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by bgx
Tue Jul 21, 2020 4:02 pm
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: 16:10 returns to ThinkPads: The X1 Nano
Replies: 12
Views: 890

Re: 16:10 returns to ThinkPads: The X1 Nano

16:10 is a great news, but why on earth would they do only 2 usb C ports?? full size hdmi is a must, at least 1 usb A is a must, mini jack is must! building something narrow is easy. Building something useful and quite narrow, that's really important. No need to make a XPS13 like laptop. Just make a...
by bgx
Fri Feb 28, 2020 12:32 pm
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: Lenovo CES 2020
Replies: 52
Views: 11614

Re: Lenovo CES 2020

OLED was available on X1 yoga 1st and 2sd. But it was a disaster (got 3 panels swapped before they give me a Yoga 4th! a panel cannot hold more than ~14 months. One was refurbished and hold only 1.5 months). Nowadays, only X1E and the newly annonced X13Yoga have a OLED option. All samsung. Hoping an...
by bgx
Thu Feb 06, 2020 10:27 am
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: Lenovo CES 2020
Replies: 52
Views: 11614

Re: Lenovo CES 2020

I quite agree with amardeep. having super thin bezel/computer should not be the metric you look for. e.g. when the camera has to be placed in the keyboard with a weird angel, or when the computer is made so thin that the keyboard has not enough depth or the battery is made weaker. That being said, w...
by bgx
Wed Jan 08, 2020 10:08 am
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: Ice Lake Thinkpad X/T series
Replies: 7
Views: 2756

Re: Ice Lake Thinkpad X/T series

ie end of february?
by bgx
Wed Jan 08, 2020 7:59 am
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: Ice Lake Thinkpad X/T series
Replies: 7
Views: 2756

Re: Ice Lake Thinkpad X/T series

still lenovo is going to release X13 and T14 at some point, right?
by bgx
Tue Jan 07, 2020 9:18 am
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: Lenovo has *FINALLY* returned to 16:10
Replies: 39
Views: 7654

Re: Lenovo has *FINALLY* returned to 16:10

https://www.laptopspirit.fr/261407/ces- ... 4700u.html

and the swift 3 (intel) goes 3:2 as well (AMD is 14"/16:9)
by bgx
Mon Jan 06, 2020 5:46 pm
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: Lenovo CES 2020
Replies: 52
Views: 11614

Re: Lenovo CES 2020

CES starts tommorow, right?

usually, X1/yoga are annonced first, and T4/X3xx a bit later. I assume nothing different this year.

Still hoping for some 16:10 surprise in X13/yoga department, since the panel exist in 13"....
by bgx
Mon Jan 06, 2020 10:12 am
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: Lenovo has *FINALLY* returned to 16:10
Replies: 39
Views: 7654

Re: Lenovo has *FINALLY* returned to 16:10

true.

spin 3 (16:9) and 5 (3:2) looks exactly the same. that's cause they didnt do the render correctly :).
i ll try to find picture of the real one if it exists.
by bgx
Mon Jan 06, 2020 2:33 am
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: Lenovo CES 2020
Replies: 52
Views: 11614

Re: Lenovo CES 2020

And Acer goes 3:2 on its highest end Spin 5.

https://www.notebookcheck.net/Acer-Spin ... 311.0.html
by bgx
Thu Jan 02, 2020 5:51 pm
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: Lenovo CES 2020
Replies: 52
Views: 11614

Re: Lenovo CES 2020

with dell going 16:10 and lenovo itself, there is more chance to have thinkpad move to 16:10 as well. what are the chance of that happening in the 2020 lineup, at least for some models? Not like we told them to do so 4 years ago for the 25th year aniversary thinkpad (90% of votes were more squarish ...
by bgx
Thu Jan 02, 2020 12:28 pm
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: 14 yrs x31-41t, 2 yrs vaio e11 user: purchase advice
Replies: 2
Views: 2309

Re: 14 yrs x31-41t, 2 yrs vaio e11 user: purchase advice

I ve gone x40=>X60s=>X1 yoga 1st OLED => X1 yoga4th (free upgrade by LENOVO after the OLED screen failed 3 times). I am an academic as well. I am quite happy with the x1 yoga. stylet is great to proofread papers (i recommand Xodo on windows to anotate pdfs), and i bought a new bigger pen - very nice...
by bgx
Sun Dec 29, 2019 8:15 pm
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: Lenovo has *FINALLY* returned to 16:10
Replies: 39
Views: 7654

