Newsletters
News & Information for Technology Purchasers NewsFactor Sites:       NewsFactor.com     Enterprise Security Today     CRM Daily     Business Report     Sci-Tech Today  
   
This ad will display for the next 20 seconds. Click for more information, or
Home Enterprise I.T. Cloud Computing Applications Hardware More Topics...
Microsoft/Windows
Tame your scariest paperwork. Find Out How
Average Rating:
Rate this article:  
Toshiba Windows 8.1 Tablet Gets Top IFA Looks
Toshiba Windows 8.1 Tablet Gets Top IFA Looks

By Nancy Owano
September 5, 2013 11:24AM

    Bookmark and Share
The Toshiba Encore is poised to re-energize the opportunity for Microsoft Windows tablets in the market. Windows has a lot to offer for a tablet user. With the new features that Windows 8.1 brings, we believe that Encore will deliver more choice against a range of competitive tablets, said Toshiba's Carl Pinto.
 



(Page 2 of 2)

The Encore will have a 32GB of storage with support for additional storage through its MicroSD slot. The tablet weighs 16.9 ounces.

Apple Challenge or Not

The popular reaction from Thursday's IFA press gawkers is that, with the Encore, Toshiba could be challenging Apple's iPAD mini, aiming for a head-to-head battle.

Actually, whether the 8-inch Encore turns out to be a serious contender to take out the iPad mini or not, there is still room for success if the Encore simply turns out to be proof that a Windows tablet can sell well this year and next.

"Encore is poised to re-energize the opportunity for Windows tablets in the market," said Pinto. "Windows has a lot to offer for a tablet user, and with the new features that Windows 8.1 brings, we believe that Encore will deliver more choice against a range of competitive tablets."

IFA Berlin: Germany's CES

For those not familiar with The IFA Berlin trade show, IFA stands for Internationale Funkausstellung Berlin -- roughly equivalent to 'International Radio Exhibition Berlin' or 'Berlin Radio Show'.

It is one of the oldest industrial exhibitions in Germany, and has been compared to the annual CES (Consumer Electronics Show) in the U.S., where industry leaders frequently introduce and debut their hottest new products.

IFA 2013 runs Sept. 6-11 with a focus on consumer electronics like ultra-HD displays, smart TVs, tablet computers, smartphones, and networked appliances for smart homes. Over the course of the week, some 200,000 visitors are expected to attend IFA, held at the Messe Berlin fairgrounds in Berlin-Westend.

< Previous Page  |  1  |  2

 

Tell Us What You Think
Comment:

Name:

hrrmph:

Posted: 2013-09-05 @ 2:09pm PT
Does it have the requisite 1080P display for playing back videos shot with last year's smartphones?





 Microsoft/Windows
1.   Win Phone 8.1 Update Already on Way
2.   Yammer Moved to Office 365
3.   Can One Size Windows OS Fit All?
4.   Microsoft CEO Sees 'Bold' Plan Ahead
5.   Future of Laid-Off MS Employees


advertisement
Product Information and Resources for Technology You Can Use To Boost Your Business

Network Security Spotlight
Researchers Working To Fix Tor Security Exploit
Developers for the Tor privacy browser are scrambling to fix a bug revealed Monday that researchers say could allow hackers, or government surveillance agencies, to track users online.
 
Wall Street Journal Hacked Again
Hacked again. That’s the story at the Wall Street Journal this week as the newspaper reports that the computer systems housing some of its news graphics were breached. Customers not affected -- yet.
 
Dropbox for Business Beefs Up Security
Dropbox is upping its game for business users. The cloud-based storage and sharing company has rolled out new security, search and other features to boost its appeal for businesses.
 

Enterprise Hardware Spotlight
Watson Gets His First Customer Service Gig
Since appearing on Jeopardy, IBM's Watson supercomputer has been making a living using his super-intelligent knowledge base for business verticals. Now, Watson's been hired for his first customer service job.
 
Tablet Giants Apple and Samsung Feel the Heat
When a company saturates its home market with a once-hot product, expect it to pump up efforts elsewhere. Apple, for its part, is now pushing iPads to big corporations and the enterprise market.
 
Microsoft Makes Design Central to Its Future
Over the last four years, Microsoft has doubled the number of designers it employs, putting a priority on fashioning devices that work around people's lives -- and that are attractive and cool.
 

Mobile Technology Spotlight
T-Mobile Calls 'BS' on AT&T's New Promotion
While Verizon Wireless is moving to throttle bandwidth hogs, a scrappy T-Mobile is taking on the giants with a limited-time promotion it hopes will drive up the churn rates of its wireless rivals.
 
Microsoft Update to Windows Phone 8.1 Already Coming
An update to Windows Phone 8.1 is on the way just weeks after the release of the product itself. Microsoft has begun detailing some of the update features to phone manufacturers.
 
Stanford Researchers Report Battery Breakthrough
Stanford researchers have found a way to use lithium in a battery's anode, a breakthrough that could triple capacity and has been described as the "holy grail of battery science."
 

Navigation
NewsFactor Network
Home/Top News | Enterprise I.T. | Cloud Computing | Applications | Hardware | Mobile Tech | Big Data | Communications
World Wide Web | Network Security | Data Storage | CRM Systems | Microsoft/Windows | Apple/Mac | Linux/Open Source | Personal Tech
Press Releases
NewsFactor Network Enterprise I.T. Sites
NewsFactor Technology News | Enterprise Security Today | CRM Daily

NewsFactor Business and Innovation Sites
Sci-Tech Today | NewsFactor Business Report

NewsFactor Services
FreeNewsFeed | Free Newsletters

About NewsFactor Network | How To Contact Us | Article Reprints | Careers @ NewsFactor | Services for PR Pros | Top Tech Wire | How To Advertise

Privacy Policy | Terms of Service
© Copyright 2000-2014 NewsFactor Network. All rights reserved. Article rating technology by Blogowogo. Member of Accuserve Ad Network.