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Toshiba to demo impressive new displays this week

Toshiba is planning on showing off next-generation displays and technologies for mobile phones, portable electronics, automotive applications, and 3D applications at the 2011 Society for Information Display (SID) International Symposium (May 17, 2011 to May 19, 2011). If you're unable…

SanDisk and Toshiba announce 19nm NAND flash memory

Just last week IM Flash Technologies -- a joint venture between Intel and Micron Technology -- announced a new 20nm NAND memory chip manufacturing process touted as the smallest most advanced yet. But as it is common in the tech…

Toshiba unveils SmartNAND memory with embedded ECC

Toshiba has introduced a new family of NAND Flash memory products based on a 24nm manufacturing process that integrates a control chip with error correction code (ECC). Dubbed SmartNAND, they will come in five capacity points, going from 4GB up…

Toshiba launches world's first LIF SATA 1.8-Inch HDDs

Toshiba has announced the industry's first 1.8" drives with low-insertion force (LIF) SATA connectors, enabling a 10 percent smaller footprint compared to standard 1.8" drives using microSATA connectors. Samples will be available for customer qualification next month.

Toshiba strikes chip deals with Samsung and Sony

Toshiba, the world's third biggest chip maker behind Intel and Samsung, is planning on outsourcing output of some system chips to Samsung Electronics and selling a production line to Sony. The company wants to reduce its non-memory chip exposure by…

Toshiba readying three new tablet PCs for Q1 2011

With CES 2011 only a few weeks away now, it's becoming apparent that Toshiba is planning to debut three tablet computers in the next quarter. One will run Windows 7, one will be powered by Android, and one will feature…

Toshiba and Vizio to unveil Google TV products at CES

Not only is Samsung planning to announce Google TV hardware in January, but it looks like Toshiba and Vizio will be joining the fray at CES as well. The news comes from "people familiar with the matter," according to Bloomberg.

Toshiba intros HDD for rugged operating environments

Toshiba has introduced a new hard disk drive to its lineup designed specifically for use in rugged operating environments. The MK1060GSCX can reportedly be used 24/7 in non-conventional environments and can withstand extreme temperatures ranging from a high of +70…

Toshiba gives Portege R700 built-in WiMAX modem

Toshiba has updated its Portege line with two R700 models (R700-S1322W and R700-S1332W) that pack built-in 4G connectivity, allowing road warriors to kick their USB dongle to the curb. The 13.3-inch featherweight ships with an integrated WiMAX modem for speedy…

Toshiba to launch glasses-free 3DTVs in December

Toshiba says it has cleared one of the biggest obstacles for 3DTV adoption by developing the world’s first television set that won’t require users to wear special glasses to view stereoscopic images. The new Regza line of glasses-free 3DTVs will…

Toshiba reportedly freezes OLED production plans

Citing an increasing demand for LCDs alongside the impact of the recent economic recession, Toshiba says its OLED mass production plans are no more. "The plan (for mass-production) is currently frozen," Toshiba Mobile Display spokesman Masahiro Kume told Reuters. "We'll…

Toshiba updates notebooks with WiMAX, GTX 460M

Toshiba has updated four of its laptops to include a built-in WiMAX modem. The 13.3-inch Portege R705, 14-inch Satellite M645 and E205, as well as the 16-inch Satellite A665 will all be available with integrated 4G connectivity. WiMAX is currently…

Toshiba intros StorE TV+ media player, much more

Toshiba's brought all sorts of goodies to IFA this year. We covered the company's Folio 100 Android tablet earlier, but the company has announced a ton of other products. The manufacturer has introduced its new StorE TV+ set-top box with…