Lenovo goes big on small, debuts ThinkCentre Tiny desktops and new all-in-ones

Lenovo ThinkCenter Tiny M92p desktop

Lenovo has announced two new tiny computers that will find a place in the company’s line of ThinkCentre business desktops. Known as the M92p Tiny and M72e Tiny, the systems are less than an inch-and-a-half tall and only 7-inches in width and depth. This makes them no larger than the company’s IdeaCentre Q180 consumer nettop.

Unlike the Q180, these business-oriented desktops won’t offer an optical drive, but they more than make up for that by using Intel’s latest third-generation Core processors instead of a woefully inadequate Atom CPU.

Both the M92p and M72e will have standard Intel integrated graphics, Wi-Fi, a TPM security chip and support for both virtualization (including PC Cloud Manager web-based IT software) and RAID (0,1). Solid state drives are an option for both. The M92p will additionally support up to four monitors in “Mosaic Mode,” or up to three fully independent monitors. The M72e starts at $499 while the entry-level M92p clocks in at $799.

Lenovo Edge92z all-in-one PC

In addition to the desktops, Lenovo has taken the wraps off the ThinkCentre Edge 92z all-in-one. Featuring a 21.5-inch display, the Edge 92z packs solid performance into a small space. Its features include support for third-generation Intel Core processors (up to the Core i7) and optional discrete graphics. VOIP optimization is a major selling point for this all-in-one. It includes an array microphone, a high-definition webcam and built-in echo/noise suppression. Multi-touch support is optional and Lenovo says it is certified for use with the touch functionality of Windows 8, which is still at least several months away from launch. No pricing information is available.

Lenovo M92z all-in-one PC

Confusingly, the ThinkCentre M92z has also been announced — in two different flavors. The 20-inch version is being billed as the world’s smallest vPro capable all-in-one, while the 23-inch version is rightfully bragging about its inclusion of an IPS display. Both sport the same VOIP optimization as the Edge 92z and ship with third-generation Intel Core processors. Prices start at $799.

Lenovo LT2323z

Last, and perhaps least, is the ThinkVision L2323z, a 23-inch IPS monitor with the same VOIP optimization features as the Edge 92z and M92z. Pricing is not yet announced.

All of the products announced today should be available “beginning in June.” 

Computing

I tried an LTE laptop for a month, and I wasn’t really convinced

LTE laptops offer up plenty of benefits and are becoming more common. After spending one month with one in my daily life in New York City, I really wondered if it is something that consumers really need in their lives.
Product Review

The iPad Pro is the best tablet ever. But don't sell your laptop just yet

Apple has unveiled a big redesign for the iPad Pro, slimming down the bezels, adding Face ID, and the ability to attach and charge the Apple Pencil. All of this comes at a high cost however, as the iPad Pro starts at $799.
Product Review

Why spend more? The Yoga Chromebook outdoes most laptops for $600

The Yoga Chromebook features great build quality, a 1080p display, and all-day battery life. All that for $540? That’s right, but there’s one catch.
Computing

Intel’s 2019 NUC may get even more powerful, thanks to 9th-Gen Core i9 processor

Intel may be looking at adding even more performance to its compact desktop range. The company's 2019 line of NUC PCs could be refreshed with the latest 9th-Generation processor, which packs in eight cores and 16 threads.
Deals

Here are the best laptop deals for December 2018

Whether you need a new laptop for school or work or you're just doing some holiday shopping for a special someone, we've got you covered: These are the best laptop deals going right now, from discounted MacBooks to on-the-go gaming PCs.
Computing

Snatch Apple’s 2017 15-inch MacBook Pro for up to $1,200 off at B&H

The latest deal at B&H is offering up 2017 15-inch Apple MacBook Pros, in space gray and silver, with Intel Core i7 quad-core CPUs, 16GB of RAM, and AMD Radeon Pro 560 GPUs with up to 2TB of SSD storage.
Computing

Microsoft’s Chromium Edge browser may be adding your Chrome extensions

Fans sticking to Google Chrome because due to its vast extension library might be able to switch over to Microsoft's latest iteration of Edge, as a project manager confirms that the company has its eyes on Chrome extensions.
Gaming

Apple Mac users should take a bite out of these awesome games

Contrary to popular belief, there exists a bevy of popular A-list games compatible for Mac computers. Take a look at our picks for the best Mac games available for Apple fans.
Emerging Tech

An A.I. cracks the internet’s squiggly letter bot test in 0.5 seconds

How do you prove that you’re a human when communicating on the internet? The answer used to be by solving a CAPTCHA puzzle. But maybe not for too much longer. Here is the reason why.
Computing

Qualcomm’s dual-screen PC concept looks like two connected Surface Go tablets

In Qualcomm's video teaser, we got a glimpse of the company's vision for how a dual-screen ARM PC should work. The internet reacted to Qualcomm's video, calling the device in question merely a mashup of two Surface Go tablets.
Deals

Check out the best Green Monday deals for those last-minute gifts

Black Friday and Cyber Monday have come and gone, but that doesn't mean you've missed your chance of finding a great deal. We're talking about Green Monday, of course, and it falls on December 10.
Computing

Hololens 2 could give the Always Connected PC a new, ‘aggressive’ form

Microsoft is said to be leaning on Qualcomm to power its Hololens 2 headset. Instead of Intel CPUs, the next Hololens could use a Snapdragon 850 processor, allowing it to benefit from the always-connected features.
Computing

Chrome’s dark mode may cast its shadow over Macs by early 2019

By early 2019 Google may release a version of Chrome for Mac users that offers a Dark Mode feature to match MacOS Mojave's recent darkening.
Computing

These laptop bags will keep your notebook secure wherever you go

Choosing the right laptop bag is no easy feat -- after all, no one likes to second-guess themselves. Here are some of the best laptop bags on the market, from backpacks to sleeves, so you can get it right the first time around.