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IN PICTURES: Lenovo celebrates ThinkPad's 20th anniversary

Lenovo recently celebrated the 20th anniversary of its most iconic laptops – the ThinkPad. Guests converged at the Museum of Modern Art in New York for a night to celebrate two decades of ThinkPad. Looking back and looking ahead, it showed off its vintage ThinkPads and new ones like X1 Carbon and ThinkPad Tablet 2.

  • Teh ThinkPad 20th Anniversary was held at MOMA, New York

  • The intricate details for the party

  • The Modern is a classy space connected to MOMA

  • Showing off the ThinkPad Tablet 2

  • The attendees

  • The birthday toast

  • Lenovo chief marketing officer, David Roman

  • Showing off X1 Carbon's unique hinges

  • Discussing 20 years

  • Showing off X1 Carbon

  • Close-up of the ThinkPad T430u ultrabook

  • Halsey Burgund plays a deeply moving musical interlude of soundscapes

  • Lenovo's Dilip Bhatia shows off X1 Carbon

  • Astronaut, Rick Zearfoss, speaks--he flew with ThinkPads on 3 shuttle missions for NASA

  • ThinkPad design lead, David Hill

  • Lenovo's David Roman with astronaut Rick Zearfoss

  • Lenovo's Dilip Bhatia with astronaut Rick Zearfoss

  • Pass for the Lenovo party

  • The crowd checks out the 2012 ThinkPad products

  • That red dot is seriously everywhere

  • Dean Liou and his ThinkPad X1 arcade dock

  • 1992 ThinkPad tablet (701t) Meets 2012 ThinkPad Tablet 2

  • 1992 ThinkPad tablet (701t) Meets 2012 ThinkPad Tablet 2

  • Original design concept for first ThinkPad (1992) and analog "think" pad that was its naming inspiration

  • Dean Liou's arcade dock mod

  • 1992 ThinkPad Meets 2012 X1 Carbon

  • 1992 vs. 2012

  • ThinkPad 20th Birthday Cake

  • ThinkPad 20th Birthday Cake

  • ThinkPad Tablet II (Windows 8) with keyboard dock

  • ThinkPad X1 Carbon--the new kid

  • ThinkPad Tablet II (Windows 8 based)

  • Three Generations of TrackPoint

  • The original tablet -- ThinkPad 701t from 1992

  • ThinkPad design guru David Hill

  • ThinkPad design guru David Hill

  • ThinkPad 701c with butterfly keyboard (1995)

  • ThinkPad 701c with butterfly keyboard

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