Report: Lenovo prepping new high-end ThinkPad tablet


Lenovo is reportedly prepping a new, high-end Windows tablet equipped with Intel's Atom Bay processor, a 1.6 GHz quad-core chip with burst speeds up to 2.39 MHz.

Lenovo's Windows 8 ThinkPad tablet has a $429 price tag



Lenovo recently debuted its ThinkPad 8 with 64GB of storage for $429. However, a $399 model with 32GB of storage is expected to hit the streets sometime in the near future. 



Lenovo is Google's nudge stick against Samsung

Hot on the heels of buying up IBM's PC server business, the Chinese manufacturing giant just took the loss-making smartphone manufacturing business of Google. It is these billion dollar debt and more debt transactions piled on top of loss making businesses that have stymied our desire to enter the Fortune 500.

Picking a Tablet: There Really Is a Reason for the Choice

As we ramp up to Black Friday this year, I’m up to my armpits in new tablets, so much so that I’m convinced some must be having unprotected sex and making tablet babies. Of course, each tablet has its own unique advantages and disadvantages.  

The Lenovo Yoga Tablet: Is Lenovo Becoming More Apple than Apple? Is Kutcher the New Jobs?

The first part of this was the question going through my mind when I first unboxed the Lenovo Yoga 10 tablet. You see, historically Apple products were more about design than performance. You could always get a PC that would out perform a Mac but you’d be hard pressed to find a better looking product. 

Lenovo’s Miix 2 Windows 8.1 tablet starts at $300

Lenovo's IdeaTab Miix 2 is an 8-inch tablet powered by Intel's Atom Bay Trail processor. The device - loaded with Microsoft Windows 8.1 software - has a starting price of $300, scaling up accordingly based on storage specs.

How IDC and other numbers companies screw Apple and Dell

Numbers companies count products and equate market leadership to market share in terms of numbers of products sold. But this is a revenue model and revenue isn’t really the best measure of success in business. Rather, the optimal measure of success is typically profit, or how much cash the company has left after expenses.  

Lenovo's A10 is an Android-powered laptop

Lenovo has debuted the A10, an Android-powered laptop boasting a 10.1-inch touchscreen display (1366 x 768 display), ARM Cortex-A9 quad-core processor and up to 9 hours of battery life.

Lenovo bucks PC trend

Lenovo has pulled it off again. Although most PC peddlers are in the red, the company reported record PC shipments, annual sales, global market share and annual pre-tax income. 

Lenovo takes aim at smartphone market

PC churner Lenovo is getting serious about the smartphone market, so serious in fact that it is planning to sell 60 million smartphones over the next 12 months.

It's going to rain tablets, hallelujah

Tablet makers are set to roll out the next generation of cheaper tablets over the coming weeks and it is now clear that competition in the cutthroat market will intensify in the second half of the year. 

Lenovo tipped to buy IBM X86 business

Just as Lenovo started climbing the ladder to become a top PC seller when it picked up IBM's PC business, it is now rumoured to be in early discussion about buying Big Blue's x86 server business.

PC industry now faces major challenges

Opinion There is no other way of saying it, PC makers are in a world of trouble. The slump is getting worse and many punters now believe that we might see two subsequent quarters of double digit decline. The trouble is, they can’t do much about it, at least not in the short term. 

Lenovo attacks Dell in the enterprise space

Lenovo, the world’s second largest PC maker, is planning to revamp its business strategy and refocus on its server and storage business over the next three years.

Lenovo eyes grand mobile chip entrance

China-based Lenovo is reportedly eyeing a grand entrance to the chip business, with a specific focus on silicon for mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets.

Feds don't want to buy Chinese IT kit

The US Congress has installed a new cyber-espionage review process for government technology purchases which effectively pushes Chinese companies out into the cold.

Apple, HP give customer satisfaction

A survey of 10,000 US consumers has pointed to Apple and HP taking the top end of the satisfaction ratings for the computing segment in a Temkin Experience study. At the bottom of the rankings were Sony and Lenovo.

Monitor market continues to slump

The stagnating and eventually declining demand for the traditional PC desktop has had an inevitable knock-on effect in the monitor industry, with the latest report from analyst house IDC lowering its Q4 2012 estimate from 37.9 million to 36.3 million units.

Lenovo touts uber-thin ThinkPad T431s

Lenovo has unveiled an uber-thin ultrabook. Dubbed the T431s, the system features a revamped trackpad, an enhanced keyboard, and an arguably more aesthetic design than its predecessors.

A trio of Lenovo tablets at MWC 2013

Lenovo has rolled out a trio of Android Jelly Bean tablets at Mobile World Congress 2013 in Barcelona, Spain. The devices range from the low-end to mid-range of the company's tablet lineup.