Chip manufacturer Broadcom has announced its next-generation mobile graphics processor, the VideoCore IV - and the specifications are certainly impressive.
Nvidia has quietly snuck its second Ion chipset out of the door, but the DirectX 9-only part isn't the high-performance Ion 2 for which we've been waiting.
The next generation revision of Nvidia's Ion platform is likely to double the shaders from 16 to 32 - or higher - offering far greater graphics performance for netbooks.
Nvidia releases its first WHQL Windows 7 graphics driver, just a day after AMD got its first WHQL WIndows 7 graphics driver out the door.
AMD's Windows 7 graphics driver is given WHQL certification on the first day of the Windows 7 logo program.
Acer officially reveals the PC previously known as Hornet, which is based on Nvidia's Ion platform and has an optional motion sensitive controller.
If you're reeling from the disappointing news that Intel's GN40 chipset won't support true HD playback, try Habey's new box for size: 1080p playback from an Atom chip.
Intel has revealed a bit more detail about the power of its Atom-paired GN40 chipset, which the company says will support certain types of 1080p content - but not Blu-ray.
Leaked presentation slides show a upcoming Acer PC could be based on Nvidia's Ion platform and come with a Wii-style controller.
Nvidia retaliates to Intel's claims about Ion with a presentation of its own, claiming that Ion offers 10x the performance using 55 percent less space than Intel's own Atom chipset.
Intel lambasts Nvidia's Ion, saying that it's based on old technology and that gaming and video transcoding features are irrelevant to netbooks and nettops.
Nvidia's president, Jen-Hsun Huang, says that the Ion 2 will use VIA's Nano processor, as well as Intel's Atom like the current Ion platform.
We have just learned that Intel has filed suit against Nvidia, asking the court to make a declaratory judgement relating to two four-year old license agreements.
CES 2009: Drew Henry, Nvidia's General Manager of MCP products, has said that Intel will allow partners to build netbooks based on Nvidia's Ion platform.
Intel kills the season of goodwill and decides that it won't sell its Atom CPUs without the chipset bundled.
There's little doubt that Intel's Atom has been a success, but it's been ultimately let down by the high power, and poorly featured graphics of the associated chipset. Looking to right this wrong, Nvidia IONs Intel's Atom into shape.