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[7 Apr 2010 | Comments Off on Lenovo C200 all-in-one with NVIDIA Ion | ]

Lenovo has plus just announced a Lenovo C200, an all-in-one Netop that features a dual-core Atom D510 processor and an NVIDIA Ion graphics processor with 256MB of video memory. that model should not be confused with an old Lenovo C200 that was a laptop. With that all-in-one computer, Lenovo expects to grab more market share in the $400-$500 touch PC segment. It comes with Windows 7  and should be good sufficient to play DVDs and run casual games. Technical details are in the full post, the C200 has not yet …

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[31 Mar 2010 | Comments Off on Internet Explorer 9, GPU-accelerated (video demo) | ]

NVIDIA has posted a video of World Wide Web Explorer 9 which is built to fully support graphics processors (GPUs). Obviously, the NVIDIA shows that life is indeed better with a GPU (here it’s an Ion Netbook, versus a non-Ion netbook. Ion is NVIDIA’s offering for the Netbook segment). Although that is clearly not unbiased, it is true that stuff like mapping and possibly casual games could benefit from the usage of graphics processors. NVIDIA believes that HTML5 will increase such usage pattern and it looks like the company stands …

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[15 Mar 2010 | Comments Off on Tegra 2 tablets are pretty zippy | ]

The Tegra platform from NVIDIA is the conclusion of a marriage among an ARM processor and an NVIDIA GPU which is meant to enable tablets, netbooks and smart books handle playback of HD video with aplomb, not to mention its ability to run 3D graphics without lost a beat. Several demonstration tablets made their way to the Game Developers Conference by the week, and they did not disappoint. While that doesn’t mean you will be able to play shout of Duty: contemporary Warfare 2 on your netbook anytime soon, but …