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Lenovo introduces its 1st foldable PC, the ThinkPad X1 Fold

Jan 08, 2020 - 3:15 PM

From phones that turn into tablets, Lenovo showcases a device that transforms from laptop to tablet

X1 FOLD. All photos from Lenovo


Lenovo introduces foldable-display laptop

May 15, 2019 - 1:24 PM

After phones, a laptop adopts a foldable display

LENOVO FOLDABLE. Photo from Lenovo


Lenovo announces first phone with 12GB of RAM

Dec 19, 2018 - 11:55 AM

The Z5 Pro GT sets a new RAM record for phones, topping the like of the OPPO Find X and Xiaomi Mi Mix 3, both with 10GB of RAM

Lenovo shares pummelled in Hong Kong after microchip report

Oct 05, 2018 - 5:25 PM

The sell-off comes as tech firms around the world struggle on profit-taking following a healthy rally in recent years, while chip makers are also being hurt by falling demand.

Lenovo posts 1st quarter profit as recovery continues

Aug 16, 2018 - 2:01 PM

'The Group remains confident in its core PC business, and aims to grow...without compromising on profitability,' Lenovo chairman Yang Yuanqing says

LENOVO. The PC maker reverses its fortunes, reporting good margins in latest earnings report. Photo by Gelo Gonzales/Rappler


Lenovo posts $189 million full-year loss on one-time write-off

May 24, 2018 - 3:37 PM

The Beijing-based company also reports a 69% decline in profit in its fourth quarter ending March 31

LENOVO. A general view of atmosphere during the Lenovo ThinkPad P Series launch party on August 12, 2015 in California. File photo by Rachel Murray/Getty Images for Lenovo/AFP

Lenovo Z5 teaser images show notch-free all-screen phone

May 15, 2018 - 1:55 PM

Unlike many other Android phone makers this year, Lenovo appears to have found an all-screen design that won't require a notch

Z5 TEASER. A portion of the new Z5 has been teased by Lenovo vice president Chang Cheng on his Weibo page. All photos by Chang Cheng/Weibo


Feel the 'Star Wars' force with the augmented reality game

Dec 24, 2017 - 3:44 PM

Lenovo's latest offerings might make you feel the force

Lenovo to pay $3.5M in lawsuit involving 750,000 vulnerable laptops

Sep 06, 2017 - 1:45 PM

The laptops in question are from 2014 and 2015 and contain pre installed software that left users open to cyberattacks


Lenovo launches new computers fitted with Intel's Kaby Lake chips

Mar 15, 2017 - 6:55 PM

The new Lenovo computers get to enjoy enhanced performance and power efficiency from Intel s latest processors

THINKSTATION. The Lenovo computer features a workstation-class Xeon processor. Photo by Gelo Gonzales/Rappler

Lenovo faces 'sizeable challenges' as profits plunge

Feb 16, 2017 - 5:07 PM

The Beijing based company remains the world s largest PC maker but is trying to broaden its smartphone business as the market for personal computers fizzles

LENOVO. A general view of atmosphere during the Lenovo ThinkPad P Series launch party at Siggraph 2015 on August 12, 2015 in California. File photo by Rachel Murray/ Getty Images for Lenovo/ AFP

The top laptops in 2016 for every budget

Nov 27, 2016 - 4:04 PM

Looking for a new laptop for Christmas? Here are some of the best we ve seen this year

LINE, Lenovo ikut memanfaatkan popularitas ‘AADC 2’

May 03, 2016 - 9:31 AM

7 perusahaan teknologi yang menjadi mitra film ‘AADC’ beserta aktivitas mereka

AADC 2. Geng Cinta berfoto di Pantai Parangkusumo, Yogyakarta. Foto oleh Sofyan Syamsul/Miles

China's Lenovo posts first revenue fall for 6 years

Feb 03, 2016 - 8:11 PM

Lenovo is hit by a decline in global demand for PCs which account for around a third of its revenue despite efforts to diversify into other sectors including smartphones

LENOVO REVENUE FALL. Models pose with the Lenovo Yoga 300 and Lenovo Yoga 500 during the products launch in Bangalore, India, 09 June 2015. Photo by Jagadeesh NV/EPA

Tablet market ended 2015 on weak note – research firm

Feb 02, 2016 - 12:54 PM

More people switched to laptops while others are taking longer to replace their tablets

epa04922919 Apple's new iPad Pro on display following Apple's announcement of new products during an event from the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco, California, USA, 09 September 2015. Apple launched a revamped Apple TV on 09 September, calling its focus on apps 'the future of television.' The online content hub integrates TV and movie viewing, video games, music and other media with a new operating system, TV OS, and a souped-up remote that searches for content and controls playback with voice control. At a product presentation before thousands of journalists and Apple employees in San Francisco, Apple introduced the latest iPhone and iPads, as well as new designs and features for Apple Watch. EPA/MONICA DAVEY

