News – Computers Cause Drinking, Tablets in Medicine, Tablet PC of the Year

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Brits Blame Computers for Drinking Problems

It looks like technology is making some big changes over in Britain. Rather than “drinkers crashing cars” it seems that “crashing computers” are to blame for drinking problems. As if this wasn’t already a problem for the Brits before the information age! LOL

According to a survey conducted by the UK Charity “Developing Patient Partnerships”, more than one-third of the thousand participants blame IT related problems as a major cause of stress. In turn the survey found that a high percentage of those polled use alcohol to cope with these issues. more…

Acer Pushing TravelMate Tablet PC’s into the Medical Industry

Acer originally planned to aim its TravelMate Tablet PC’s to serve as powerful tools in the coporate world. Now it seems that Acer is marketing the TravelMate line – specifically the new C200 model, to doctors and medical specialists in India.

The medical industry is buying into Acer’s initiative as the efforts by doctors to increase productivity while improving “bedside manner” has become a top priority. The adoption of Acer’s Tablet PC’s by the industry so far is turning out to be quite successful according to S. Rajendran, General Manager Sales & Marketing Consumer Product Group Acer India. more…

Cast YOUR Vote for Your Favorite Tablet PC!

Think you know what Tablet PC model deserves to be called “Tablet PC of the Year” in 2005? Technology toy and gadget mecca “Engadget” is asking for nominations now in the Tablet PC category of the “2005 Engadget Awards”. Cast your vote here.




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