Hubert Nguyen

Hubert Nguyen is the co-founder and editor of Ubergizmo. He has a passion for technology and enjoys sharing it.

He is a retired computer graphics engineer who programmed special-effects such as real-time fire or hair rendering, for NVIDIA. Hubert also managed the NVIDIA developer education program and edited “GPU Gems 3“, a best-selling 3D programming book.

Before joining NVIDIA, Hubert was at 3dfx interactive. Prior to that, he worked on 3D-Engines in various video games.

Hubert started to program computer graphics in 1991 when he was involved in the underground European DemoScene. In 1994, his “Impact Studios” team won the world’s largest PC demo competition: The Party, in Denmark.

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Huawei Watch: The Changes Since MWC 2015

09/02/2015, At IFA 2015, Huawei has made a final push to promote its watch before its upcoming availability. If you recall, we were among the first to lay eyes (and hands) on the Huawei Watch at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona – I recommend reading this linked...

Lenovo PHAB Series: T-Rex Of Large-Display Phones

09/02/2015, The large-display phone fever has gone down with many phone makers, but Lenovo seems to be the one big phone company to double down on it. With the Lenovo PHAB Plus, Lenovo proposes a huge 6.8” 1080p IPS display, which makes it one of the largest phone...

Lenovo ideaPad Y700 Touch Gaming Laptop

09/02/2015, Lenovo’s foray into PC gaming started with laptops, and it intends to continue. The Y700 Touch is an update from last year’s Y-series gaming laptop, this time with a new Intel 6th generation Core i7 processor (quad-core), up to 16 GB of RAM and a mix...

Lenovo ideaCentre Y900 Desktop Gaming PC

09/02/2015, After a first entry in the laptop gaming market, Lenovo is now going into the PC Gaming desktop market. This is a difficult market, and from what I have heard in China, Lenovo is not entering it lightly. Although it is a niche market, the company thinks...

Huawei Honor 7 Launched With Full Metal Design

08/27/2015, The Honor 7 is Huawei’s new flagship phone which is built on an evolution the Huawei Mate 7 successful design language. From a distance, the Honor 7 truly looks like a smaller version of the Mate 7, but its construction is all-metal and is equipped with...

BUDDY, A Crowdfunded Robot And Platform

08/26/2015, Robots have been in people’s imagination for a long time, and yet, they have not been ubiquitous in the home yet. Of course, we are talking about robots with which humans can interact in a friendly way in their homes or at work. From an industrial...

GeForce GTX 950: Impressive & Optimized For MOBA Gaming

08/20/2015, NVIDIA has just launched its new GeForce GTX 950, a graphics chip which will power graphics cards priced around $150. It is pitched as being a good upgrade for current users of the popular GeForce GTX 650 which sells today for about $105-$120. While both...

Lenovo ThinkPad P50 and P70 Workstations

08/10/2015, At the world’s most important computer graphics conference of the year, SIGGRAPH, Lenovo is launching a couple now high-powered workstations aimed specifically at this market. Formerly known as the W-Series, the new generation of workstations will be...

Lifesize Cloud Amplify: Video Calls Recording + Sharing

07/21/2015, Lifesize, a high-flying video-conferencing company, is launching Amplify, a cloud feature that easily lets users record and share video calls. Many people can imagine instances where you wish that there was a recording of a team meeting, a call with some...

Yahoo Users Can Win Cash With Yahoo Daily Fantasy

07/08/2015, We were at the Yahoo Fantasy Sports launch In San Francisco to get a live demo of Yahoo’s high-tech version of daily fantasy sports, which aims at competing in this market by making the experience better and faster for players.