Your Technology Nov. 23, 1998

X Rays in Three Seconds

That long delay between the time you have an X ray taken and the time you get the results is getting shorter, thanks to digital radiography systems from Canon, which won FDA approval last week, and General Electric, which got the nod last month. Doctors can view digital images captured by silicon sensors just three seconds after they are taken, as opposed to waits as long as 30 min. with traditional X rays.

Surf Around the Home

Home PCs could face new competition next year from inexpensive, tablet-style devices for surfing the Web and reading e-mail....

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