Toshiba Thrive

Last updated: Jun 22nd, 2011.

The Toshiba Thrive came along with 2011's flurry of Tegra 2, Honeycomb tablets. The device was released with more bugs than expected. But peace was restored after a seies of updates.

What makes the Toshiba Thrive special is its flexibility with ports. The device comes with full sized USB ports, an HDMI port and a full SD card slot. These options are very rare to see in an Android tablet, and it is the main selling point of the Toshiba Thrive.

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Toshiba Thrive 10-inch Officially Updated To Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich

Users of the 10-inch Toshiba Thrive (Toshiba’s hunky slab with full sized USB and HDMI ports) are getting an early visit from the ice cream man today. Toshiba revealed the good news on their forums, although the device wasn’t originally scheduled to receive the update to Android 4.0.4 until the later half of this year. …
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Toshiba Thrive and Thrive 7 ICS update delayed until early Fall

Some bad news just came down the pipeline for you Toshiba Thrive and Toshiba Thrive 7 owners. Ice Cream Sandwich looks like it won’t be here to refresh you this summer after a swing-and-a-miss on a Spring window. Instead, Toshiba are electing to push the upgrade all the way back to early Fall. Yep, go …
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Toshiba Thrive 10-Inch Tablet Getting Android 4.0 by End of Spring

Toshiba Thrive owners have been wondering what Toshiba’s plans for bringing the Android 4.0 update to the tablet were, and one lucky soul finally cracked an answer out of them. They mentioned on Twitter that they would look to bring Ice Cream Sandwich to the 10 inch version of the device by the end of …
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Toshiba Thrive On Sale For Only $280 – 24 Hours Only

  We saw the Toshiba Thrive hit the “daily deal” sites last week and it’s making the rounds once again, this time on Woot.com who has the Nerf-like tablet for a more than reasonable $280. Keep in mind this (like the last one) is a refurbished model but it does come with a 90-day warranty …
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Toshiba Thrive 7 Inch Now Available for $380

The Toshiba Thrive may not have been the most sexy and sleek looking tablet on the market when it launched but it still held its own in specs and even one-upped the competition when it came to connectivity options. Still, it was a bit thick and unwieldy to carry around. Those who were waiting on …
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Toshiba Thrive Receives Android 3.2 Upgrade

We’ve just received word that the Toshiba Thrive has received the upgrade to Android 3.2 that was promised back in October. It’s build 3.2.1.31.5.0002 and it brings with it the following major changes: Enables an improved compatibility mode enhancing the way applications originally designed for smaller screen devices appear and function on the larger tablet …
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Groupon Has the 16GB Toshiba Thrive for $299 [Deals]

Looking for a 10-inch Honeycomb tablet at a bargain price? Group has the Toshiba Thrive on special for the next 48 hours.The 16GB model will only set you back $299.99, an easy-to-swallow price for the 1GHz dual-core Tegra 2 slate. The Thrive wasn’t the biggest success upon its release (perhaps reason for this marked-down sale), …
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Toshiba Thrive Gains Sleep Fix

Toshiba has issued an update to the Honeycomb tablet that kept users from being able to use the device. The wake functionality would malfunction, causing the device to become a temporary paperweight until it decided to play nice. Fortunately, Toshiba put on a nice, big red cape and came to everyone’s rescue. An OTA update …
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Toshiba Thrive Gains Root Access

If you were one of the chubby chasers who found yourself taking home a Toshiba Thrive, you may be pleased to know that the device has been rooted – just not COMPLETELY. The guys over at TabletROMs discovered an exploit on the Thrive and from there, the guys from ThriveForums picked up the ball and …