for sissies, realize that Windows XP Tablet PC Edition has a slight learning curve, and each tablet has additional manufacturer-specific software that works with (and sometimes fights against) the operating system.
Your team will be able to see your edits even if they aren't working on tablets (as long as they have the free Windows Journal Viewer installed or you save the file as a Web page).
With this interface, you can see which letters the tablet is misinterpreting and fix the individual letter instead of the whole word.
reviews.cnet.com /4520-10165_7-6396304-1.html   (823 words)

 Definition of tablet - Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Etymology: Middle English tablett, from Anglo-French tablet, diminutive of table table
2 a : a compressed or molded block of a solid material b : a small mass of medicated material aspirin tablet>
Learn more about "tablet" and related topics at Britannica.com
www.m-w.com /cgi-bin/dictionary?book=Dictionary&va=tablet   (83 words)

 Tablet Technology, Curriculum, and Higher Education 2005 RFP
Examples of such projects include the development of pedagogy for large enrollment classes in computing by using tablet functionality to increase student-faculty interaction, courses where new applications for the tablet are developed, or courses that have students reading 10 KLOC or studying topics such as bioinformatics, mobile computing, or e-commerce.
Track II is open to all disciplines with the focus of the project on the evaluation of tablet technology in the classroom.
This is not meant to be for curriculum development although a small part of the project may address curricula development to ensure that the curricula materials are appropriate for the tablet and the evaluation efforts.
research.microsoft.com /ur/us/fundingopps/RFPs/TabletTech2005_RFP.aspx   (1746 words)

 How to make Tablet, a traditional Scottish sweet
Tablet's hard to describe if you haven't had a Scottish upbringing; it's like toffee, but not chewy, it's like fudge, but more grainy.
I like my tablet a light colour, so it's usually done in twenty minutes or less (this took 18 from coming to the boil).
Here's the colour change, from uncooked mixture (cream coloured, in the middle -- almost the same colour as the plate) to the final colour, which is a golden fawn brown.
scruss.com /tablet.html   (1104 words)

 Nokia Unveils Handheld Internet Tablet - Technology - RedOrbit
The Nokia 770 Internet Tablet unveiled Wednesday is based on the open-source Linux operating system rather than the Symbian platform it uses for "smart" cell phones or the mobile version of Microsoft Corp.'s Windows.
Priced at $350, the Internet Tablet is being positioned as an alternative to buying an extra personal computer or laptop for different rooms, providing a cheaper, quicker and less-cumbersome way to connect to the Web.
By contrast, the Nokia tablet is designed specifically for Web browsing and personal e-mail, primarily at home, though its Wi-Fi transmitter can also connect with public and commercial hot spots.
www.redorbit.com /news/technology/151817/nokia_unveils_handheld_internet_tablet/index.html   (395 words)

 PC World - Prototype Tablet PCs Take Spotlight
The promise of tablet computer systems is simply that they are as easy to use as a pen and piece of paper.
Vendors may add microphones to their Tablet PC models, or you could plug in an external mike to take advantage of the voice input option.
Tablet PC vendors say they hope the design goes mainstream and is eventually commonplace at office meetings, used by workers away from their desktop PCs.
www.pcworld.com /news/article/0,aid,70524,00.asp   (1168 words)

 Tablet :: Online Catalog   (Site not responding. Last check: )
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sukanah.org /tablet.html   (179 words)

 Tablet - Gizmodo
Emano Tec has developed a tablet PC that weighs less than a pound, has an eight to 12 hour battery life and can withstand a 3-foot drop onto concrete without damage.
The new tablet has a slightly smaller display (3.5 inches vs the 770's 4-inch display), but makes up for it with built-in GPS, support for DivX, and what appears to be a smaller body.
A few days ago, the blogs went mad over leaked info about an X60 tablet with Core Duo and Solo processors, and the ability to use both a magnetic pen (standard on tablets) or a finger to draw on the touchscreen.
gizmodo.com /gadgets/tablet   (1766 words)