Re: Lenovo has *FINALLY* returned to 16:10

tell me in what world having a plasticy bezel is better than having actual pixel? tell me in what world A4 paper are nicely displayed on 16:9. no world. You like 16:9 crap? fine for you. Dont try to explain to others they are idiots and should embrass 16:9 when all we try to do is work around this [...
by bgx
Sun Dec 29, 2019 8:34 am
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: Lenovo has *FINALLY* returned to 16:10
Replies: 39
Views: 7654

Re: Lenovo has *FINALLY* returned to 16:10

From Notebookcheck review: "CSOT T3 MND307DA1-2" didnt find occurence of the panel itself (exept from this review), but CSOT gives us e.g.: https://www.oled-info.com/csot-oled China Star Optoelectronics Technology (CSOT, also called Shenzhen Huaxing Photoelectric Technology) is a China based display...
by bgx
Sun Dec 29, 2019 6:50 am
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: Lenovo has *FINALLY* returned to 16:10
Replies: 39
Views: 7654

Re: Lenovo has *FINALLY* returned to 16:10

In case you wonder, the panel is by the chinese company TCL. Hope this is a new trend! Indeed, I think they could fit 16:10 panel in every of their current lineup, getting more screen real estate (i prefer screen than plastic, no matter the resolution!). If we need to focus on screen coverage for th...
by bgx
Tue Dec 25, 2018 3:41 pm
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: Lenovo CES 2019
Replies: 75
Views: 31951

Re: Lenovo CES 2019

yep, it IS a fake render.

here is the actual more traditional look :

https://www.eteknix.com/wp-content/uplo ... 00x543.jpg

a short review:
https://www.ubergizmo.com/2018/12/lenov ... l390-yoga/
by bgx
Tue Dec 25, 2018 3:33 pm
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: Lenovo CES 2019
Replies: 75
Views: 31951

Re: Lenovo CES 2019

L390yoga is indeed interesting. Probably smaller footprint than the X290 which i find ugly.

just a question: where is the webcam?
by bgx
Mon Oct 02, 2017 4:54 am
Forum: Thinkpad T25-Retro
Topic: Thinkpadders, do NOT Rejoice, WEEP and/or DESPAIR!
Replies: 1797
Views: 319832

Re: Thinkpadders Rejoice (*LARGE PICS*)

As soon as details started to appear about the T25 I decided that it wasn't for me... I had been waiting to see what it was like before biting the bullet and going over to the dark side (so to speak) and buying an X1 Carbon 5th Generation which apart from the sub-optimal keyboard layout better suit...
by bgx
Tue Sep 19, 2017 11:06 am
Forum: ThinkPad X1 / X1-Carbon / X1-Extreme and later Series
Topic: from a X60s to a X1Yoga (G1)
Replies: 0
Views: 1235

from a X60s to a X1Yoga (G1)

I m swiching from a X60s to a X1yoga OLED (1st gen). Here are my first impressions. Feel free to ask other questions. I ll try to add up things as i get to know the beast a bit better. Pros: The OLED screen. Omg this is nice. For movie mainly, also for not seeing the difference between the bezel and...
by bgx
Fri Sep 15, 2017 12:46 pm
Forum: Thinkpad T25-Retro
Topic: Thinkpadders, do NOT Rejoice, WEEP and/or DESPAIR!
Replies: 1797
Views: 319832

Re: Thinkpadders Rejoice (*LARGE PICS*)

Keyboard is nice, but never should have been changed in the first place. Display is a massive disappointment, not just the aspect ratio but the bezel too. Unless the 51nb guys develop a display mod, it's a deal breaker for me. I can't be a White Knight for Lenovo on this one. good idea. Let the 51n...
by bgx
Sat Sep 09, 2017 8:33 am
Forum: Thinkpad T25-Retro
Topic: Thinkpadders, do NOT Rejoice, WEEP and/or DESPAIR!
Replies: 1797
Views: 319832

Re: Thinkpadders Rejoice (*LARGE PICS*)

We all know it is a T470.

So only possibilities are:
16:9 or 16;10.

