Tablet OS Makes Progress

By Anne Chen  |  Posted 2004-05-24 Print this article Print

Microsoft's first major revision of its Tablet PC operating system offers dramatically improved handwriting recognition.

Microsoft Corp.s Windows XP Tablet PC Edition 2005—the first major upgrade to the Tablet PC operating system—provides enough enhancements to entice some new converts. The update also will tide over current fans and developers until the release of a "Longhorn" version for Tablet PCs—or whatever Microsoft has planned for the Tablet operating system on the companys long and often-winding product road map.

Click here to read the full review of Windows XP Tablet PC Edition 2005.

As a senior writer for eWEEK Labs, Anne writes articles pertaining to IT professionals and the best practices for technology implementation. Anne covers the deployment issues and the business drivers related to technologies including databases, wireless, security and network operating systems. Anne joined eWeek in 1999 as a writer for eWeek's eBiz Strategies section before moving over to Labs in 2001. Prior to eWeek, she covered business and technology at the San Jose Mercury News and at the Contra Costa Times.

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