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Toshiba’s Giant Tablet is a Giant Mistake

Toshiba’s Giant Tablet is a Giant Mistake

Toshiba needs to take its poorly thought-through Excite 13 slate and go home; it's a tablet travesty. Announced earlier today, the 13.3-inch model is the largest Android tablet from a mainstream OEM to-date, pairing NVIDIA's Tegra 3 and Google's Ice Cream Sandwich for what Toshiba claims is an untapped slice of the finger-friendly market. The company has done its research, too, though whether its conclusions make sense is worth a second look.

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Toshiba refresh Satellite and Qosmio laptops with Ivy Bridge

Toshiba refresh Satellite and Qosmio laptops with Ivy Bridge

As well as new line of tablets and all-in-one desktop PCs, Toshiba are revamping their laptop range. Just about every end of the market has been covered, with budget, consumer, and gaming laptops all seeing a refresh. The common link is that all of them will be seeing an upgrade to the third generation of Intel Core processors, or what you’ll better know as Ivy Bridge.

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Toshiba LX815/LX835 all-in-ones feature Ivy Bridge and USB 3.0

Toshiba LX815/LX835 all-in-ones feature Ivy Bridge and USB 3.0

Toshiba has today announced two new products in their desktop all-in-one range, the 21.5-inch LX815 and 23-inch LX835. Toshiba seem to be trying to pack as much power into their products as possible while trying to hit attractive price points, and looking at what’s on offer, they not doing a bad job at all. The PCs will come with 1080p TN displays, and feature the third generation of Intel Core processors, otherwise known as Ivy Bridge.

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Toshiba: The world needs a 13-inch Android tablet

Toshiba: The world needs a 13-inch Android tablet

Toshiba has launched a new range of Excite Android tablets, spanning 7.7-inches to 13-inches and each running NVIDIA's quadcore Tegra 3 processor. The new Excite 10, Excite 13 and Excite 7.7 slates run Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and have a 5-megapixel main camera along with 2-megapixel front cameras; they also offer, in the form of the Excite 13, one of the biggest screen resolutions we've seen so far on an Android tablet, running at 1600 x 900.

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Toshiba WT301/D corporate tablet pairs stylus with Windows 7

Toshiba WT301/D corporate tablet pairs stylus with Windows 7

More and more companies seem to be blowing it as they include stylii with their products. HTC dipped their toe in the water with the Flyer, Samsung are doubling down with the Galaxy Note and Galaxy Note 10.1, and now Toshiba has their own spin on the idea. The company’s new 10.1-inch tablet, the WT301/D, features support for an electromagnetic induction stylus.

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Fujitsu buys out Toshiba’s share in mobile partnership

Fujitsu buys out Toshiba’s share in mobile partnership

Toshiba hasn’t exactly set the world on fire with its smartphones in the past. They briefly had the tech world abuzz in 2009 with its TG01 handset, which featured a then impressive 1Ghz single-core processor and 4-inch 800x480 resistive touchscreen running Windows Mobile 6.1. Since then, things have been quiet. Fujitsu announced yesterday that it will buy out Toshiba’s stake in their joint venture, Fujitsu Toshiba Mobile Communications Limited.

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New iPad has Consumer Reports digging for Android equals

New iPad has Consumer Reports digging for Android equals

A new report nutshell released today by Consumer Reports on the new iPad has taken to the wild world of Android to try to find comparable devices for the odd consumer. In addition to listing these, the product researchers at Consumer Reports reminded the public that the heat they found in the 2012 iPad was absolutely nothing to worry about, as it was still well within "who cares" standards for devices such as itself. The Android devices Consumer Reports went through, on the other hand, were reported as simple machines with one defining feature each, each of them good for a unique user situations.

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April Fools in the Tech World 2012 Round-up

April Fools in the Tech World 2012 Round-up

This year's April Fools 2012 Round-up contains some of the strangest notions yet, and as everyone knows at this time of year - some the the most promising concepts for our odd, odd future! Starting with of course Google's collection of such jokes - they've been on point with some of the most in-depth April 1st tricks for several years now, and we wouldn't want to deprive you of a single one of them. They start with an 8-Bit Google Maps - what else, of course! There's also Virgin Volcanic, Apple's patent of the rectangle, and Toshiba's announcement of several "Shapes" tablets which you can see in a lovely TV commercial below.

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Toshiba flaunts 13.3-inch AT330 prototype ICS tablet

Toshiba flaunts 13.3-inch AT330 prototype ICS tablet

Toshiba has unveiled a new prototype tablet, the AT330, at Toshiba World 2012 in Germany and it's a huge 13.3-inch slate sporting the latest Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. Beyond the massive screen size, the AT330 also features a Tegra 3 quad-core processor and a TV tuner that includes a pull-out antennae. The folks at Techfokus spent some hands-on time with the tablet, the video of which is posted below.

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Toshiba LT170 Android tablet launches

Toshiba LT170 Android tablet launches

Toshiba has launched a new tablet in Italy that runs the Android operating system and uses a Freescale CPU inside. The tablet is called the LT170 and has a seven-inch screen supporting capacitive multitouch with a 1024 x 600 resolution. The tablet uses a Freescale i.MX53 CPU operating at 1 GHz as its brain. It also has 512 MB of RAM and 8 GB of internal flash storage.

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