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Lenovo BlackBerry Acquisition

Lenovo CEO claims BlackBerry acquisition could ‘possibly make sense’

March 11th, 2013

Earlier this year, Lenovo (LNVGY) CFO Wong Wai Ming casually mentioned a potential buyout of BlackBerry as a way to boost the company’s mobile business. The executive explained that Lenovo had been in talks with the struggling phone maker and its bankers “about various combinations or strategic ventures,” and that Lenovo even had “a team …

Lenovo RIM Acquisition Rumor

Lenovo backtracks on possible RIM bid

January 28th, 2013

Lenovo CFO Wong Wai Ming made comments last week that the company might consider an acquisition of struggling BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIMM) in an effort to bolster its mobile business. According to a statement released to The Next Web on Monday, however, Lenovo is not actually considering a bid for RIM. Lenovo says Wong …

Lenovo RIM Merger

Lenovo says company may try to acquire RIM to boost mobile business

January 24th, 2013

Lenovo (0992) may be the world’s second-largest PC vendor, but it knows that it desperately needs to step up its game in the mobile world to stay relevant. Bloomberg reports that Lenovo CFO Wong Wai Ming told the World Economic Forum in Davos on Thursday that his company is looking at a variety of options to boost …

HP Lenovo Notebook Shipments

HP, Lenovo notebook shipments expected to plummet by 20% in Q1 2013

January 17th, 2013

Breaking news: the PC industry isn’t doing very well. Unnamed sources have told Digitimes that HP (HPQ) and Lenovo (0992), which happen to be the PC industry’s two largest vendors, “are expected to see their notebook shipments drop about 20% sequentially in the first quarter of 2013, higher than an average 10% decline anticipated for the industry.” Overall, Digitimes‘ sources …

Lenovo IdeaTab A2107

Lenovo IdeaTab A2107 comes to AT&T for $200 with no contract

January 11th, 2013

AT&T (T) on Friday announced the addition of the Lenovo (LNVGY) IdeaTab A2107 to its line of tablet PCs. The 7-inch slate is equipped with a 1GHz dual-core processor, 1GB of RAM, 16GB of internal storage, 3G connectivity and Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. The IdeaTab A2107 also includes a 3-megapixel rear camera, a microSD …

Lenovo IdeaCentre Horizon

Lenovo shows off enormous 27-inch ‘table tablet’ at CES

January 7th, 2013

Forget the battle between 7-inch and 10-inch tablets — Lenovo’s (0992) got something much bigger in mind. Per AllThingsD, Lenovo will show off its 27-inch IdeaCentre Horizon at the Consumer Electronics Show this week, a gigantic full HD multi-touch display that runs Windows 8 and features a third-generation Core i7 processor with NVIDIA GeForce graphics. The beast weighs in at 17 pounds, so …

7-Inch Tablets PC Market

Lenovo not worried that 7-inch tablets will wreck its PC business

November 11th, 2012

With a variety of smaller Android tablets already available, along with the iPad mini and the possibility of an Xbox Surface, 2013 is shaping up to be the year of the 7-inch tablet. In fact, worldwide sales of 7-inch tablets are expected to double from 34 million units in 2012 to 67 million in 2013. …

Lenovo P770 Rumor

Lenovo reportedly prepping P770 Android smartphone with the biggest battery on the market

November 8th, 2012

As smartphones get larger displays with higher resolutions and fast LTE data connectivity, it’s often the battery that gets the least love because breakthroughs that double and triple their run times are little more than proof-of-concepts. Motorola’s DROID RAZR MAXX HD  and Samsung’s (005930) Galaxy Note II have been lauded for their long-lasting batteries, but other smartphone vendors …

Lenovo dethrones HP as top global PC manufacturer

October 11th, 2012

According to third quarter estimates from research firm Gartner, Lenovo (LNVGY) has edged out Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) to become the world’s largest PC vendor. Worldwide PC shipments in the third quarter declined more than 8% year-over-year to total 87.5 million units. The Chinese company is estimated to have shipped 13.7 million units in the quarter, representing …