thinkpad stories

 
It began with IBM, it continues with Lenovo. Today marks the 20th anniversary of the venerable ThinkPad lineup of computers. Lenovo is celebrating with a mish-mash of nostalgic press releases, including some material from the ThinkPad's induction to the MoMA earlier this year.
 
Call me old-fashioned, but my big hang-up with the iPad is that it doesn't like to connect to things. Sure you can use Bluetooth, WiFi, or the ubiquitous Apple dock connector, but that leaves a lot of things that simply can't talk directly to the iPad. Lenovo's upcoming Honeycomb based ThinkPad tablet fixes that problem, by giving you a whole slew of actual ports.