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May 8, 2012

Lenovo Announces ThinkCentre M92p Tiny & Edge 92z All-In-One PC

Lenovo is announcing its latest line of ThinkCentre business desktops today that include a new unique diminutive form factor for the M92p Tiny model PC. A ThickCentre Edge 92z all-in-one desktop PC with a touch screen and Windows 8 capabilities was also announced.

Lenovo is really focusing on PCs that are business-oriented and space savers without having to settle for a PC that falls short on performance. They take advantage of Intel's latest third-generation "Ivy Bridge" CPUs and include business-related IT features specifically looking to reduce management issues associated with business desktops.

ThinkCentre M92p Tiny

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According to a press release, the Lenovo ThinkCentre M92p Tiny is a premium desktop with a space saving design coupled with power on the inside.  It is an enterprise-designed desktop that has been optimized for high performance and manageability. Having a thickness of less than 1.5-inches and 7-inches wide, it fits into any business environment where space is an issue. It features Intel Active Management Technology (AMT) that allows for IT personal to remotely access, manage and fix these business desktops.

ThinkCentre M92z

The M92z is an all-in-one desktop PC that provides excellent performance, a space-saving design and a 23-inch IPS LED touch screen display. It features a the new, third-generation "Ivy Bridge" Intel Core CPUs and up to 16GB of memory. It also has been designed around VoIP functionality with stereo speakers, an HD webcam and an array microphone.



ThinkCentre Edge 92z

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Another all-in-one desktop computer that has a more sleek design that is amazingly thin and professional. It has a 21.5-inch full HD LED-backlit display, HDMI-in/out support and Windows 8 touch screen support. The slim design of the Edge 92z ensures no space has to sacrificed and the updated Intel CPUs ensure performance isn't sacrificed either. There is also USB 3.0 support, built-in Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and optional discrete graphics with 2GB of dedicated video memory.

Support for Windows 8 means the life of this all-in-one is extended and easier transitions to the new operating system when it comes.




No release dates or prices were available at the time of these press releases.

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March 9, 2012

Lenovo Recalls ThinkCentre Desktops

Lenovo ThinkCentre

Lenovo said Thursday that the company has recalled just over 50,000 ThinkCentre desktops because of the risk of a fire hazard.

Only a single fire incident has been reported, and one that includes smoke, Lenovo said, in conjunction with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.

According to Lenovo and the CPSC, the recalled PCs, are flat-panel monitors with the PC integrated into the monitor housing itself. The computer chassis has a matte black finish with the brand name "ThinkCentre" in the lower left hand corner of the monitor front. The recalled desktop model numbers include the ThinkCentre M90z, which rated four out of five stars, and M70z along with the serial number and manufacturing date code can be found on a label on the underside of the unit.

Of the M90z and M70z models that have been recalled, the affected date codes are 1001 to 1012, 1101 to 112, 001 to 012, and 101 to 112. The affected computers were sold between May 2010 through January 2012 at prices beginning between about $500 for the M70z model and $800 for the M90z model.