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Thread: Excite Pro AT10LE-A -> update situation

  1. Excite Pro AT10LE-A -> update situation
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    Hello

    I was wondering about the update situation for the Toshiba Excite Pro.

    _Specifically:_

    - is there going to be an update to Android 4.3 or 4.4? After all, this is a premium segment tablet, and I would expect the usual level of support. Other manufacturer usually release one or two updates.

    - is miracast still coming? It was promised at release, but then it got quiet about it.

    - has the thermal throttling problem finally been fixed? Again this isn't rocket science, every other manufacturer seems to be able to produce tablets that work without overheating.

    - is there ever going to be a way to root it or unlock the boot loader?

    I am sorry if that sounds critical, but given the reviews I had read, I think these questions are extremely relevant.

  2. Re: Excite Pro AT10LE-A -> update situation
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    Hi Mr Pudd

    This miracast thing has me completely baffled, perhaps you could help me understand.

    I want to run miracast on my new Excite Pro.
    Amazon [uk] advertise it with miracast.

    Miracast say it will run on android above 4.2.
    I called Toshiba and they tell me it will NOT run on this tablet.

    The Excite pro 10 I have supports Wi-Fi, is android 4.2, and should be able to run miracast according to miracast requirements
    I do not want to spend out on the miracast dongle if my tablet will not support it.

    Can you enlighten me please.

    Will miracast run on an Excite Pro AT10LE-A-108?

  3. Re: Toshiba Excite Pro update situation
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    Toshiba should answer this question. They promised miracast as an update in Q4 according to the original press release.

    The fact that it is no longer mentioned in the specs makes me wonder whether Toshiba cancelled the plan to release miracst. That would be sneaky to say the least.

  4. Re: Excite Pro AT10LE-A -> update situation
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    http://forums.toshiba.com/t5/Excite-Tablets/Excite-Pro-Android-system-update-4-3-001120219-01/td-p/508477

    +We are pleased to announce a new Android system 4.3.001120219.01 image update for your Excite™ Pro tablet. This release will provide performance enhancements to your device. Toshiba encourages you download and install this update.+

    +Release 4.3.001120219.01 Highlights:+
    +Support Android 4.3+
    +Miracast certified for wireless display+
    +Added video stabilization recording feature for rear camera+
    +Improved image stabilization for rear camera+
    +TruCapture app: improved photo capture accuracy and enhancement+

    +You can update your system software by any of the following methods:+
    +Tap on the update message sent by the Toshiba Service Station application to your device, or:+
    +From the Home screen, tap on the “Apps” icon in the upper right corner. Locate the “Service Station” icon and application. Tap “Check for Updates” and follow the steps.+

    Anybody here received this yet? Looks like it's only a matter of time. :)

  5. Re: Toshiba Excite Pro update situation
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    Nice, so it looks like it is coming after all. So why did they drop it from the feature list?

    And this is the US update, I guess Europe has to wait a bit longer.

  6. Re: Toshiba Excite Pro update situation
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    Someone on another forum says it usually takes a week for Europe to get the update. So lets hope so.

  7. Re: Toshiba Excite Pro update situation
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    I was looking for the technical bulletin with the European ROM versions. Is it just me, or is the support web site completely broken? I cannot find anything in there, neither by product nor by search words. And I cannot send a link, because the site does not use URLs.

  8. Re: Toshiba Excite Pro update situation
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    I am still baffled by this. Support has of course not answered my questions, but I would guess that with the new kernel compiled, they would aim to keep the promise of delivering miracast in Q4. Maybe they will roll it our around Christmas, or more likely early in the New Year.

  9. Re: Excite Pro AT10LE-A -> update situation
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    Hi Guys,

    check your service station, android 4.3 is ready to download :)

    Regards Dave

  10. Re: Toshiba Excite Pro update situation
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    Hi all.

    Now our tablets are miracast certified, does anyone know of a decent miracast dongle that will work?

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