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Samsung N510-4B with NVidia Ion now on sale at $599

Yet another Ion-powered netbook is now on sale – this time it’s Samsung’s N510-4B and has it listed at $599.99. It’s a solid performer, but what are you getting for just South of $600? Intel Atom N280 at 1.66GHz 2GB DDR2 memory 250GB SATA-II hard drive 802.11 b/g/n wireless Bluetooth 2.1 1.3 megapixel webcam […]

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AOpen XC Mini rocks, but is it fair to call this thing a nettop?

In terms of form factor, there’s no denying that the AOpen XC Mini (Google Translate link) is pretty similar to other nettops currently available with an optical drive. The XC, however, is hiding some serious horsepower beneath its glossy black shell. The 18CM x 16CM x 6CM XC barebones unit supports Intel’s Mobile Core 2 […]

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Intel says there’s nothing wrong with NVIDIA’s ION platform

Right, so apparently Intel is not putting and end to  NVIDIA’s plans to bundle a GeForce 9400M GPU with the Intel Atom CPU and sell the chipset to netbook and laptop makers. The other day DigiTimes reported that Intel refused to sell the Atom processor separately from the Intel 945GSE and 945GC chipsets, which would […]