All The Other News That Isn’t E3 2009

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-Ugliest Apple Store ever has been spotted. It’s Quo’s headquarters for rip off Macs.

-Synaptics Clickpad will bring MacBook one-button trackpads to PC users. It’s unclear how they will replicate the two buttons.

-NVIDIA releases “Tegra” at Computex. The 12 devices sport 25 days of music or 10 hours of 1080p video on it’s new platform described as “computer on a chip”. The devices will land before 2009 is over, and will be priced around $200 with carriers.

-21 “Ion” based NVIDIA products were also shown off. From press release:

NVIDIA ION graphics processors deliver big performance from small PCs with up to 10X faster 
graphics than similar systems1. ION graphics support: 

• Windows 7 and Windows Vista Home Premium 
• Low-power CPUs including Intel Atom, Intel Celeron, and Via Nano processors 
• Outstanding 1080p HD video with true-fidelity 7.1 audio 
• Popular games including The Sims 3, Lego Batman, World of WarCraft, and 
Battlefield Heroes 
• DirectX 10 graphics with advanced digital display connectivity 
• Accelerated video enhancement and transcoding using NVIDIA® CUDA™ and 
DirectX Compute technology

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