Lenovo formed a joint venture in 2011 with NEC to sell laptops in Japan, and the companies are launching two models to sell outside of Japan.
The mobile space is exploding with smartphones in every pocket and tablets on the horizon. James Kendrick brings you the latest news from the mobile world and a breakdown of what it means to you.
James Kendrick has been using mobile devices since they weighed 30 pounds, and has been sharing his insights on mobile technology for almost that long. Prior to joining ZDNet, James was the Founding Editor of jkOnTheRun, a CNET Top 100 Tech Blog that was acquired by GigaOM in 2008 and is now part of that prestigious tech network. James' writing has appeared in many print publications: Smartphone and Pocket PC Magazine, Information Week and Laptop Magazine to name a few. James' coverage of the mobile technology sector has regularly appeared in the New York Times, Salon.com and CNN/ Fortune online. Not just a writer, James has filmed numerous video reviews and how-tos that have garnered well over a million viewers. He has appeared on local news segments and been interviewed by the Associated Press on mobile technology topics. Additionally, James has been podcasting about mobile technology for years.
Lenovo has been all over the CES in Las Vegas, announcing new products right and left. Today brought the launch of two Flex laptops, the Tab 2 tablets starting at $99, and the S41 Ultrabook.
Lenovo unveiled its new ThinkPad line at the CES, including lots of laptops and the innovative ThinkPad Stack accessory system.
Holiday week news in the world of iOS: Apple dominates holiday sales, iPad sales could slump for the first time, and Apple patents a pen.
This holiday week in the Android space saw reports of malware wrapped in The Interview, Xiaomi is a huge startup, and Samsung is most satisfying.
A teaser website hints at the return of Palm in both name and logo.
With this year winding down, it's time for James Kendrick to look into the crystal ball to see what might happen in the mobile space in 2015.
This year brought mobile gear that changed the way I work and captured a lot of my money.
The giant online retailer had big holiday sales, and the Chromebook dominated other computers.
The top news in iOS this holiday week had reports of a dual-SIM for iPhone 6, iPad use before bed is bad, and Apple TV may Handoff to your iPad.
In the world of Android this week were reports of an Acer tablet getting a split-screen feature, a patent war against Android ended, and the Note 2 may be getting Lollipop.
I buy a lot of gadgets, and this year more than most years. There were good gadgets, average gadgets, and duds purchased this year. Here are the best of the lot in the order I value them.
The Chromebook has evolved nicely, resulting in acceptance by schools and some enterprises. Even so, there are three things Google must do next year to make it a better solution.
This app written by former Apple engineers turns most any iPad into a second monitor for Macs. It is the first solution good enough for the enterprise.
An Android user since the platform's beginning, I dropped it this year and Apple's to blame.