Mother’s Day Tech Gift Ideas for Mother’s Day 2011

Mother's Day Gift Guide 2011

*+-If you love your mother and she loves technology, or gadgets like eReaders, then you owe it to your mom to check out the Mother’s Day 2011 Tech Gift Guide over at where you can find a collection of the hottest gifts ranging from $3.99 up to $829. These gifts have passed our mother […]

Toshiba Android Honeycomb Tablet Branded as Regza for Japan


*+-While it appears that Toshiba may have registered the Thrive brand in the U.S. with the USPTO, the company may be using the Regza moniker in its home country of Japan. According to Netbook News, the Toshiba Regza will see a release in June in Japan with pricing of around 723 USD. The Japanese edition […]

Toshiba Android Tablet to be Called ‘Thrive’


*+-A U.S. trademark filing with the USPTO reveals that electronics maker Toshiba has registered the name ‘Thrive’ which may suggest that its Android 3.0 Honeycomb tablet may be called Thrive, rather than the previously leaked ANT moniker. The company had debuted the Android tablet initially earlier this year at the Consumer Electronics Show without a […]

Morning Wrapup: Toshiba E305, MSI Notebooks, X220 and More


*+-Catching you up on Notebooks, we have a look at some new notebooks available for purchase and our first impressions of the Toshiba Satellite E305 Blue Label notebook. New Notebooks for April 2011: ThinkPad X220 – Editor’s Choice Award winner goes on sale MSI CR640 and CX640 – 2nd Gen Core i3 powered notebooks available […]

Morning Wrapup: Blue Label Notebooks, MSI X370 and Windows 8 Rumors

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*+-This morning in Notebooks, we have a pair of exciting Blue Label Notebooks from Best Buy, details on the release of the MSI X370, news on Windows 8 running on Flash drives and some fun Toughbook uses. The Best Buy Blue Label 3.0 notebooks have just gone up for preorder at Best Buy with some […]

Acer, Toshiba 10-Inch Android Tablets Coming to U.S. for Under $500?


*+-In addition to HTC bringing a 10-inch slate and the HP webOS TouchPad pricing leak, it looks like a slew of tablets will be getting released this summer for under $500 from Acer and Toshiba, according to a leaked document obtained by PreCentral. In April, Acer will release a 7-inch Android 2.3 Gingerbread tablet with […]

Toshiba Claims Its Tablet is Superior to Apple’s iPad 2


*+-Toshiba’s yet un-shipped tablet is better than the iPad 2 when it arrives, according to Toshiba Australia’s general manager Rob Wilkinson. Executives say that the tablet is expected to ship in May, about a month earlier than previously anticipated, and will go on sale through traditional PC channels rather than through carriers. The tablet will […]

Noontime Notebook News: February 28th Hands On Edition


*+-We are starting a new feature on GotteBeMobile, sharing the hottest news in Notebooks from our sister site just in time for lunchtime reading. This afternoon we have a heaping helping of hands on videos, news of OS X Lion and a few other items worth checking out. First off are’s first impressions […]

Toshiba Teases No Name Tablet And Smacks at Apple

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*+-Maybe the naming committee at Toshiba is just having a hard time or maybe not having a name for the promised new 10 inch Tablet is all a part of the tease. Regardless, Toshiba has launched a new web site to tease its upcoming Android Tablet. And it smacks at its competitors pretty much all […]

Toshiba Shows Off Honeycomb Tablet at CES


*+-As Warner had reported, we found Toshiba teasing a 10-inch slate running on Android 3.0 at CES. This one is different from the Toshiba Folio tablet that was released late last year. Toshiba is using its experience with HDTV to enhance the tablet experience and give its tablet some differentiating features. On the tablet, the […]

Sharp Rumored to Build LCD Screens for iPhone 7?


*+-After rumors that Apple had invested $1.2 billion in a Toshiba plant for building LCD panels, now eyes are on Sharp as Nikkei business daily reported that Apple and Sharp are investing another $1.2 billion to build a facility to produce screens for Apple’s iPhone and iPod Touch touchscreen products. Apple is said to be […]

Toshiba Launches MB Air-Like SSD Upgrades


*+-Tell me you saw this coming because you should have. Solid State Storage or Drives have been coming on for quite some time. There are numbers of Windows based notebooks with SSD options available, and even SSD drives that you can install yourself. Those who have gone the SSD route usually love the performance increase […]

Toshiba FOLIO 100 Promo Videos

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*+-Toshiba France has released several promo videos of its FOLIO 100. The 10.1″ multi-touch slate is built with NVIDIA’s Tegra 2 technology and runs Android 2.2. We saw the FOLIO 100 on video for the first time early last month. Here’s an overview of the FOLIO 100. And here’s a look at Toshiba’s Market Place […]

Pocketables Goes Hands on with the Toshiba Libretto W100


*+-Jenn at Pocketables has her hands on a Toshiba Libretto W100 and has posted a bevy of unboxing and comparison photos along with some early impressions. Her list of early impressions is long and includes some interesting notes. Here’s an excerpt. Build quality is high and screen hinge is strong. Screen isn’t very bright. Max […]

Toshiba Libretto dual-screen tablet hitting the U.S.


*+-Toshiba’s dual-screen concept tablet called Libretto was launched in Japan as a limited-edition to celebrate their 25th anniversary. Seemed unlikely we’d see it on sale in the States, but it turns out that limited-edition wasn’t so limited, as ToshibaDirect and Amazon are both offering it here for $1099.99.

Lenovo and Toshiba prepping lightweight slates


*+-Couple of top players in the Tablet PC market are piquing interest with passing mentions and peeks at lightweight slates they have in the works. A Lenovo exec has been talking about their “LePad” while Toshiba Australia left audiences wanting more with a shot of their slate in development.

GBM InkShow: Evolution of Toshiba’s Mobile Devices

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*+-I recently met up with Chris Casper of Toshiba in San Francisco to see some new PCs. While I’m always up for a look at new PCs, the most interesting thing at the meeting for me was the lineup of old Toshiba devices that Chris brought along as part of the company’s 25th anniversary of […]

Toshiba Prepping Slates


*+-Toshiba, like most other computer makers, is working on delivering slates to the market later this year. GM of of Digital Products for Toshiba, Jeff Barney is reported as saying that there will be a Windows 7 Tablet/slate and an Android version. The Windows 7 version will be dual screen, but there’s no elaboration on […]