Toshiba and its manufacturing partner SanDisk officially cut the ribbon on their third 300mm wafer NAND fabrication facility at Toshiba's Yokkaichi Operations in Mie Prefecture, Japan. They're calling it Fab 5, which has nothing to do with the 1991 University of Michigan men's basketball team, though its foundation is just as solid.
How many times have you wanted to yell at a movie character to look behind them before they're sliced to bits, or give them some information crucial to whatever dilemma they're facing? The problem is, they never listen, no matter how spot on your advice. But what if they did? Intel and Toshiba today announced a new social film project called "Inside" that will give you, the viewer, a chance to direct the action from your recliner.
Those newfangled 3D displays are awesome for gaming and movie-watching alike, but there's two things about them we don't like. Wearing those silly glasses for the full 2.5 hours-plus of Avatar 3D kind of sucks, and owning a 3D TV or monitor attracts Blu-ray-loving buddies like flies – flies that leave pizza boxes and beer cans strewn across your once-clean living room. Toshiba's taken care of both of those concerns with the Qosmio F750, a laptop with a glasses-free 3D display that will let you watch your 3D Blu-ray collection from the comfort of your friend's couch.
Toshiba sent us a flurry of notebook announcements this week running the gamut from the tremendously equipped to the totally affordable. Dealing with the latter are the "smartly equipped" Satellite L700 and C600 Series laptops, and when we say affordable, we're talking about netbook-esque prices. Pricing starts at $380, and that's for a 15.6-inch laptop with AMD inside.
Having been available in Europe for more than two weeks now, Toshiba’s Qosmio X770 and X770 3D gaming laptops are now bound for the United States. The company today announced the US launch date and pricing for both laptops. Hit the jump for specs, launch date and pricing.
Toshiba has finally updated their high-end gaming laptop line with the new X770 model. This is a hefty desktop replacement unit, but it has slimmed down compared to the last generation. Still, it doesn't compromise on the specs. The X770 can blow a lot of desktops out of the water.
Well, well, well, look who's getting into the all-in-one (AIO) PC market. It's Toshiba, a company that's been mostly focused on notebooks, but has decided to try its hand at AIO desktops with the launch its new DX1210, a 21.5-inch AIO built around Intel's Sandy Bridge platform. Toshiba's aim is to provide the "complete entertainment experience," and towards that end you'll find a built-in DVD player and integrated TV tuner.
A day after Samsung unveiled its water friendly W200 pocket camera, Toshiba announced a waterproof recorder of its own for $10 less. Toshiba's Camileo BW10 is a pocket-sized, HD camcorder that comes protected in a yellow or silver rubberized shell that Toshiba says makes it an ideal candidate for shooting videos in up to six and a half feet under water. Compact and sturdy, the BW10 can also withstand dirt, snow, and other outside hazards.
You're not going to find anyone saying you can have their 3D glasses when you pry them from their cold, dead hands. The truth is, the need for eye gear is a major turnoff many consumers would rather do without, even if it means living in a 2D world. That's where glasses-free 3D displays come in, like the one found on Nintendo's recently released 3DS handheld console, and also on Toshiba's just unveiled 'Dynabook Qosmio T851/D8CR' notebook. If glasses-free 3D displays aren't exactly new, why is Toshiba beating its chest?
Toshiba claims it went back to the drawing board and re-engineered from the ground up a new range of thin, light, and highly-durable business laptops. These high-performance oriented models include the Tecra and Portege lines, both of which Toshiba says are the thinnest business notebooks the company has ever made.