Fire hazard forces increase in recalled Lenovo ThinkCentre computers
Lenovo's earlier recall of its ThinkCentre M90z and ThinkCentre M70z all-in-one desktop computers has been expanded to include more units. The voluntary recall -- involving both the manufacturer and the US Consumer Product Safety Commission -- now has a higher number of affected machines, up from 50,500 to 188,000.
New Lenovo M92z AIO leaks ahead of launch
The Lenovo ThinkCentre M92z stealth all-in-one has leaked ahead of its official unveiling. Although there are scant details about its hardware, what is obvious is that the company has adopted ‘monitor look’ where the user only sees a monitor with the PC components built-in behind the display. According to The Verge, the AIO will come in 20- and 23-inch versions, run Intel Ivy Bridge-based processors, include discrete graphics and include Windows 8-ready capacitive touchscreens.
ThinkCentre M70z, M90z AIO desktops recalled
Some of Lenovo's ThinkCentre M90z and ThinkCentre M70z all-in-one desktop computers are being voluntarily recalled by the maker and the US Consumer Product Safety Commission. About 50,500 units are affected, due to a possible fire hazard from an overheating internal power supply component. Owners are being urged to stop using the affected PCs and are warned that it's illegal to resell or try to resell a recalled product.
ThinkCentre M71z gets optional SSD, touchscreen
Lenovo on Tuesday introduced a new all-in-one desktop for schools, businesses and governments. Called the ThinkCentre M71z, it boots up in as little as 15 seconds thanks to an optional 160GB SSD. The 20-inch display can be equipped with a touchscreen, and it is also offered with Intel's second-generation Core processors as well as up to a 1TB conventional hard drive.
Lenovo intros desktop, monitors for businesses
Lenovo has just introduced three new products aimed at small and medium businesses. This includes the ThinkCentre Edge 71 desktop PC and two desktop displayss in the new LS series. The PC is available in either a tower or small form factor and gets a choice of Intel's second-generation Core i3, Core i5 and Core i7 processors.
Lenovo intros slim ThinkCenter Edge 91z all-in-one
Lenovo set out to liven the world of high-end all-in-ones Monday night by bringing the look and feel of the ThinkPad Edge to its ThinkCentre desktops. Its 21.5-inch Edge 91z moves the power brick to the outside and keeps the desktop just 2.5 inches deep, giving it both a slicker look and reducing the footprint it needs on the desktop. Performance still keeps up with as much as a quad Core i7 and the option of 1GB Radeon HD 6650 video for pro 3D or gaming.
Lenovo shows new pro-oriented desktop PCs
Lenovo on Monday introduced the new ThinkStation E30 workstation and ThinkCentre M81 desktop computers aimed at professionals. Both offer Intel's second-generation Core processors. The E30 replaces the E20 and for the first time gets the option of solid state storage, either in 80GB or 160GB capacities. The desktop gets SATA III and USB 3.0 interfaces as well.
ThinkCentre M90z brings 23in touchscreen, Core i5
Lenovo on Thursday took the covers from its first large all-in-one desktop for pros. At 23 inches, the ThinkCentre M90z has both more workable area than the 19-inch A70z with a 1080p, multi-touch screen but has room for faster components. It carries either Core i3 or i5 processors and has the option of an SSD for storage.
Lenovo intros A63, M90 work PCs with new CPUs
Lenovo on Thursday revealed two new desktops that use Intel's relatively new Core i7 processor and AMD's Phenom II CPU. The first is the ThinkCentre A63 desktop meant for small- to medium-sized businesses, and it can be equipped with a range of AMD's 45nm processors, including the Sempron, Athlon II Phenom II processors.
Entry-leve AIO geared for small businesses
Lenovo on Monday introduced the ThinkCentre A70z, an all-in-one system geared for small- and medium-size businesses. The systems offer a choice between Intel Core2 Duo or Celeron Dual Core processors, with hard-drive options reaching up to 500GB. A DVD drive, webcam, integrated speakers, and optional Wi-Fi components round out the specs.
Lenovo Think and Idea Divs
Lenovo on Wednesday afternoon said it would reorganize itself into major divisions in a bid to improve its focus. At the highest level, the company plans to create a group that handles "mature" markets, such as Japan and North America, as well as a second group that handles "emerging" markets like Lenovo's native China as well as Africa, the Middle East and other areas where PCs are less widespread. Previously, Lenovo had organized itself into much smaller groups based on continents.
Lenovo ThinkCentre PCs
Lenovo adds two entry-level ThinkCentre desktop PCs
Lenovo on Tuesday announced that, in light of the recent economic downturn, it began offering two new, smaller, lower cost business PCs in its ThinkCentre line. To this effect, the A58 will be re-tooled and is meant for small to medium business users, while Lenovo believes the refreshed M58e will appeal to mid and large companies with its low energy consumption. Both feature low purchase prices as well as the long-term costs of maintenance and management. To this end, Lenovo includes a Rescue and Recovery tool to help recover and restore files independently of what Windows itself offers.
New Lenovo ThinkCentre PCs
Lenovo on Wednesday announced the launch of its M58 and M58p desktop PCs from the ThinkCentre series which, the company claims, are its most secure and manageable ThinkCentre desktops to date. Both include ThinkVantage's Power Manager technology that allows users and system administrators to monitor or control the power consumption of the new PCs remotely by setting up daily or weekly shut-down times, especially when configured in a fleet. Available processors for either desktop will include the Intel E8000-series Core 2 Duos and Q9000-series Core 2 Quads, while the M58 will come with an Intel Q45 mainboard.