Toshiba Ships Full Suite of Notebooks Featuring Windows Vista

Toshiba has announced the availability of next-generation notebook computers featuring the Windows Vista operating system, including Toshiba's Port?g? notebook. To ensure seamless integration, Toshiba and Microsoft collaborated for more than two years to advance mobile hardware designs and showcase Windows Vista innovations, which are implemented on the Port?g? R400. Windows Vista provides state-of-the-art features designed to enhance the overall performance and productivity of the personal computer and make the digital lifestyle easier, safer, more entertaining and better connected.

As Toshiba's signature notebook computer, the Port?g? R400 is a statement of both technology and style that incorporates two world's first technologies and a wide range of communications technologies such as Verizon's EV-DO technology1, Wi-Fi, Ethernet and Bluetooth, to fully realize the concept of "anytime and anywhere" computing.

Toshiba's Port?g? R400 is the world's first notebook computer to incorporate Microsoft's Active Notifications, which allows users the ability to synchronize their e-mail inbox and calendar events, whether the notebook is on or in suspend mode. These notifications can be viewed on the Toshiba "Edge" display which serves as a Personal Information Assistant. This functionality is a direct result of the integration of Windows Vista.

In addition to the Port?g? R400 the following Toshiba notebooks will be available with Microsoft Windows Vista:
- Available January 30, 2007: Satellite A135 multimedia notebook with 15.4-inch diagonal WXGA widescreen display; Satellite P105 desktop replacement with 17-inch diagonal WXGA widescreen display and external USB TV tuner; Satellite P105 gaming notebook with 17-inch diagonal WXGA widescreen display and NVIDIA's GeForce Go 7900 GS Graphics Card.
- Available February 6, 2007: Satellite U205 ultra-portable notebook with 12.1-inch diagonal WXGA widescreen display
- Available First Quarter 2007: Qosmio G35 audio-video notebook with integrated HD DVD-R optical drive.

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