News – Samsung Upgrades Q1 UMPC, iDMX Motion X-Ray on a Tablet PC, Microsoft Re-releases Patch

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Samsung Upgrades Q1 UMPC

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Competing with the ASUS R2H announcement this week, Samsung took the opportunity to announce an upgrade to there Q1 UMPC. Dubbed the Q1b, the unit is pretty much identical to the Q1 except for that it sports a 60GB hard drive and 1GB of Ram. The biggest change is under the hood where the Q1 will now be powered by a VIA VX700 integrated chipset with C7-M processor which should give better battery performance.

iDMX Motion X-Ray on a Tablet PC

If you’re an orthopedist or just a an average Joe like me who recently broke his leg, you might find this new product of interest. ACOM solutions has put together a hardware/software solution to let doctors quickly and easily evaluate digital motion x-rays (DMX). DMX allows doctors to sequentially image injured areas at 30 frames-per-second while the patient performs natural movements. Supposedly this gives a much better picture of not only bone damage but also soft tissue injuries. The systems runs completely self contained on a Tablet PC. Read more…


Microsoft Re-releases Patch

Microsoft has just re-released the MS06-042 patch which we wrote about earlier this week. This time Microsoft says it’s final and should “fully resolve” the serious security hole that was opened when Micorsoft originally released the patch. So if you’re brave enough to grab it ‘hot off the presses’ head over to Microsoft TechNet to download the patch, otherwise wait a few days to make sure Microsoft isn’t going to pull this one too.




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