Toshiba articles

Toshiba Thrive ready to ship from Newegg and Amazon

Toshiba's first Android-powered tablet was just given an official U.S. release date. According to a press release issued by Best Buy on Thursday, the Thrive will be available for in-store purchase on July 10. Interestingly, while Best Buy and several…

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 launches new Tecra, Portégé business notebooks

Toshiba has refreshed its notebook offering, adding the Tecra R840, R850 and Portégé R830 notebook series to its business lineup. The company says all three have been designed with the mobility, speed, durability and battery life professionals require. "We focused…

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's Portege R835 ultraportable up for pre-order

Toshiba has begun accepting pre-orders for their newest ultra-portable Portege laptop. Starting at $899, the R835-ST3N01 packs a dual-core Core i3-2310M processor with built-in graphics, 4GB of RAM, a 13.3-inch display with 1366 x 768 resolution, 640GB 5,400 RPM hard…

HTC, Toshiba and others ready 10-inch tablets for June

June could be a hot month for 10-inch tablets if a recently leaked document from "a major U.S. retailer" containing release dates and prices turns out to be true. The document, obtained by PreCentral, shows the HP TouchPad set for…

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 preps AMD Brazos-based NB550D netbook

Yet another AMD Brazos-based netbook has appeared ahead of the platform's launch, this time from Toshiba. Notebook Italia has the scoop on the company's upcoming entry, which has similar specifications as Acer's Aspire One 522. The NB550D marks the third…

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…