Quick-Boot Multimedia Laptop

By Deane Barker on July 21, 2004

Toshiba to Introduce Quick-Start Multimedia Laptop: Toshiba is introducing a line of laptops tomorrow that boot to TV functionality about as fast as your TV does.

It will also allow users to turn on a built-in analog TV tuner or DVD player within 5 seconds, avoiding a full system start-up that takes up to several minutes on a normal laptop.