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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Element Fire TV Edition: Affordable 4K TV Powered By Amazon

05/16/2017, Element has launched a new line of 4K television called Fire TV Edition which runs on Amazon’s Fire TV software stack. It is essentially integrating an “Amazon Fire TV Box” into televisions, and although this new line of product is the first to be...

Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 and Snapdragon 660 Chips Announced

05/08/2017, Qualcomm has made an update in its “High-Tier”* market chip offering with two upgrades in the form of the Snapdragon 630 and 660 chip, which will replace the former 626 and 653 processors in this segment of the Snapdragon Platform line up.

Gigabyte Aero 15: Compact and Powerful VR-Ready Laptop

05/02/2017, Gigabyte has revealed its new Gigabyte Aero 15: it is an impressive computer which is built as a no-compromise high-performance which is capable of being a gaming computer, but also a workstation. At the same time, it is extremely mobile for this level of...

Marlin GPS Swim Meter With Underwater Voice Feedback

04/20/2017, Built for swimmers who want to focus on their swimming instead of looking at their smartphones or smartwatches, the Marlin GPS Swim Meter is a hands-free, display-free wearable coach that keeps track of position/distance and speed. This is one of the...

Airbuds (Near) Real-Time Translator

04/20/2017, Language barriers not easy to overcome, and that’s particularly true when you travel to places where you can neither read or speak. At the Global Sources Startup Launchpad in Hong Kong, I played with the Airbuds Air Translator, a combination of app and...

eNano Health Kiss and Tell Monitors Sugar Levels Without Blood Draw

04/19/2017, The eNano Health Kiss and Tell system can be used by diabetes patients to check how their sugar levels changes two hours after eating. Originally introduced as a prototype in 2015, the system won a number of awards in Asia because it does not require a...

The S-Cradle Turns Old Smartphones Into 350 Degrees Cameras

04/19/2017, The S-Cradle (aka Security Cradle) is an upcoming product from a Korean company called Saintioe. I bumped into them at the Startup Launchpad within the Global Sources electronic expo in Hong Kong, in the Startup Launchpad section. The idea isn’t new,...

HP Pro X2 612 G2, 2-in-1 Detachable Laptop/Tablet

02/26/2017, At MWC, HP is launching a business 2-in-1 detachable PC: the new HP Pro X2 612 G2 replaces the G1 hardware that was around for nearly two years, so this G2 update brings a huge leap: the HP Pro X2 612 G2 is 25%, 27% lighter has 100% better battery life...

Qualcomm Snapdragon X20 Second Generation Gigabit LTE Modem

02/21/2017,   Qualcomm has just announced its latest Gigabit-class LTE modem called Snapdragon X20. It is a discrete modem (not integrated into a SoC processor) that can reach a theoretical speed of 1.2 Gbps (download), thus firmly bridging the gap between LTE...

Senstone Wearable Voice Recorder

02/07/2017, Live on Kickstarter today, Senstone is an “Intelligent Wearable Voice Recorder” – the first of its kind, according to Senstone Founder and CEO Nazar Fedorchuk. The concept for this device is simple: touch the device to activate it and take voice...