I hope the latter, i fear the former.
by bgx
Sun Sep 03, 2017 3:54 pm
Forum: Thinkpad T25-Retro
Topic: Thinkpadders, do NOT Rejoice, WEEP and/or DESPAIR!
Replies: 1797
Views: 319832

Re: Thinkpadders Rejoice (*LARGE PICS*)

I said it already.

It seems that a 14.1" 16/10 could fit perfectly well in a T470 chassis.

So T470 + classic kboard + 16/10 is perfectly doable and would not require too much retooling.
I am not sure they did it, but i really do hope it is the case.
by bgx
Tue Jun 27, 2017 5:10 pm
Forum: Thinkpad X6x Series incl. X6x Tablet
Topic: x60s: lost a memory channel!
Replies: 1
Views: 2719

x60s: lost a memory channel!

Hi, I have used this x60s for 6 years, 2sd hand. It is 11 years old. Today, something weird happend. XP got a BSOD. Ok, fine, i reboot. Cannot reboot. Screen stays black and machine does not boot when i press the button: 1 seconds all the green leds turn on, then the on green light stays on but it i...
by bgx
Tue Jun 27, 2017 10:04 am
Forum: Thinkpad T25-Retro
Topic: Thinkpadders, do NOT Rejoice, WEEP and/or DESPAIR!
Replies: 1797
Views: 319832

Re: Thinkpadders Rejoice (*LARGE PICS*)

non 16/9. I want to believe. please make it happen.
by bgx
Tue Jun 27, 2017 6:02 am
Forum: Thinkpad T25-Retro
Topic: Thinkpadders, do NOT Rejoice, WEEP and/or DESPAIR!
Replies: 1797
Views: 319832

Re: Thinkpadders Rejoice (*LARGE PICS*)

I agree that part of our criticisms during years helped make the retro thinkpad. However, they were constructive critiscisms: bring back this, that, etc. Now, i read a lot of criticism which is: the retro will fail, failed, i wont buy it, etc. Why? What does that give you? Nothing! Try to be cautiou...
by bgx
Sat Jun 24, 2017 7:32 am
Forum: Thinkpad T25-Retro
Topic: Thinkpadders, do NOT Rejoice, WEEP and/or DESPAIR!
Replies: 1797
Views: 319832

Re: Thinkpadders Rejoice (*LARGE PICS*)

I agree 100% with ibthink. Stop the rant. Info is nice, but what we want is real product. That will hapen only in october, we have known that for 1 year at least. All your complains is totally useless. You can have impact. Buy the product. Make it a success. Then we can hope for 7 row option on all ...
by bgx
Thu Jun 22, 2017 8:36 pm
Forum: Thinkpad T25-Retro
Topic: Thinkpadders, do NOT Rejoice, WEEP and/or DESPAIR!
Replies: 1797
Views: 319832

Re: Thinkpadders Rejoice (*LARGE PICS*)

the bottom line is:
do you want big plastic bezel around ur screen, or do you want actual pixels you can use for something?

I hate the T470 bezel.
with a 14.1 16:10, this would be much nicer (less bezel, more screen, everybody wins).
by bgx
Wed Jun 21, 2017 3:06 pm
Forum: Thinkpad T25-Retro
Topic: Thinkpadders, do NOT Rejoice, WEEP and/or DESPAIR!
Replies: 1797
Views: 319832

Re: Thinkpadders Rejoice (*LARGE PICS*)

that's of course assuming a T470 base. if they keep only a T470 mainboard but allow to change the rest,we could have other format than 16:9 - 16:10, but that would make it bigger than wanted. But they could also use a X270 mainboard, or a thinkpad 13 mainboard. thinkpad 13 board with 14.1 3:2, that'...
by bgx
Wed Jun 21, 2017 2:33 pm
Forum: Thinkpad T25-Retro
Topic: Thinkpadders, do NOT Rejoice, WEEP and/or DESPAIR!
Replies: 1797
Views: 319832

Re: Thinkpadders Rejoice (*LARGE PICS*)

another reason to get 16/10 instead of 16/9 is that a T470 with 16/10 would have very small bezel, while the current 16/9 in the T470 makes the bezel very big. I prefer to have pixel than hugly plastic. They cant fit 3:2 or 4:3 in a T470, or there would be big bezel on the side, which is not desirab...

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