Select ThinkPad notebooks built with a 3G module inside now have access to a new no-contract mobile broadband service offered by Lenovo.
The ThinkPad X230 laptop retains the hallmarks of the X series, though it's pricey and boxy-looking compared to more-modern designs.
The IdeaPad U310 and U410 support Intel's new Core i3 and i7 processors code-named Ivy Bridge, which will provide longer battery life while making the laptops faster.
While the viability of ultrabooks is being questioned, a Lenovo exec suggests Windows 8 and price drops will promote interest in laptop computing.
Newegg.com is selling the 16GB, 7-inch IdeaPad A1 tablet $190, with free shipping.
The details on Lenovo's new line of ThinkPads and IdeaPads.
Lenovo's "lightest" and "thinnest" claims for its ThinkPad X1 Carbon are correct, but you'll want to read the fine pint.
Lenovo is working with chip maker Intel on a future ThinkPad tablet based on Microsoft's Windows 8 operating system, a Lenovo executive said.
The hybrid laptops will be similar to the convertible, flippable Leonovo IdeaPad Yoga.