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Tech History Trivia: Lenovo

Compared to some of our other brands (Toshiba and HP, anyone?), Lenovo is a much younger company – founded in 1984. That doesn’t stop it from being a highly successful enterprise, however, and one which we are proud to represent as an authorized seller and service provider. So how did the world’s current top PC maker rise so quickly to ...

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LENOVO’S SUPERFISH BLOATWARE SCANDAL REVEALS A SNEAKY TACTIC WE THOUGHT MICROSOFT HAD STARTED

As Lenovo resolves the Superfish bloatware scandal from 2015, a surprising detail has emerged from the fine print of the settlement. Consumers who bought Lenovo laptops with “man-in-the-middle” Superfish adware (by a company called VisualDiscovery) likely fell for a trick later made infamous by Microsoft: clicking the “X” to dismiss the program actually opted them into it. Lenovo settled with ...

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LENOVO’S SUPERFISH BLOATWARE SCANDAL REVEALS A SNEAKY TACTIC WE THOUGHT MICROSOFT HAD STARTED

As Lenovo resolves the Superfish bloatware scandal from 2015, a surprising detail has emerged from the fine print of the settlement. Consumers who bought Lenovo laptops with “man-in-the-middle” Superfish adware (by a company called VisualDiscovery) likely fell for a trick later made infamous by Microsoft: clicking the “X” to dismiss the program actually opted them into it. Lenovo settled with ...

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Lenovo Announces The Flex 11 Chromebook, Computing With A Twist

The Lenovo Flex 11 is Lenovo’s latest entry into its long line of Chromebooks. The Flex 11 Chromebook features a multimode hinge and touch screen, thereby creating a 2-in-1 Chromebook. Chromebooks are popular with students, institutions, and consumers looking for a low cost, lightweight computer for everyday use. The Flex 11 sports a 11.6″ 10-point multitouch display with a native ...

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Lenovo’s Mystery AR Headset Accompanied By A…Lightsaber?

During Disney’s D23 convention on July 15, Lenovo and Disney released a teaser video for Star Wars: Jedi Challenges, which featured an as-yet unannounced augmented reality system. The clip featured a woman putting on the mysterious Lenovo HMD and then picking up a lightsaber peripheral. We repeat: A lightsaber peripheral for augmented reality. At first, we weren’t sure if it was a ...

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Lenovo Announces Three New Mobile Workstations, One VR-Ready Model

Lenovo unveiled three new thin and light mobile workstations at Solidworks World 2017–the ThinkPad P51s, P51, and P71. All of the new laptops offer Nvidia Quadro graphics options, with one of the models sporting VR-ready performance. Two ThinkPad P51s Are Better Than One The Lenovo ThinkPad P51s and P51 both feature 15.6-inch displays, with options for 4K (3840 x 2160) ...

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Lenovo Intros New ‘X1’ Product Family With Infrared Webcams, Long Battery Life, LTE-A Support

At CES, Lenovo announced its latest X1-branded products, including the ThinkPad X1 Carbon, ThinkPad X1 Yoga, and ThinkPad X1 Tablet, as well as the new Miix 720 detachable notebook. Lenovo seems to want to keep an open mind going into 2017 about the devices consumers would like to use. It has already created a range of different types of notebooks ...

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Lenovo’s ‘Legion’ Of Kaby Lake Gaming Laptops Arrive

Lenovo unveiled a new series of gaming laptops featuring Intel 7th generation (Kaby Lake) processors. The Legion Y720 and Y520 notebooks have been poised to target the mainstream and entry-level VR gaming PC market with Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 and GTX 1050 Ti graphics under the hood. The new Lenovo Legion laptops both feature up to an Intel Core i7-7700HQ ...

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LENOVO PROMISES 12 NEW MOTO MOD ADD-ONS PER YEAR

The Moto Z has quickly become the gold standard for modular phones, and it looks like it’s about to get a whole lot more expandability. Speaking at a press briefing last week, Moto promised that a whole new family of new snap-on accessories is on the way. Moto previously floated the idea of a possible Tango mod, but now CNET reports ...

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Lenovo Vibe K6 Power India Launch Expected Soon

HIGHLIGHTS Lenovo K6 Power India launch teased on Twitter The smartphone was launched earlier this year It packs a 4000mAh battery Lenovo has teased the launch of its next K-series handset in India. The Chinese company shared a teaser on Twitter, “We know, you can’t get enough of the K series. Can you guess the name of the upcoming K?” ...

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