News Bits: Motion Delays Shipping on LE1700 Vista Tablet PCs, Grahl Releases PDF Annotator 1.5, New Innovations Boost New Intel-Based Laptops

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Motion Delays Shipping on LE1700 Vista Tablet PCs

Motion Computing has delayed shipments on their Vista LE1700 Tablet PCs until July 31, 2007. It seems they want to allow time for further testing. They did send out a message to their partners though explaining the problems.

Motion has postponed the shipment of Vista on the LE1700 to July 31, 2007 to allow time for further testing. Recent industry-wide testing of Vista has revealed critical errors that Motion has also observed while running Vista on the Motion LE1700. Although this postponement is very disappointing, Motion has made this decision to ensure a stable Vista environment for our current and future LE1700 customer base.

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Grahl Releases PDF Annotator 1.5

Grahl recently updated their popular software program, PDF Annotator, to include some new features. If you are unfamiliar with PDF Annotator, it’s a program that lets users open any PDF file and add annotations, using the mouse or a Tablet PC pen, directly on the PDF file’s pages.

The new release finally includes some long awaited features, like text boxes (enter annotations using the keyboard), insert images into PDFs, customizable pens, clipboard support for text and images, pen scaling when zooming and more. PDF Annotator sells for $49.95, but for existing users the update is free.

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New Innovations Boost New Intel-Based Laptops

Users are getting what they have been asking for this week, with all the Santa Rosa news and the release of two new Santa Rosa tablets, the HP 2710p and the Fujitsu LifeBook T4220. Faster processors and chipsets. Great-looking video and graphics. Stronger and faster wireless signals. Better security and manageability. Designed for energy efficiency to enable great battery life. An option to turbo-speed boot time and software application loading.

More than 230 Intel Centrino Duo and Intel Centrino Pro processor technology-based designs from PC manufacturers, resellers and integrators around the world are expected to take advantage of these and other features this year. Notebooks will come in a variety of shapes and sizes, with designs ranging from fully loaded, 17-inch wide-screen models ideal for entertainment to tiny, energy-saving notebook PCs that weigh less than three pounds.

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