Lenovo Yoga 920 Converts from Laptop to Tablet, Recognizes Voice Commands in Standby Mode

Plus, Samsonite's Xenon 3.0 laptop bag is made from materials originally specified for military use, and HP's LaserJet 600 Enterprise Flow printer aims to do it all.

by / October/November 2017
Lenovo Yoga 920. Lenovo

Flip Out

The Lenovo Yoga 920 convertible tablet/laptop contains up to an 8th-Generation Intel Core i7 processor, Windows 10 OS and an almost-bezel-less 4K IPS touchscreen in a 13.9-inch frame. Weighing 3.02 pounds, the four-mode convertible flexes 360 degrees from a laptop into a tablet. The computer offers an optional Lenovo Active Pen 2 for Windows Ink that has 4,096 levels of pen sensitivity for drawing and making notes with no discernible lag. Using Cortana, the tablet recognizes voice commands in standby mode and from up to four meters away so users can add items to a list, check traffic, send short emails, track packages and more. Cortana even uses artificial intelligence to learn from its owners, so the Yoga 920 grows smarter over time. www.lenovo.com

Carry On

The Samsonite Xenon 3.0 15-inch laptop shuttle bag features padded vinyl-wrap textured handles and a padded drop-in single-zip laptop compartment that will fit up to a 15.6-inch notebook. The front pocket features organizers and a tricot-lined tablet pocket. The Xenon weighs 1.5 pounds, and has micro-forged matte gunmetal logo and zipper pulls. The bag consists of 1680 Denier ballistic poly construction, a durable nylon material originally specified by the federal government for military use. www.samsonite.com

Print Genius

The Hewlett-Packard LaserJet 600 Enterprise Flow MFP is designed to print sharp, consistent documents — plus scan, copy, fax and improve workflow. The LaserJet 600 offers a maximum input capacity of 3,250 sheets, and scans up to 75 pages per minute and up to 180 images per minute. The MFP offers Ethernet, wireless and mobile printing options. It can also scan to Microsoft Office 365 and SharePoint, email, USB and network folders. The printer provides OCR, HP EveryPage, a pull-out keyboard and auto orientation/crop/tone. It also has an 8-inch pivoting touchscreen control panel. www.hp.com


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Miriam Jones is chief copy editor of Government Technology, Governing, Public CIO and Emergency Management magazines. She joined e.Republic in 2000 as an editor of Converge magazine.

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