Netbook graphics are inherently weak, especially with Intel's much-derided integrated graphics. But the new Nvidia Ion - like its predecessor - lets even a wimpy netbook Hulk out to play DX10 games and 1080p videos. It's your netbook, on steroids.
A bunch of great netbook upgrades are on the way—next-gen Intel processors in January; smooth HD video playback—but to spare you the brain hemorrhage of keeping track, we've laid it all out. Here's what you need to know.