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AMD was interested in acquiring NVIDIA before ATI?

02/24/2012, Back in 2006, AMD acquired ATI in order to gain foothold in the GPU business – but did you know that it could have been NVIDIA in ATI’s place instead? According to a report from Forbes, which recently got an ex-AMD employee to spill the beans –...

LG Optimus 4X HD is a Tegra 3 phone

02/23/2012, It’s official: The LG Optimus 4X is powered by NVIDIA’s Tegra 3 chip, and it comes just one year after the LG Optimus 2X, says Dr. Jong-seok Park, President and CEO of LG Mobile Communications Company. The phone is 8.9mm thick and comes with a...

Tegra 3 VSMP now called 4-PLUS-1

02/22/2012, If you’ve been following NVIDIA’s Tegra 3 chip, you probably know that it features 5 cores: 4 powerful cores and one “companion” core that is optimized for low-power states (media playback, stand by…). This is called variable symmetric...

ZTE Mimosa X: the first NVIDIA Icera modem smartphone

02/20/2012, NVIDIA and ZTE have just announced the launch of the ZTE Mimosa X, the first smartphone to be powered by an NVIDIA Tegra 2 SoC and an NVIDIA Icera modem. This marks the first time that NVIDIA technology is used to power all the major processors in a...

NVIDIA to showcase Tegra 3 products at MWC 2012

02/08/2012, NVIDIA has started sending out invitations to its press conference at Mobile World Congress this year and it’s no surprise to what they’ll be showcasing. Clearly stating it on the invitation, the company will be showing off “the latest...

Angry Birds developer Rovio reportedly in talks with NVIDIA

01/26/2012, Fans of the Angry Bird franchise might be interested to hear that its developer, Rovio, is apparently in talks with NVIDIA at the moment. This was supposedly let slip by NVIDIA’s mobile content vice president, Neil Trevett, who during the Mobile Game...

Fujitsu shows off prototype Tegra 3 quad-core phone

01/12/2012, [CES 2012] At CES 2012, Fujitsu showed off a brand new prototype phone that was kept protected behind a Perspex barrier – the only thing exposed was the side of the phone where an HDMI cable joined it with a TV. Known specs of the phone: NVIDIA’s...

ZTE 7″ Tegra 3 ICS tablet shown off

01/11/2012, [CES 2012] Even though there were a lot of Android tablets in the market last year, it doesn’t look like it’s going to get any smaller this year. This year’s CES has been full of Ice Cream Sandwich tablets in the wild with a handful of...

CES 2012: NVIDIA Press Conference

01/09/2012, [CES 2012] NVIDIA’s Press Conference at CES this year has some pleasant surprises in store for the masses, mainly with the announcement of the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update being made available to the Tegra 3-powered Asus Transformer Prime...

Splashtop Remote Desktop HD optimized for Tegra 3

12/19/2011, If you’re planning to pick up a Tegra 3-powered tablet (i.e. the ASUS Transformer Prime) in the future, Splashtop Remote Desktop HD is an app you might want to pick up. Splashtop Inc. announced today that its desktop cross-device computing software,...

NVIDIA, Qualcomm,TI to supply ARM processors for Windows 8 tablets?

12/06/2011, Microsoft’s Windows 8 platform is expected to be both a desktop software and a mobile platform for tablet as well, and if Digitimes’ latest piece of rumor is to be believed, it seems that we can expect a variety of Windows 8 tablets that run on a...

ASUS Padfone to come shipped with NVIDIA’s Tegra 3 instead

12/05/2011, Some time back in November, we reported that ASUS’s Padfone was spotted on GLBenchmarks with a Qualcomm MSM8960 processor. As it turns out that may not be the case according to Nicole Scott from netbooknews.com who claims to have it on good authority...

iBuyPower’s Gamer Paladin HS11 is an affordable gaming rig

12/02/2011, If you’re looking for a somewhat affordable gaming system, iBuyPower may have the solution for you in the form of their new Gamer Paladin HS11, a gaming rig that the company is touting as a “solid entry level rig at a great value” which you can...