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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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Toshiba announces EXCERIA SD cards: world’s fastest

Toshiba announces EXCERIA SD cards: world’s fastest

We all have that need for speed: SSDs are getting faster and faster, and technologies like USB 3.0 and Thunderbolt help keep things moving swiftly along. If you have a large SD card full of images, it’s not that much fun pulling them all over to your computer. Toshiba aims to reduce the frustration that goes along with slow transfer times, today announced a new line of high speed SD cards, which they claim are the world's fastest.

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Toshiba’s 55-inch glasses-free 3D TV primed for retail

Toshiba’s 55-inch glasses-free 3D TV primed for retail

Toshiba is bringing its glasses-free 3D TV technology to stores outside of Japan, where the product line first launched in 2010. The company has taken the last couple years to increase the display size and make it suitable for a larger mass market. There are a lot of barriers right now, including an unproven consumer interest in 3D technology, but Toshiba hopes to ignite that.

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Toshiba Qosmio X870 3D gaming laptop revealed

Toshiba Qosmio X870 3D gaming laptop revealed

Toshiba has revealed its latest 3D gaming laptop, the Qosmio X870, toting a 17.3-inch Full HD display and "next generation" NVIDIA GPUs. Packing Intel Core Sandy Bridge processors and up to 2TB of HDD or hybrid SSD storage, the Qosmio X870 is aiming its gaudy red and black color scheme at the dedicated gamer, with the promise of Resolution+ upscaling to turn lower-res content HD and convert 2D to 3D.

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Mobile World Congress 2012 Wrap-up

Mobile World Congress 2012 Wrap-up

At what must be one of the most beautiful venues on earth to have a conference such as this, we've got Mobile World Congress 2012, a yearly event which takes the whole world's mobile device market and gathers it up into one big week-long masterpiece. Of course it's not as perfectly simple as that, and if you've never been to the event or have never tried to follow along with the news that spills forth from it before, you may very well have a hard time fitting all the pieces together. That's why we've got this easy to read, easy to decipher guide for you to work your way through all of the devices and services announced, displayed, and teased during the events - have a look!

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