Why apple is so popular

David Sanders dsuzukisanders at gmail.com
Sun Mar 28 18:46:58 BST 2010

On 28 March 2010 18:14, David Sanders <dsuzukisanders at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> To be fair - I've never had an issue with the desktop machines, but
>>>> the laptops tend to die at an alarming rate in my experience. YMMV of
>>>> course, but I'd rather have my thinkpad(s) any day of the week.
>>> +1 on Thinkpads. Too bad IBM don't make them anymore. /me still a bit
>>> leary of Lenovo.
>> You're not alone!!
>> Fred
> I guess you both know that Lenovo have *always* made the ThinkPad
> hardware? I do agree however that I'd have preferred the IBM
> industrial design team to go to Lenovo with the sale of the PC making
> unit, but I'm not entirely sure that they didn't. Does anyone on
> sounder know the details?
Actually, to correct myself there, they are manufactured by Foxxcon,
and always have been it appears. I always thought that Lenovo was set
up purely for the chinese manufacturer to purchase the whole Thinkpad
operation, but I'm now having a history lesson on the reality :-)

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