 The Jehoash inscription: Relic or forgery?
As in the case of the recently found bone-box of James, the origin of the tablet is not known.
Eilat Mazar stated: "The fact that the tablet was not revealed to the public in its archaeological context, but rather in the antiquities market, means that the burden of proof, beyond any shadow of a doubt, is on those who claim that it is authentic.
Avigdor Horowitz, a biblical language professor who served on one of the investigating committees said that not one of the many inscribed passages on the tablet was without a linguistic mistake.
www.religioustolerance.org /chr_joash.htm   (2628 words)

 TMO SCOOP - Apple Granted Patent for Tablet Mac (w/Illustrations) [UPDATE] || The Mac Observer   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The patent was filed on March 17th, 2004 (first broken by The Register in August, 2004 as noted in the comments), and granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) as US Design Patent No. D504,899 on May 10, 2005.
Tablets are great tools but they're not the same tool as a normal PC.
Tablet PCs moved to digitizers, and away from resistave touch input, quickly after the first commercial generation because of input problems.
www.macobserver.com /article/2005/05/10.18.shtml   (3028 words)

 Developing for the Tablet PC
Tablet PCs run the Microsoft® Windows® XP Tablet PC Edition operating system, which incorporates the convenient and intuitive aspects of pen and paper into the PC experience.
The Tablet PC team is excited to offer a FREE course providing an overview of Windows XP Tablet PC Edition features for developers, architects, systems integrators, and solution providers.
The Tablet PC platform encompasses Windows XP and its extensions that enable input and output of handwriting and speech data on a Tablet PC as well as interchange of this data with other computers.
www.gotdotnet.com /team/tabletpc   (1288 words)

 Tablet Computers at MSN Shopping
More tablet in its class, designed for extremely mobile users who spend most of their time working away from the office.
This model has the ability to function both as a tablet and an ultra portable notebook, providing the flexibility to take handwritten notes directly on the screen with the Tablet Digitizer Pen.
With total cost of ownership in mind the HP Compaq tc4200 Tablet PC is the ideal choice for enterprise-wide deployment to highly mobile users desiring innovation and versatility.
shopping.msn.com /results/shp/?bCatId=4592   (1487 words)

 Tablet PC Magazine - your source for Tablet PC reviews and specs
According to a report in The Rogersville Review, the Rogersville City School will return Gateway Tablet PCs that were supposed to be distributed to every sith through eighth grade student this school year.
The T8600 runs the Windows XP Tablet PC edition, is technologically up-to-date, has a massive battery for full-shift operation, a digitizer that can be switched from touch screen to active operation, and features an integrated numeric keypad for rapid data entry.
The self-proclaimed "Accessibility and the Tablet PC" web site's goal is to show how the Tablet PC may be able to help in the field of Accessibility, in ways that may not be so well suited to other computers.
pencomputing.com /TabletPC   (7315 words)

 Gateway CX200, the first widescreen Tablet PC - Engadget
The pen is thick and comfortable compared to other tablet styli, though there tends to be a slight delay at times in using it.
The widescreen on this tablet allows someone who works with art to have a nice big area to work, and not have to drag their wacom tablet around with them from the office to home and back again.
The critical specs for a tablet are the resolution of the panel and the brightness.
www.engadget.com /2005/09/08/gateway-cx200-the-first-widescreen-tablet-pc   (2004 words)

 MacMod.com - Your Mac Modification HQ - The i-Tablet
As a Photographer and a Dyslexic the idea of being able to use a Tablet as a platform for showing photographs, editing, and an extension of my badly organized memory is very appealing.
Troll Touch are makers of touch screens for Kiosks.  They were one of the few manufactures that had a driver written for OS X, the digitizer sits in front of the screen and is touch sensitive, while the driver board runs through a USB port.
To recognize that the Tablet opens the door to a level of creative and collaborative computing that will look very different than what we have been use to seeing.
www.macmod.com /content/view/166/2   (966 words)

