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Toshiba announced the Satellite L635 Kids’ PC. Designed in collaboration with Best Buy and its You Spoke, We Listened program, the Satellite L635 features KidZui, an Internet browser made for children, and Net Nanny. The laptop also has a wipeable keyboard as well as a no-gloss Dura-cross textured finish that helps resist fingerprints. The Satellite L635 will be exclusive to Best Buy. It will be available beginning September 26. Toshiba and Best Buy Collaborate to Introduce Children’s Laptop New Satellite L635 Kids’ PC: Features Wipeable Keyboard and Software and Entertainment... Read more...
A recent survey may serve as a wakeup call to broadcast networks and cable companies that their subscriber base may soon be slipping away. According to a Credit Suisse survey, approximately 30 percent of Netflix users between the ages of 18 and 24 are using Netflix's Watch Instantly service to watch TV and movies instead of paying for cable or satellite TV service. The survey also revealed that 37 percent of Netflix subscribers between the ages of 25 and 34 are doing the same. “Netflix’s low cost, subscription streaming service (with improving content) is our biggest worry and could... Read more...
Toshiba is adding to the Satellite A665 laptop's 3D capabilities by providing a software update that will add 2D to 3D conversion, support for Blu-ray 3D discs, and the ability to stream 3D content to 3D-ready televisions. The Toshiba Video Player 3D software will now enable the Satellite A665 to take 2D content and upconvert it to 3D. In addition, 3D content can be outputted directly to a 3D TV set via the HDMI connection. Toshiba is promising these new features via a software upgrade that will be available from www.toshiba.co.uk/computers. Updates to the Toshiba Satellite A665 3D laptop bring... Read more...
As the saying goes, you either run with the big dogs or stay on the porch. Dish Network has chosen the former, joining a growing number of content providers to jump on the online video bandwagon with a new video portal, DishOnline.com. This is Dish Network's take on "TV Everywhere," which will let users watch full episodes of movies online, get exclusive behind the scenes extras, excerpts, and previews, and program their DVR boxes from anywhere they're able to hop online. "People are shifting where they watch video, and I want to shift with them," said Dave Shull, Dish's senior vice president for... Read more...
Soon, Dish subscribers will be able to watch live television via their mobile devices at no extra cost. In September, Dish Network is planning to launch an app for the iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, and BlackBerry devices that will enable this functionality. An app for Google's Android OS will launch in October. In order to take advantage of the new feature, users will need the mobile app as well as special hardware. One option is Sling Media's SlingBox, which sells for $180 to $300. Alternatively, Dish subscribers could opt to upgrade to Dish's high-definition digital video recorder with SlingBox features.... Read more...
You hear that noise? That's the sound of the 3D bandwagon headed in your direction, and everyone's jumping on. That includes Toshiba, which has made available its first 3D laptop, the Satellite A665-3DV. Sure, the name is a little boring, especially since Toshiba is blazing a new trail for themselves, but the hardware inside is bit more exciting, starting with the Core i7 740QM processor. In addition to one of Intel's latest and greatest mobile chips, the A664-3DV also comes equipped with a 15.6-inch LED backlit display. Other specs include 4GB of DDR3 memory, Nvidia GeForce GTS 350M graphics,... Read more...
In addition to the 3D-Ready laptop we told you about earlier, Toshiba is expanding its consumer laptop line with quite a few new models. First up are the new Satellite A665 and Satellite M645. Both of these models are feature-packed entertainment laptops with two new features: Toshiba Sleep-and-Music and Resolution+ DVD Upconversion. Sleep-and-Music lets you play music through the laptop speakers while it is powered down. As you might guess from its name, Resolution+ DVD Upconversion will upconvert standard-definition movies to improve the look and feel of the picture and make it more like HD.... Read more...
All aboard! It's time to jump on the 3D bandwagon, at least that's what Toshiba wants you to do, which is co-conducting the three-dimensional ride in the mobile market with its new Satellite A665 3D-ready laptop. And the the other co-pilot? That would be Nvidia, whose 3D Vision Technology provides the engine for this 3D ride. Your ticket costs $1,600 and comes in the form of a 15.6-inch laptop with an LED backlit widescreen display and 120Hz scan rate. Toshiba managed to pack some respectable hardware into its latest Satellite, including an Intel Core i7 740QM processor, Nvidia GeForce GTS 350M... Read more...
Toshiba is expanding the Satellite T135 lineup with new AMD Turion Neo X2-powered models. With these new models, you'll get a similar 13-inch notebook as the Intel-powered models but for a price that's about $100 less. In addition to the AMD Neo processor platform, the T135D offers ATI Radeon graphics. As a result, you get the versatility of a dual-core processor as well as increased multimedia capabilities. In the following pages, we'll take a closer look at the Toshiba Satellite T135D-S1324 to find out how it and the AMD Turion Neo X2 processor compare to other thin-and-light ultraportable laptops,... Read more...
Last year, Toshiba announced the Satellite T135 series, a line of thin-and-light ultraportable laptops that offered a good balance of performance and price. Toshiba got our attention with this line so we reviewed the Satellite T135-S1310RD, an Intel Pentium SU4100 powered machine that featured an ultra-low voltage processor. At a time when many thin-and-light notebooks were using Atom processors, the higher-powered dual-core SU4100 in the T135-S1310RD definitely caught our eye. Fast forward to this year and Toshiba is expanding the Satellite T135 lineup with new AMD Turion Neo X2-powered models.... Read more...
You can hardly talk about U.S. military and defense systems without mentioning Raytheon. The same company that introduced an iPhone app for the battlefield a few months ago has just announced a huge contract win that could change the way GPS is viewed and used forever. And if you've ever wished that you could find a signal in a crowded city or have a GPS unit with more accuracy, there's a good chance you'll appreciate this.The United States Air Force has selected Raytheon for an "initial contract of $886 million to develop a new element of the Global Positioning System to improve the accuracy of... Read more...
Toshiba announced the new Portégé M780 Tablet PC and Satellite Pro U500 laptop with multi-touch display. Both laptops target students, educators and business professionals with their touch capabilities. The laptops take advantage of the built-in touch capabilities of Windows 7 Professional, letting you scroll through Web pages and documents with your finger. The laptops also come with Toshiba’s touch-enabled ReelTime and Bulletin Board applications. The Portégé M780 Tablet PC builds on the success of its predecessor by offering Intel Core processors, faster DDR3 memory, Toshiba’s eSATA/USB combo... Read more...
Toshiba announced the new Tecra A11 and the new Qosmio X500 laptops for business users. The company also added to the Satellite Pro Series with the new Satellite Pro L450 and Satellite Pro L500 business laptops. The new Tecra A11 is thinner and lighter than its predecessor and features a 10-key numeric keypad. The A11 also offers the new 2010 Intel Core processors, a 15.6-inch display, and a number of optional upgrades such as the NVIDIA GeForce 512MB graphics card. The Qosmio X500 laptop targets users with demanding computing needs such as engineers, designers and content creators. This laptop... Read more...
We're seeing more and more CULV notebooks hit the market these days. The growing sector of Consumer Ultra Low Voltage machines attempts to bridge the gap between lower cost netbooks and full-size notebooks, offering a more powerful chip than the ubiquitous Atom options we see in netbooks, but one that consumes less power than the mainstream Core 2 Duo processors we see in many full-size notebooks. The Toshiba Satellite T100 Series fits in the CULV segment and attempts to offer the comfort and convenience of a standard laptop in an ultra-thin package. As the larger model in the T100 series, the... Read more...
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