AdMart in new row over 'Japanese' TVs

Home-shopping service AdMart may have breached trade description laws by incorrectly stating the countries of manufacture of at least three Japanese TV models.

Tuesday, 26 October, 1999, 12:00am

Toshiba offers the value, but not the speed

Toshiba's Satellite 330 series of notebook PCs are aimed at business people who want value for money. Equipped with Pentium MMX 266 MHz processors, and 12.1 inch displays, the Satellite 330s are neither the fastest nor boast the biggest screens.

17 Sep 1998 - 12:00am

Chip investment to fall

Four of Japan's five big electronics concerns are planning to sharply curb their capital investments for semiconductor production this financial year. Earnings from semiconductor operations faltered in the year to March 31, the companies said.

2 Jun 1998 - 12:00am

Dell's CD-Rom notebook PC

Dell Computer this week unveils a new multimedia series of notebook computers to exist alongside its Latitude XPi products.

The Latitude LM notebook will boast a built-in CD-Rom drive and a 12.1-inch screen. The new Pentium-based notebooks will compete against similar products from notebook market leader Toshiba and Texas Instruments.

4 Jun 1996 - 12:00am

Toshiba's Satellite ready to orbit globe

Many years ago we used to joke about how the Japanese were the kings of miniaturisation. Whatever there was in the world, the Japanese were certain to make the same thing but much smaller. Toshiba has been at the forefront of making notebooks right from the beginning. I once owned a beautiful grey Toshiba with a 40 megabyte hard disk and a plasma display. That was a long time ago.

26 Mar 1996 - 12:00am

Toshiba has new models

NOTEBOOK maker Toshiba has introduced two new colour products.

The T2400CT notebook features a built-in SCSI-2 port which provides access to a range of peripherals including a CD-ROM drive.

The T2400CT also features two PCMCIA type II slots and a 8.4 inch active matrix LCD display which can display up to 65,536 colours.

4 Oct 1994 - 12:00am

Fast chip snapped up by makers

TWO weeks ago, United States semiconductor giant Intel surprised the industry by launching two new, blisteringly fast versions of its popular 486 microprocessor.

22 Mar 1994 - 12:00am

Gold Peak Industries raises interim by 7.5pc

GOLD Peak Industries (Holdings) yesterday announced a 7.5 per cent rise in profits to $50 million for the six months to September 30.

Dividend per share fell to four cents from 4.5 cents. Turnover jumped 22.4 per cent to $1.12 billion. Earnings per share where 11.3 cents.

30 Dec 1993 - 12:00am

Top 11 banks show 27pc slide

THE country's 11 largest commercial banks reported half-year earnings yesterday which show their aggregate profits fell by more than 27 per cent.

The combined current, or pre-tax, profit of the nation's top commercial banks, known as city banks, plunged 27.1 per cent in the six-month period to September 30.

26 Nov 1993 - 12:00am