 Tablet PC Reviews
The Fujitsu LifeBook T2010 Tablet PC is for business people and students who are always on the go and don’t want to bring a charger everywhere.
Following is a full review of this Tablet PC from a college student's perspective.
More Apple Tablet Rumors -- CNET Claims Asus is Producing Upcoming Tablet
www.tabletpcreview.com   (1065 words)

 General Dynamics Itronix Corporation Tablet PC Products Page - US
The General Dynamics Itronix line of Tablet PCs is designed to meet the mobile computing needs and form-factor requirements of on-the-go professionals.
For details on GD-Itronix Tablet PC solutions and to determine the best tablet for your requirements, contact our experienced solution providers at General Dynamics Itronix.
The Duo-Touch is a rugged slate Tablet PC, with a user-selectable dual active/passive touch screen that puts the power and flexibility of tablet computing to work in environmentally-challenging situations.
www.gd-computing.com /index.cfm?locale=en_US&page=Products:Tablets   (265 words)

 Euro filing reveals Apple 'handheld computer' | The Register
Again, we agree - video simply isn't an application as well suited to portable players as music is. However, that doesn't mean that there's not room for a larger, house-bound mobile video system, and we've mooted a system comprising a wireless display terminal connected to a base iMac via 802.11g before.
Matt later refined his hunch to encompass a "device that superficially resembles a large iPod with an 8in diagonal screen, lacks a keyboard, packs USB and FireWire ports, and runs Mac OS X along with a variety of multimedia goodies".
Only the suggested 17in and 20in displays indicate that the new machine isn't as portable as the tablet concept.
www.theregister.co.uk /2004/08/13/apple_tablet_mac   (758 words)

 Amazon.com: Toshiba Satellite R15-S822 14.1" Tablet PC (Intel Pentium M (Centrino), 512 MB RAM, 60 GB Hard Drive, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This Tablet PC is powered by a rechargeable lithium-ion battery with up to 4 hours of battery life.
Another aspect of this tablet that could bother some people is that it cannot be used outdoors.
I wanted to buy a tablet pc for a long time but the only thing that was keeping me away from it was that the price was too high for something with very low computing power and in most cases no optical drive.
www.amazon.com /Toshiba-Satellite-R15-S822-Pentium-Centrino/dp/B0007M6122   (2553 words)

 Apple's patented the Tablet Mac (part II) - Engadget   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Yet another Apple tablet PC patent's shown up on the USPTO site, this one also with none other than Jonny Ive's Handcock on it (last time around it was both Jobs and Ive on the patent, though).
As usual, it looks like apple is going to be the first to bring an innovative ui to market, which is pretty sad considering Redmond has had several years to do this.
That is to say, the touch screen tablet will be the controls for your digital home (a la Sonos, for for movies and photos as well as music).
www.engadget.com /2006/02/02/apples-patented-the-tablet-mac-part-ii   (1287 words)

 Wacom - Intuos3 Professional 6" x 8" Tablet, Pen & Mouse - PTZ630
Designed for the serious photographer, designer or artist, this multifaceted set gives you more control, comfort and productivity for a natural, easy way to work.
Intuos3 tablet features a 6" x 8" active area and enhanced electronics for improved 5080 lpi resolution
Tablet's convenient, programmable ExpressKeys can be used for mouse clicks, keyboard shortcuts and modifier keys
www.bestbuy.com /site/olspage.jsp?skuId=6916947&type=product&id=1097579306740   (341 words)

 Lenovo - Notebook computers - ThinkPad X Series Tablet
ThinkPad® X Series Tablet models have the full functionality of our other X Series notebooks plus a unique swivel hinge which allows the screen to rotate 180°.
Packed with the latest features, including available dual core processors and new touch screen, the ThinkPad X60 Tablet redefines what a true tablet computing experience can be.
Starting at only 1.72 Kg, X60 Tablet models feature Intel Core Duo LV and Core Solo ULV processors for top performance and industry-leading battery life, up to 7.5 hours on the standard 8-cell battery.
www.pc.ibm.com /europe/thinkpad/why/en/xtablet.html?uk&ca=lenovo_tptablet&me=w&met=uk_primary   (469 words)

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