Desktops and Notebooks: Lenovo Makes a Run at the Low-Cost Market with Its ThinkPad Edge
Lenovo Makes a Run at the Low-Cost Market with Its ThinkPad Edge
by Cameron Sturdevant
Lenovo has smashed up the classic ThinkPad keyboard, rearranging it for business users who like to watch movies.
The print screen key is remarkably useful on the first row. Sysreq is gone.
Top row keys are for media operations first, function keys second. Gone are lots of flashing lights. Most operations such as microphone mute are displayed on the screen only.
Media card reader.
From left to right: two USB ports, the optical drive and power connection.
Far left: powered USB port.
From left to right: VGA port, combination eSATA/USB, network port, HDMI and headphone jack.
Out-of-the box tools are useful and hardly ever aimed at selling additional products.
Power manager out of the box.
Lenovo wraps the ThinkPad Edge in time-tested tools.
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