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Default The Atom gets Ion powered - 12-18-2008, 12:54 AM

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Default Re: The Atom gets Ion powered - 12-18-2008, 01:35 AM

Very cool. This might make it's way to our front page soon. This gives me a ton of hope for the next generation of Netbooks. I was very concerned they might all move to that lame chipset the Mini12 has.. That nVidia chipset will be very OS X friendly.

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Default Re: The Atom gets Ion powered - 12-20-2008, 08:12 AM

Ohhhhhh ~drools~ Why...This could help me TAKE OVER THE STREET!!! :lol: One step at a time folks, Next year I'll run for Mayor and I'll rule the city. ~semi-hysterical mad man laughter~ Seriously though, that will only lead to smaller and better computers for us to use for whatever we see fit. Ahhh the days of having to lug around a 50 pound suitcase because it was our "mobile" computer are long gone. 8-)

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Default Re: The Atom gets Ion powered - 12-20-2008, 08:17 AM

Yeah, I like this quite a bit. Would make a nice media tank. Small, quiet, cheap. HDMI support. HD capable. Hopefully somebody will build one for under $500.00. Drop in a good 2.5" SATA drive, and you'd be good to go.

We'll see what happens with this in netbooks, and whether the extra power outweighs any loss in battery life.

BTW there is a much better article at:

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