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Google’s new Haswell Chromebooks are faster and use less power

  • 11/09/2013 at 23:21 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • Laptops

Google Haswell ChromebooksThe Chromebook has been a very quiet device in the past. Using low cost parts in order to present a budget friendly laptop, things never quite took off. But now they have announced a new, better version that uses Intel Haswell processors, as well as a new Chromebox using the same.

Back when the Chromebook was first launched, it had a lot of hype. Google had promised a functional but affordable alternative to other brands that were charging an arm and a leg.

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Senseg’s tactile display on a tablet demo, to be released in 12 months

  • 06/12/2011 at 14:42 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • Technology

Senseg tactile displaySenseg has had their tactile display technology (E-Sense) out in public for all to see, but has yet to launch it on any devices. However, now they are poised to launch their amazing tech on tablets within the next year. It does sound like a long time, but it is shorter than their longer ranged view of 24 months. CNET had the chance to test this new display.

Imagine touching the glass and feeling wood, stone, sandpaper, or a brush. Toshiba is working hard to bring this to you in the form of a film that can be attached to any surface, whether the front or the back of a phone or even a rounded surface. They presented their New Sensation UI Solution at the Embedded Systems Expo (ESEC). Toshiba will release an SDK as well.

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Toshiba Portege Z835 join the Ultrabook market with a $899 Price

  • 13/11/2011 at 20:19 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • Laptops

Toshiba Portege Z835The machine must have nothing inside! When you lift it, you will not believe it is a functioning notebook. This is the lightest Ultrabook to date. The boot time is lightening fast and the battery lasts a long time.

This is a final breakthrough in the Ultrabook assault on Apple’s MacBook Air. Toshiba has corrected some problems plaguing other Ultrabooks on the market. Their trackpad is precise, not jerky, the keyboard is backlit, and the battery lasts much longer. The price is an easy competitive point, at $899 against Apple’s $1,299, or even $1,199 for the ASUS Zenbook UX31.

This is not a flashy notebook, by any means. Rather, Toshiba has opted for the subtle elegance that makes it feel like something noteworthy. The color is a unified gunmetal gray, brushed down for that chiseled look. The single, lengthy hinge is a step up from the double, fragile hinges often found on notebooks.

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Toshiba Qosmio F755 3D Laptop will hit Stores on August 16th

Toshiba Qosmio F755 3D LaptopPresented at the CES this year, the wonderful Toshiba Qosmio – or F755 – has amazed more than just a few. Its without-glasses-3D concept is more than enough to catch the attention of consumers, and faster than expected it will be made available for sale. It’s scheduled to hit stores on August 16 in the United States at a retail price of $1,699.

This latest device by Toshiba had been announced first in the United Kingdom, where it’s known as the F750 instead of F755 and it’s also scheduled to be released in the current month.

When it comes to specifications, besides its 3D capability, the Qosmio comes with screen that measures 15 inches. The screen is certainly anything but ordinary;

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Toshiba Thrive Tablet features Android 3.1 and Tegra 2 Processor

  • 07/06/2011 at 02:54 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • Gadgets

Toshiba Thrive TabletToshiba seemed to be in the down low for the last couple of years, but this has ended as now it has returned announcing their latest gadget: a tablet called Thrive Honeycomb. The announcement was made on June 2 and the tablet will be available until July 10.

The tablet will be running on Honeycomb 3.1 by Android, the battery is said to last eight hours, it weighs 1.6 pounds and the screen measures 10.1 inches. It is also well equipped with a camera that has an awesome resolution and that can be used in two ways: it can be used facing the back or the front, although the resolution varies from 5 MP when used from the back, and 2 MP when used from the front. This will be extremely functional for those users that rely on Skype and other video-conference programs.

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Toshiba K01, a wonder QWERTY smartphone

Toshiba K01 phoneToshiba is a well known innovator in high technology, consumer products and electronic devices. Not surprisingly they even manufacture mobile phones and today K01 is a model that we will preview. His features has been presented by Toshiba in a press release during MWC 2010 at Barcelona.

The smartphone has an 4-1 inches AMOLED capacitive touchscreen display, quite big for some of us, but with an impressive resolution-480 x 800 pixels.

As we observe from this picture, it comes with a full QWERTY keyboard disposed in 4 rows. Easy to use and thin for a QWERTY, the phone has just 12.9 mm thick and measures 122 mm from the top to the bottom.

Toshiba K01 comes with Windows Mobile 6.5 operating system and with an astonishing 1Ghz Snapdragon processor manufactured by Qualcomm.

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