Office 365 May Drive Microsoft Surface, Windows 8 Tablet Salesview story

http://www.thevarguy.com – Office 365, Microsoft’s cloud service, may drive business demand for Microsoft Surface and Windows 8 tablet sales, The VAR Guy believes. Where’s the evidence? Just listen to Samsung, Lenovo and Seton Hall University. Here’s the update. As reported, Seton Hall University is standardizing students on Samsung Windows 8 tablets and ultrabooks. (IT news)

Thinkpad X230 Multiple Monitors + Dockview story

https://bbs.archlinux.org – Thinkpad X230 Intel HD 4000 Ivy Bridge (intel driver)Gnome 3Thinkpad W510NVIDIA FX880M (nouveau driver)Gnome 3Thinkpad Mini Dock Plus Series 3The W510 boots on the dock and automatically disables LVDS-1, GDM starts up, after logging in my previous monitor setup is restored.The X230 boots up, 1 external monitor is enabled and while the laptop lid is closed it is still turned on.  While both mo (HowTos)

Windows 8 Apps: Lenovo’s New Application Developer Programview story

http://www.thevarguy.com – Who will write Windows 8 apps? Perhaps the answer is Lenovo partners. Indeed, the PC maker has launched the Lenovo Developer Program. The goal is to create a “specialized category of apps” that unlock the full power of Lenovo’s Windows 8 tablets (including the new ThinkPad Tablet 2), ultrabooks, smart phones and smart TVs. (IT news)

Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2 With Windows 8: Business Detailsview story

http://www.thevarguy.com – Lenovo‘s ThinkPad Tablet 2 running Windows 8 will ship in October, countering Apple’s iPad particularly in business markets. The ThinkPad 2 Tablet will integrate tightly with Microsoft Exchange, SharePoint, Lync, Outlook, Active Directory and other corporate business applications, and it also offers a pen stylus, said Lenovo VP Dilip Bhatia. (IT news)

Nvidia Quadro Mobile GPUs Feature Kepler Architectureview story

http://www.thevarguy.com – Processor manufacturer Nvidia unveiled a line of Quadro Mobile graphical processing units (GPUs) for high-performance notebooks and aimed at engineers, industrial designers, animators, and film and video editors who required a high degree of mobility. PC makers like Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ), Dell (NASDAQ: DELL), Lenovo and Fujitsu are lining up to embrace the GPUs. (IT news)

[ubuntu] Xorg segfaults, closes, and back to login screenview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Hey all, I've seen a few issues which were similar, but somehow seemed distinct from mine in this. In previous cases it's apparently been related to ubuntuone or xorg-evdev (that bug seems fixed) or something like that. I can't get Xorg to stop crashing at seemingly random times. (Hardware)

Lenovo Offers New ThinkPad Carbon Fiber Ultrabookview story

http://www.thevarguy.com – Lenovo unwrapped the new ThinkPad X1 Carbon notebook in Beijing on Monday, lighter, thinner and sporting better connectivity options than its earlier model, with design and features inspired by those common to tablets and notebooks, according to a company executive. The vendor said the unit is the thinnest and lightest 14-inch Ultrabook laptop on the market, a claim this product review supports wh (IT news)

Lenovo: Tablets will save Windows 8 but ultrabooks still need workview story

http://gamblis.com – Lenovo: Tablets will save Windows 8 but ultrabooks nevertheless want work Lenovo is counting on Windows 8 tablets and a more evolved ultrabook for the future of PCs, even though the firm isn&#39t convinced that ultraportables are at a stage where they can sufficiently compete nowadays. “The ultrabook is the proper direction” ThinkPad … Read [...] (HowTos)

Sudden black screen while exracting rar (12.04)view story

http://askubuntu.com – I was in the middle of extracting a rar file when my screen blacked out (it looked like my screen when the power is off). I forced restart by pressing long on the power button of my laptop but it didn't restart. The icon notifications show that the laptop is on and it is connected to the adapter. (HowTos)

Left Click Stops respondingview story

http://askubuntu.com – The left click(tap of touchpad, below and above touchpad left buttons) on my Lenovo Thinkpad E420, suddenly stops responding and comes back to action after reboot. The behaviour is annoying. Any ideas?? Please do post. (HowTos)