Japanese electronics giant Toshiba on Tuesday said its president and two other executives will step down over accounting irregularities.
Techno major Toshiba in collaboration with Gujarat-based Einfochips will provide chips for Google's revolutionary modular smartphone project, 'Ara', a senior company executive said here today.
Toshiba has today launched a new tablet in India called WT-8. The Windows 8.1 tablet is priced at Rs 15,490, and the device has gone on sale today exclusively on Amazon India.
Japanese firm Toshiba Corporation will invest about $30 million for expanding its production capacity in the power transmission and distribution business in India. The investment is part of the company's plan to invest $100 million in Indian power sector by 2016 . "Toshiba Corporation will reinforce its transmission and distribution (T&D) business in India with a 3 billion yen (approximately $30 million) investment in new production capacity at Toshiba Transmission & Distribution Systems India Private Ltd (TTDI) in Hyderabad," the company said in a statement.
Aiming to be among the top 3 tech players in India, Japanese giant Toshiba today unveiled a range of devices, foraying into newer segments like 2-in-1s (tablet-cum-notebooks) and workstations, and launched the world's first ultra HD 4K laptop in India.
Microsoft unveiled two new Windows devices, a tablet-laptop hybrid and a seven-inch tablet at Asia's largest tech show in Taiwan Wednesday. Tapping in to the "2-in-1" trend for laptops with detachable keyboards, which is a dominant theme at this year's Computex, the HP Pro X2 612 has a stylus, cameras front and back and comes with dual batteries in the tablet and keyboard.
Google on Monday used painful prose to proclaim that Chromebooks designed to push computing into the 'cloud' are heading for more countries. "Chromebooks are coming to nine more nations; to improve computing for all generations," Google marketing executive and 'occasional versifier' David Shapiro said in a rhyming blog.
A week ago, the HP 7 Plus was the only premium-branded sub-$100 tablet on sale in the US, and when HP quietly announced it, it took everyone by surprise. However seven days later, the tablet now has a serious competitor in the shape of the Toshiba Excite Go. Announced Tuesday and making its way to retailers in the US in July, the latest Toshiba Android tablet is slightly more expensive, $109.99, but it's also slightly better than HP's slate.
Another wave of laptop computers running on Google's Chrome operating system will be hitting stores this summer in the latest challenge to Microsoft's dominant Windows franchise. The latest line of Chromebooks unveiled today run on a new generation of Intel microprocessors. The machines will be shipped by major personal computer makers such as Lenovo Group, Acer, Dell, ASUS and Toshiba. They will sell for $300 to $400.
The world's largest PC maker has taken the wraps off two new notebooks that ignore Microsoft in favor of Google's lightweight virus-free operating system, Google Chrome OS. Neither the N20 nor the N20p are going to be giving IBM's Watson supercomputer a run for its money any time soon in terms of speed or power.
Looking forward to spend $1,500 (Rs.90,000) to buy your set of Google Glass soon? This information may shock you that it takes electronic components worth a mere $80 (Rs.4,800) to develop one eyewear device! According to the website TechInsights, researchers looked into one of the Glass prototype and revealed what goes into making Google Glass.
The lightweight Canvio AeroMobile SSD is, as its name suggests, designed for use on the go and could be the ideal solution for expanding the storage on everything from a smartphone to a notebook. But as well as being compact, it's also durable, thanks to the fact that it uses Solid State memory rather than a spinning hard drive for storage.
A new gadget from Toshiba turns wired external hard drives from single-user backup devices into wireless media streaming boxes the whole family can use simultaneously. External hard drives, unlike a lot of consumer electronic devices, don't get replaced on a regular basis. Chances are most consumers won't buy a new one until the existing one is absolutely full and there's no more space for backing up or for adding to the music and film library.
Last month, Lenovo and Toshiba warned consumers not to buy their products from online retailers like Flipkart, Amazon.in and Snapdeal among others, since they were not authorized resellers and products bought from them might not come with official warranty. Amazon India has now responded to allay the fears with what it calls the 100% Purchase Protection.
Yesterday we reported that Lenovo and Toshiba were advising buyers not to buy products from online retailers. However, there was no clarity why the companies had made the move and we could only speculate the reasons. It turns out that the companies were not happy with the low prices these online retailers were selling its products.
After Lenovo put up a notice on its India website warning buyers from buying products from Indian online retailers, it is now Toshiba that has done the same for its laptops and LED TVs. The Japanese electronics vendor has put up a notice that it does not have any direct agreements or arrangements with these online retailers and are not authorized by the company.
October 26 is D-day for Microsoft, it not only is launching the reimagined version of its cash cow Windows, but is also launching it first PC hardware product Surface RT tablet. But Surface RT is just the tip of the iceberg. OEMs have longed for a tablet OS that can compete with the iPad and Windows 8/ Windows RT is their new hope. They are launching a legion of new Windows powered devices, which will don the Metro goodness that Microsoft champions with Windows 8/RT. Read on to find out about some of the more prominent hardware products that have been announced for Windows 8/RT.
Apart from Dell, Toshiba also has launched a slew of products running the newly launched Intel Ivy Bridge based silicon in India. Some of these laptops include the Satellite C Series, the Satellite L series, the Satellite M840 and the Satellite U840.
Toshiba India has launched a new range of notebook PCs in India called the Sparkling Satellite series. The L740 14-inch notebook series and the L750 15.4-inch notebook series populate the range. Uniquely the Sparkling Satellite notebooks will be available three colors, a departure from the bland color palates previously offered by Toshiba on its notebooks.