Toshiba shows off glasses-free 3DTVs at CES

Toshiba’s shown off glasses-free 3DTVs at CES today following small launches of 12″ and 20″ models in Japan at the end of last year.

10 years ago

Toshiba headlines

  • Toshiba to take $1 billion hit on HD-DVD

    The Nikkei’s reporting the Toshiba is likely to write down just under $1 billion in its failed war on Blu-ray. The company has refused to comment on the report, which has hit the firm’s share price to the tune of 2.3 percent. Toshiba is still expected to post a 250 billion yen operating profit for […]

    12 years ago
  • Sony shares rise on HD-DVD death

    According to this, Sony’s shares rose up to 5 percent on the NYSE this morning on the news that Toshiba has pulled out of the next gen movie disc race.“We believe Blu-ray’s victory could drive market share gains for the PS3, as we believe consumers will now be more willing to pay up (versus 360) […]

    12 years ago
  • HD-DVD demise will cause PS3 sales boost, say analysts

    According to this, this morning’s HD-DVD cancellation is likely to push PS3 sales up 10 percent in the short-term and lay the way clear for a heavy increase in sales this holiday, as predicted by videogaming247.“Longer term, I think it’s a huge boon for Sony, as most retail clerks will be instructed to push Blu-ray […]

    12 years ago
  • Toshiba announces discontinuation of HD-DVD businesses

    As predicted, Toshiba’s confirmed a “discontinuation” of its HD-DVD businesses.In a statement, the company said:Toshiba Corporation today announced that it has undertaken a thorough review of its overall strategy for HD DVD and has decided it will no longer develop, manufacture and market HD DVD players and recorders. This decision has been made following recent […]

    12 years ago
  • HD-DVD press conference at 8am GMT today

    According to this, Toshiba is about to hold a press conference detailing the fate of HD-DVD, as reported by Nikkei. Don’t blame us if we’ve got the time wrong. It’s 6.30am and there’s no coffee in the house.As reported yesterday, Toshiba is expected to announce a complete withdrawal from the next gen disc business. Toshiba […]

    12 years ago
  • Toshiba to announce HD-DVD death tomorrow: Nikkei

    Please, let it end. According to this, the Nikkei is now reporting that Toshiba president Atsutoshi Nishida will be announcing the final discontinuation of HD DVD tomorrow, as well as halted sales of hardware and media by March. Like, within two weeks.According to that Engadget report, Toshiba is planning to just pull all HD-DVD-related stock […]

    12 years ago
  • US PS3 sales accelerate on news of HD-DVD demise

    According to this, sales of the 40Gb PS3 SKU have risen 60 percent in since news emerged over the weekend that Toshiba is about to pull out of the next gen disc race.The rise left the machine “ranked in the No. 10 position in the videogames division,” said the report.In other HD-DVD comedy news, […]

    12 years ago
  • Microsoft on HD-DVD collapse: "Games sell consoles"

    Microsoft has issued a statement on the impending announcement on the fate of HD-DVD from Toshiba, saying that the company’s withdrawal from the next gen disc space won’t have “any material impact on the Xbox 360 platform or our position in the marketplace” adding that “it is games that sell consoles.”“We will wait until we […]

    12 years ago
  • Toshiba blanks HD-DVD death reports as shares surge on the news

    Toshiba has issued a statement saying that the fat lady hasn’t sung quite yet on HD-DVD, despite reports from both NHK and Reuters to the contrary.“The media reported that Toshiba will discontinue its HD-DVD business,” said a spokesperson. “Toshiba has not made any announcement concerning this. Although Toshiba is currently assessing its business strategies, no […]

    12 years ago
  • Heavy price-cutting on US Blu-ray movies as news of HD-DVD back-out spreads

    While Toshiba is yet to make a formal announcement on the state of its beleaguered HD-DVD format – following weekend reports that the company is to cancel the disc brand completely – US retailers are already slashing Blu-ray disc prices and some have dropped HD-DVD from their President’s Day advertising.According to this, Circuit City has […]

    12 years ago
  • Toshiba HD-DVD decision expected on Tuesday

    According to this, a final decision on the fate of HD-DVD may come from Toshiba as soon as Tuesday.“A company official, speaking on condition of anonymity as she is not authorized to speak on the matter, said a board meeting could be held as soon as Tuesday, where a decision is likely,” said the AP […]

    12 years ago
  • That was the news – Week 7, 2008: Death of HD-DVD leaves way open for explosive PS3 sales in late 2008

    Hindsight’s a beautiful thing. We all said CES was terrible for gaming this year, and we were right in part. Microsoft decided to stay away, not even showing Xbox 360 on its stand, and PS3 was virtually non-existent. One of the big stories of the show, however is likely to have a huge impact on […]

    12 years ago
  • Toshiba expected to formally announce HD-DVD drop imminently

    According to this, Toshiba is expected to formally announce the demise of the HD-DVD format “within the next few days – not weeks.”Japanese publication NHK confirmed the decision on Saturday, with Reuters subsequently backing up the story.“The company source told Reuters that Toshiba was in the final stages of planning to exit the HD DVD […]

    12 years ago
  • That's all, folks: Toshiba drops HD-DVD

    Following Wal-Mart’s decision to cease stocking HD-DVD films and players in favour of Blu-ray, Toshiba is to pull out of the next-gen disc race, according to this.Blu-ray has already flooded the Japanese market, assuming 90 percent of sales. With Wal-Mart offside for US sales, the game was finally lost.The news ends what has been a […]

    12 years ago
  • Toshiba "disappointed" by Woolworths HD-DVD decision

    Well, it was hardly going to be particulalrly pleased about it, was it? UK retailer Woolworths dumped HD-DVD today, meaning Blu-ray will be the only next generation disc movie format stocked in its 800-plus high street stores. In a statement issued to GI this afternoon, HD-DVD player manufacturer Toshiba was less than thrilled, but managed […]

    13 years ago