Tag: Lenovo

PC shipments grew in Q3 2019 thanks to Windows 10 refresh

The PC market grew between 1% and 3% in Q3 2019, according to research firms Gartner and IDC. After six years of quarterly PC shipment declines, 2018 was mixed, with negative, flat, and positive quarters. 2019 is doing slightly better: Q1 was negative but Q2 and Q3 were positive. Gartner and IDC analysts pointed to […]

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IFA 2019 highlights: Amazon Fire TV Cube, LG Dual Screen, and Huawei Kirin 990 5G

IFA, or Internationale Funkausstellung Berlin, began humbly in 1924 as an international radio exhibition. Since then, it’s grown into one of the largest annual consumer electronics shows anywhere, with more than 200,000 visitors anticipated over the next few days. The Berlin expo is a who’s who of the appliance and device makers, with the likes […]

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Lenovo Takes The Wraps Off Their Smart Display 7

In recent years, we’re starting to see the rise in smart displays. These are essentially smart speakers with displays built into them, where the added display means that users will be able to watch videos, make video calls, and also connect with other smart devices like cameras to see who’s at the door. Advertising Lenovo […]

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Lenovo rolls out Project Athena-powered laptops and smart devices

At IFA 2019, while some companies like Asus and Acer are going hard on 300Hz laptop displays, Lenovo is hewing more towards adding “smart” capabilities to its products. Those products are primarily laptops, with a couple of smart displays, and some monitors. The underlying theme, though, is about imbuing these devices with intelligence — the […]

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Lenovo Smart Clock with Google Assistant gets a digital photo frame

The Lenovo Smart Clock, a smart speaker with 5-inch display tailor made for bedside nightstands, can now act as a digital photo frame for the display of Google Photos albums. The Lenovo Smart Clock was can show a clock, timer, weather, alarms, or show video doorbell footage, but is less functional than other Google Assistant […]

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AMD CEO: Epyc 2 chips are the world’s fastest x86 processors

Advanced Micro Devices CEO Lisa Su announced that the code-named “Rome” 2nd Gen Epyc processors are the most powerful x86 processors in the world. The company said that its new Epyc 2 processors for the data center have as many as 64 cores and deliver twice the price performance of Intel’s fastest available chips. AMD […]

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Gartner: PC shipments grew 1.5% in Q2 2019

The PC market rebounded slightly in Q2, according to research firms Gartner and IDC. After six years of quarterly PC shipment declines, 2018 was mixed, with negative, flat, and positive quarters. 2019 is shaping up similarly: Q1 was negative and Q2 is positive, just like in 2018. Gartner analysts pointed to the Windows 10 refresh […]

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