Toshiba's dual-touch-screen Libretto W105 is a fun, quirky experiment, but it's still more of an expensive executive toy than a practical PC.
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Though the Libretto U100 has the enviable combination of a small size and a powerful processor, in the final analysis, it's just too diminutive for many to use.
This dual-touch-screen mini-laptop isn't ideal for mainstream use, but it certainly pushes the experimental boundaries between laptops, tablets, and portable media players.
For a largely experimental showpiece that Toshiba says was not intended for wide-scale consumption, the dual-touch-screen Libretto W105 delivers on a good deal of its promises, and is--more importantly--frequently fun to use.
We've seen plenty of buzz for the high-concept Toshiba Libretto W100, since it was first announced in June 2010. This dual-touch-screen minilaptop is a limited-release showpiece designed by Toshiba to celebrate the company's 25th anniversary in the mobile computing business, and certainly pushes the experimental boundaries between laptops, tablets, and portable media players.
Dual-screen laptop/tablet is first from major PC maker to sport two displays. It first debuted in Japan.
The dual-screen Toshiba Libretto W100, which has gone on sale in Japan, straddles the laptop and tablet categories.
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At the quarter-century mark, Toshiba is releasing a pair of laptops, including the dual touch-screen Libretto W100.