[25JUN2015] ThinkPad time machine

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[25JUN2015] ThinkPad time machine

#1 Post by jonashendrickx » Thu Jun 25, 2015 1:03 pm

David Hill announced a concept of a retro ThinkPad. All the features you ThinkPadders missed since the x20 series might be coming back.

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Here is a list of the features made known so far:
  • 16:10 display aspect ratio
  • Exposed screws
  • Dedicated volume buttons
  • Design after the ThinkPad X300/X301
  • Blue enter key
  • 7-row classic keyboard
  • Rubberized paint
  • Status LEDs
  • ThinkPad logo in red-blue-green design after the original IBM logo
  • ThinkLight: Its return will even be better by having 2 ThinkLights on your display.
  • Clam shell
You can read the full article at Lenovo Blog.

So dear ThinkPad fans, it is time to work together and support David Hill to turn all our dreams into reality! These forums were setup to hold discussions regarding the ThinkPad retro project and keep the ThinkPad fans on these magnificent forums up-to-date regarding the project. Don't forget to comment on the Lenovo Blog to show David Hill your support!

Use hashtag #retrothinkpad to share it with your friends, family and fellow ThinkPad fans!
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Re: ThinkPad time machine

#2 Post by 600X » Thu Jun 25, 2015 2:59 pm

Don't forget to add clamshell to the list.
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Re: ThinkPad time machine

#3 Post by BillMorrow » Fri Jun 26, 2015 2:05 am

T92..?
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Re: ThinkPad time machine

#4 Post by Ibthink » Sat Jun 27, 2015 12:58 pm

IBM ThinkPad R50e | lenovo ThinkPad X301 | lenovo ThinkPad Z61t

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Re: [25JUN2015] ThinkPad time machine

#5 Post by jonashendrickx » Sun Jun 28, 2015 5:14 am

Just published a new announcement with David's reply.
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