Nvidia Optimus is going to be rolling out with most major manufacturers this year, giving you the benefit of long battery life from integrated graphics, or great performance from a discrete GPU, without you, the user, having to manually switch.

The great thing is that the system is compatible across a range of platforms, so you'll see this in ION-packing netbooks and right up to hardcore gaming laptops. For all the details, check out our news story, or press play for a 3-minute walkthrough.