The Digest: Lenovo rumoured to be buying BlackBerry (again)… and 5 other things people are talking about this morning

[nextpage title="Next"] Industry rumours suggest Lenovo is looking to expand its smartphone operations by buying BlackBerry, says a report at ExpertReviews: "The rumours boosted share prices for BlackBerry this week, a much needed increase following lukewarm reception to the company's Passport smartphone earlier in the year. BlackBerry handsets used to be widely used by business…

Lenovo announce three new “Yoga” Windows/Android tablets

Lenovo has announced three new tablets. The company claims that one of them has been designed by "Product Engineer" Ashton Kutcher. Yes, that one. The star of "Dude, where's my car?" has "designed" the Yoga Tablet 2 Pro. The entertainment-focused device is 13", has a built-in projector (!) and has an 8-watt sound system with…

Samsung and Lenovo announce new Android tablets

You wait for one Android tablet to come along… and a whole bunch of fairly similar devices come along at the same time. Samsung and South Korea have both officially announced new Android devices that both run KitKat, the latest…

IFA 2013: Lenovo launches Google Nexus rival, the S5000

From Lenovo comes a new Google Nexus 7 rival, the S5000. Unveiled at IFA 2013 in Berlin, the compact 7inch tablet measures just 7.9mm and is also quite light tipping the scales at 246 grammes. Running Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean),…

Lenovo CEO shrugs off threat from Microsoft Surface tablet

Despite rumours of aggressive pricing for their Surface tablet and a future walled-garden approach to the Windows OS, Microsoft pose little threat on the hardware front to Lenovo, according to their CEO. It's a confident stance that few other manufacturers…