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Next-Generation Nvidia Ion Powers Up With 10x Faster Graphics

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.


Ion 2 GPU Benchmarked As Slower Than Its Predecessor

The first Nvidia Ion 2 netbook has been benchmarked, and the early results are disappointing: the Acer Aspire One 532G’s next-gen GPU managed to underperform the older Ion LE.


Acer's Aspire One 532G First Netbook With NVIDIA's Ion 2 Graphics

Acer’s keen on racking up lots of firsts for its netbook arm, with this Aspire One 532G having the claim of being the world’s first to use NVIDIA’s Ion 2 graphics technology for 1080p playback.


Asus EeeTop Multitouch All-In-One Leaked In Promo

The Asus EeeTop ET2010PNT has officially been espied in a promo shot, and it’s apparently packing a multitouch 20-inch (1600×1000) screen and Nvidia Ion 2 graphics. Not too shabby!


Netbooks: What You Need To Know About The Next 6 Months

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.