Toshiba Satellite U840W Deals

Ardjuna Seghers

By Ardjuna Seghers

Reviewed:

Chris Talset

October 25, 2012, 4:54 pm

Love this idea, and understand the concept of an ultrabook, however in this case it feels like a glaring ommission to not have some form of DVD drive on board.

david

October 3, 2013, 12:49 am

I have this Ultrabook and I gotta say the vent in the back of itnis quite stupid. as you open the laptop up the screen covers the vent.

mike

October 16, 2013, 5:31 am

I bought one. Very nice to use and quite lightweight considering its construction. The backlit keyboard is a bonus...I see in the comments here somebody beleives the lack of a dvd or optical drive is a minus...seriously???? Who uses optical drives these days...?

Eric Osman

October 22, 2013, 6:19 pm

I agree with Mike below. I have used this ultra book and the lack of an optical drive is not relevant in these days of cloud computing. There is a Toshiba Cloud TV service and I hope the developers in Tokyo and Germany for Toshiba, create suitable interoperability with this cloud system within the next 2 years at least.

bill

March 7, 2014, 2:35 am

clearly you don't understand the concept of an ultrabook at all.

Kris

June 10, 2014, 2:23 pm

I think the screen serves more as a diversion for the heat to go up (along the screen) rather than blowing heat directly horizontal from the back.

oggologgo

November 12, 2015, 12:10 pm

They are marketing this partially for watching movies, given the screen aspect ratio, which gives reason to expect a dvd drive.

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