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Ross Rubin (@rossrubin) contributes Switched On, a column about consumer technology. The Blu-ray Disc Association has positioned Toshiba joining its membership as the epilogue in the company's once pitched battle for high-definition disc domination. It could, however, merely be a new chapter in th...

August 19th 2009 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Given that Toshiba's 46XV545U was harshed on pretty seriously by CNET a month ago, we weren't expecting much when going into Electronic House's review of the 52-inch Cinema Series REGZA 52XV545U. Contrary to popular belief, this set was said to be fairly awesome, with it producing "realistic color...

January 20th 2009 at 1:22am 0 Comments
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Sympathizers were outraged that skeptics (read: us) didn't believe that Toshiba's Super Resolution Technology was anything worth writing home over, and hey, we hate to say we told you so. The outfit's 46XV545U was recently reviewed over at CNET, and critics found the internal upscaling technology t...

December 18th 2008 at 11:27am 0 Comments
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Ready for some Resolution+ in your LCD HDTV? Yeah? Then get ready for Toshiba's REGZA ZV series, which is gearing up to take the UK by storm and completely change the way you see SD content. Okay, so maybe that's a touch overblown, but the upscaling sets are slated to launch in the UK on November 2...

November 11th 2008 at 8:59am 0 Comments
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Even if Toshiba's Super Resolution Technology (SRT) upscaling TVs get a dubious eye here at EHD, Tosh is blanketing the globe with its SRT-enabled sets. Mirroring the CEDIA and IFA announcements, a total of eight models across three lines are being lined up for Japanese shores over the next few mon...

September 20th 2008 at 8:40pm 0 Comments
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Man, what a toll the loss of HD DVD has taken on Toshiba. Judging by the vast expanse of floor space at Tosh's booth not covered with people (seriously, look for anyone in the gallery below) and the inclusion of CES-announced DVD / VHS recorders (yes, really) as premiere products, we'd say the outf...

September 4th 2008 at 7:31pm 0 Comments
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Man, what a toll the loss of HD DVD has taken on Toshiba. Judging by the vast expanse of floor space at Tosh's booth not covered with people (seriously, look for anyone in the gallery below) and the inclusion of CES-announced DVD / VHS recorders (yes, really) as premiere products, we'd say the outf...

September 4th 2008 at 7:31pm 0 Comments