Remote working boom
China’s Lenovo posted a better than expected quarterly profit on Thursday and said it is capturing opportunities emerging from remote working and education.
Up to 64 cores
AMD has bought out a workstation-class processor to challenge the Intel Xeon on the desktop with its Ryzen Threadripper Pro.
Qualcomm starts 5G laptop era
The Always Connected PC (ACPC) initiative and Snapdragon 8cx with 5G modem have enabled what will go down in history as the first 5G enabled laptop. The Lenovo Flex 5G is available at Verizon in the US.
Slump in profits but could have been worse
Lenovo reported a slump in fourth quarter profit due to disruptions caused by the coronavirus crisis, although the result was far better than the cocaine nose jobs of Wall Street expected.
To come under its Legion gaming brand
Lenovo is apparently planning to enter the consumer motherboard market under its new Legion gaming-oriented brand.
A part of the Intel’s CES 2020 keynote
Intel has showcased a concept PC codenamed Horseshoe Bend, and this gives you an idea of the future of the ultra-portable high-end PCs. Lenovo X1 Fold and Dell concept ORI already showcased their version of the concept, but Intel shared a bit of detail.
8CX with X55 millimeter waves
Lenovo and Qualcomm have announced a 5G enabled laptop at Computex 2019 under the codename Project Limitless, and at CES 2020, the company finally shared a bitfewdetails about it. It is arriving in spring 2020.
Might beat Microsoft to the market
Although Microsoft already said such devices are coming next year, it appears that Lenovo might beat everyone to the market with its own ThinkPad X1, which is scheduled to launch in Q2 next year, at least if all goes well on the software side.
Trade war bites
China’s Lenovo Group, the world’s largest PC maker, warned it would have to raise product prices if US tariffs increase.