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Asus Eee PC 1215N spotted with dual core Atom D510 processor

Sure, Intel is expected to introduce a dual core Atom N550 processor built for netbooks any day now. But some folks just don’t want to wait. Take Asus, for example. The company has apparently crammed an Intel Atom D510 dual core processor in its upcoming Asus Eee PC 1215N notebook. The D510 processor is designed […]

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Zotac ZBOX HD-ID11 nettop with next-gen ION graphics reviewed

The Zotac ZBOX HD-ID11 nettop is one of the first computers to include NVIDIA’s next-generation ION graphics. The small form factor desktop isn’t available for sale yet, but it’s due out soon and the folks at AnandTech got their hands on one and have posted an early review. The nettop is a DIY unit, which […]

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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 […]