Toshiba Gigabeat V81: More Screen, More Memory, More of the Same

The new Toshiba's Gigabeat V81 portable digital TV has a 320 x 240-pixel 3.5-inch screen, fitting 40 hours of recorded TV into its internal 8GB memory, which is double the previous version, expandable with an SD card. They claim 10 hours of broadcast viewing, and 13 hours of playback video viewing with WMA, WMV and… » 2/07/08 5:49am 2/07/08 5:49am

Prototype Toshiba Gigabeat Sports Dazzling Display

We had all but given up on exciting new PMPs before seeing this new Toshiba Gigabeat prototype. And while Akihabara News has technically labeled it a DAP (audio only), we're expecting that its gorgeous OLED 3.2" WQVGA screen will find a use for our movies and TV shows as well. Sure, the display isn't as large as … » 10/02/07 8:44am 10/02/07 8:44am

Toshiba Gigabeat T401 Slims Down, Beefs Up Sound

The Toshiba Gigabeat T401 just saw the light of day, and it looks like Toshiba is hopping on the slim and trim bandwagon with this 9.9mm-thin music player with a 2.4-inch screen. Plus, the company says it has improved the player's sound with "H2C" tech, giving you better highs and less noise. We're liking this small… » 8/28/07 9:57am 8/28/07 9:57am

Gettin' the Beat Off With the Toshiba Gigabeat U-Series

Toshiba's Gigabeat U-Series player is tiny—tinier than a Meizu, which is already pretty tiny. It holds 2 gigabytes of songs, has an FM Radio, comes with 30 days of free Yahoo Music and costs only $100. Not too shabby, eh? Check our gallery to see some close-up shots and how it stacks up with the competition. [Toshiba] » 8/16/07 4:00pm 8/16/07 4:00pm

New Toshiba Gigabeat V Has Bigger Screen, 80s Portable TV Looks

I don't know if this is the future of Zune or not, but the Toshiba Gigabeat V has been updated with a bigger screen and hard drives than the previous generation: 4-inch 480 x 272 pixel screen and 1.8-inch 40 and 80GB drives. It will be out in Japan on the first of June but you will probably see it around here soon,… » 5/28/07 5:28am 5/28/07 5:28am

Toshiba Launches New Gigabeat: Possible Zune 'Nano' Prototype?

Remember when we learned that the Zune was a re-skinned Toshiba Gigabeat and when Toshiba filed the FCC docs for Microsoft? Kinda took the wind out of the first-generation Zune sales for a bit there, didn't it? Now that Toshiba's just released the P20K and P10K flash-based players (which also look a bit like the… » 11/13/06 5:00pm 11/13/06 5:00pm

First Generation Microsoft Zunes Are Toshiba OEMs, Second Generation Not-So-Much

Crunchgear has a scoop from a source that confirms the first generation Zune is an OEMed Toshiba Gigabeat, combined with some added on features and functionality made just for Microsoft. Microsoft had to contract Toshiba to build this first unit so they could rush the player out in time for Christmas 2006, probably… » 8/25/06 3:40pm 8/25/06 3:40pm