Toshiba archive

  • Toshiba mini NB305 netbook announced
    Online

    Toshiba mini NB305 netbook announced

    By 5 January 2010

    In the States Toshiba has announced the launch of the mini NB305, the next generation of its netbook that offers the new Intel Atom N450 processor. With a 10.1-inch "TruBrite" LED backlit display the claim for battery life is up to 11 hours and the new...

  • CES 2010: Catch the latest news here
    Gaming

    CES 2010: Catch the latest news here

    By 4 January 2010

    The biggest tech show in the world is about to start in Las Vegas and Pocket-lint will be there live, covering all the news as it happens so you know what's what. CES in Las Vegas sees a whopping 2500 exhibitors from 140 countries trying to lure us with...

  • Toshiba BDX2000 Blu-ray player   review
    Home Cinema 3.5 out of 5

    Toshiba BDX2000 Blu-ray player review

    By 1 January 2010

    Like a Phoenix from the flames, Toshiba has at last put pride where it belongs and jumped on the Blu-ray bandwagon and we're glad it did. The loser in the Blu-ray vs. HD-DVD format war a few years ago, it's taken the Japanese giant almost 2 years to lick...

  • 10 techs that failed in the Noughties
    Gaming

    10 techs that failed in the Noughties

    By 31 December 2009

    There are always winners and losers, just ask anyone that has watched X-Factor or American Idol, so which tech didn't make it through to the end of the decade and were rather left rotting in "fail" hell for eternity? Here are our favourites: HD DVD Arh...

  • Toshiba Satellite A500-19X notebook   review
    Laptops 4 out of 5

    Toshiba Satellite A500-19X notebook review

    By 14 December 2009

    Toshiba's Satellite A500-19X is a mid-range multimedia laptop. It's considerably smaller and cheaper than the company’s own Qosmio range, yet proves every bit as able. While we've tested an A500 before, the internal specification has changed quite a...

  • Nokia sues 11 LCD manufacturers over price-fixing
    Phones

    Nokia sues 11 LCD manufacturers over price-fixing

    By 1 December 2009

    Nokia is suing a range of manufacturers to get back what it overpaid for displays up to 2006, thanks to illegal price-fixing rackets in the LCD and CRT markets. Samsung, LG, Sharp, Philips, Hitachi, Toshiba and others - some of which have been found guilty,...

  • The low down: Best Laptop 2009
    Laptops

    The low down: Best Laptop 2009

    By 26 November 2009

    Day 4 of our Vodafone Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2009 nominees round-up gives us a chance to look at what many of us are using right now - laptops. So, before you head over to the voting page to mark your choices, here's a little run down of our pick of...

  • CES 2010: What new gadgets will be announced?
    Gaming

    CES 2010: What new gadgets will be announced?

    By 18 November 2009

    The countdown to CES 2010, the biggest electronics trade show on the planet, has begun, but what can we expect from the show, and what should we start to get excited about? Here are six areas that are going to dominate the news come January. Don't forget,...

  • The making of the Toshiba Space Chair
    Laptops

    The making of the Toshiba Space Chair

    By 16 November 2009

    With the creeping dawn of a new year comes both a new media campaign and ethos for the "leaders in innovation" Toshiba. Today sees the launch of the Space Chair advertisement in the UK - and soon in France and Germany - which will span TV, online and...

  • Toshiba becomes official tech supplier to England football team
    Home Cinema

    Toshiba becomes official tech supplier to England football team

    By 16 November 2009

    Toshiba and the The Football Association have announced a new partnership that will see Toshiba become the official consumer electronics supplier to the England football team, to and through next year's 2010 FIFA World Cup Finals. As part of the agreement,...

  • Best Laptops 2009 nominations
    Laptops

    Best Laptops 2009 nominations

    By 16 November 2009

    Here are the nominations for Best Laptop or Netbook in The Vodafone Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2009. The following products were chosen because we feel they represent the best laptop and netbooks on sale in the last 12 months that are available in the...

  • Video: Toshiba Space Chair advert aims to confuse
    Laptops

    Video: Toshiba Space Chair advert aims to confuse

    By 11 November 2009

    Toshiba's latest ad for its Laptop division is hoping to baffle you enough that you can't but help talk about it. Called "Space chair" the new ad will be shown on Monday 16 November in the UK. To drum up some excitement, ToshibaUK is asking twitterers...

  • Toshiba launches 320GB 1.8-inch HDD
    Online

    Toshiba launches 320GB 1.8-inch HDD

    By 5 November 2009

    Toshiba has announced the launch of the highest capacity 1.8-inch hard disk drive to date, offering the 320GB dual platter MK3233GSG. The upshot of the announcement means you'll soon see the "latest generation of high-end portable and extremely mobile...

