Tag Archive: Lenovo


Having Wi-Fi issues with your Lenovo C340-11? You’re not alone.

This bug couldn’t have come at a worse time.

What you need to know A Wi-Fi bug has been discovered in Chrome OS 80, impacting the Lenovo Chromebook C340-11. This bug causes the C340-11 to see a significantly weaker Wi-Fi signal than other devices, making it unable to connect to the router unless very close to the machine. The problem has been fixed in Chrome OS 81, which is now slated to push to Stable next Tuesday  [Read More…]

Lenovo Chromebook C340’s value wins over durability of the ASUS C214

Lenovo Chromebook C340-11

Great for everyone

$ 260 at Best Buy (32GB)

$ 320 at Amazon (64GB)

Pros 64GB models available Shinier, prettier look Better keyboard Cons Not as durable Harder to find right now No stylus option

Lenovo knocked it out of the park with the C340-11, giving us a nice look to an affordable Chromebook that would fit in at a busy office, crowded classroom or home on the couch. Whether you want a  [Read More…]

Buying a second Lenovo Smart Display was my best purchase of 2019

Of all the gadgets and gizmos I’ve picked up during the year, buying a second Lenovo Smart Display was my best.

2019 was filled to the brim with new products from every major tech company. Amazon, Microsoft, Apple, Google and everyone else released some super innovative stuff that people love, and a few things that people didn’t love so much. A lot of these products stepped on each others toes a bit when it came to functionality,  [Read More…]

Lenovo Smart Clock gets a cool new Assistant feature

The “Impromptu” feature is powered by machine learning technology from the Magenta open source project.

What you need to know A new software update rolling out to the Lenovo Smart Clock adds an Assistant feature called “Impromptu.” The new alarm option enables the Smart Clock to give users an alarm sound that fits their situation, depending on things like the time of day or weather. In addition to the new “Impromptu” feature, the software update brings a  [Read More…]

Lenovo Smart Display 7 now available for $99 with free smart plug

Lenovo brings another Google Assistant speaker that slots between their existing Smart Clock and the 8-inch Smart Display.

What you need to know The Smart Display 7 is exclusive to B&H through 2019. The speakers are mounted under the display rather than beside like on the 8 and 10-inch models B&H is offering a $ 30 discount on the Smart Display 7 and throwing in a Wi-Fi smart plug with purchase.

Lenovo has been selling its 8  [Read More…]

The Lenovo C340-11 outdoes the C330 in every single way

Lenovo Chromebook C340-11

New best Chromebook

$ 301 at Amazon Pros Double the USB ports More premium look with aluminum lid Expanded configuration options Cons No 8GB version yet Limited availability for silver variant so far

Lenovo’s follow-up to its most popular Chromebook brings some class and extra productivity to a compact machine that could already run all day with ease. Combined with aggressive pricing and two color options, the C340-11 is a slam dunk Chromebook.

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You can finally buy the Lenovo Chromebook C340-11, the best pink Chromebook

Pretty, pink, functional, and affordable: who says you can’t have it all with a Chromebook?

What you need to know Lenovo announced the C340-11 at IFA for a September release, but had been hard to find during the last month. The Lenovo Chromebook C340-11 is available with 64GB of storage in Sand Pink on Lenovo.com If you prefer Platnium Grey, you can find the 64GB model at Costco for $ 20 off.

I’ve been practically vibrating with  [Read More…]

What’s the better smart clock? Nest Mini or Lenovo Smart Clock?

If what you want is a bedside smart companion, the discounted Lenovo Smart Clock is a better buy.

Lenovo Smart Clock

Just the right size for the bedside

$ 60 at Amazon

Pros Small screen form factor Tons of clock faces Can do some smart home stuff like video cam feeds Cons Not the best screen Not good for video content

If you are looking for a Google Assistant-enabled smart screen for your bedside  [Read More…]

Google working on a fix for Lenovo Smart Displays stuck in update loop

Google is making it a top priority.

What you need to know Lenovo Smart Displays are experiencing an issue with an update sending them into a continuous boot loop. Some users have had luck with resetting the device using the Home app. Google is aware of the issue and is working on a fix.

Lenovo was the first to the market with a Google Assistant smart display. It offered two different convenient sizes and an attractive modern  [Read More…]

Google and Lenovo extend the lifespan of seven Chromebooks

You can now get a great Chromebook with 64GB of storage and 6 years of updated for $ 250.

What you need to know Google has updated the end-of-life dates for seven Lenovo Chromebooks on its AUE support page. The models in question all run on the same hardware platform. The AUE date has been extended to June 2025, but after June 2023, it’ll still rely on support from Lenovo and “third-party component suppliers” to ensure Chrome  [Read More…]