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Toshiba dual camera module removes photobombs and post-photo focusing
By Andrew Kameka on Tuesday December 24, 2013

Smartphone manufacturers have been using bigger megapixels and software gimmicks to get an edge with their device cameras, but Toshiba is developing a new camera module that phone makers will be able to use for practical things like removing unwanted objects or refocusing images.

Toshiba Excite Write hands-on: an Android 4.2 tablet with a stylus to match [VIDEO]
By Andrew Kameka on Friday June 28, 2013

Toshiba's many attempts at entering the Android tablet market have so far been clunky and flawed products, but the Toshiba Excite Write might be one of the first to get something right.

Toshiba Excite tablet trio announced with new HD displays, stylus, and quad-core processors
By Andrew Kameka on Tuesday June 04, 2013

The Toshiba Excite line of Android tablets has been refreshed with new displays and more powerful processors. The new Excite Pro, Excite Write, and Excite Pure all have hardware upgrades and Android 4.2 software to go with other unique features.

Lytro-like smartphone camera developed by Toshiba could arrive in 2013
By Andrew Kameka on Thursday December 27, 2012

Lytro is a camera known for its unique ability to refocus an image that a camera has already captured, but some may have asked why isn't there a Lytro camera for smartphones? Toshiba is working to answer that question by introducing a smartphone camera sensor that can provide post-capture focusing next year.

Toshiba unveils three Android 4.0 ICS Excite tablets
By Dan Seifert on Tuesday April 10, 2012

Toshiba has officially taken the wraps off of three new tablets for its Excite line. The new tablets come in three different sizes, though all of them are remarkably thin. Also, all three tablets are powered by NVIDIA's Tegra 3 quad-core processor with 1GB of RAM and run Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich.

Toshiba Excite 10 LE tablet lands Stateside, on sale March 6 starting at $530
By Michelle Ruhfass on Thursday March 01, 2012

Toshiba is officially bringing the Excite 10 LE tablet to the States. The Excite is the successor to the Thrive tablet and will offer 10 inches of touchscreen real estate to its users. The tablet will also come loaded with Google's Android 3.2 Honeycomb operating system and will be powered by a dual-core 1.2GHz processor from Texas Instruments. Other features include a 5 megapixel camera for video and photo taking as well as a 2 megapixel user facing camera for video chats. The tablet offers both built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity, a micro-SD memory card slot, and a micro HDMI port. The Toshiba Excite 10 LE will be offered in two variants: 16GB for $529.99 or 32GB for $599.99. The Excite 10 LE will be available for purchase March 6.

Toshiba AT200 tablet coming to U.S. this spring as the Excite X10, keeps model-thin profile
By Dan Seifert on Sunday January 08, 2012

This evening, Toshiba announced the Excite X10, the U.S. version of the AT200 Android tablet that was originally unveiled at the IFA trade show back in September of last year. The Excite X10 is everything that the original Thrive tablet wasn't, as it features a razor-thin 7.7mm profile and a fast processor.

Toshiba to offer 10-inch Excite Android tablet in January
By Michelle Ruhfass on Friday December 09, 2011

Toshiba is readying its latest Android tablet, the Excite, for January, according to the electronics maker's Canadian webpage. The Excite is the successor to the Thrive tablet and will offer 10 inches of touchscreen real estate to its users. The tablet will also come loaded with Google's Android 3.2 Honeycomb operating system which is powered by a dual-core 1.2GHz processor from Texas Instruments. Other features include a 5 megapixel camera for video and photo taking as well as a 2 megapixel user facing camera for video chats. The Excite offers both built-in WiFi and Bluetooth connectivity, a micro-SD memory card slot, and a micro HDMI port. The Toshiba Excite will be offered in two variants: 16GB or 32GB. No word yet on pricing and availability.

Toshiba Thrive gets Android 3.2 Honeycomb upgrade
By Dan Seifert on Tuesday November 15, 2011

Toshiba is delivering an update to its Thrive tablet today that bumps the software up to Android 3.2 Honeycomb and fixes bugs and enhances performance. The update adds an improved compatibility mode for apps that don't scale well to the larger screen, enhances screen rotation, and adds a new API features for developers. Users can grab the update by using the Check for Updates function in Toshiba's pre-loaded Service Station app.

Toshiba Thrive 7 tablet offers Android 3.2 Honeycomb in a 7-inch size
By Dan Seifert on Tuesday September 27, 2011

Toshiba has revealed a few details about the Thrive 7, the second Android Honeycomb tablet to come from the computer maker. The Thrive 7 is a 7-inch version of the 10.1-inch model that was released earlier this year.