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Toshiba aims to create new “detachable Ultrabook” segment for Windows 8

Toshiba aims to create new “detachable Ultrabook” segment for Windows 8

This week the folks at Toshiba have revealed yet another oddity in computing the world might never have seen had it not been for Microsoft's push for touchscreen interation with Windows 8. The device that's opening up Toshiba's push for the future is the Toshiba Portege Z10t. With Ultrabook on its back while its tablet display detaches from its keyboard dock, it is what Toshiba hopes will create yet another market for notebooks: the detachable Ultrabook.

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PC market tumbles as IDC points at Windows 8

PC market tumbles as IDC points at Windows 8

If reporting that the entirety of the PC market weren't enough of a punch in the gut for Microsoft from the analytical group IDC, the suggestion that their newest operating system is to blame really, really is. What you're about to witness is the continued downfall of the PC industry in the charts of the IDC, this most recent quarter's report being much worse for ware than we're sure any of the manufacturers listed would have liked. When your only job is to create PCs and you hoped Windows 8 was going to bring the industry into a shining light, you're probably not too happy right about now.

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Toshiba Smartwatch tracks health, location, and passive-aggressive mail

Toshiba Smartwatch tracks health, location, and passive-aggressive mail

Toshiba just wants to know you're fit, healthy, and eating well, and if its new smartwatch prototype can help you with your email, calls, and messages too, that's all the better. The company is showing off a new concept watch with a 1.7-inch color OLED display, capable not only of hooking up wirelessly to your smartphone so as to ping over reminders, alerts, message previews, and other notifications, but of tracking your pulse from your wrist and keeping a fitness record. It even uses biometrics for security.

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SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: December 27, 2012

SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: December 27, 2012

Welcome to Thursday evening everyone! Today a collection of BlackBerry 10 slides outed video chat and screen sharing through BBM, and we learned that smartphone and tablet activations rose to huge numbers of Christmas day earlier this week. There's a new survey from Pew and NPD that suggests tablets are beginning to replace eReaders and print, while we heard that Apple might be thinking about producing the Mac Mini here in the US.

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