How the Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet Works

Author's Note

These days, tablets are anything but toys. They have powerful processors that allow for heavy-duty multitasking, substantial flash memory and, of course, gorgeous screens that make games and movies more fun during downtime. Or during lunch. Or while you're sitting at your desk pretending to work.

Whether the high-end specs result in more productivity remains to be seen. Input complications still tend to limit hardcore users -- onscreen keyboards are too slow and add-on keyboards often too tiny for large hands. Still, with better keyboards and more input options, tablets like the ThinkPad could very well become standard tools for power users, instead of those who love tablets primarily for play time.

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