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Toshiba unveils its first touchscreen notebooks

updated 10:15 am EDT, Wed October 14, 2009

Toshiba bows M505 Touch, U505 Touch

Toshiba this morning refreshed its notebook line for Windows 7 but centered its attention on its first two touchscreen models. The Satellite M505 Touch and U505 Touch both have multi-touch displays both to use Windows 7's more touch-aware interface as well as Toshiba's own custom touch apps. A bulletin board app provides a space for calendars, notes and photos, and a ReelTime app provides a visual file search that uses a thumbnail timeline to find content by when it was created or changed.

Either notebook is separated only by screen size, with the M505 Touch using a 14-inch display and the U505 Touch framing a 13.3-inch screen. Both have 2.2GHz Core 2 Duo processors, 4GB of RAM, a 500GB hard drive, Intel's GMA 4500 graphics and a DVD burner. Their expansion is still considered a selling point with CEC-capable HDMI output for home theater integration as well as a combo eSATA/USB port.

Toshiba ships the M505 on Windows 7's October 22nd release date for $950 while the U505 will cost $1,050 and ship November 1st.

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