Lenovo clarifies, says Ashton Kutcher is working on tablets, not phones

Lenovo clarifies, says Ashton Kutcher is working on tablets, not phones
This is something of an odd story, because although it is something that we've known about since October of last year, the details of it either keep changing or keep being misreported. Originally, we heard that Ashton Kutcher had been hired by Lenovo as a product engineer to work on tablets. Then last week at MWC, it was reported that Kutcher would also work on phones. But, it seems that may have been a misquote.

So, Lenovo's Chief Marketing Officer David Roman was quoted last week telling Re/code that Kutcher would be working on a line of phones. But, Lenovo is now saying that was a misquote, and Ray Gorman, director of external communication at Lenovo, has told Pocket-lint that Kutcher will only be working on tablets, just as he has been. 

Whatever Kutcher is working on with Lenovo, we hope that it gets a bit better. So far, Kutcher has been attributed to the Lenovo Yoga tablets that came out late last year. Although we liked those tablets overall, one of the sticking points was the homescreen layout, and Kutcher has been said to specifically be working with the UX software teams which could mean that one of the few things we didn't like was one of the main areas of his input. 

source: Pocket-lint

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8 Comments

1. Caralho

Posts: 119; Member since: Jun 18, 2012

Oh,no!!! Now he actually believes he IS Steve Jobs!!! lol...

4. __0__

Posts: 242; Member since: Jan 07, 2014

Its common for great actors that got so into their roles , they can't go back to themselves

2. marbovo

Posts: 658; Member since: May 16, 2013

Why a company do that kind of thing?!?!?!

3. pwnarena

Posts: 1129; Member since: Feb 15, 2013

does it even matter?

5. sharz7474

Posts: 18; Member since: Apr 27, 2012

Just bring that Lenovo Yoga 10 HD+ with Android KitKat to market quickly

6. androiphone20

Posts: 1654; Member since: Jul 10, 2013

Meh. I think we've just been punk'd

7. linaresx

Posts: 101; Member since: Jun 13, 2013

Did he skip “Acting Like a Mobile Phone Engineer 101”? Most universities usually offer it in the second semester of your freshman year in the Fake Engineering program.

8. corporateJP

Posts: 2458; Member since: Nov 28, 2009

This industry has fallen off it's axis...

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