Bumbleebee brings NVIDIA Optimus graphics switching to Linux

NVIDIA’s Optimus technology allows laptops with the latest Intel chips and NVIDIA graphics cards to automatically switch between Intel’s integrated graphics and NVIDIA’s higher performance graphics depending on what programs you’re running. This allows you to get better battery life when you don’t need bleeding edge graphics, while giving you the ability to play high […]

Asus Eee PC 1215N with NVIDIA ION up for pre-order

The Asus Eee PC 1215N is one of the most exciting NVIDIA ION-powered netbooks on the horizon. That’s because it will be one of the first to feature NVDIIA’s Optimus technology which automatically switches between the integrated low power Intel graphics and the higher performance NVIDIA graphics depending on what you’re doing with your computer. […]

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 […]

Asus Eee PC 1015N netbook with NVIDIA ION, Optimus technology

It looks like we should start seeing netbooks with NVIDIA’s Optimus technology soon. The Optimus platform allows netbooks with both integrated Intel graphics and dedicated NVIDIA ION graphics chips so shift seamlessly from one graphics card to the other depending on what you’re doing. Surfing the web? The lower power Intel graphics will kick in […]