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Motorola Photon Preview

06/09/2011, Sometime this summer, an enhanced version of the AT&T Motorola Atrix (read out Motorola Atrix Review) – the first dual core Android smartphone, the one that can be jacked into a screen/keyboard accessory to create a laptop – will be coming to...

NVIDIA clears the air about Tegra 2-LTE compatibility

06/07/2011, Due to the delay of NVIDIA Tegra 2-LTE devices arriving on the market, a lot of rumors have been floating around suggesting that Tegra 2 SoCs has problems working together with Verizon’s 4G LTE network. Well it looks like NVIDIA got tired of all the...

NVIDIA Quad-Core Tegra Gets a Glowing DEMO (+Video)

05/29/2011, NVIDIA GlowBall - NVIDIA is demonstrating its quad-core Tegra chip named Kal-El (a reference to Superman) with the Glowball demo. To most users, the tech demo shows, well, a glowing ball that rolls around

NVIDIA 3D Vision wired glasses

05/29/2011, [Computex] NVIDIA has just announced the launch of its NVIDIA 3D Vision wired glasses, a more cost-effective version of the 3D Vision active shutter glasses. With a maximum suggested retail price of $99 (MSRP), the wired glasses are indeed cheaper than...

YouTube 3D video now supported by NVIDIA 3D Vision

05/26/2011, For folks who have 3D capable computers using NVIDIA 3D Vision hardware, but have run out of 3D content to watch or games to play can rejoice – investing in that 3D setup wasn’t a waste after all. NVIDIA has just announced today that users will be...

SHADOWGUN takes mobile gaming to the next level

05/25/2011, If there ever was a reason to own an NVIDIA Tegra 3 device, this game would probably be it. Madfinger Games, the creators of Samurai II: Vengeance (a Tegra 2-only game for Android), announced the beginning of a new game called SHADOWGUN. Designed to run...

Android Tablets Sales Will Surpass Apple’s (NVIDIA CEO)

05/18/2011,   Jen-Hsun Huang, the CEO of NVIDIA, estimates that Android-based tablet sales will surpass iPad sales within 3 years. He believes that the same momentum that has propelled Android in the handset space is currently building up in the tablet space....

NVIDIA says next-gen Android tablets will be far better

05/15/2011, According to NVIDIA CEO Jen-Hsun Huang, it can be quite safe to assume that concerns and issues surrounding the initial batch of Android-powered tablets “have been largely addressed”, so that would mean nothing but good news for the next...

NVIDIA buys Icera, a baseband chipmaker, for $367M

05/09/2011, NVIDIA has just announced the acquisition of a baseband chipmaker called Icera. The company makes the “baseband”, or communications processor that talks to the cell towers. Icera customers include heavyweight Nokia and ZTE. Other system on a...

Zen Pinball THD Android Pinball Game, For Tegra Only

05/09/2011, Zen Studios porting its fantasy Pinball game called Sorcerer’s Lair on PS3 to Android, but only for Tegra-powered devices.  Called Zen Pinball THD on Android, it will soon appear on Tegra Zone, NVIDIA’s own directory of graphics-intensive...

Tegra 3 Phone From Motorola? (Photo/Leak)

04/25/2011, The fact that Motorola is working on a device powered by an NVIDIA Tegra 3 chip (aka Kal-El) would not surprise me for a second. After all, the Tegra-2 powered Atrix (check our Atrix Review) is one of the most powerful Android device on the market, so a...

Bang Bang Racing Android game, only for Tegra

04/18/2011, UK Developer Playbox has announced that it was expanding into the Android platform, with a twist: its Bang Bang Racing game will require NVIDIA’s Tegra chip to run. The game was originally created for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 and Playbox says that...

NVIDIA stops support for older Android-powered Tegra 2 devices

04/12/2011, It is said that nearly every Android 3.0 Honeycomb tablet that will roll out in the first half of this year is tipped to come with a 1GHz NVIDIA Tegra 2 dual core chip, but it must be said, not all Tegra 2 devices are alike. In fact, the latest Tegra 2...