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STUDENTS, UNDERGRADS, FRESHMEN. Summer's almost over! Since you've been a busy bee the past few weeks, we've decided to lend a hand and help you gather the tools you need to discover that Rory Gilmore in you. Go ahead, load your Yoga Tablet with these apps and fight your way to become Editor-In-Chief of the school's paper. #1. Evernote Being a proactive, roving worker bee is part and parcel of being a journalist. While you’re out doing fieldwork, you may not have the luxury of sitting down to capture the story. Jot your notes on Evernote while you're interviewing your lead, work on your story on-the-go or access it from your desk, all on Tilt Mode. #2. Skype Does your story require you to talk to people from all around the world? You'll be relieved to use Skype in Stand Mode to make your international calls without being charged for overseas calls on your mobile and conducting video chats with your interviewee over the Internet....

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IT’S ALMOST TIME TO HIT THE BOOKS AGAIN. Cue dramatic music. We recommend Europe’s The Final Countdown. It’s our favourite way to get ready for the end of summer - even if the deafening sound of your alarm clock may require some fixing. Here are some good news though: The coming semester is yours to figure out “you” and if you think that involves music in any way, shape or form, we've gathered a couple of tools you should definitely load up on your Yoga 2 Pro. #1. Spotify Whether you aspire to be a pianist, guitarist, violinist or a DJ, every aspiring musician should have access to millions of songs. While everyone’s taste in music is personal, check out Spotify’s playlists of different tracks that matches your current mood. Looking for something soft, mellow or electrifying to get inspired? You’ve got it all here. #2. TuneIn Radio You won’t even know where to start with over 60,000 radio stations and 2 million on-demand programs at your fingertips. Set your

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WELCOME TO THE BEGINNING OF THE REST OF YOUR LIFE. Yes it’s a bit dramatic. If you’re thinking of capturing this moment to make it last forever, you probably can. That’s what Instagram is for, right? It's something we take for granted with the ubiquity of camera phones and devices around us all the time, but if you constantly see photograph-worthy scenes happening around you, maybe it’s time to listen to what your heart is saying and load up your Yoga Tablet with these 10 shutterbug-approved apps. #1. 500PX Don’t worry, your pictures can definitely be bigger than 500 pixels. Probably one of the most popular online photography communities, 500PX is aimed at both aspiring and professional photographers. We all hit creative walls sometimes so take this chance to find inspiration and connect with other amazing photographers. Develop your creative eye and hone your craft here, there's no magical trick that will give you the creative perspective you're looking for. #2. VSCO Cam

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SUMMER’S OUT, SCHOOL’S IN. If you couldn't stand the old Google logo, those may have been your spidey-designery senses tingling. You might find your calling in design, so why not explore it this semester on your Yoga 2 Pro? While you're arming yourself with drawing paper and graphic markers, here are some online tools we've found that will help you through the impending all-nighters and the caffeine fixes! You have been warned. #1. Adobe Photoshop Express Don’t be put off by the myriad of brushes, channel mixers and filters in Photoshop. Start off with baby steps by exploring Adobe Photoshop Express on Laptop Mode. Familiarise yourself with the basic tools, select from over 20 eye-catching filters and bust out some simple picture edits. Before you know it, taking on the actual Photoshop version could be a walk in the park. #2. Adobe Kuler This colour wheel will be a lifeline for any serious website designer. Get down to business with

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We came. We saw. We basically conquered. We gave as much blood and sweat (thankfully no tears) as we could in a few short days. CES 2011 has ended—all hail CES. Lenovo arrived in Las Vegas on a huge roll—our market share rising, our financial results stellar and, as always, our products synonymous with innovation and class. Speaking of which, we introduced more than 20 products at CES—from ultraportable ThinkPads to majestic ThinkCentre all-in-ones and mind-bendingly innovative hybrid notebook/tablets—and we walked home with five awards. We hosted parties with partners Intel and Microsoft and friends from Social Media Club and GDGT. We entertained incredible bloggers and modders. We helped people unleash their inner goofball with our photobooth and our jackalope mascot. And we told our stories—as always—on social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Flickr and our “Lenovo Live” blogs. Across 19 countries and in seven languages, we transformed lenovo.com into a remarkable Matrix-like "social logo"—it got more than 2.2 million views in the U.S. alone during CES. Finally, as is often the case, we felt the love from the press. From Brazil to Slovakia, Canada to India, well over 2,000 stories were written about us worldwide—and more than 500 articles were written about the IdeaPad U1 Hybrid/LePad...

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