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Toshiba reveals four-legged Fukushima robot explorer

Toshiba reveals four-legged Fukushima robot explorer

Toshiba has revealed a new robot intended to explore the radioactive mess of Japan's Fukushima No.1 reactor in Tokyo, a four-legged beast that can birth a second, separate robot to squeeze through narrow spaces. The tetrapod 'bot - which resembles a Toshiba-branded coolbox on spindly legs, and carries both a camera and a dosimeter - is remotely controlled by a wireless operator, and has clever onboard intelligence that allows it to totter across uneven terrain without tumbling.

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Toshiba announces new 10.1-inch AT300SE tablet

Toshiba announces new 10.1-inch AT300SE tablet

Toshiba has announced a new addition to its range of tablets for fans in the UK. The new tablet is called the AT300SE, and it is an Android tablet with a 10.1-inch display. Toshiba says that the tablet is ideal for everyday tablet users.

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Philips, LG, others said to be facing fines for CRT price fixing

Philips, LG, others said to be facing fines for CRT price fixing

It's reported that the European Union will fine six top electronics firms for price-fixing cathode-ray tubes used in older televisions and computer monitors. The six companies consist of Philips, LG, Samsung, Technicolor, Panasonic, and Toshiba. All of which are being accused of taking part in a cartel.

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Toshiba now accepting pre-orders for Windows 8 PCs

Toshiba now accepting pre-orders for Windows 8 PCs

In a press release earlier today, Toshiba announced that it is now accepting pre-orders for its Windows 8 PCs, which will start shipping October 26th when Windows 8 is released. The company's Windows 8 PC array ranges from budget models to ultrabooks to gaming machines and desktops. Not interested in pre-orders? The devices will also be available in stores on the 26th.

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Toshiba Ships First MQ01ABDH Hybrid Series Drive

Toshiba Ships First MQ01ABDH Hybrid Series Drive

Toshiba is one of the biggest names in storage products, and it offers a wide range of internal storage devices and external storage devices. Toshiba has announced that it has started shipping its first Hybrid Drive MQ01ABDH series (PDF) storage devices. These new Hybrid Drives combine the performance of a SSD with the capacity and pricing of a traditional HDD.

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SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: September 24, 2012

SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: September 24, 2012

We've entered the last full week of September, which means that autumn, pumpkins, and little children asking for free candy are all in the near future (for some of us anyway). Today we found out that the iPhone 5 managed to sell 5 million units in its first weekend of availability, and that iOS 6 has been downloaded by 100 million users since it was released last week. Some enthusiastic analysts were left explaining their generous iPhone 5 sales predictions today, while others were saying that the iPhone 5 could top 50 million sales by the end of Q4.

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Toshiba outs Canvio Slim as world’s thinnest 500GB hard drive

Toshiba outs Canvio Slim as world’s thinnest 500GB hard drive

The folks from Toshiba look to continue the trend of packing tons and tons of storage into an extremely small space. Today they've outed their latest Canvio Slim portable hard drive and are stating it's the "world's thinnest" portable hard drive. Coming in at just 9mm thick offering 500GB of storage for only $115 -- lets take a look.

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SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: September 19, 2012

SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: September 19, 2012

Welcome to Wednesday evening everyone! Today brought us HTC's highly-anticipated event, and it did not disappoint. It was there that HTC revealed two brand new Windows Phone 8 devices, the Windows Phone 8X and the Windows Phone 8S. Went went hands-on with both devices not long after they were announced, and shortly before HTC announced that these new phones will be landing at Verizon, AT&T, and T-Mobile in November. HTC released a video detailing the "design journey" of the 8X and 8S, and Nokia had some choice words about HTC's "innovation" later on in the day.

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Toshiba launches Camileo BW20 waterproof camcorder

Toshiba launches Camileo BW20 waterproof camcorder

Today, Toshiba launched the latest in its Camileo line of camcorders, and this new camera is aimed at the adventurous and clumsy alike. The Camileo BW20 is a waterproof camcorder, with Toshiba saying that it can withstand being submerged in up to 16 feet of water, perfect for those times that you just have to snap some pictures at the bottom of your pool. In addition to being waterproof, the Camileo BW20 is also dust-resistant, and can handle drops from up to five feet.

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SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: August 31, 2012

SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: August 31, 2012

We've officially entered the final hours of August, and in typical SlashGear fashion, we're sending thing off with a bang. Today's IFA adventures didn't produce as much news as the two days before it, but we still have plenty of hands-on posts for you to check out, just like yesterday. We got to check out a couple of Dell's upcoming products today, spending some hands-on time with the Dell XPS Duo 12 and the more traditional Dell XPS 10. Dell wasn't the only one showing off new computers and a tablets today though, as we also have a hands-on with HP ENVY TouchSmart Ultrabook 4, SpectreXT and ENVY x2, along with a hands-on post for the new Toshiba Satellite U920t.

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Toshiba Satellite U920t hands-on

Toshiba Satellite U920t hands-on

Windows 8 devices are all the rage at IFA this year, especially tablets. Toshiba has a new Satellite - the U920t - on the scene, and like many tablets we've seen, this one is convertible into a notebook. However, unlike a number of the tablets we've seen, you don't convert this tablet by attaching it to keyboard dock. Instead, it features a slide out keyboard using a mechanism that Toshiba assures will provide for a smooth and stable transition.

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Toshiba announces two new sound bars and Canvio Cloud Storage

Toshiba announces two new sound bars and Canvio Cloud Storage

We've been treated to a number of big reveals during the first two days of IFA 2012, and today Toshiba decided to get in on the action. Not only did it reveal three new camcorders today and a number of new ultrabooks, but it has also announced two new sound bars and a new home cloud storage solution it plans to offer. Read on to find out more about Toshiba's latest products.

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