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Toshiba tips “thinnest & lightest” 10.1-inch tablet plus OLED tab for CES 2012

Toshiba tips “thinnest & lightest” 10.1-inch tablet plus OLED tab for CES 2012

Toshiba has previewed its CES 2012 intentions, promising to demonstrate the world's thinnest and lightest 10.1-inch tablet at the show next week, as well as 13.3-inch ultrabooks plus slates using OLED panel technology. Details are short and boasts are strong in the company's Japanese press release, but "thinnest and lightest" is a common mantra: Toshiba is looking to corner the market in slimline notebooks and innovative portable tech.

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Toshiba Excite Android tablet gets release date

Toshiba Excite Android tablet gets release date

When the first Toshiba Android tablet was released, it seemed like a really big deal - at one point it was even rumored that they'd be the ones to host the tablet-centric Android 3.0 Honeycomb as a hero - alas that did not happen, and now that the first iteration (call the Toshiba Thrive, just so you know) is both too fat and unwieldily to sell as a top dog, the big T is sending out a new generation called Toshiba Excite. This tablet was revealed a few weeks ago as a contender for the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 with its dual-core 1.2Ghz Texas Instruments OMAP4 processor and its 10.1-inch display at 1280 x 800 resolution - and today Mobile Syrup relays Toshiba information that it'll be on sale come February 2012.

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Samsung, Toshiba and Lenovo tipped to lead Windows 8 on ARM tablets

Samsung, Toshiba and Lenovo tipped to lead Windows 8 on ARM tablets

Samsung, Toshiba and Lenovo will lead the Windows 8 on ARM platform, according to the latest supply chain leaks, with Microsoft putting Qualcomm, Texas Instruments and NVIDIA in the driving seat for choosing their development partners. The three chipset companies have each selected two partners from the tablet/notebook industry at Microsoft's instruction, Digitimes' sources claim, one major collaborator and one minor.

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Sony, Toshiba, and Hitachi display operations merger is official

Sony, Toshiba, and Hitachi display operations merger is official

The display industry is hard hit today with prices dropping and demand down. The companies that were planning to expand have killed those plans and some firms are looking to exit the market. Sony, Toshiba, and Hitachi have all finalized a plan that will see them merging their respective display units. The deal has now been finalized and will result in a new company.

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Toshiba Portege Z830 Ultrabook pricing revealed

Toshiba Portege Z830 Ultrabook pricing revealed

It was all the way back at the start of this September that we got our first look at Toshiba's entry into the Ultrabook world with the X830 series, and today is the first that pricing has been revealed in the UK. Pricing over the ocean from where I'm sitting is a bit indicator on what the device will cost here in the USA as well, so let's have a look: anywhere from £899.99 for the most basic to £1099.99 for the most powerful of models. In addition, there doesn't appear to be any option to add the i7 processor we heard about earlier this year.

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