ThinkPad fans, it’s your lucky day.
Perhaps because the marriage between ThinkPad and BlackBerry seems so natural, another Lenovo executive is hinting that the company would be open to purchasing the beleaguered smartphone company.
Could Lenovo be the suitor that RIM has been desperately searching for? It sure looks that way.
Lenovo product president Peter Hortensius says Lenovo’s latest convertible tablets aren’t direct competitors to Microsoft’s surface tablet. Whether that’s true remains to be seen.
With its convertible Ultrabooks, Lenovo is making a compelling case for why the future of mobile is in flexibility.
Sales in China and emerging markets brought Lenovo closer to its goal of overtaking HP in PC marketshare during the first quarter. And its bottom line did well too.
Lenovo is unveiling its latest computers bit by bit at the Consumer Electronics Show. The first to be unveiled are its new line of ThinkPad laptops, which are aimed at business users.
Liu Chuanzhi, computer manufacturer Lenovo’s chairman and founder, is grateful that Apple is seemingly ignoring China. “We are lucky that Steve Jobs has such a bad temper and doesn’t care about China,” Liu told the Financial Times. “If Apple were to spend the same effort on the Chinese consumer as we do, we would be in trouble.”