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Toshiba has some cheap new smart TVs on the way next week

Toshiba has some cheap new smart TVs on the way next week

Toshiba doesn't have a Community star to sell its new TVs, but it's hoping it can attract you with a few cool features. Its newly launched series comes in various sizes and offers the Fire TV experience with a voice-enabled Alexa remote.

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These are the Chromebooks getting Android 11

These are the Chromebooks getting Android 11

Chrome OS devices also run Android, or at least a big enough chunk of Android's base to get apps running alongside Chrome's browser tabs. But you might not have given much thought to exactly what version of Android your Chromebook uses. After all, it's not immediately relevant for most of a Chrome OS device's functions: that's handled by the larger Chrome OS, which is frequently updated by Google along with the browser.

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Amazon discounts 50" 4K Insignia Fire TV Edition to all-time low of $250 ($100 off)

Amazon discounts 50" 4K Insignia Fire TV Edition to all-time low of $250 ($100 off)

Amazon has some "Prime Exclusive" deals on two of its Fire TV Edition-branded televisions: one a 50" 4K unit from Insignia, and the other a 43" 1080p one from Toshiba. Both are discounted by $100, which means sales prices of $249.99 for the Insignia and $179.99 for the Toshiba.

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50" Toshiba 4K Fire TV Edition is $300 ($30 off) on Amazon

50" Toshiba 4K Fire TV Edition is $300 ($30 off) on Amazon

We've all been staying at home a bit more than usual lately, which means a lot more TV show and movie binging. It seems like a good time, then, to invest in a new television. Amazon is currently offering this 50" 4K Toshiba with Fire TV functionality built in for $299.99, $30 off the regular selling price and $80 off MSRP.

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Best Buy has 55" and 43" 4K Fire TVs on sale for $250 and $200

Best Buy has 55" and 43" 4K Fire TVs on sale for $250 and $200

Are you on the lookout for a cheap telly? It seems like manufacturers made too many Fire TVs, because we're seeing them pretty remarkable deals from Toshiba and Insignia on 4K TVs.

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Toshiba introduces Symbio, a smart home hub, security camera and system, and Alexa speaker in one

Toshiba introduces Symbio, a smart home hub, security camera and system, and Alexa speaker in one

I look around at my hallway console nowadays and see a Canary camera, a Google Home, and a SmartThings Hub v2. Not to mention the Synology server, router, and a few other miscellaneous tech items. The idea of having all three integrated in the same device, saving space and unnecessary wiring is quite appealing, and that's what Toshiba's new Symbio aims to do.

It's a 6-in-1 device: a 1080p wide-angle "low-light" camera with sound and motion alerts, a smart sound detector for babies and pets and even legacy alarms around the house, a Bluetooth and WiFi streaming speaker with ODMD driver, a voice control interface with Amazon Alexa built-in, a smart home hub with ZigBee and Z-Wave radios, and an intercom for communicating between Symbios and phones.

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Toshiba Announces The Entry-Level Excite Go 7-Inch Tablet With Android 4.4 For $110

Toshiba Announces The Entry-Level Excite Go 7-Inch Tablet With Android 4.4 For $110

Getting your hands on a budget tablet for around a hundred bucks isn't particularly challenging, but these decidedly underwhelming gadgets typically don't come with the latest version of Android. Toshiba intends to do budget shoppers one better by providing them with a 7-inch tablet with Android 4.4, all for $110. This little guy goes by the name of Excite Go.

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[April Fools] Toshiba Reveals DiGiT - Another Fake Wearable Glove, But One That Gets It Right

[April Fools] Toshiba Reveals DiGiT - Another Fake Wearable Glove, But One That Gets It Right

For April 1st, Samsung and HTC have both unveiled teched-out gloves that poke fun at the current wearables trend everyone is pursuing, but no one has quite yet figured out. As it turns out, another manufacturer has had the same idea. Meet DiGiT, the high-tech glove from Toshiba.

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Toshiba Excite 7 Review: There's Really No Reason This Tablet Should Even Exist

Toshiba Excite 7 Review: There's Really No Reason This Tablet Should Even Exist

Toshiba pisses me off. It's a company that released one of my favorite Android tablets of all time (which is also subsequently abandoned after 4.1). When I know that a company is capable of putting out good gadgets but they continuously release garbage, it frustrates me. Announcement after announcement, I think this could be the one – this might just be the next good Toshiba device. And every single time, I'm disappointed. And even if they do release something that's worth using, the chance of it ever seeing a major OS update is basically zero. I constantly hope for a second Excite 7.7 with better support.

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Toshiba Excite Pro And Excite Write Sneak Onto Best Buy Online And Amazon With Tegra 4 Chips, T3-Based Excite Pure Comes Along For The Ride

Toshiba Excite Pro And Excite Write Sneak Onto Best Buy Online And Amazon With Tegra 4 Chips, T3-Based Excite Pure Comes Along For The Ride

With little fanfare, the first available devices running Nvidia's Tegra 4 ARM chip have popped up at Best Buy and Amazon. The Toshiba Excite Write and Pro tablets are 10.1-inch slates based on Tegra 4, whereas the Pure is another Tegra 3 device. All three new slates appear to be available for purchase right now.

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The Tegra 3-based Pure tablet is a midrange affair with a 1280x800 resolution 10.1-inch screen. It comes with 16GB of storage and 1GB of RAM. The specs are okay when you considering the asking price of $299.99 ($266.42 at Amazon). The real headliners of Toshiba's surprise tablets are the Pro and Write.

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