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Lenovo firmware update re-enables H.264 on notebooks with NVidia graphics

[German]Lenovo had disabled the GPU-supported H.264 encoding in Nvidia GeForce graphics units on its notebooks due to patent disputes. The suspected cause was a patent dispute with Nokia. Now, however, things are moving again. After a firmware update of the … Continue reading

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Preliminary injunction: Lenovo stops sale of Notebooks, PCs and Tablets in Germany

[German]Chinese vendor Lenovo has just stopped selling all computers (notebooks, desktop PCs and tablets) in Germany. The reason is a patent dispute with the Finnish company Nokia about licenses to use the video codec H.264 and a preliminary injunction. Lenovo … Continue reading

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Linux: Many Lenovo Thinkpads available soon with Ubuntu

[German]Lenovo will increasingly rely on Linux in the future. While various workstation systems with Linux pre-installed were already available in the past, Lenovo is now expanding the program. In the future 20 Thinkpad and ThinkStation models will available with a … Continue reading

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Fire Hazard: Recall of Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon laptops

[German]Lenovo recalls certain models of its ThinkPad X1 Carbon notebook series due to fire hazard. However, only devices of the 5th generation that were manufactured between December 2016 and October 2017 are affected. Advertising

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Update your Lenovo ThinkPad Fingerprint Manager

The Fingerprint Manager Pro software shipped with Lenovo's ThinkPad system has several vulnerabilities. So updating to the latest version is strongly recommended. Advertising

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Windows 10 V1709: Lenovo notebook compatibility list

[German]For owners of a Lenovo notebook it may be useful to know, if the device is compatible with Windows 10 Version 1709 (Fall Creators Update). Advertising

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Lenovo reverts to Stock Android on Smartphones

It seems (probably) a good news: Lenovo is ditching its own Vibe Pure UI on smartphones and will ship those devices with pure Android. All vendor specific bloatware will be removed. Advertising

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New Lenovo Solution Center V 3.3.003 fixes 2 security holes

Lenovo has released a new version 3.3.003 of Lenovo Solution Center, because prior versions comes with two critical vulnerabilities. Here are a few hints how to handle the new security desaster. Advertising

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Lenovo Solution Center vulnerable again

Lenovo's System Update Software (Lenovo Solution Center) is a night mare from security view. Within the last months we've seen several vulnerabilities. Now a new critical security flaw has been discovered in Lenovo Solution Center. Advertising

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Optional Windows update KB3107998 removes Lenovo USB Blocker tool

Microsoft has released yesterday also an optional update KB3107998 for Lenovo devices. Update KB3107998 removes Lenovo USB Blocker Version 1.0.0.37, due to system crashes. Advertising

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