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IDF 2012: Has the convertible PC's time finally come?

One of the major themes at Intel’s annual developer conference, which takes place this week, is expected to be convertibles that function as laptops and tablets. These aren't new, but Microsoft's "reimagining" of Windows has prompted PC makers--including HP, Dell, Lenovo, Asus, Acer, Samsung, Toshiba and Sony--to once again experiment with hybrids. Will convertibles finally catch on?

September 11, 2012

Toshiba embraces Ivy Bridge and 21:9 cinema ratio

Toshiba has refreshed much of its notebook line, including its 'world's-thinnest' Portégé ultrabook, with Intel's 'Ivy Bridge' Core processors.Most of the updated models are being touted as business-friendly, even the Portégé Z930, a follow-on from last year's Z830.

June 5, 2012 by

Lots of new options for all-in-one desktops

If there is a bright spot for desktop PCs this year, it is all-in-ones. In the past several weeks, Dell, Samsung, Toshiba and HP have all introduced all-in-ones for both home and work.

October 7, 2011

First Take: Dell Vostro V131

Dell has responded to criticism of its stylish but disappointing Vostro V130 ultraportable business notebook by improving the battery in this Sandy Bridge update. However, it's still pricey for what you get.

September 4, 2011

Toshiba Portégé R830-138

Toshiba has updated the Portégé R700 with new components but retained the old chassis design. We'd prefer a more solid lid section, but the R830 is an impressively portable notebook. Battery life is good, but the cost remains high.

June 29, 2011 by

Sony and Toshiba in talks to merge LCD units

Sony and Toshiba are considering merging their small and mid-size LCD manufacturing units, which make displays for smartphones and tablet devices, to form a new joint entity, according to reports.The rumoured deal could also include selling a stake in the venture to the Japanese government and would catapult the new unit ahead of Sharp as the leading manufacturer of small LCD displays, a Reuters report on Tuesday said.

June 7, 2011 by

Apple slips faster SSD drive from Samsung into its MacBook Airs

It's a bit ironic that after Samsung releases its competitor to the MacBook Air in the form of the Series 9 notebook, the same company is responsible for giving Apple's ultraportable laptop a bit of speed boost. That's because new MacBook Airs are shipping with a new, faster solid state drive apparently from Samsung after initially coming with a Toshiba SSD.

April 17, 2011 by

Toshiba Tecra A11

The Toshiba Tecra A11 isn't the prettiest-looking notebook around, but at prices from £685 (ex. VAT) it might appeal to the cash-strapped corporate looking for good value for money.

March 9, 2011

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