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NVIDIA unveils Tegra 2 platform for tablets, smartbooks, and more

NVIDIA has announced the next next generation of its Tegra platform that bundles a low power ARM-based CPU with high performance NVIDIA graphics. The new version will consume less energy than Qualcomm’s Snapdragon chipset while providing 1080p HD video playback capabilities. The processor is an ARM Cortex A9 chip that runs up to 1GHz. Tegra 2 […]

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Mobinnova Beam smartbook stops by the FCC for a visit

The FCC has published a few (very few) documents related to the upcoming Mobinnova Beam smartbook. The Beam is a 10 inch mini-laptop with NVIDIA Tegra graphics. Up until recently it was known as the Mobinnova élan, but the company changed the name a few weeks ago and announced that the Smartbook would soon be […]

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First look at the Zune HD with NVIDIA Tegra – Video

The NVIDIA Tegra platform combines a low power ARM processor with high performance NVIDIA graphics to enable HD video playback on low power devices with excellent battery life. We’re still waiting for the first NVIDIA Tegra powered netbooks or smartbooks to hit the market. But there is one device that’s already available that uses the […]

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Adobe Flash works with NVIDIA ION, Tegra, Broadcom hardware – Video

We already knew that Adobe was working with NVIDIA and Broadcom to enabled hardware acceleration for Flash Player 10.1. But sometimes it’s nice to see it in action. I’ve already highlighted videos showing netbooks with Intel Atom processors and NVIDIA ION graphics handling 1080p Flash video… but Blogeee dug up another video that shows even […]

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3G enabled Mobinnova Beam netbook with NVIDIA Tegra graphics coming soon

NVIDIA has been showing off a mini-laptop with an 8.9 inch display called the Mobinnova élan since this summer. The Mobinnova computer is one of the first laptops to use NVIDIA’s Tegra platform, which bundles an ARM-based processor with high performance graphics. The net result is a mini-laptop with excellent battery life that can run […]

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Google Chrome + NVIDIA Tegra = smartbooks of tomorrow

Google Chrome OS is an upcoming operating system with a heavy emphasis on web integration. At launch, Google plans to optimize the operating system to work with netbooks. NVIDIA Tegra is a platform that bundles a low power ARM-based processor with NVIDIA graphics to enable 1080p video playback on extremely low power devices. What happens […]