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Lenovo IdeaPad P1, Better Late Than Never!

The tablet market is growing with a tremendous pace and every day we see stores getting stuffed with new gadgets, some of which grab a lot of public hype while others die out without even making an impression.

The word on the street is Lenovo’s upcoming Windows 7 tablet, IDEAPAD P1. Although the Windows 7 tablet market has not been very successful lately, LENOVO is still taking the risk. Packed inside a 10.1″ casing is a very robust hardware comprising if a 1.5 Ghz Intel processor, a 1280*800 pixels capacitive multitouch display, a USB 2.0 port and for connectivity 802.11b/g/n WiFi and Bluetooth.

Heavy Tablet Production Begins For Fall Season

This Fall, you can expect to see some heavy tablet production from all the major brand names. When you combine the high demand of both tablet PCs and iPads for this summer, you can only expect the demand to skyrocket during the Fall season, as kids go back to school and people begin to do some early Christmas shopping.

Sources state that around 15 million tablets are expected to ship by the end of summer, with an expected 21 million to ship later this year during the Fall season.

ThinkPad + IdeaPad Tablets, On The Way

Lenovo’s president, Rory Read has officially announced in an interview that IdeaPad and ThinkPad tablets will hit markets later this year. Consumers can expect both tablets to rock 10″ screens, come with Android Honeycomb, and cost between $450 and….gulp….$900.

The IdeaPad K1 will ship out next month, with the professional-oriented ThinkPad tablet coming this August. I suppose IBM wanted to throw down two Windows 7 tablets before it was “too late” with Windows 8 expected to arrive next year.

IBM Turns 100, Seeks New CEO

IBM (International Business Machines) will replace its current CEO to mark the company’s 100 years of success. Besides the centennial anniversary, the company’s current CEO, Sam Palmisano, will be turning 60 in July, the age when IBM CEO’s retire and name their successors.

The three current names circulating around that would succeed Palmisano are; 53 year old, Virginia Rometty. Rometty currently is head of IBM’s sales division and would be the first female CEO of IBM if elected. Next up we have Mike Daniels, currently head of services for IBM, a division that makes up 60% of IBM’s revenue.

Lenovo Speeds Boot Time On ThinkPad T420s

The main reason why people love tablets and smartphones is the instant-on feature that allows consumers to start using their devices immediately. Likewise, the “drawback” of laptops and computers is often the boot time it takes, even if all you need to do is shoot off a single e-mail. Lenovo has realized this “problem” and has engineered its ThinkPad T420s to boot in ten seconds or less due to BIOS optimizations coupled with a solid-state drive.

Great Budget Notebook: Samsung Series 4

We just got word that there is a new Samsung notebook, the Samsung Series 4, model 400B2Bs. The notebook is aimed for ultra mobile users who need something light enough to take with them wherever they go, but powerful enough to handle basic business computing. The machine wasn’t designed to compete with the aesthetics of the MacBook, but when you need a computer, style doesn’t really matter.

Interestingly, it comes with an IBM-style tracking numb embedded within the keyboard that can be used as a mouse. This tracking numb is traditional of most IBM business notebooks. The notebook also has a fingerprint reader for security, and while not a new invention, does complement the business image rather well.

Lenovo Convertible W/ Facial Recognition

Lenovo has started selling a new hybrid notebook that looks quite different than the current convertibles on the market. The new convertible is called the Ideapad 06517HU and features a 10.1-inch screen with Lenovo NaturalTouch multi=technology that can swivel 180 degrees to convert from a netbook to a tablet, hence the name. The convertible has an extraordinarily long battery life, integrated high-speed Wi-Fi, ultra-slim design, and weighing just under three pounds. Look out folks, this one packs an Intel Atom N455 processor with Windows 7 Home Premium.

Lenovo Thinkpad TABLET- Leaked!

It looks like some top secret Lenovo information is being leaked out left and right! Just after receiving news about the Thinkpad X1 getting leaked, it appears that our friends at Lenovo are preparing to release a tablet flavor for our computing pleasure.

It looks like this tablet will definitely be powered by Android 3.0 Honeycomb, run on a 10.1-inch display (1280 x 800 resolution), and compute on a Tegra 2 processor. The device will be available with up to 64GB of storage and connectivity will be provided via 3G and 4G options.

Introducing The Lenovo ThinkPad X1- LEAKED!

When we think of true laptop beauty, many of us think of the MacBook Air. Afterall, it is the world’s thinnest laptop computer. For many, the razor thin appeal just adds to the edginess and spunk the MacBook Air offers consumers. While we have seen a few companies try to head to head with Apple, many have missed the mark. The Dell Adamo is an excellent example of Dell’s solution to the MacBook Air. It’s sleek design and square figure was meant to dazzle many, but didn’t really get the publicity it deserved.

Lenovo is coming up with its own solution to the MacBook Air, the ThinkPad X1 (that just leaked). This beautiful device will come with a whopping 160GB solid-state technology to keep your data secure even when you’re on the move. The X1 is…

The Lenovo W520 For Business Professionals

Bringing competition to all the business notebooks out there, comes the Lenovo W520. This bad boy is equipped with an Intel Core i7-2920XM quad-core CPU running at 2.50GHz. Users can opt to upgrade to an 8GB setup of RAM, expandable to 32GB! The laptop comes with a Seagate Momentus 7200 RPM SATA hard drive and preloaded with Windows 7 SP1. The display offers a 1920 x 1080 resolution on a LED backlit anti-glare surface.

Graphics will blow your mind with the Nvidia Quadro 2000M graphics card and 2GB of DDR3. The laptop comes with a 170W AC adapter and runs on a 135W power supply. Users who are looking for peace of mind can purchase a four year warranty…