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ASUS 13-inch NVIDIA Android laptop in works; Samsung, Toshiba & Acer planning similar?

ASUS 13-inch NVIDIA Android laptop in works; Samsung, Toshiba & Acer planning similar?

Samsung, Toshiba, ASUS and Acer are all readying ARM-based laptops hoping to restore the reputation of the little-loved "smartbook" segment, according to the latest talk in Taipei. According to DigiTimes' sources, ASUS has prepared a 13-inch notebook using an unspecified NVIDIA chip - potentially the quad-core Kal-El expected to show up in commercial hardware from August - and running Android, with a launch toward the end of 2011.

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Toshiba Reveals 367ppi LCD Display, Beats Apple Retina

Toshiba Reveals 367ppi LCD Display, Beats Apple Retina

The 2011 SID (Society for Information Display) conference is going on this week in Los Angeles, and with that came news of many new display technologies that could be used in our future smartphones and tablets. Both Samsung and LG came out with new panels that could potentially be the next iPad display, while Toshiba came out with possibly the next iPhone screen.

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Toshiba Debuts Its Three Thinnest, Lightest Business Laptops

Toshiba Debuts Its Three Thinnest, Lightest Business Laptops

Toshiba today unveiled three new laptops touted to be the lightest and thinnest high performance business laptops that the manufacturer has ever produced. According to the company, the Portégé R830, Tecra R840, and Tecra R850 were completely reengineered from the ground up with thin, light, and highly durable design in mind.

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Toshiba readying Windows 7, Chrome OS and Android tablets for CES 2011?

Toshiba readying Windows 7, Chrome OS and Android tablets for CES 2011?

It's a morning of tablets today, with Motorola's Android slate getting flaunted, iPad 2 production being teased, and now Toshiba's latest tablet ambitions leaked. According to DigiTimes, Toshiba is readying three new tablets for CES 2011, individually running Windows 7, Chrome OS and Android. Meanwhile Toshiba is also tipped to have 7-inch tablets in the works, though these are supposedly being managed by the company's smartphone department.

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Toshiba AC100 Review

Toshiba AC100 Review

Companion devices come in all shapes and sizes, from big-screen smartphones through tablets to netbooks and ultraportables, but Toshiba is hoping that by borrowing a little of each they'll find a gap in the market. The Toshiba AC100 looks like a netbook but runs Android, an OS we're more familiar with on smartphones or, more recently, tablets. The company reckons a traditional keyboard and NVIDIA's Tegra 2 processor should make the AC100 the best multimedia, browsing and communication ultraportable around, but is Android being asked to do more than it's currently capable of? Check out the full SlashGear review after the cut.

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Toshiba Planning on Bringing Tablets to US and Japan, Other Markets in 2011

Toshiba Planning on Bringing Tablets to US and Japan, Other Markets in 2011

CEATEC is still going on in Japan, so announcements are still managing to trickle out of the event. This time around, it's Toshiba's turn to make an announcement about the tablet market, and how the company will be a part of it in the coming months. Despite the fact that the Folio 100 was just unveiled last month, Toshiba wanted to make it known that their present in the tablet market will be felt not only in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (where it's believed the Folio 100 will initially launch, and perhaps remain), but that they will be heading to the United States and Japan by the early months of 2011.

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Toshiba AC100 Ubuntu hack gets video demo; Official build could be in works

Toshiba AC100 Ubuntu hack gets video demo; Official build could be in works

Friday's news that open-source tinkerers had managed to get Ubuntu 10.10 up and running on Toshiba's hitherto-Android AC100 smartbook raised a few eyebrows, but the usability of the hack was significantly scuppered by the fact it wouldn't load past the boot screen.  That's been ironed out over the weekend, and Carrypad now has video of the AC100 doing its Ubuntu thing.

Video demo after the cut

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Tablets killed Smartbooks says Qualcomm CEO

Tablets killed Smartbooks says Qualcomm CEO

Qualcomm has all but confirmed that the smartbook is dead, with CEO Paul Jacobs admitting during the company's IQ 2010 event this morning that tablets such as the iPad had already occupied the niche his company expected smartbooks to.  Jacobs described slates like the iPad as delivering the concept of "always-on, all-day devices" that smartbooks had initially promised.

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E-Noa Interpad Tegra 2 tablet hands-on

E-Noa Interpad Tegra 2 tablet hands-on

E-Noa's Tegra 2 based Interpad was one of those tablets we harboured quiet doubts over back in July, uncertain whether the company could beat big-name rivals to the market with their Android 2.2 slate.  Having met the company at IFA 2010 this week, though, it seems they're well on their way to making some sales.  The Interpad isn't quite ready - E-Noa are apparently still working on a custom UI that will suit the 10-inch 1024 x 600 multitouch display - but it was certainly functional enough.

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Toshiba Folio 100 hands-on [Video]

Toshiba Folio 100 hands-on [Video]

Toshiba launched their Folio 100 smartpad earlier this week, and we grabbed some hands-on time with the Android 2.2 Froyo table at IFA 2010 today.  The second significant Android slate of the day - after we played with the smaller Samsung Galaxy Tab earlier on - it's a bigger beast too, with a 10-inch capacitive touchscreen (with 4-point multitouch) and NVIDIA's Tegra 2 chipset like its AC100 sibling.  The good news is that it's a reasonably decent slate; the bad is that it looks like it won't be reaching the US.

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