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Toshiba's handheld prototype is weird and shiny


Toshiba's tiny prototype portable has a slick silver look and specs to relish. From Australian PC Authority:

We're told the device runs Vista, and Intel's Atom processor, and in our brief hand-on play, it ran relatively smoothly, though it was

Toshiba's Portege R500-S50007V is 0.77" thick with 128GB solid state drive


Toshiba's entry in the superthin stakes is the Portege R500-S5007v, a 2.4lb notebook with a 128GB flash drive and integrated optical. Topped by a 12.1" 1280x800 widescreen display, it comes with 2GB of RAM, a U7700 Core 2 Duo …

Wal-Mart Refunding HD DVD Player Purchased Made After Nov. 1

If you bought an HD DVD player at Wal-Mart on or after November 1st and have your receipt, you can return it with or without original package for a full refund. [WSJ via Crunchgear]…

Toshiba TDP-EX20U: Neat Tricks from a Boring Projector


There's little more boring than business-class front projectors, but every once in a while one burbles to the surface with some legitimately interesting features. The "extreme short projection" features of the Toshiba TDP-EX20U, for example, let it blow out a …