Microsoft and Canon are cross licensing their respective mobile and digital imaging patent portfolios.
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The computer maker accused Microsoft of "confusing" consumers with multiple flavors of Windows 8, such as ARM-based versions.
CES 2011 is only a few weeks away now, and reports are already emerging that Toshiba is planning to debut three tablet computers with three different operating systems.According to DigiTimes (which is also reporting about a big potential iPad development), there will be one tablet for each Microsoft Windows 7, Google Chrome OS and Android.
A 52-inch Toshiba Regaza LCD HDTV, a Canon PIXMA all-in-one printer, and a Nextar Q4 GPS navigation system. Here are your daily deals for Tuesday, October 6, straight from the Gadget Gal:1.
A Microsoft Zune 4GB MP3 player with Zune car pack and headphones, an Aiptek A-HD high-definition camcorder, and a Toshiba upconverting 1080p DVD player. Here are your daily deals for Tuesday, September 15, straight from the Gadget Gal:1.
Gadget Gal's daily deals: Zune MP3 player with car pack, Sony Blu-ray home entertainment system, Toshiba TV/DVD player combo
A Toshiba LCD TV with built-in DVD player, a Microsoft Zune 4GB MP3 player with car pack and headphones, and a Sony Blu-ray home entertainment system. Here are your daily deals for Thursday, August 20, straight from the Gadget Gal:1.
If you need a rugged tablet PC that can do a full day's work in the field, Motion Computing's wide-screen J3400 will do the job very satisfactorily. However, it's not the lightest tablet we've seen, and you can rack up a big price tag if you pile on the options.
In the campaigner's latest green league table of electronics companies, Samsung and Toshiba have stolen Nokia's top spot and Microsoft comes third to last
Best Buy and Netflix on Monday declared Blu-ray the winning format of the high definition DVD war.The writing was on the wall for HD-DVD, which was primarily backed by Toshiba and tech giants like Microsoft.
Notable headlines:Mary Jo Foley: What are hot buttons for Microsoft on the programming-language futures front? Microsoft to push Office 2003 SP3 to users in FebruaryDon't be fooled: Windows 7 hasn't slipped to 2011Paula Rooney: Firefox 3 beta 3 code freezeHeather Clancy: Imagine having just one power supply for all your portable gadgetsJanice Chen: Is the new Canon PowerShot SD 1100 IS better than my favorite Digital ELPH?
The patent troll of the week is Premier International Associates, which, Ars Technica reports, which has filed suit against Microsoft, Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, Dell, Lenovo, Toshiba, Viacom, Real, Napster, Samsung, LG, Motorola, Nokia, and Sandisk. For what?
Here in the ZDNet blogosphere, Ed Bott completely busts the myth that companies should start stocking up on Windows XP because Microsoft is going to discontinue selling it early next year. Bott writes:It’s true that as of January 31, 2008, Microsoft will no longer distribute Windows XP licenses to its largest customers, the so-called royalty OEMs like Dell, Toshiba, Gateway, and Lenovo.....
Microsoft was forced to unveil their new operating system, Windows Mobile 6.0, last week due to a breach of NDA by a media source and today they posted the "official" press release. A couple of exciting bits of news that can be found in the press release that were not revealed last week are that future T-Mobile Dash devices in the U.S. will come with Windows Mobile 6 and existing owners like myself will be able to upgrade our devices to Windows Mobile 6, Orange will deliver the SPV E650, and SoftBank Mobile Corp will offer new devices from Toshiba and HTC in mid-2007. Yes, that's right it looks like Toshiba is coming back to the world of Windows Mobile and hopefully we'll see more details about the hardware soon. Look for lots of hardware details soon from 3GSM in Spain.The first Windows Mobile 6 hardware revealed at 3GSM is the Samsung SCH-i760 and a couple photos are included in this post. I saw this unique Windows Mobile 6 Professional device at CES, yet it did not have a battery so I didn't get to see it in action. The Samsung SCH-i760 has an original phone keypad with an offset directional pad on the bottom left with a slide-out QWERTY keyboard.
As Microsoft was revving its engines for the launch of Windows Vista, notebook manufacturers like Toshiba were clearly looking for special niches to fill in the market when it came to offering Vista-enabled notebooks and one result of that process is the company's newest versions of its Satellite U205 notebook lineup (available starting February 6, 2007). According to Toshiba, the new U205 is "Toshiba’s first ultra-portable notebook for the retail market.
Postponement could create some doubt about the future of the new television technology.
Software giant is set to announce an all-new color matching system as part of the Windows Vista OS.
Canon and Toshiba have formed a joint venture to make SED -- a display technology based on electron emission -- a commercial success
Toshiba has done a good job of designing a convertible Tablet PC, although it is heavier than some of the slate-style competition. The pen interface isn't perfect, but this is principally a software issue.
Sprint PCS on Monday began selling a cell phone that uses Microsoft Windows-powered Pocket PC 2002 software and an embedded modem from Sierra Wireless. The phone, manufactured by Toshiba and marketed by Audiovox, is similar to the "Thera," a combination PDA (personal digital assistant) and cell phone that Verizon Wireless began selling in January.
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