Reviews and Problems with Toshiba Thrive 10" AT105
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Learning on a tablet!
3 December 2012
Summary: I love the Toshiba Thrive,it's pretty good,but the problem I found out after having it is it's pretty heavy,when you are laying in bed,after awhile it gets to be a struggle holding it and it doesn't have a micro sd slot,just an sd slot,but it's great for the most part,just now after having it,I know...
Lots of cool specs but software has not developed enough to use any of it
3 May 2012
Summary: Bought it as a computer replacement and its still got a lot of work to do before it can replace a computer (or compete with ipad) I'm not an apple fan b/c I hate how they control the market and make their products obsolete after a year, but android just does not seem to have anything that can...
Summary: The Thrive came with Android Honeycomb 3 and worked fine. Since then, they have "upgraded" to Android 4 and many Thrive customers on the Toshiba Thrive Forums report the same as I do....browser lockups. I experienced a tremendous loss of battery life...
Summary: Good interface, full usb, HDMI and SD card slot. Wifi is on the weak side. taking this into account Toshiba's customer service leaves little to be desired. My tablet came out of the box with a defect. The glass was seperating from the body of the tablet.
Summary: This really is a great Android tablet. Toshiba has struck a very good balance here between the 'stock' android experience with just a few useful additions that happen in the background to improve media quality.
Summary: I love my Thrive it was working great up until Toshiba released an OS update. 3.1.31 as I remember. The update locked up the Thrive and I tried everything including trying to restore the factory "out of the box" condition without sucess. I was forced to send the unit back to Toshiba for service.
Summary: I love my new Toshiba Thrive tablet! I use it as a Kindle reader, for email, and lots of surfing. I only wish there was better integration with OpenOffice. Battery life has been good as well as wifi reception. A great alternative to the Ipad because it has 2 USB ports, and an HDMI outout as well.
I really wanted to like it but I'm getting frustrated now
David C., Newegg
12 July 2011
Summary: It has a lot of potential and overall it's a really nice tablet except for those few quirks. The power issue I have may be limited to my device possibly. The Toshiba support people were just not helpful either when I contacted them about this.
Pros: It's android. Nice looking. Fast. Customizable. Great screen color and brightness.
Cons: - Happened already twice to me that when I'm charging and it goes to sleep. I can't turn it back on. I have to remove the back cover, then the battery. It doesn't always happen but it has happened. - Removing the back cover is not "easy" (and it shouldn't be but then again I shouldn't have to be ...
Summary: I purchased two 16gb tablets from a local retailer yesterday. First let me say this tablet is not perfect but I am am very pleased. It is like having a large smart phone. I love my smart phone!