Computex 2009: First day highlights from Asia's largest tech show

Computex Taipei is in full swing, and PC World has you covered for all the big tech news coming from the show.

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<h2>Nvidia Ion and Tegra Graphics Showcased</h2><br><br> Nvidia has launched a full scale assault on Intel's generally lacklustre integrated graphics. Around 20 [[xref:http://www.pcworld.com/article/155566/nvidia_ion_turbocharges_intel_atom.html|Nvidia Ion|Nvidia Ion Turbocharges Intel Atom]]-based netbooks, all-in-one PCs, nettops and motherboards have been unveiled here in Taipei. Additionally, the company is also showing a handful of partner-built 'Mobile Internet Devices' that use its Tegra 'computer-on-a-chip' platform. With carrier subsidies, [[xref:http://www.pcworld.com/article/165900/tegrabased_laptops_coming_later_this_year.html|Tegra-based laptops could start as low as $99|Tegra-based Laptops Coming Later This Year]] when launched later this year. They'll face competition from similar 'Smartbooks' using Qualcomm's rival, and also ARM-based, [[xref:http://www.pcworld.com/businesscenter/blogs/stub/165830/qualcomm_unveils_snapdragonbased_netbooks_today.html|Snapdragon platform|Qualcomm Unveils Snapdragon-based Netbooks Today]].<br><br> [[xref:http://www.pcworld.com/article/165955/computex_nvidiabased_netbooks_desktops_and_mids_take_center_stage.html|Full details and images.|Computex: Nvidia-based Netbooks, Desktops and MIDs Take Center Stage]] <br> -- Danny Allen

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