Things have been looking good for the Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet. Not only is it now possible to root the device, but ClockworkMod Recovery has also been ported over to the Honeycomb device. With a big thanks to jcase at the XDA-Developers forum, porting ClockworkMod Recovery should be the door of opportunity for future custom kernels and ROMs.
ClockworkMod Recovery, more commonly known as CWM, is a custom recovery for Android phones and tablets that allows users to perform several advanced recovery, restoration, installation and maintenance operations on an Android device that aren’t possible with stock recovery. Developed by Koush, the same developer who created [...]
Lenovo recently showcased its newest tablet designed for professionals and IT managers—the Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet–at the Internationale Funkausstellung (IFA 2011) in Berlin.
Unlike most other tablets designed for general-purpose or gaming use, the Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet is optimized to help and support on-the-go professionals and IT managers.
The Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet runs Android 3.1 Honeycomb and bears the following hardware specs:10.1-inch screen support for ThinkPad Tablet Pen input dual-core NVIDIA Tegra 2 processor 1280×800 display resolution 1 GB of RAM 16 GB internal storage (32-GB and 64-GB models are also available) 5-megapixel rear [...]
If Honeycomb tablets were likened to a plane ride, you’d be riding first-class with Lenovo’s newest addition to the Honeycomb tablets basket. Lenovo announced this week that the 10.1-inch Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet running Android 3.1 Honeycomb is now available in U.S. retail stores and partner establishments.
The cheapest model comes with 16 GB internal storage and is priced at US$500 (add US$30 for the digitizer pen). If you want more storage, you can get a 32-GB version for US$600 (with digitizer pen) or a 64-GB version for US$700 (also with digitizer pen).
Built for business and academic use, the Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet “[replicates] the way [...]
Lenovo appears to be on a bit of a roll, and has two enticing Android tablets – the Lenovo Ideapad K1 and the Thinkpad Tablet – set to go to market very soon. So soon in fact, that their upcoming ThinkPad tablet is scheduled for official release on August 23, with a starting price of $479.99. Oriented towards those with productivity, security, and durability in mind, this business-oriented tablet will ship with Android Honeycomb 3.1 (with 3.2+ to come) and the standard hardware we have come to expect from this current generation of Android tablets. Read on to find out why this tablet could be a big deal.
Spec-wise, the ThinkPad tablet features Nvidia’s [...]