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Lenovo's CEO believes the iPad is winning in a 'niche' market

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Lenovo CEO Yang Yuanqing isn't too optimistic about other OEMs taking back share from Apple in the tablet market.

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Lenovo CEO Yang Yuanqing isn't too optimistic about other OEMs taking back share from Apple in the tablet market. In an interview with Businessweek during CES, he said that "Apple is the leader" and that "we still need to learn something, we still need to improve something" with regards to Android on the tablet. However, he also simultaneously downplayed the importance of tablets overall, saying that they comprise an extra, niche market and that traditional personal computers are changing and adapting to consumer needs. The new Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga could be a good example of how the company sees computers changing — we'll see if Lenovo finds WIndows 8 a more adaptable solution for the future of computing than Android has been thus far.