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Discontinued Acer Aspire 532g with ION 2 graphics up for pre-order?

Update: Amazon giveth and Amazon taketh away. The product page has been removed. Either it was posted in error, or Amazon decided it didn’t want to take pre-orders for a product that might not ship until the holiday season or later… or never. Well that’s interesting. Just last week I received confirmation from Acer that […]

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NVIDIA Optimus graphics switching coming to Asus, Acer netbooks

Were you disappointed to learn that the Asus Eee PC 1201PN wouldn’t have NVIDIA Optimus technology as had originally been promised? Don’t worry, it turns out Asus will be offering 10 and 12 inch mini-laptops with Optimus, and Acer’s upcoming 10 inch netbook with next-generation NVIDIA IOn graphics will as well. NVIDIA Optimus is a […]

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Next-gen NVIDIA ION laptops might not hit the US for another month or so

While there’s reason to believe that some of the first laptops with next-generation NVIDIA ION graphics could ship in France soon, it looks like we might have to wait a little while before they start to show up in the US. Engadget reports that Acer and Asus have both confirmed that their first notebooks with […]

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Here are some of the first next-gen ION products

Acer, Asus, Lenovo, and Zotac are among the first companies to announce products sporting the just-announced next-generation NVIDIA ION graphics platform. We already knew about the Acer Aspire One 532G 10 inch netbook which was announced at Mobile World Congress last month. But here are a few more products that will come with next-generation ION […]

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NVIDIA launches next-gen ION graphics platform for netbooks, notebooks

NVIDIA has officially lifted the thin veil of secrecy that hadn’t really been covering the details about the company’s next-generation ION platform. NVIDIA ION pairs a low power Intel Atom-powered notebook with NVIDIA graphics to deliver higher performance HD video playback, 3D graphics acceleration for games, and CUDA technology for GPU-accelerated video encoding, recording, and […]