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Tech History Trivia: Lenovo

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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 Smart Display And Star Wars AR Kit HOT Holiday Giveaway Winners

HARDWARE January 14, 2019 0 Comments

The holiday season may be behind us now, but we wanted to keep you all in the holiday spirit just a little longer. As you’ve likely heard, we hooked-up with our friends at Lenovo for another HOT Holiday Giveaway that ended in December, just before we headed out for CES 2019. For this giveaway, we had not one but three awesome prizes up for grabs…

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Get a Kaby Lake Lenovo Legion Y520 Gaming Laptop for $950

HARDWARE September 8, 2017 0 Comments

Today, Lenovo is selling the quad-core Legion Y520 gaming laptop for just $949.99. Apply coupon code “HOMEEXTRA5” during checkout, and you’ll save $50 off the list price. Spec-wise, this configuration features a seventh-generation quad-core 2.8GHz Intel Core i7-7700HQ CPU, a dedicated Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 video card (with 3GB of memory), 8GB of DDR4 RAM, a 1TB 5400RPM hard drive, a…

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

Technology September 5, 2017 0 Comments

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

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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

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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?

Technology June 29, 2017 0 Comments

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

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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

Computer May 28, 2017 0 Comments

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

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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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