Lenovo Recalling 160,000 ThinkCentre All-In-One PCs

In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission , Lenovo is voluntarily recalling 160,000 ThinkCentre M70z and ThinkCentre M90z all-in-one (AIO) desktop PCs worldwide sold between May 2010 and January 2012. Lenovo has determined that due to a failure of the power supply in the affected All-In-One PCs, the system can overheat posing a fire hazard. Lenovo has received two customer reports worldwide of fire that resulted in damage to the PC.

Lenovo highly recommends you unplug that bad boy and quit using it NOW. Click on over to their site and provide your machine type and serial number to see if you need to get the power supply replaced.

 

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Lenovo’s New ThinkPads for 2012

Lenovo announced the new line up of their ThinkPad notebooks that will be release throughout the first half of 2012. The Supersite for Windows (Paul Thurrott) has descriptions and pictures of Lenovo goodness that is about to descend upon us.

Yes, I have my eye on one of these beauties! Time for another ThinkPad!

e530

A 15-inch design with the latest Intel (430) or AMD (435) chipsets, integrated or dedicated graphics and HD or HD+ resolution, up to 8 GB of RAM, 320 GB to 1 TB hard drive with optional DiskBoost or 128 GB SSD, integrated DVD R/W, and 3 USB 3.0 ports plus 1 USB 2.0 port that’s always on for powering devices. Weight is 5.4 pounds.

The Edge 530/5 is available with a red or black lid, or in an all aluminum finish. Nice! Pretty!

Price: $549 (my ThinkPad will have expensive bells & whistles)
Available: April

via Lenovo Preps New ThinkPads for 2012.