Lenovo puts ThinkPads to test Summary: Chinese PC maker subjects its ThinkPad laptops to dust, noise and drop tests, among others, in its Yamato Laboratory in Yokohama, Japan. By Liau Yun Qing | September 11, 2012 -- 07:20 GMT (00:20 PDT) Follow @YQLiauZDNetAsia Previous | Next Image 7 of 10 This test "bends" the monitor to make sure the screen does not crack under external pressures. Topics: Laptops, Hardware Kick off your day with ZDNet's daily email newsletter. It's the freshest tech news and opinion, served hot. Get it.