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Office Depot’s Black Friday deals include $179.99 Dell and $159.99 Toshiba laptops

Office Depot kicks off its Black Friday sales on Thursday, November 27th with deals on Dell and Toshiba computers, and a ton of Android tablets. The big attraction on Black Friday proper is a Toshiba laptop that’s $ 120 off its normal price. More of the deals arrive on Thursday, including up to $ 300 off a Dell Inspiron notebook, up to $ 100 off some Samsung Galaxy Tab models, and a handy 20 percent off $ 50 worth of iTunes gift cards.

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Behind the scenes of this mesmerising Toshiba ad

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vimeo: 80518358 Pysop was asked by Toshiba Europe to visually represent the four main areas of tablet use (film and music, productivity, gaming, and connectivity) for a new ad. The agency wanted to create a unique cast of characters, objects and environments to best characterise these elements within a story.
    




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Spec Sheet: Toshiba and Samsung try to make Chromebooks mainstream

A lot of products come out each week — we don’t highlight all of them, but all of them make it into The Verge Database. In Spec Sheet, a weekly series, we survey the latest product entries to keep track of the state of the art.

Chromebooks are making a big statement in the laptop world: NPD Group Inc. reported that Chromebook sales accounted for 21 percent of all notebook sales last year. For devices that are functionally little different from tablets — designed for basic tasks like checking email and web browsing — they’re growing fast. Even as the tablet market continues to grow, capturing 22 percent of the entire personal computing market just last year, Chromebooks are giving people an alternative to rectangular touch screens.

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Toshiba cuts 3,000 jobs from struggling TV division, will close two production facilities

The TV market hasn’t been kind to manufacturers as of late, and Toshiba is the latest company making cuts to counteract weak performance. Its underperforming TV division will be slashed by 50 percent (around 3,000 jobs). But trimming its workforce down isn’t enough; Toshiba will also halt production at two factories by the end of this fiscal year and bump up outsourced production to 70 percent. Despite a trend of weak demand and millions in losses, the company believes these drastic changes — combined with a stronger focus on 4K and emerging markets — will help its TV division get in the black by the second half of the fiscal year. The fight for your living room is carrying on, but manufacturers like Toshiba and its competitors are…

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Toshiba to take on Lytro with refocusing smartphone camera

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Toshiba is working on an image sensor that will let smartphone or tablet users refocus photos that have already been shot, according to the Asahi Shimbun. The effect sounds very similar to the Lytro light field camera that was released earlier this year, but that device was over four inches long.

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