  • Toshiba offers laptop "Trade-In" scheme
    Laptops

    Toshiba offers laptop "Trade-In" scheme

    By 3 November 2009

    Toshiba has announced the launch of a new "Trade-In" programme describing it as "an initiative designed to help consumers offset the cost of buying a new laptop whilst ensuring that their old laptop is disposed of in an environmentally sustainable way"....

  • Toshiba Regza 55SV685DB television   review
    Home Cinema 3 out of 5

    Toshiba Regza 55SV685DB television review

    By 3 November 2009

    A brand usually found in the lower echelons of the flatscreen TV market, Toshiba is making a bid for the big time with this huge LED screen. The trouble is, the 55SV685DB's very large price heaps on the pressure; is it much better than a 50-inch plasma,...

  • Toshiba Satellite U500-178 notebook   review
    Laptops 4 out of 5

    Toshiba Satellite U500-178 notebook review

    By 2 November 2009

    Toshiba’s Satellite U500-178 is a highly portable laptop that’s great for either home use or a life on the move. With a 13.3-inch screen, it’s small enough to slip into most laptop bags, yet also packs in a powerful Nvidia GeForce G 210M graphics...

  • Toshiba Announces Satellite Pro U500, L550 and L500
    Laptops

    Toshiba Announces Satellite Pro U500, L550 and L500

    By 23 October 2009

    Toshiba, hot on the heels of announcing a couple of consumer laptops, has added some business machines to its Satellite portfolio. There's the U500, L550 and L500. All three feature, Toshiba says, "everyday computing efficiency with impressive multimedia...

  • Toshiba XDE-600 DVD player   review
    Home Cinema 4.5 out of 5

    Toshiba XDE-600 DVD player review

    By 20 October 2009

    Last year’s XDE-500, the first DVD player equipped with Toshiba’s eXtended Detail Enhancement (XDE) technology, certainly took upscaled picture quality to new heights, but a replacement for high-def it was not. Since then Toshiba has announced plans...

  • Toshiba announces Satellite L450, L555
    Laptops

    Toshiba announces Satellite L450, L555

    By 16 October 2009

    Toshiba has introduced two new consumer-aimed Satellite laptops, the L450 and L555 for those "looking for affordability without compromising on style and performance". Hoping to cash in on the sales bump that Microsoft's new operating system will create,...

  • Five ultra thin, ultra light and ultra portable notebooks
    Laptops

    Five ultra thin, ultra light and ultra portable notebooks

    By 8 October 2009

    So, Sony is the latest to be breaking records today with the official launch of what the company considers is the world's lightest notebook. Naturally, that all rather depends on whatever woolly boundaries there are between net and notebooks but the fact...

  • Windows Mobile 6.5   review
    Phones 3 out of 5

    Windows Mobile 6.5 review

    By 7 October 2009

    Windows Mobile 6.5 swoops in and ousts the 6.1 variation of the mobile phone operating system. We first got our hands on Windows Mobile 6.5 at Mobile World Congress back in February and today it finally comes to market on a slew of handsets from a number...

  • Toshiba Cell Regza 55X1, new flagship television unveiled
    Home Cinema

    Toshiba Cell Regza 55X1, new flagship television unveiled

    By 5 October 2009

    Toshiba has unveiled the 55-inch Cell Regza 55X1 in Japan as its new flagship LCD television. With high quality sound, a contrast ratio of 5,000,000:1, and brightness of 1250cdm2, the 240Hz TV boasts "ultra-high-speed processing and recording, enhanced...

  • Toshiba takes over Fujitsu's hard-disk business
    Online

    Toshiba takes over Fujitsu's hard-disk business

    By 2 October 2009

    Fujitsu and Toshiba have jointly announced that the latter has now taken over the former's hard disk business. The deal, originally announced in February, involves the formation of a new Toshiba subsidiary company called Toshiba Storage Device Corp. The...

  • Nokia, Samsung, Sony and Toshiba team up on mobile HDMI
    Phones

    Nokia, Samsung, Sony and Toshiba team up on mobile HDMI

    By 30 September 2009

    Top consumer electronics companies have revealed they are teaming up to effectively create a mobile, or mini, version of the HDMI port for portable devices and phones. Nokia, Samsung, Sony and Toshiba have all announced they are working with Silicon Image...

  • Toshiba Satellite T130 and T110
    Laptops

    Toshiba Satellite T130 and T110

    By 29 September 2009

    Here's a few snaps of Toshiba's Satellite T110 and T130 laptops that were recently announced by the company. They're designed to fill the gaps between netbooks and full desktop-replacement machines, and carry a huge battery life of 11 hours. The come...