Google to produce Project Tango 3D phone with Lenovo

Jan 08, 2016 - 2:14 PM

Lenovo and Google say the device will definitely launch in mid 2016

PROJECT TANGO. A woman from the Project Tango plays the game, Jenga, by Schell Games, which appears to be stacked on a piece of furniture where no stack exists at a off-site event on January 7, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada during the CES 2016 Consumer Electronics Show. Photo by David McNew/AFP

China's Lenovo to cut over 3,000 jobs as net profit halves

Aug 13, 2015 - 1:31 PM

The world s biggest personal computer maker also sees revenues miss analysts forecasts in what chairman and CEO Yuanqing Yang describes as the toughest market environment in recent years

LENOVO. China's Lenovo Group Ltd., Chief Executive Officer Yang Yuanqing (R) chats with Chief Operating Officer Rory Read during a press conference to announce the company's results in Hong Kong, China, May 27, 2010. File Photo by YM Tik/EPA

Jollibee, GT Capital in 'Forbes Fab 50 Companies’ list

Jul 23, 2015 - 6:18 PM

For the second time Jollibee Foods Corporation joins the lineup of high performing entrepreneurial blue chips the region’s best of the best the business magazine says

Cheaper, celebrity-endorsed smartphones, tablets rule

Apr 18, 2015 - 5:30 PM

The Smartphone market will continuously grow in 2015 while tablet sales will slow down International Data Corporation says

Windows 10 launching this summer in 190 countries

Mar 18, 2015 - 5:02 PM

Microsoft is teaming up with Lenovo Tencent Qihoo 360 and Xiaomi to both test and provide the Windows 10 upgrade to its Chinese userbase

WINDOWS 10. Screen shot from Window 10 website.

Metal body for Samsung Galaxy S6, Snapchat and strippers, Internet's great debate (Techrap)

Mar 02, 2015 - 11:34 AM

Samsung is about to unveil the Samsung Galaxy S6 Snapchat and strippers were they made for each other? And Internet’s great debate in 2015 erupts over a dress

Lenovo.com hacked following Superfish debacle

Feb 26, 2015 - 4:20 PM

The domain record for Lenovo com is temporarily hijacked allowing a hacker to redirect the site to another server under the hacker s control

LENOVO DOWN. Screen shot from Lenovo.com

Lenovo releases tool to remove Superfish vulnerability

Feb 23, 2015 - 5:15 PM

Superfish acknowledges its use of a root certificate authority that jeopardized user security was meant to allow the company to serve its ads on any website

Lenovo pre-installs Superfish adware into its new computers

Feb 19, 2015 - 2:47 PM

The Superfish adware called VirtualDiscovery injects third party advertisements in Google searches and websites without requiring permission from the user

Microsoft Band, Health and Gionee GPad G5 review (TechRap)

Nov 04, 2014 - 11:56 AM

Xiaomi now third largest smartphone maker Microsoft enters fitness sphere with health app and band Gionee GPad G5 review

Apple, Google call truce in smartphone patent war

May 17, 2014 - 10:50 AM

Apple and Google have also agreed to work together in some areas of patent reform

TechRap: Mobile World Congress 2014 roundup

Mar 03, 2014 - 12:13 PM

Highlights from Mobile World Congress From a 25 smartphone running FireFox OS To the latest 800 smartphones from Sony and Samsung

Lenovo announces souped-up Yoga Tablet 10 HD+

Feb 27, 2014 - 12:10 PM

Despite lukewarm response to the Yoga Tablet 8 Lenovo unveils the Yoga Tablet 10 HD a tablet that can hold tilt and stand

Lenovo adds S850, S860 and S660 to mid-range smartphone line

Feb 26, 2014 - 7:58 PM

Lenovo s S860 S850 and S660 smartphones all run on 1 3GHz quad core MTK processors with Android 4 2 Jellybean

Mobile World Congress 2014: What to expect?

