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Toshiba promises Thrive fix to wake somnolent slate

Toshiba promises Thrive fix to wake somnolent slate

The troublesome sleep issue affecting some owners of Toshiba's Thrive Android tablet should be addressed by early next week, the company has said, promising a new firmware update to fix the problem. According to Toshiba, the new software will be released via the on-device Service Station utility, and will mean owners no longer have to reset their slate in order to get it powered up and functional again.

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Toshiba Thrive Review

Toshiba Thrive Review

The Toshiba Thrive isn’t a sexy tablet. It’s plump, homely, a little bit awkward, and although smart and supportive, you won’t be showing it off much to your buddies. But if you’re reading this review, you probably already know that. You’re considering the Toshiba Thrive because you see past a pretty exterior and a tight slender body. You want great specs inside, a good clean install of Android 3.1 Honeycomb, ample full-sized ports, and a swappable battery among other unique features.

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Toshiba Thrive Unboxing And Hands-On

Toshiba Thrive Unboxing And Hands-On

Instead of trying to imitate the svelte iPad 2, the Toshiba Thrive goes big with beauty on the inside---sort of. The 10.1-inch tablet running Android 3.1 Honeycomb takes advantage of a larger chassis to include some powerful specs and unusual extras. I got the tablet in just this morning and will have a full review coming soon. For now, continue after the cut for the unboxing and hands-on video.

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Toshiba Glasses-Free 3D Panels for Tablets Mentioned

Toshiba Glasses-Free 3D Panels for Tablets Mentioned

The fine folks at Toshiba have announced their intent to create some fantastic 15.6-inch lenticular lens-based panels for notebooks while tablets also sit very much in the mix (though perhaps in the hands of the competitors, according to industry sources.) These panels will be developed by Taiwan-based AU Optronics (AUO) for some brand new naked-eye 2D/3D switchable notebook models that'll be launched in August for right around $2,100USD. Why, 3D notebooks, that's crazy talk!

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Toshiba Thrive Lands At Newegg With Free Shipping

Toshiba Thrive Lands At Newegg With Free Shipping

The Toshiba Thrive 10.1-inch Android tablet took its time to hit the market. It was first unveiled at CES but waited for Android Honeycomb and wisely priced itself to compete. Pre-orders for the Thrive started last month with a launch date set for mid-July, but today's it has already touched down at Newegg with pricing just as expected plus free shipping.

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Toshiba Thrive lands early at Best Buy in Austin, Texas

Toshiba Thrive lands early at Best Buy in Austin, Texas

The Toshiba Thrive is a small 7-inch Android tablet that some fans of Android have been looking forward to getting their hands on for a long time. The tablet hit pre-order on Amazon starting at $430 last month. We also learned last month that the Android 3.1 version was postponed. The Thrive has been expected to land on July 10. The tablet has landed early in at least one Best Buy location in Austin, Texas.

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Toshiba Thrive Gets Cool Video Plus Giveaway Contest

Toshiba Thrive Gets Cool Video Plus Giveaway Contest

The Toshiba Thrive was announced back at CES and it has taken its time to work out any kinks and find a good price range before hitting the market. Pre-orders for the tablet have just recently begun with a release scheduled for mid-July. As part of the promotions leading up to the launch, Toshiba has unleashed a neat little unboxing video full of special effects and also created giveaway contest for a free limited edition Thrive.

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So You Want A Tablet?

So You Want A Tablet?

Scan the headlines, and you'd be forgiven for thinking that everybody had a tablet these days. The iPad broke the market open, and since that point we've seen a torrent of rivals each trying to take the touchscreen crown. It's a tricky segment to judge, and even harder if you're trying to take your first steps into tableteering. Get up to speed with your options - and advice on which slate to select - after the cut!

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Toshiba Thrive pre-orders open: Honeycomb from $430

Toshiba Thrive pre-orders open: Honeycomb from $430

Toshiba's Thrive tablet may not be the first Android slate to the market, but it's looking like that little extra time has given the company room to buff off some of the rough edges we've seen on other Honeycomb models. Up for pre-order today, priced from $429.99 for the 8GB model, the Thrive runs NVIDIA's 1GHz Tegra 2 dual-core but also throws in a full-sized HDMI port and full-sized SD card slot.

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Toshiba axed Google Chromebook and Windows 7 tablet plans?

Toshiba axed Google Chromebook and Windows 7 tablet plans?

Toshiba has ditched its Windows 7 tablet PC and Google Chromebook plans, according to the latest roadmap rumors, having been burned before on new segment experiments like Android smartbooks. The scheduled products have already been deleted from the agenda, according to DigiTimes' sources, while the Windows 7 tablet Toshiba demonstrated back at CES 2011 may be delayed or in fact never released at all.

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SlashGear Week in Review – Week 30 2011

SlashGear Week in Review – Week 30 2011

Another week has come and gone in the geek world and it's time to round up some of the biggest and most important stories of the week. MySpace's founder warned Google+ to fear the filter early in the week. Tom Anderson cautioned against relying too greatly on algorithmic filtering. AMD tipped that the Xbox 720 will have Avatar levels of detail when it launches. That would make for some truly awesome video games.

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Samsung and Apple one-brand manufacturing puts competition on notice

Samsung and Apple one-brand manufacturing puts competition on notice

This week it's been made clear - or perhaps just clearer than ever before - that a company able to manufacture its own device components is a company that will thrive. According to the readouts from Gartner showing 2012's top consumers in the semiconductor universe specifically, Samsung and Apple are out in front of the pack - by a significant margin. Semiconductors, mobile processors, and hardware from displays to memory cards are all a part of this puzzle, and as the two next entries on that list show with double-digit percentage drops show, it's not just Apple and Samsung that are floating upward here coming into 2013, it's mobile smart devices as a whole (and all their little bits and pieces).

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