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  • Lenovo gets touchy-feely with the IdeaCentre A700
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    Lenovo gets touchy-feely with the IdeaCentre A700

    By 28 July 2010

    All-in-one PCs are becoming ever more popular in the desktop world, with manufacturers keen to promote the machines as media and entertainment hubs. Lenovo has just unveiled its latest foray into the AIO market with the touchscreen IdeaCentre A700. The...

  • Lenovo Chief: Apple is missing a trick in China
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    Lenovo Chief: Apple is missing a trick in China

    By 5 July 2010

    Apple has been accused of not taking China seriously enough by Liu Chuanzhi, the head of Lenovo. Liu, told the Financial Times: “We are lucky that Steve Jobs has such a bad temper and doesn’t care about China. If Apple were to spend the same effort...

  • Lenovo goes launch crazy with new ThinkPad, IdeaCentre and IdeaPad PCs
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    Lenovo goes launch crazy with new ThinkPad, IdeaCentre and IdeaPad PCs

    By 11 May 2010

    Lenovo has announced the latest model for its ThinkPad lineup - the ThinkPad Edge 15. With a choice of Intel Core chips available, wireless options and VoIP features, the IT firm states that the Edge has been designed with small to medium sized businesses...

  • HTC pulls out of Palm deal
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    HTC pulls out of Palm deal

    By 23 April 2010

    To some it was going to be a match made in heaven with HTC getting their, much needed, very own OS and Palm saved from certain doom, but now HTC has reportedly pulled out of talks to buy the flagging mobile maker according to "sources close to the matter"....

  • Palm up for sale?
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    Palm up for sale?

    By 12 April 2010

    Following last week's rumours of Lenovo's takeover bid for phone-makers Palm Inc, Bloomberg is reporting that a number of people "familiar with the situation" have told the finance news site that the company is seeking buyers. Palm is said to be working...

  • Lenovo C200: The latest all-in-one from Lenovo
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    Lenovo C200: The latest all-in-one from Lenovo

    By 8 April 2010

    Aside from launching the Lenovo IdeaPad S10-3s on Wednesday, Lenovo has also announced the Lenovo C200 in the US. The new all-in-one will sport an 18.5-inch HD 16:9 widescreen display, an Nvidia ION 256MB graphics processor and an optional single-touch...

  • Palm stocks rise over Lenovo buy-out rumours
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    Palm stocks rise over Lenovo buy-out rumours

    By 8 April 2010

    Palm has seen its stock rocket (well increased almost 20%) on the back of rumours that Chinese owned laptop maker Lenovo could be making a move to buy the troubled mobile phone maker. According to Dow Jones Newswires, the latest rumours of a possible...

  • Lenovo IdeaPad S10-3s announced
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    Lenovo IdeaPad S10-3s announced

    By 7 April 2010

    Lenovo has announced a new netbook in the US called the IdeaPad S10-3s on Wednesday that will cost around $380. The new model, which is an update to the S10-3s will come with the same chiclet keyboard, but a smoother curvy design hoping to appeal to those...

  • Lenovo expands ThinkPad lineup
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    Lenovo expands ThinkPad lineup

    By 23 February 2010

    Lenovo, who nabbed the ThinkPad brand from IBM a few years back, has rolled out a whole pile of new ThinkPad machines, from the small, to the large, to the non-keyboarded. There's the X201, the X201 tablet, the W701 and the W701ds. Let's take a look at...

  • The best of CES 2010
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    The best of CES 2010

    By 13 January 2010

    Another year and another CES is over, but what were the best gadgets shown in Las Vegas? What should you look forward to and what should you be putting on your Christmas list for 2010 right now? Here are Stuart Miles' top five gadgets of the show: ...

  • Lenovo LePhone
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    Lenovo LePhone

    By 7 January 2010

    At Lenovo's press conference at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, the company unveiled a smartphone called LePhone. We were there to get up close and personal, and grabbed a few pictures of the sleek device. We weren't permitted to play with...

  • Lenovo reveals Android-powered LePhone
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    Lenovo reveals Android-powered LePhone

    By 7 January 2010

    Lenovo, following the announcement of its Skylight smartbook and hybrid netbook-slate device, still had a trick up its sleeve for its press conference at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. The company announced a smartphone called LePhone. The...

  • Microsoft and HP to announce Slate PC on Wednesday claim sources
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    Microsoft and HP to announce Slate PC on Wednesday claim sources

    By 6 January 2010

    Microsoft could be about to introduce a tablet of their own at CES in Las Vegas on Wednesday in an attempt to usurp Apple's much rumoured announcement that is expected at the end of January. The move, which would be incredibly bold by Steve Ballmer,...

