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Toshiba always likes to push the boundaries of TV technology -- Cell TV, Media Center extender TVs and its more recent glasses free 3D efforts come to mind immediately -- but there's always room for more conventional HDTVs and it showed off a few in Japan recently. The Z2 series of LED lit LCDs shi...

March 4th 2011 at 8:15am 0 Comments
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Figuring out how to advertise new 3D functions on viewers old 2D TVs has been an interesting problem for manufacturers all year and Toshiba Japan's ad for its new Cell-powered X2 HDTV is the latest to try, turning to the heavens for inspiration in classically Japanese style. Sure it has nothing o...

November 27th 2010 at 9:53pm 0 Comments
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Not sure why we've been putting this off, but we'll just come right out and say it: there's no doubt that this was the year for 3D at CES. We walked the show floor for countless hours and can tell you that just about everyone was showing something related to 3D at their booths. Most of these demos...

January 21st 2010 at 1:15pm 0 Comments
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Toshiba may have announced a few things today at CES, but its press event was all about one major product: Cell TV. From what we can gather, the company is hopping on this bandwagon in a way we haven't seen since it sank its teeth into HD DVD, and if all the claims pan out, you just might be lookin...

January 6th 2010 at 2:10pm 0 Comments
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Originally envisioned last year as a 4k x 2k monstrosity, Toshiba's ZX900 Cell TV has been humbled slightly for its market debut. Still, the processing power is what's really on display here, and Toshiba claims that it's packed 143 times the processing power over existing televisions. That processi...

January 6th 2010 at 1:53pm 0 Comments
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Just in case there was any doubt, Toshiba has confirmed plans to launch its halo product, the Cell (for Cell Broadband engine, similar to the one in the PS3) TV, with all the LED backlit 3D GUI, 3840x2160 resolution, and DLNA streaming capabilities one could want, in Japan by the end of the year. T...

September 23rd 2009 at 11:52pm 0 Comments
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Latest word from Toshiba is that its Cell TV -- the network video slurping, six HD tuner recording, SD-to-4K upscaling, 3D GUI powered beast -- will launch in about six months in Japan. Previously we'd been expecting a 2010 debut, although both dates could be true, with Japan seeing the new technol...

April 8th 2009 at 1:56pm 0 Comments
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Toshiba's been talking up / showing off its Cell TV for quite awhile now, but a recent demonstration seen by the UK branch of CNET shed some light on Tosh's future plans for the technology. The Japanese language user interface (shown above) was said to be downright gorgeous and stupendously fluid,...

March 24th 2009 at 2:35am 0 Comments