For the past 10 years, the IBM/Lenovo T Series has been a staple of pod’s hardware infrastructure. We replace several of the older laptops with the newest models each year, so that most of the time we have the latest two or three generations deployed. Currently we have one T420s, half a dozen T430s, and one T440p. The rest of the team are MacBook fanboys who could not care less about this.
Those who got the new laptops used to be the lucky ones and were envied by the others. There were usually big improvements from year to year: faster processors, better displays, better connectivity, and just a better overall experience working with the device, not to mention the boost in status. Continue reading