Lenovo Takes on MacBook Air (Again) With ThinkPad X301

<a href="http://www.thetechherald.com/article.php/200834/1779/Lenovo-thinking-thin-and-light-with-the-ThinkPad-X301">The Tech Herald</a>, <a href="http://www.dailytech.com/Lenovo+Announces+ThinkPad+X301+Notebook/article12679.htm">DailyTech</a>

Jim Manico, OWASP Global Board Member

August 18, 2008

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Six months after Lenovo unveiled the ThinkPad X300 laptop, its first challenge to Apple's MacBook Air, expect an ultraportable follow-up from the vendor: the ThinkPad X301.The new laptop, due out Aug. 26, will come equipped with either an ULV Intel Core 2 Duo U9300 (1.2 GHz) or U9400 (1.4 GHz) processor, support for DDR3 memory, and a standard 64-GB or optional 128-GB solid-state drive. Weighing 3 pounds and measuring 1-inch thick, the ThinkPad X301 also includes a 13.3-inch LED backlit display, support for Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and Ultra-Wideband technologies (Lenovo says WiMax will be added to the list later this year), GPS on models with high-speed mobile broadband, and an improved Access Connections tool to ease setup of Internet and network connections.

The ThinkPad X301 will start at $2,599.The Tech Herald, DailyTech

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Jim Manico

OWASP Global Board Member

Jim Manico is a Global Board Member for the OWASP foundation where he helps drive the strategic vision for the organization. OWASP's mission is to make software security visible, so that individuals and organizations worldwide can make informed decisions about true software security risks. OWASP's AppSecUSA<https://2015.appsecusa.org/c/> conferences represent the nonprofit's largest outreach efforts to advance its mission of spreading security knowledge, for more information and to register, see here<https://2015.appsecusa.org/c/?page_id=534>. Jim is also the founder of Manicode Security where he trains software developers on secure coding and security engineering. He has a 18 year history building software as a developer and architect. Jim is a frequent speaker on secure software practices and is a member of the JavaOne rockstar speaker community. He is the author of Iron-Clad Java: Building Secure Web Applications<http://www.amazon.com/Iron-Clad-Java-Building-Secure-Applications/dp/0071835881> from McGraw-Hill and founder of Brakeman Pro. Investor/Advisor for Signal Sciences.

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