Google got a big new ally in its Chrome OS push today: Lenovo, the No. 2 PC maker.
Although Lenovo is a notable ally, it's only really a foot in the door for Google. Lenovo's new ThinkPad X131e Chromebook is only geared for schools. Presumably it could lead to greater things for Google if the device gets a good reception, but this shouldn't be confused with Lenovo pushing a mainstream device the way the two existing Chrome OS partners, Acer and Samsung, have done.
It's not clear whether Lenovo has grander ambitions for Chrome OS, something … Read more