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Mulitseat Computing, client automation, extra long life battery, new notebooks loaded with business, protection and productivity tools and more were some of the star highlights of the day at HP 2010: Elevate event. Find out how HP is upping their business solutions in several small ways that come together enabling IT to work smarter for you and the office.
The NVIDIA Ion has been famous for enabling the gaming and multimedia aspects to the typical netbook. Its successor, the Ion 2 as it's fondly referred to, will soon be upon us. The new Ion has morphed into a GPU-only component and we give you the breakdown on what to expect of it.
Making its way to our labs fresh from Lenovo's factory line is the IdeaCentre Q110. So fresh, our review model's packaging hasn't even gotten translated to English. What should excite you most of this nettop is its NVIDIA Ion platform which comes in a very petite form factor. Read on for our take.
HP's TouchSmart makes a second return to our labs in a very familiar form factor, better functionality and loaded with Windows 7. Let's see if there's anything new in this All-in-One package, shall we?
You've met the M17x, now meet the rest of the extraterrestrial members from Alienware. For its second wave, Dell will be introducing the 15-inch M15x gaming notebook along with two Area-51 desktops with their mix of fearsome hardware. Wait not. It's time to board the mother ship.
Dell goes for the All-in-One look with the new Dell Vostro 320 AIO that's shiny black and raring to go. Promising plenty of space saving returns, let's see how this unit holds up in our hands as we put it through its paces.
There's no denying that NVIDIA's Ion platform is a capable performer where HD video decoding is concerned. ASRock is the latest vendor to pick up on the Ion with their Nettop ION 330-BD. Armed with a dual-core Atom 330 processor and a Blu-ray drive, looks like it has what it takes to be an excellent HTPC. We find out more.
The Shuttle X50 All-In-One is a 15.6-inch wide screen display based nettop machine that's slim and delightfully portable. It also comes configured with a dual-core Intel Atom 330 processor to give it a needed edge over your common netbook and even some nettops. But will it hold up in our review? Time to find out!
Shuttle, the popular barebones manufacturer, has just released the SX587H Pro Station, a barebones system featuring the latest Intel X58 chipset supporting the fastest Core i7 processors. We check it out to see if Shuttle has missed out on anything in this attempt to shrink an X58 machine.
NVIDIA has done a great job selling its Ion platform to the media. But there had been doubts over whether vendors would support it. This uncertainty has been dispelled with the first Ion based system to hit the streets, the Acer AspireRevo.