Toshiba to Preinstall MS Office OneNote on All Notebooks

Today at WPC Expo 2003 in Tokyo, Microsoft Corp. and Toshiba Corp. announced an agreement to deliver Microsoft® Office OneNote (TM) 2003 preinstalled on all new Toshiba laptops and Tablet PCs worldwide. OneNote 2003, the new digital note-taking program from Microsoft, will be available to customers preinstalled on Toshiba portable computers when the Microsoft Office System is launched Oct. 21, 2003, in New York.

OneNote offers the flexibility of a paper notebook and the power of digital note-taking, and Toshiba portable PCs give users the benefit of advanced mobility features. The combined technology brings a powerful note-taking experience to portable PC users. This natural extension and enhancement of mobile computing is expected to make portables more appealing and useful than ever, and contribute to the growth of portable PC use by information workers, students and others.

"Microsoft shares our commitment to bringing the latest and most innovative features and functionality to our mobile customers," said Atsutoshi Nishida, director and corporate executive vice president at Toshiba. "We feel OneNote will add tremendous value to our mobile PCs as tools for collecting and managing information. For that reason, we've taken the rare step of including one specific application in all of our portables worldwide. Our mutual customers will be the real beneficiaries of our collaboration to bring digital note-taking capabilities to the notebook and Tablet PC experience."

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