Laptop Hardware and Software
All students in Grades 6-11 are required to have a laptop provided through our school's hardware integration partner. This assures that we can maintain simplicity of learning and provide on-site warranty support maximizing the laptop's availability as a learning resource.Lenovo has been selected as the recommended hardware partner based on a rigorous evaluation process and TAS's experience to date. The following were some of the criteria used to select Lenovo and the solution integrator Multicom:
- Battery Life
- Vendor partnership
The Lenovo Yoga tablet comes with an international warranty.
New purchase option for 2018-2019.
For students acquiring a new device for 2018-2019 we have chose the Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 380 convertible tablet. It delivers sophisticated performance and durability with the latest technology. As has been true, the program cost includes not only the laptop with a typical 3 year warranty, it also includes ThinkPad protection against accidental damage for 3 years. A fourth year is also available as an option. There is also on site warranty service and access to an equivalent loaner computer while any necessary service is being performed. A more detailed program description can be found here.
An additional 4th year warranty can be purchased during the first 30 months after delivery.
Orders for the Yoga 380 laptop can be placed here beginning March 8.
|Lenovo Yoga 380 Tablet PC|
|Processor:||Intel Core i7-8550U Processor (4 Cores/8 Threads)|
|Storage:||256GB M.2 PCIE NVME SSD|
|Display:||13.3 FHD (1920 x 1080) Touchscreen and Digitizer Pen includes 720P Camera, Microphone, and Stylus|
|Chipset:||Intel SoC (System on Chip) platform|
|Graphics:||Intel UHD Graphics 620|
|Wireless:||Intel 8265 2 x 2 wireless + Bluetooth version 4.1|
|Input / Output Ports:||Two USB 3.0 (one Always On), One USB 3.1 Gen2 Type C port (supports Thunderbolt 3), HDMI connector, combo audio / micro-phone jack|
|Power:||4-cell (51Wh) Li battery ( 1 yr warranty / 2nd year optional) + 45w AC Adapter|
|Weight:||3.03 lb (1.37kg)|
|Operating System:||Windows 10 Home - upgraded to Windows 10 EDU|
|Others:||Integrated Webcam, USB Headphones, Customized Laptop Bag|
|Warranty:||3 years ThinkPad Protection (4th year optional)|
|Inputs:||Keyboard, Touchscreen, Stylus, Touchpad, Trackpoint|
The following is a partial list of 2018-2019 pre-installed or as needed software:
Please fill out the Software Installation Approval Form if you have additional software applications would like to install on your child's laptop (parent portal login required).
|Middle & Upper School||Specials|
Sketchup - 3D computer modeling
Middle School Only
Autodesk Meshmixer - 3D triangle mesh tool
Logger Pro - Science data acquisition and analysis
Adobe Creative Cloud
Upper School only
Photoscore Lite - Music scanning for Sibelius