Toshiba's Latest Portégé Laptop is Even Lighter and Thinner Than Before

We do love a Portege laptop around these parts, and as Toshiba's lopped a bit more weight off this latest R830 series. Weighing 3.1lbs and measuring shy of an inch thick, the R830 is for business users, but there'll also be four models in the R835 consumer series. The latter has various Intel Core i3 or i5 processor… » 4/12/11 8:00am 4/12/11 8:00am

Toshiba Portégé R600 Ultraportable Holds Its Own on Worst Notebook…

On basically the worst day of the year to launch a new notebook, Toshiba's ultraportable Portégé R600 actually holds its own, though not quite as comely as Voodoo's Envy, but you do get a bona-fide DVD-SuperMulti drive in the world's lightest computer with two spindles. The successor to Toshiba's formerly most awesome… » 10/14/08 11:10am 10/14/08 11:10am

Toshiba Ratchets Portege R500 SSD Up To 128GB

Toshiba's under-2-lb. Portege R500 will get its SSD boosted to 128GB, though at a still undeclared but likely super high price, says UK's Register. The machines get a bit of a chip upgrade, too, from Intel's 1.2GHz U7600 Core 2 Duo to a 1.33GHz U7700. The R500 is, to my knowledge, the lightest PC with an internal DVD… » 4/14/08 10:10am 4/14/08 10:10am

Is MacBook Air Worth the Money? Five Slim Laptops Face Off

Click to viewUpdated with battery life stats, by popular demand. We can all agree that the MacBook Air is a slick-looking little laptop. It's so thin! You can't argue with that! But if you're in the market for a small, high-performance laptop, is it the best option? I pored over specs for four similarly positioned and… » 1/16/08 1:00pm 1/16/08 1:00pm

Toshiba Portege M700 Tablet Has Touchable Screen, LED Backlighting

If you're a tablet person, you should take a look at Toshiba's latest, the Portege M700. It's got a 12.1" LCD screen, the first from Toshiba with LED backlighting and an antiglare coating for maximum indoor/outdoor performance. The screen has another talent too: unlike many Tablet PCs, this can be touched with your… » 12/10/07 8:00am 12/10/07 8:00am

Toshiba Portege R500 1.73 Pound Ultra-Portable Notebook Goes Solid State

The 2.4-pound Toshiba Portege R500 may have cleared the FCC, but its younger, slimmer brother just weighed in at 1.73 pounds. How did Toshiba do it? By swapping out a standard hard drive and putting in a 64GB solid-state flash drive. The R500-S5003 has no moving parts (there's no DVD drive), and will cost $2,699. If… » 7/25/07 5:30pm 7/25/07 5:30pm

Toshiba Portege R500 Ultra-Portable Notebook Gets HSDPA, FCC Clearance

That super light 2.4-pound Toshiba Portege ultra-portable (previous version here) has gotten a little upgrade in the form of 3.5G HSDPA connectivity. That's right, you'll soon be able to take this laptop out anywhere and still be able to get online and upload your own YTMNDs, thanks to the GSM, GPRS, EGPRS, WCDMA and… » 7/20/07 11:52am 7/20/07 11:52am

Toshiba Portege High-Resolution Windows Mobile 6 Smartphone Unboxed

We've seen the Toshiba G900 Windows Mobile 6 smartphone work its way past the FCC already, but Matt from Tracy and Matt have an unboxing of the 800x400-enabled touchscreen phone up now. They compare it to similar HTC phones and Samsung WM phones and pretty much come out with the conclusion that this is gigantic. We… » 7/05/07 4:00pm 7/05/07 4:00pm