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Asus Eee PC 1215N to feature dual core Atom chip, NVIDIA ION graphics?

Asus is expected to launch a new 12.1 inch notebook with an Intel Atom processor and NVIDIA ION graphics next month. It’s called the Eee PC 1201PN and it will be one of the first machines with NVIDIA’s next-generation ION graphics and a 1.66GHz Intel Atom N450 processor. But if you were holding out for […]

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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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First look at Internet Explorer 9 hardware acceleration with next-gen NVIDIA ION

Microsoft launched a platform preview of Internet Explorer 9 recently. It’s not a full browser yet, so much as a framework for a browser. But it already has one of the features I’m most loking forward to: support for hardware acceleration. The folks at NVIDIA grabbed a pre-release Asus Eee PC 1201PN and fired up […]

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MacBook Pro clone with NVIDIA ION graphics, dual core Atom chip

You don’t see full sized laptops with Intel Atom processors very often. But this MacBook Pro clone from China is an interesting exception to the rule. It sports a 14.1 inch display and a case that looks an awful lot like a MacBook Pro case including the large touchpad with integrated buttons. But while the […]

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Cheap Chinese netbooks get NVIDIA ION graphics bump

Sure, NVIDIA has moved on to its next-generation NVIDIA ION platform that offers even higher graphics performance and plays well with Intel Atom Pine Trail processors. But you know who’s still interested in the first-generation ION platform that bundles an NVIDIA graphics processor with an Intel Atom N270 or N280 chip? The companies making dirt […]

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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 […]

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Asus Eee Top ET2010PNT all-in-one PC makes a German appearance

It’s not just notebooks like the Asus Eee PC 1201PN on display at CeBIT in Germany that are getting the next-generation NVIDIA ION treatment. The folks at Engadget stumbled across the first all-in-one Eee Top desktop computer with next-generation ION graphics at the trade show today. The Asus Eee Top ET2010PNT has an incredibly long […]

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Shuttle intoduces nettop with next-gen NVIDIA ION graphics

Shuttle was making small form factor desktop computers long before the current nettop craze got started. But the company has been pretty happy to jump on the bandwagon with a number of tiny, low power desktops sporting Intel Atom processors. The latest is the Shuttle XS35, which should be on display at CeBIT next week. […]