  • Lenovo Skylight
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    Lenovo Skylight

    By 6 January 2010

    Lenovo has finally shown off its "Smartbook" at CES in Las Vegas, as it attempts to bridge the gap between mobile phones and netbooks. In an entirely new category, the new Qualcomm Snapdragon powered device will run a custom user interface that is...

  • Lenovo Slate merges laptop with internet tablet
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    Lenovo Slate merges laptop with internet tablet

    By 6 January 2010

    Lenovo has announced a new computer concept at CES 2010 in Las Vegas that is both a laptop computer and internet tablet in one. Expected to be available later in the year, the new device, informally called the Slate, but really going under the more...

  • VIDEO: Lenovo Skylight shown off
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    VIDEO: Lenovo Skylight shown off

    By 5 January 2010

    Lenovo's just announced Skylight - a new mobile consumer device in the "smartbook" category - gets shown off here in this promo video. Hit play to see the new not-a-netbook's 10-inch screen, curvy clamshell design and web-widget-based interface. Lenovo...

  • Stylish Lenovo Skylight smartbook revealed
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    Stylish Lenovo Skylight smartbook revealed

    By 5 January 2010

    Lenovo has chosen CES as the venue for an interesting new launch as the Lenovo Skylight, the first ARM-based processor smartbook device based on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon chipset platform, makes its official debut. Claiming to combine the best of smartphones...

  • Lenovo ThinkPad Edge laptop announced
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    Lenovo ThinkPad Edge laptop announced

    By 4 January 2010

    The Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas is nearly upon us, and we're starting to see leaks of the kind of hardware that companies will be announcing. Lenovo, however, has announced its new products early, activating a page on its website dedicated...

  • Qualcomm planning smartbook assault
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    Qualcomm planning smartbook assault

    By 20 November 2009

    Qualcomm has been showing off a bevy of devices called Smartbooks that the company thinks could be poised to swallow up the netbook market by outmanoeuvring them in their core strengths - the small-and-light and always-on-connectivity arenas. The model...

  • Qualcomm Lenovo Smartbook unveiled
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    Qualcomm Lenovo Smartbook unveiled

    By 12 November 2009

    Qualcomm has unveiled a new device called the Lenovo Smartbook that it hopes will marry the smartphone with the netbook, very much like the HTC advantage attempted to do in 2007. Qualcomm's CEO Paul Jacobs showed off the shiny, red smartbook during the...

  • Lenovo launches five green ThinkVision monitors
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    Lenovo launches five green ThinkVision monitors

    By 21 October 2009

    Lenovo has unveiled five new "green" ThinkVision monitors, the ThinkVision L1711p, L1951p Wide, L2250p Wide, L2251p Wide and L2251x Wide. The new line-up includes Lenovo's flagship monitor, the ThinkVision L2251x Wide, said to be the company's most "environmentally-responsible"...

  • Lenovo to pre-load Skype on "millions" of PCs
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    Lenovo to pre-load Skype on "millions" of PCs

    By 19 October 2009

    Lenovo and Skype have announced a new partnership agreement that will see Skype for Windows software preloaded on "millions" of computers. From now on, every ThinkPad laptop and ThinkCentre desktop PC distributed worldwide will include Skype software....

  • Lenovo promises ultra-speedy Windows 7 boot times
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    Lenovo promises ultra-speedy Windows 7 boot times

    By 29 September 2009

    Lenovo has begun the Windows 7 battle with a shot across the bows of other hardware manufacturers. The company is claiming that it has the fastest boot and shutdown times out there - it says that its ThinkPad notebooks and ThinkCentre desktop PCs will...

  • 3D Notebooks planned from Acer, Dell, HP, Lenovo and Sony
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    3D Notebooks planned from Acer, Dell, HP, Lenovo and Sony

    By 21 September 2009

    Reports claim that Acer, Dell, HP, Lenovo and Sony are all planning to launch notebooks that come equipped with a stereoscopic screen capable of generating 3D images. Dell, HP, Lenovo and Sony are all working with one manufacturer - a Taiwanese company...

  • Lenovo ThinkPad X200 and T400s announced
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    Lenovo ThinkPad X200 and T400s announced

    By 15 September 2009

    Lenovo has announced new laptops for business users with multitouch screen technology. The ThinkPad X200 tablet PC and the "slim and powerful" ThinkPad T400s laptop offer "Simple Tap" double tapping that claims to bring "simplicity" to touch experience....