Tag Archive: Lenovo

Grab a refurbished 8-inch Lenovo tablet for just $63

As much as we like our phones and their ever-growing large screens, sometimes we appreciate having an even bigger display. Reading emails, books, and longer articles is much better when you don’t have to squint. The same goes for games. Developers put a lot of time and attention into graphics and game play. It deserves to be seen.

Buying an unlocked phone? Ask yourself these questions!

The problem with buying tablets is that it can sometimes get pretty expensive. And,  [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…]

Lenovo serves up a pair of Chromebook experiences at CES

Lenovo this week announced a pair of Chromebook-based devices as part of its CES lineup. The IdeaPad Flex 5 Chromebook is 2-in-1 with stylus support while the IdeaPad Duet Chromebook is more of a tablet-like device. Both are expected in the second quarter of this year (Q2 2020).

Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 Chromebook

We begin with the 2-in-1 design and more conventional Chromebook experience. Weighing in just under three pounds, this laptop sports a 13.3-inch Full HD IPS touchscreen and  [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…]