Lenovo shows off Magic View smartwatch again

Lenovo Magic View smartwatch concept

Lenovo first showed off its Magic Watch smartwatch concept at its own Lenovo Tech World conference back in May. What makes this concept rather unique is the second display called the Virtual Interactive Display (VID) that fits over the band below the case. It can give the illusion of images twenty times larger than possible on a regular watch face when held up close to the […]

Chen Xudong becomes chief of Lenovo mobile business group and Motorola chairman

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Lenovo yesterday announced a change at the top of its Mobile Business Group. Liu Jun is stepping down from his role as Executive Vice President of Lenovo Mobile Business Group and Chairman of the Motorola Mobility management board to become a special consultant to the company’s CEO on mobile business and strategy. Replacing him will be Chen Xudong who previously […]

Concept Sunday: Lenovo Magic View smartwatch features two screens

Lenovo Magic View smartwatch concept

Lenovo this week showed off a new smartwatch concept at its own Lenovo Tech World conference in Beijing, China. Called the Magic View smartwatch, it incorporates a second display called the Virtual Interactive Display (VID) that juts out below the case and over the wrist band. It is designed to solve both display and privacy issues. How effective can this tiny display be? Lenovo […]

BlackBerry acquisition rumours resurface with multiple interested parties

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Rumours suggesting that BlackBerry would be acquired are nothing new. They have surfaced a number of times over the past few years, particularly as the company struggled to turn its fortunes around as device sales floundered. They quieted down as the company has been steadily turning things around but have now resurfaced with a number of parties once again reportedly […]

2nd generation Moto 360 revealed?

Rumoured 2nd generation Moto 360

Motorola President Rick Osterloh confirmed the obvious earlier this month when he revealed that Motorola would launch new wearables later this year. He also confirmed that the company would continue to use Android Wear. None other than Lenovo’s CEO Yang Yuanqing may have given us our first glimpse at the second generation Moto 360. An image posted by Chinese Facebook […]

Lenovo bringing Moto X smartphone line to China

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With China’s Lenovo having bought Motorola from Google last year, it should come as no big surprise that Lenovo yesterday announced that “Motorola is returning to China” with three devices. The new Moto X, new Moto X Pro and new Moto G with 4G LTE will all go on sale in early 2015. Motorola has a long history in China and we […]

CES 2015: Lenovo unveils Lenovo VIBE Band VB10 smartband

Lenovo VIBE Band VB10

Along with new smartphones, tablets and laptops, Lenovo yesterday jumped into the wearables space with the Lenovo VIBE Band VB10. The slim band sports more in common with fitness bands than smartwatches but Lenovo has taken the unusual step of going with an e-ink display. Powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor, the Lenovo VIBE Band VB10 promises up to […]