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The best external desktop hard drive

July 29, 2017

The Wirecutter By Justin Krajeski This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a buyer’s guide to the best technology. When readers choose to buy The Wirecutter’s independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read the full article here. After 20 hours of new research and testing, we […]

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Apple and Amazon want a stake in Toshiba’s memory business

July 29, 2017

Bloomberg via Getty Images Apple and Amazon are joining a Foxconn bid to purchase Japanese chip giant Toshiba’s NAND manufacturing division, according to Nikkei. The deal could make it easier for the companies, particularly Apple, to access all-important flash memory more cheaply for iPhones and Kindles. Foxconn has at least five other bidding rivals, including […]

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Toshiba’s latest SSD tech squeezes 128GB onto a tinier chip

July 29, 2017

Getty Images Toshiba and (we think) its partner WD have just unveiled the next generation of rapidly evolving flash memory technology. Its 96-layer NAND tech will arrive in 2018 in 3-bit, 32GB (256 gigabit) chip sizes. That will allow for SSDs and other flash products with 40 percent more storage than 64-layer NAND (which WD […]

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Toshiba’s Portege X20W is a sleek, durable convertible laptop with a 360-degree hinge for business users

January 19, 2017

Ever since Toshiba stopped making consumer notebooks, it’s been quietly regrouping and fine-tuning its business-grade notebooks. Here at CES 2017, Toshiba is showing off its first convertible laptop with a 360-degree hinge for business users. It’s called the Portégé X20W and, after my brief hands-on with it, I’m taken with its sturdy build, sharp design […]

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Toshiba’s ultra-fast microSD cards will let you shoot like a pro with small cameras

December 30, 2016

It’s easy to find fast storage if you have a big camera, but not so much if you have a very tiny mirrorless cam that uses microSD cards — more often than not, you’re stuck in the slow lane. You won’t be held back for much longer if Toshiba has its way, though. The company […]

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Toshiba’s new android ’employee’ uses sign language, speaks Japanese

December 30, 2016

Toshiba’s newest hire (of sorts) is called Aiko Chihara — and she’s manning a reception desk at the company’s booth at CEATEC 2014 in Japan. Oh, and she’s silcone-coated robot. Interaction isn’t in her repertoire just yet — a Toshiba spokesman said that it was certainly a possibility in the future — as Aiko only […]

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Toshiba joins other tech giants in growing super-clean vegetables

December 30, 2016

The name “Toshiba” conjures images of stacks of laptops piled high and maybe the occasional television, but the Japanese electronics giant is turning its attention to something just a little more humble: lettuce. Well, spinach too. And swiss chard. Quartz’s Dan Frommer tells the tale of a Toshiba-owned clean room nestled in the industrial corners […]

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Which Chromebooks are worth buying?

December 30, 2016

Seven years ago, netbooks were all the rage with consumers, providing a cheap and easy way to get online and carry out other basic computing tasks. They died out as cellphones and tablets became popular, with some companies even forecasting the death of the laptop entirely. But it turns out that people still need notebooks […]

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Toshiba’s Surface-like DynaPad is coming to the US next year

December 30, 2016

Toshiba has unveiled the DynaPad, a 12-inch, Surface Pro-like convertible that packs an exotic Wacom Active Electrostatics TruPen stylus. Microsoft revealed the news on its Windows blog, where it’s been keen to promote third-party Windows 10 hardware after launching its own Surface Book. Toshiba says the stylus’ 2,048 levels of pressure and specially coated 1,920 […]

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Toshiba, Fujitsu and Vaio could merge their PC divisions

December 30, 2016

The PC business as we know it is dying, and whenever an industry reaches this point in its life, it has to team up with the other survivors to avoid oblivion. To that end, Nikkei Asian Review believes that Toshiba, Fujitsu and Vaio, Sony’s spun out computing division, are considering merging their PC divisions together. […]

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