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Lenovo IdeaPad Y900 Review: surprising power in a big package

Lenovo IdeaPad Y900 Review: surprising power in a big package

I've always found it difficult to wrap my head around gaming laptops, and when I first opened the Lenovo IdeaPad Y900 notebook, I didn't think my feelings were going to change. I found myself almost immediately wondering why I would use such a bulky laptop when I have my own gaming desktop at home. Still, there's more to a computer than its size, and once I really dug in and got to playing around with it, there were a few things that caught me by surprise. The question then was whether the IdeaPad Y900 was enough to change my opinion on gaming laptops, or if I'd end the review process with the same opinions I had at the start.

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Review: Lenovo Ideapad 100S – a budget Windows 10 laptop

Review: Lenovo Ideapad 100S – a budget Windows 10 laptop

Laptops are no longer a financial burden — the market is full of inexpensive notebooks, many of which cost less than a mid-tier smartphone. These machines are usually targeted at students, kids, casual users, and those in need of a secondary laptop, one they’re willing to risk carrying at the subway or checking in at the airport. Lenovo’s newest Ideapad, the Ideapad 100S, is exactly that type of machine, hitting all the right marks: lightweight, small, cheap, and loaded and with Windows 10.

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Lenovo IdeaPad A10 takes Android for another notebook spin

Lenovo IdeaPad A10 takes Android for another notebook spin

There's a new Android-based notebook in town, and it goes by the name Lenovo IdeaPad A10. This device - while not appearing officially via the company itself quite yet - has made its debut on Amazon in Europe. Here we've got a look at a mid-range gallery of specifications for the machine as it heads to the global market with a 10.1-inch display with a full physical keyboard and Android OS under the hood.

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Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 11S coming next month, pre-orders now live

Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 11S coming next month, pre-orders now live

Lenovo's long-awaited IdeaPad Yoga 11S is finally about to make its store debut. The 11-inch convertible laptop, which was announced at CES 2013 back in January, now has a release date of June 23 and pre-orders are live starting today on Lenovo's website, as well as at Best Buy. If you like the Yoga series, but want it in a more compact form factor, this is probably your best bet.

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Lenovo IdeaPad U310 Touch hands-on

Lenovo IdeaPad U310 Touch hands-on

Lenovo is announcing its fair share of brand new products at CES 2013, but its also giving some of its older products a refresh so they'll act as better Windows 8 machines. One such line of products getting a refresh is the Lenovo U series. This is essentially the same exact thing as older IdeaPad U310 models, but there's one key feature being added with this latest release: touch.

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Lenovo ThinkPad Helix and IdeaPad Yoga 11S revealed to flip for Windows 8

Lenovo ThinkPad Helix and IdeaPad Yoga 11S revealed to flip for Windows 8

The Lenovo notebook lineup is vast here at the start of 2013 at the Consumer Electronics Show, and what with the ThinkPad Helix offering a whole new way to work with a convertible PC, the Windows 8 era appears to be in full swing. With the ThinkPad Helix you've got not just a new tablet, not just a new Ultrabook, but a machine that acts as both with a third way to utilize the Windows 8 touch universe in a whole new way. Then there's the IdeaPad Yoga 11S, an upgrade of the Yoga lineup from 2012, here bringing tiny lightning claps in a whole new set of colors, too, including Cotton Candy Pink.

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Lenovo ThinkPad and IdeaPad refreshed with an Edge at CES 2013

Lenovo ThinkPad and IdeaPad refreshed with an Edge at CES 2013

Starting things off fresh for CES 2013, Lenovo has just announced a new lineup of touch-based devices running Windows 8. The company unveiled new additions to the IdeaPad U series of Ultrabooks and the Mainstream Z Series, as well as the new ThinkPad Edge E431 and E531 business-minded laptops.

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Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 13 hands-on and first impressions

Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 13 hands-on and first impressions

Windows 8 officially launched last week, which means that a ton of new computers, laptops, and tablets are either on shelves now or coming up soon. By far one of the most interesting new Windows 8 machines is the Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 13, a new convertible that aims to show off Windows 8 in all of its touch-based glory. The major selling point of the Yoga 13 is its 360-degree hinge, which allows you to use the laptop in a number of different ways. It's certainly cool, if not a little strange at first.

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Lenovo Windows 8 Convertibles family comes together for hands-on action

Lenovo Windows 8 Convertibles family comes together for hands-on action

This week we've gotten the opportunity to take a peek at the nearest-to-final builds of Lenovo's entire Convertible Windows 8 / RT family this week, including the IdeaPad Yoga 13, IdeaPad Yoga 11, ideatab Lynx, ThinkPad Twist, and ThinkPad Tablet 2. Each of these units is unique in its ability to bring Windows 8 or Windows RT to users in their feature sets that include flipping, turning, folding, and straight up sheathing. While we've seen all of these devices before, here lies an opportunity to see them up-close and personal right before review unit time.

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Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga heading to Japan as NEC LaVie Y in November

Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga heading to Japan as NEC LaVie Y in November

Back in August, Lenovo officially announced the Windows RT-equipped IdeaPad Yoga, which is a laptop/tablet hybrid that features a complete 360-degree rotating display that will be released on October 26. The company's Japanese partner, NEC, has announced that it's bringing the same flavor to its Japan users as well.

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Lenovo IdeaTab Lynx and Twist introduced as Yoga 11 and 13 finalized

Lenovo IdeaTab Lynx and Twist introduced as Yoga 11 and 13 finalized

The Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga is a lovely rather-bendy converting notebook-to-tablet that we saw back at CES 2012 - both an 11-inch and a 13-inch version of this device are appearing today with assurances for launch side two new guns in the industry as well. Lenovo is also showing off the IdeaTab Lynx and the ThinkPad Twist, two more twisters and turners for the next generation of PC power with Windows 8, Windows RT, and more!

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Lenovo IdeaPad Z Series brings thin yet sturdy power to Windows 8

Lenovo IdeaPad Z Series brings thin yet sturdy power to Windows 8

The Lenovo IdeaPad Z Series has been revealed this week with the Z500 and Z400 bringing up to Genuine Windows 8 Pro to a set of study, thin, and powerful notebooks. Unlike many of the devices revealed this week, the Z Series does not have a touchscreen interface. Instead you'll be working with an Intelligent Touchpad optimized for Windows 8 and its touch- and gesture-friendly UI.

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