Lenovo Says Customers Don’t Want Slates

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It is the supposed Year of the Tablet and an era where Apple has put all eyes on Slates. No matter. Amidst the release of updates to its ThinkPad line including the X201T Tablet PC, Lenovo is saying that its customer research is telling it that they don’t want slates. CNet is reporting the following […]

Lenovo Unveils X201T Tablet Refresh

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We all knew a refresh of the Lenovo X200 Tablet line was coming and now we have the confirmation. Along with other ThinkPads, Lenovo has unveiled info on the Lenovo X201T Tablet PC. Yes, it will look very familiar on the outside to the X200T, with the notable exception of adding a touchpad. Don’t worry […]

Lenovo Tells us about Tablet and ThinkPad History as a Tease

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Lenovo is teasing up a storm in Tablet land. In the accompanying video, a Lenovo Exec reminds us that Lenovo (IBM) worked on Tablets early on and that’s actually where the ThinkPad name came from. Lenovo has been using Twitter to continue the tease promising something new is coming soon. Will it be a slate? […]

ThinkPad X100e: Entry-level Ultraportable

The ThinkPad X100e was announced at CES 2010 and is now the most affordable ThinkPad available. Starting at just $449, the Thinkpad X100e is an ultraportable business users, especially current ThinkPad users, will appreciate. It uses a standard ThinkPad AC adapter, has the no-noncense black ThinkPad ID, TrackPoint and a full-size keyboard. At $449, the […]

Win a Lenovo IdeaPad S10-3!

Lenovo’s made a big splash at CES 2010 with the introduction of its new IdeaPads and ThinkPads. Today we’re going to kick off a giveaway for a Lenovo IdeaPad S10-3, the company’s newest netbook. Lenovo and a lot of other companies are taking blogging, Twitter and other forms of social media very seriously these days. […]

Neat Trick with the IdeaPad U1

The IdeaPad U1 is probably the coolest notebook I’ve seen at CS 2010 so far. I got to spend some time playing with one away from the crowds at all the events and really liked this simple, but very useful trick that I demo in the demo below. Let’s say you’re connected to your home’s […]

Hands on with the Lenovo IdeaPad S10-3t

Matt Kohut showed me the IdeaPad S10-3t here in Las Vegas and I really liked what I saw. This little convertible’s capacitive touch-enabled screen is pretty responsive and it has a lot to offer if you’re willing to plunk down $499 for a secondary device.

Lenovo Skylight Smartbook Headed for April Release

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Say this for Lenovo, there isn’t a mobile category that they aren’t throwing resources into. The Skylight Smartbook is a Snapdragon based Smartbook throttling at 1GHz. The 10.1 inch form factor sure looks pretty and has a 1028×728 screen. It’s running a customized Linux OS, 8GB mini SD card, two USB ports, 1.3 megapixel camera, […]

Lenovo’s U1 Hybrid Offers Slate Goodness and HP TC1100 Memories

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Tablet PC fans sort of new we’d see the hybrid form factor return, especially since we’ve seen concepts from all sorts of places that feature a detachable screen from a dock or base. But this isn’t just a hybrid form factor via the HP TC1000 series of days gone by. This packs two different machines […]

Lenovo IdeaPad S10-3t Netbook Convertible

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Lenovo’s introducing the S10-3t, a convertible netbook that comes complete with a capacitive multi-touch display. This is the first touchscreen display in an IdeaPad of any kind and I’m looking forward to checking it out this afternoon here in Las Vegas. According to a Lenovo spec sheet, the S10-3t will come with either a 1.66 […]

Lenovo Thinkpad X100e and Edge Aim for Consumers

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Lenovo is known for cranking out business workhorse computers (and great Tablet PCs). It looks like with the latest round of devices they are releasing at CES2010 they are trying to grab a share of the consumer market as well. As is the case these days, Lenovo dropped info on new models prior to CES2010 […]

Predictions 2010: Warner’s Take

I’ve just finished dusting off my crystal ball and the psychic I hired just left my office, so I guess I’m ready to make my predictions for 2010. I fared pretty well on my 2009 predictions, but that doesn’t mean much of anything going forward.  One thing for sure is I think 2010 is going […]

ThinkPad creator talks touchscreens

Arimasa Naitoh, widely recognized as father of the Thinkpad, and current Lenovo VP for Notebook Development and the head of the Yamato Development Labs, spoke to a group about, among other things, the challenges of implementing capacitive touchscreens on their T400s and X200 series. The event was captured on video and posted by Engadget. Toward […]

New Lenovo ultraportables leaked

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The folks at Liliputing, who seem to keep an eye out for German news, report a new ultraportable from Lenovo is on the way. Though it should pack more punch than the standard netbook, the starting price tag for the X100e is well within reach at $449. Display: 11.6″ 1366 x 768 screen CPU: AMD […]

World Turns Upside Down: Lenovo Allows CTRL Key Switching

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I’m a big fan of Lenovo Thinkpad keyboards. One thing you have to adjust to if you’re coming from another machine is that the CTRL key is not the left-most key on the bottom row. For some folks this is a real gotcha and brain burn because they want that CTRL key at that location. […]

Clearing up the Digitizer Issues on Lenovo’s Touch Thinkpads

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There’s been some confusion on what digitizers Lenovo is using on the new Thinkpads using Windows 7. This post should hoepfully clear that up. Admittedly we’ve helped spread some of the confusion, so apologies for that. But let’s hope this clears it up. Lenovo is sprinkling review units of the x200T Tablet PC and the […]