Amid a Dell earnings miss and mass HP layoffs, rival Lenovo said Q4 profits jumped 59 percent. Plus, Lenovo said its PC shipments jumped 44 percent for the quarter ended March 31. So what is Lenovo doing right in the fiercely competitive, price sensitive PC market? Here are four observations from The VAR Guy.
I am always confused whether to use Ubuntu/Win. This time as my HDD had some factory problems, Lenovo replace it for free. So, I have a fresh new HDD on which I would like to use Ubuntu (I did have some hands-on experience on Ubuntu for 1 yr).
But I am worried whether the special features of lenovo would work in it as I didn't get drivers for Linux when I brought my laptop.
Lenovo G550 is a mid end notebook powered by Intel Pentium T4300 2.1 GHz. Slightly its just like an ordinary notebook, the design is old fashioned.The Lenovo G550 is an update to the Value Line G530 with the primary difference being the shift from a 16:10 to a 16:9 screen.
While overall PC market shipments are falling, Lenovo's PC sales continue to grow. Plus the Lenovo Helix tablet-notebook and Chromebook are coming soon. That's the key Lenovo message at Tech Data Channel Link.
Lenovo has announced four new tablets that will be released during the second quarter of 2014. Employing a strategy similar to Samsung, Lenovo’s tablets will come in a variety of sizes ranging from 7-inch devices up to 10-inch devices.
Recently we bought two Lenovo ThinkPad T530's that came preloaded with Windows 7 by Lenovo. Due to technical issues we have encountered using the Lenovo-preloaded Windows, I must install a fresh and clean copy of Windows 7. These laptops have a Windows 8 sticker and no COA.