Feb 24, 2014 - 6:07 AM

The world s largest mobile tech show takes place in Barcelona from February 24 27 Here s what to expect

Lenovo signals 'global ambitions' with Motorola deal

Feb 02, 2014 - 11:46 AM

Lenovo s 2 3 billion purchase of IBM s low end server business and its 2 91 billion acquisition of Motorola from Google are evidence of the Chinese tech giant s global ambitions

CHINESE TECH BEHEMOTH. A Lenovo logo seen behind a sculpture at the company's office in Shanghai, China on 15 January, 2009. Qilai Shen/EPA

Google share surge boosted by hot earnings

Jan 31, 2014 - 8:33 AM

Google reported that profit in the closing quarter of last year climbed to 3 38 billion on rising ad revenue from around the world

ON THE UP. Google reported a 17% rise in fourth quarter earnings with profits of $3.38 billion, or $9.90 a share compared to $2.9 billion, or $8.62 per share one year ago. Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images/AFP

Google sheds Motorola in $2.91-B deal with Lenovo

Jan 30, 2014 - 6:50 AM

While Google takes a loss on the sale Google will maintain the majority of Motorola s 17 000 patents

TO LENOVO WE GO.  The logo of Motorola Mobility is pictured on December 26, 2012 at a plant in Toulouse, south western France. Remy Gabalda/AFP

Record breaking 1B smartphones sold in 2013

Jan 29, 2014 - 1:42 AM

2013 was a milestone year for the smartphone market with more than a billion smartphones shipped for the first time ever

Lenovo to buy IBM's low-end server business for $2.3-B

Jan 23, 2014 - 8:35 PM

The deal comes after Lenovo s purchase of IBM s PC business in 2005

Lenovo purchases IBM's low-end server business. Photo from Michael Kovac/Getty Images for Lenovo/AFP

Lenovo targets Asia with high-end Vibe Z, 3 budget smartphones

Jan 05, 2014 - 2:26 AM

Lenovo expands its smartphone lineup with 4 new devices including its first LTE enabled smartphone an impressively specced Vibe Z

Apple tablet share hits low point ahead of iPad refresh

Oct 31, 2013 - 10:47 PM

Apple s share of the tablet market falls to its lowest point but the release of the new iPad Air is expected to help it regain momentum

NEW IPADS. Apple shows off two new iPads in its October keynote

Samsung extends smartphone lead over Apple: survey

Oct 29, 2013 - 10:05 PM

A survey shows Samsung widened its lead over Apple in the global smartphone market for the 3rd quarter of 2013

WIDENING LEAD. A survey shows Samsung widens its lead over Apple in the global smartphone market for the 3rd quarter of 2013. File image from Samsung Tomorrow website

Chinese Lenovo mulls buying Blackberry: report

Oct 18, 2013 - 7:09 PM

Chinese computer and phone maker Lenovo is considering a counter bid to buy all of Canadian smartphone manufacturer BlackBerry

SUITOR? Chinese firm Lenovo is eyeing beleaguered smartphone maker BlackBerry? Phone images from http://ph.blackberry.com/

#WalangIwanan: Dream comes true for Kobe 'super fan'

Aug 13, 2013 - 2:36 PM

Kobe s visit proved to be a dream come true for Gladys Glorioso

DREAM COME TRUE. Seeing Kobe face-to-face is a dream come true for her. Photo by Rappler/Josh Albelda.

HIGHLIGHTS: Kobe #WalangIwanan

Aug 13, 2013 - 12:31 PM

NBA Star Kobe Bryant returns to the Philippines for the 6th time

Kobe shares with Filipinos his secrets to success

Aug 13, 2013 - 12:27 PM

Kobe Bryant shares with Filipinos his secrets to success

ONE WITH FANS. Kobe mingled with fans in the place he calls home away from home. Photo by Rappler/Josh Albelda.

IN PHOTOS: Kobe Bryant bonds with Filipino fans

Aug 12, 2013 - 10:31 PM

Kobe Bryant bonds with Filipino fans in his 6th visit to the country

Rappler Newscast | August 12, 2013

Aug 12, 2013 - 8:39 PM

Typhoon Labuyo leaving Luzon gains strength Gilas Pilipinas makes it to the 2014 FIBA World Cup PH US start talks on bases access

Kobe back in Manila on August 12

Jul 17, 2013 - 10:33 AM

Kobe Bryant comes to the Philippines on August 12

Nokia up for sale?

Jun 20, 2013 - 11:13 PM

Rumors that struggling Finnish mobile phone maker Nokia may be up for sale have intensified with analysts seeing 3 potential buyers who could be even more interested if the company undergoes a restructuring

NEW ASHA. Nokia unveils the Asha 210.

TechRap: The Best of CES 2013

Jan 13, 2013 - 6:09 AM

All the hottest gadgets from the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show CES Nintendo teases Pokemon X and Pokemon Y and is Apple really going to release a lower priced version of the iPhone?

Windows 8: Saying goodbye to the desktop as we know it

Nov 08, 2012 - 6:09 PM

With the arrival of Windows 8 touchscreen enabled and screen detachable laptops are making their way to the front lines

Lenovo goes consumer-centric

Oct 06, 2012 - 10:43 PM

Need to upgrade but think that you can t afford it? These new laptop models from the brand gives options that won t hurt your pocket

THE IDEALPAD S400, ONE of two new and affordable slimbooks from Lenovo. Photo by Roopak Ramachandran Nair