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.

Nvidia Ion and Tegra Graphics Showcased

Nvidia has launched a full scale assault on Intel's generally lacklustre integrated graphics. Around 20 Nvidia Ion-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, Tegra-based laptops could start as low as $99 when launched later this year. They'll face competition from similar 'Smartbooks' using Qualcomm's rival, and also ARM-based, Snapdragon platform.

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