Nothing is as business chic as an ultraslim Thinkpad. The X1 Carbon is Lenovo's take on the minimalist laptop prefer by power travelers. It fixed a lot of the quibbles reviewers had with its predecessor. That makes it a credible alternative to Apple's similar Macbook Air.
The Mayans weren't the only ones who got it wrong this year. Here are a few of the worst predictions of 2012.
|McDonald's gives Charles Ramsey free food for a year|
|Japan stocks close up after big plunge|
|Bitcoin more powerful than fastest supercomputers|
|Obamacare premiums in California lower than predicted|
|Mailbox comes to the iPad|