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Toshiba announces the first ever 13″ Chromebook

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Who said Chromebooks would never last? Toshiba is the latest manufacturer to throw its weight behind Chrome OS, showing off a 13.3″, $313 AUD Chromebook that delivers a familiar design with a more premium build when compared to Samsung’s current offerings. Spec-wise, the laptop has the typical 16GB internal memory, 2GB RAM, HD webcam, and 9-hour battery life we’ve come to expect with a Chromebook. Powered by an Intel Bay Trail chip, the […]

Toshiba wants their new Kirabook to compete with the MacBook Pro and Chromebook Pixel

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Toshiba’s updating their Kirabook notebooks, just in time for CES 2014. The new model has a Haswell processor, a 9-hour battery life, and will cost $100 USD less, which may change when released in Australia. Releasing mid-February in the US, the notebook remains very similar to its predecessor, with a high-resolution PixelPure display (2560 x 1440-resolution), 256GB of SSD storage, 8GB of RAM, and a 1.17kg weight. To cool it down, AirFlow II will fan the internals, […]

Toshiba brings the quad-core Excite ICS tablets to Australia in “late June”

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Toshiba AT330 Tablet(Image: Toshiba/Supplied) Toshiba back in April announced three new quad-core tablets called the Excite – coming in three sizes: 7.7-inch, 10.1-inch and 13.3-inch; and all running Ice Cream Sandwich and NVIDIA’s Tegra 3 quad-core processor. Well, Toshiba Australia has announced that these tablets will also be coming to Australia – though, not with the Excite name, and slight spec changes. All the tablets in the range all feature […]

Toshiba launches three new quad-core tablets running ICS

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Toshiba's Excite 13 tablet (Image: Toshiba/Supplied) The iPad may be facing some more competition with Android with today’s announcement by Toshiba to launch three brand new tablets in 13.3-inch, 10.1-inch and 7.7-inch display sizes, all running with a quad-core processor and on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. The tablets also feature an aluminum shell with displays protected with Gorilla Glass. Running inside the tablets is the NVIDIA Tegra 3 processor […]

Toshiba to bring new 7-inch Android tablet – Tegra 2, Android 3.2 included

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Maybe it was the wrong time to announce another 7-inch tablet, given the Amazon announcement, but Toshiba persevered. The company has announced that they will be releasing a 7-inch tablet, known as the Toshiba Tablet (AT1S0) and will run on the latest update to Honeycomb, Android 3.2. The tablet will feature a NVIDIA Tegra 2 dual-core processor and GeForce graphics, 8GB of internal storage with a microSD card slot, and […]

Toshiba releases gamer-centric Qosmio X770 – quad core, 1.25TB storage

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Toshiba has announced its brand new laptop today with the Qosmio X770, targeting the gamers who demand high performance to play on the go – with a 3D-capable screen, a very fast processor and enough storage that you would not expect for a laptop. The X770 features a 17.3-inch HD display, with an Intel i7 Quad Core processor, 8GB of RAM and NVIDIA graphics card. Storage wise, it has at […]

TECHGEEK Weekly 37: Kicking in the Front Seat

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We’re back with a new episode, and while the tech industry is at a standstill, the Internet gets a red-light district, and the Zune bids adieu. Meanwhile, the week has been dominated by security flaw after security flaw, and Rebecca Black infects our Chris’ mind with the weekend. We also wonder why 13-year olds are driving cars, and Internet Explorer 9 is finally out – and Stewart hates it. Why? […]

TECHGEEK Weekly 27: CES is driving us GaGa

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And we’re back officially. CES was in full swing, and we saw a lot of tablets, 4G phones and 3D from Sony. We also had crazy Harvey Norman trying to put GST on our purchases online, Facebook being valued at $50 billion and the Mac App Store launch – and hack. And yes, it is the first hour long podcast – and the only one as it seems. But, hey, […]

Toshiba to bring AMD-powered budget notebook

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Toshiba Satellite C655 Series Laptop (Image: Toshiba) Toshiba is to bring out the Satellite C650 Series Laptop, that will target those who wish to get a cheap laptop but with reasonable features without sacrificing in quality. The company will use the new AMD E Series Accelerated Processing Unit with on-die graphics that include DirectX 11 support. The screen is a 15.6-inch display and the keyboard also features a 10-pad keypad […]

Toshiba to release tablet – includes Honeycomb and dual-core Tegra 2

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Toshiba is soon to join the ever-growing tablet market with its latest addition to its product line, its yet-unnamed tablet computer for the US market (as we know). The 10-1.inch display will feature Android version Honeycomb (the exact number is not known) and will also ship with a dual-core NVIDIA Tegra 2 chip with integrated NVIDIA graphics. It will also include a full-size HDMI port, two USB ports – one […]

The Year in Review 2010: The Top 10 Posts

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Of course, I think this has to be a yearly tradition. We go back through our analytics information to find out what were the top 10 posts you have read through this entire year. We’re going to do things a bit differently than last year, however, as we post the overall list – but we will also post separate lists for the top articles over at Pwnage, Gadgetlyst and Cupertino […]

Toshiba Folio 100 tablet specs leaked

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Images and specs for a new Android-powered tablet have been leaked on an Italian website NotebookItalia (translation via Google Translate). The tablet appears to be called the Folio 100 and looks like having the same dock connector as Apple on a cradle, but will also be running two app markets – The Android Market and Toshiba’s own marketplace. According to the site, the device looks to be running Android 2.2 […]

Toshiba brings out dual-touch screen Windows laptop

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Well, not a surprise that Toshiba will try and enter the touch-screen devices market. However, having two on a laptop? Called the “libretto W100”, the laptop has two 7-inch wide touchscreens that equate to, apparently, a 1o-inch widescreen display. The device comes out during Toshiba’s 25th Anniversary. The laptop will be powered with a 1.20GHz Pentium processor, 62GB of storage provided by a solid state drive, 2GB of DDR3 memory […]

Dell sues LCD makers for price fixing

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Dell has accused five Asian LCD manufacturers — Hitachi, Sharp, Toshiba, HannStar, and Seiko Epson — for price fixing in a lawsuit filed in the US District Court of San Francisco, according to a report on Reuters. For Hitachi and Sharp, it’s familiar territory. In December, Nokia filed suit against the two companies for LCD price fixing; while in March last year, the two companies — along with LG and Chunghwa […]

Toshiba brings out 64GB NAND flash memory – does this mean a 64GB iPhone?

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Toshiba has announced a 64GB embedded NAND flash memory module, the highest capacity yet, and will start mass production in the first quarter of 2010. If you don’t know what NAND flash memory is, it’s just like a hard drive but in a super small size and are used in many digital consumer products – including phones and netbooks. But another product is the iPhone and iPod touch. Since Toshiba […]