Toshiba

  • Toshiba To Start Selling Their Battery-Powered TV In Japan, Too

    Back in November 2010, Toshiba introduced the world’s first series of battery-powered LCD TVs. Dubbed Power TV, the devices were initially produced with developing countries or regions with unstable power supply in mind. But now big T has dated and priced [JP] a special version for the Japanese market, as announced in April this year. Read More

  • Toshiba Brings The B10 And P100 To The US

    Looking for a low-cost camcorder? Toshiba called, they want your money. In return, they’ll give you one of these two newish 1080p camcorders. I say “newish” because not only were these released in Europe back in April, but because one of them is nearly identical to one I have sitting next to me. The news is they’re finally coming to the US, so you can buy ‘em all… Read More

  • Sony And Toshiba To Merge OLED And LCD Businesses

    The consolidation process in Japan’s electronics industry continues: Toshiba and Sony are in talks to combine their OLED and small LCD businesses, various Japanese news sources are reporting. The plan is to find synergies in the production for small LCD panels for smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices in order to catch up with Sharp, which currently holds the biggest share in… Read More

  • Limited-Run Solar OLED Lamp From Toshiba Distributed In Japan's Quake Zone

    Toshiba is distributing a little OLED lamp they designed to quake-stricken areas of Japan. The device is powered by either four AAA batteries or a rechargeable battery pack that can be powered up with solar or USB power. But there’s a catch (for us, anyway). Read More

  • The Toshiba WT310 Is A 11.6-inch Oak Trail Windows 7 Tablet


    Toshiba may have delayed its Honeycomb tab, but the just-announced WT310 shows the company hasn’t delayed all products in this form factor. The Windows 7 slate runs on an Oak Trail Atom Z670 and 2GB while packing a 64GB SSD, 802.11b/g/n chipset, Bluetooth 3.0, 2MP front & 3MP rear camera along with USB 2.0, HDMI, and a SDHX card slot. Sounds great, right? Well, at least for a Windows… Read More

  • Toshiba To Acquire Smart Grid Tech Firm, Landis+Gyr, For $2.3 Billion

    Toshiba — the diversified tech company best known for its consumer electronics, lighting and HVAC systems — is coming after the smart grid market in Europe and the U.S. with the acquisition of a Swiss smart grid tech firm, Landis+Gyr. Toshiba announced a commitment to acquire Landis+Gyr for $2.3 billion today. The company makes power distribution, metering and smart home software… Read More

  • Toshiba's Honeycomb Tablet Running Late For Launch Date

    Toshiba’s second venture into the tablet arena is off to a rough start, as reports have come in saying that the Toshiba slate will be delayed in the UK. Originally, Toshiba had promised that the 10.1-inch Android 3.0 Honeycomb tablet would arrive in the UK sometime during Q2. Sounds like that was a bit optimistic. Read More

  • The Five (Minor) Differences Between The Motorola Xoom And Acer Iconia Tab

    The march towards the generic Android tablet has begun. Most of the first Honeycomb tablets are indistinguishable from each other save one or two tiny differences. The Xoom hit the market first and still has arguably the best reviews while the G-Slate made a name for itself with 3D movies. Then there’s the Asus Transformer with its $150 optional keyboard dock and the Acer Iconia Tab… Read More

  • IODATA 3TB Drive Looks Like It's Mad At You

    Need 3 terabytes of storage? Sure, why not? The HDCA-UT30K from IODATA is one of the first commercial 3TB drives available and it can act as a DVR for Toshiba Regza TVs and, presumably, hold thousands and thousands of LOLCat photos. Read More

  • Toshiba Introduces Write-Once (And Never Again) SD Card

    Toshiba yesterday announced [JP] an SD card that has a very special feature: it allows users to store up to 1GB of content, but following that, the content can not be erased or modified in any way. Other than that, the so-called Write-Once Card (which, needless to say, can’t be formatted either) looks like any other SD card and can be used just like a conventional card, too. Read More