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Hello, Tosh, gotta Toshiba? There's a good chance you do….

Toshiba has published an infographic to celebrate sales of 10 million laptops in the UK and Ireland, so you may well own one, though perhaps it's one you no longer use. Now, with the decline of the PC market, the company is focusing more on growth markets such as healthcare and its nuclear power business.

August 13, 2013 by

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

Computex 2011: OCZ RevoDrive Hybrid combines SSD and hard drive on a single PCI Express card

With the price-per-gigabyte still too high for most people to use a solid state drive as the primary storage for their PC, tech companies are trying to figure out novel ways to combine the performance advantages of SSDs with the massive storage of today's hard drives. Gigabyte just showed off a new motherboard that has a 20GB SSD built right into it, and now OCZ is showing off a SSD and hard drivecombination that fits on a PCI Express x4 card.

June 2, 2011 by

PC World, Currys pull Toshiba tablet days after launch

Currys and PC World have effectively pulled Toshiba's Folio 100 tablet just days after putting it on sale, according to reports.In a discussion that cited problems with the Android device's Flash playback and other issues, Modaco forum members wrote on Sunday that Dixons Group staff had been told to keep the tablets on display, but increase the price to £999 in a bid to discourage purchases, so as to avoid the high return rate the retail chain has been experiencing with Toshiba's £329 tablets.

November 15, 2010 by

New Kensington notebook power adapters are light AND energy efficient

PC peripherals company Kensington Computer Products Group has added two new Energy Star-qualified laptop adapters that use 30 percent less energy than typical adapters AND are light, to boot.The Kensington Wall Laptop Power Adapters are compatible with notebooks from Hewlett-Packard, Dell, Toshiba, Lenovo, Sony, Gateway, Acer and ASUS.

August 11, 2010 by

Too bad, America - the PC market is moving to Asia

Four of the world’s six biggest PC manufacturers are now Asian companies, with Acer and Asus representing Taiwan, Lenovo from China, and Toshiba from Japan. Hewlett-Packard still tops the list by number of units sold, and Dell is either second or third.

July 18, 2010 by

First Look: Toshiba Portege R700

It’s hard to get excited about a thin-and-light notebook PC when you’ve been carrying them around for more than a decade. However, when Toshiba unveiled the R700, it impressed even a cynical old Portégé and IBM ThinkPad user like me, so I borrowed one.

July 6, 2010 by

PlayStation - The Perils of Secrecy: is it Game Over?

Microsoft's XBox 360's core technology was essentially funded and developed by Sony without them knowing, as detailed in the excellent book 'The Race for a New Games Machine' by David Shippy and Mickie Phipps.Sony partnered with Toshiba and IBM in 2001 to begin creation of the 'Cell' processor - a powerful, state of the art chip that would redefine PC scale power.

April 17, 2009 by

Motion Computing J3400

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.

March 16, 2009

Sony recalls 100,000 PC batteries

Sony said five PC makers including Hewlett-Packard and Toshiba will recall 100,000 computer battery packs made by the Japanese electronics maker due to a fire hazard.

October 30, 2008

Toshiba Portégé M700-110

The Portégé M700-110 is a generally solid 12.1in. convertible Tablet PC with a nice dual-mode touch-screen. It's a good choice for Tablet PC fans; if you need HSDPA or a webcam, it's a relatively small step up to the 3G11F model.

April 15, 2008 by

NComputing X300

NComputing's X300 provides a cost-effective way to hang up to six terminals off a single desktop PC using low-power, secure, easy to administer and quiet access terminals. It's not for power users, but is well suited to schools, business workgroups, libraries, internet cafés and suchlike.

February 14, 2008 by

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