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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 Thrive tablet won’t wake from sleep mode for many users

Toshiba Thrive tablet won’t wake from sleep mode for many users

The Toshiba Thrive tablet hit stores earlier this month and the tablet has been popular with users since the launch. On the Toshiba Forums, there are pages of users that are all reporting the same issue with the Thrive. Apparently, the tablet isn't waking from sleep mode when the users press the wake button. The tablet stays in sleep mode and the only way to wake the tablet so it can be used is to reboot it.

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Apple Now Third Largest PC Vendor In US Market

Apple Now Third Largest PC Vendor In US Market

Apple's personal computer business has been growing strong according to a recent report from research firms Gartner and IDC. So strong, in fact, that Apple has now risen to become the third largest vendor in the U.S. PC market just behind HP and Dell. Furthermore in comparison between the second quarters of 2010 and 2011, Apple has seen the highest positive growth.

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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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