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GPUs – Tool for Accelerating Cancer Research

04/18/2012, Cancer as most of us might know is treated with not only the poisonous chemotherapy but also with highly potent beams of radiation. This has worked well so far to kill the cancer cells and to destroy tumors. The problem is that radiation does not discern...

NVIDIA’s Tegra 4 “Wayne” roadmap and spec sheet leaked

04/09/2012, NVIDIA’s Tegra 3 quad-core processor has made its way into several high profile devices this year, such as the ASUS Transformer Prime and the HTC One X, so what else can we expect from the company in the future? We know that the company already has...

NVIDIA’s CEO hints at $199 Tegra 3 Android tablets for the summer

03/29/2012, Android tablets come in a range of different prices, some high-end ones like the ASUS Transformer Prime, while some going as low as $100 (although you might have to go China for those). In any case, Amazon’s Kindle Fire priced at $199 seemed like a...

ASUS Transformer Prime giveaway: don’t miss your chance!

03/22/2012, Just a quick reminder that our Transformer Prime giveaway that we kicked off last week is still going on right now. If you’ve ever wanted to win ASUS’ flagship Android tablet, we have two units that will be given away to two lucky contestants...

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680: Great In Every Way

03/22/2012, NVIDIA has officially introduced the GeForce GTX 680, its latest high-end GPU based on the architecture codenamed “Kepler”. This is quite an upgrade as it adds three times as many “CUDA cores” (the basic computing blocks) when...

Acer Iconia Tab A510 quad-core Android tablet now up for pre-order

03/22/2012, If you were in the market for a quad-core tablet powered by NVIDIA’s Tegra 3 processor, Acer might be an alternative company to ASUS that you might want to take into consideration as their quad-core tablet, the Iconia Tab A510 has been announced that it...

Uber Giveaway: TWO Asus Transformer Primes to Win!

03/16/2012, Update 4/16 12pm: Jason C. from NJ is the first confirmed winner. Christina F. is the second winner. Congrats to both of them! Update 4/16 11am:  the winners have been notified! We are waiting for their answer. There’s nothing like a great giveaway...

GeForce GTX 680 shows up, with quasi-official specs

03/14/2012, As a GPU enthusiast, you are probably waiting for the release of the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680, which is based on a new architecture codenamed Kepler. Although it has already received its fair share of leaks, a real-life photo of it has appeared on a Chinese...

Sonic 4 Episode II, powered by Tegra 3

02/27/2012, [MWC 2012] Earlier today in Barcelona, we’ve played with the latest Sonic for mobile devices on a Tegra 3 platform (an Asus Transformer Prime). Obviously, SEGA’s Sonic is still a huge franchise, and the game is going to be released on multiple...

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...