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Google Announces WebM Video Format At Google I/O

05/19/2010, When Google purchased a company called On2 a while back, many folks expected the search engine giant to open-source the VP8 video codec that came bundled with the company. Seems like those predictions were true, as Google has announced its new format...

NVIDIA 3D Vision Surround Driver Delayed

05/19/2010, In what is going to be disappointing news for 3D fans out there, NVIDIA has confirmed that the drivers for its 3D Vision Surround stereoscopic graphics system won’t be available until the end of June, instead of the previously targeted...

New MacBook Goes Live On Apple’s Online Store

05/18/2010, Looks like the leaks were accurate, as Apple has just refreshed its white plastic MacBook, bumping the processor speed to 2.4Ghz, a slight increase for the original 2.26GHz. The graphics grunt has also been upgraded to the NVIDIA GeForce 320M from the...

Macbook Pro: GeForce 330M Always On in Windows 7

04/16/2010, It looks like the Macbook Pro battery life “curse” under Windows is still haunting us, even with the most recent hardware release. The 2009 Macbook Pro had power management issues with the display (too bright) and the keyboard backlight...

Asus N82J notebook gets Optimus graphics management

04/13/2010, Asus’ latest multimedia-oriented notebook, the N82J, will be powered by a choice of Intel Core i3, i5 or i7 processors as well as having the Nvidia Optimus graphics management which allows you to seamlessly transit between a dedicated GeForce GT335M...

Apple Officially Announces The New Core i5 And i7 MacBook Pros

04/13/2010, Leaks about the updated MacBook Pro (MBP) have been floating around a lot recently, and now it’s finally official! At a glance, the most obvious upgrades would be the Intel Core i5 processor option on the 15 and 17-inch MacBook Pros, and the Core i7...

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 in the works

04/08/2010, Word has it that NVIDIA is working on its DirectX 11 compatible GeForce GTX 460 graphics card that will be based on the Fermi architecture. As you can tell by its model number alone, this won’t be as powerful a performer as the GTX 470 although that...

Lenovo C200 all-in-one with NVIDIA Ion

04/06/2010, Lenovo has also just announced a Lenovo C200, an all-in-one Netop that features a dual-core Atom D510 processor and an NVIDIA Ion graphics processor with 256MB of video memory. This model should not be confused with an old Lenovo C200 that was a laptop....

Asus U30Jc Is Powered By Intel Core i3 And NVIDIA Optimus

04/05/2010, Folks looking for a laptop that blends performance with battery life will want to consider the Asus U30Jc, which is a 13-inch notebook that offers Intel’s Core i3 processor, along with NVIDIA’s Optimus graphics switching technology, which...

NVIDIA Tegra 2 Devices Not Delayed

04/02/2010, Do you remember the rumor going around that NVIDIA Tegra 2 devices were going to be delayed due to some vague issues with the Tegra 2 chip? Fortunately it seems that it isn’t true, and the graphics giant has said the Tegra products are already being...

MacBook Pro Clone Powered By Dual-core Atom And ION2

03/30/2010, At a glance, you could be forgiven for thinking that this is Apple’s MacBook Pro. Upon closer inspection, you’ll realize that it’s really a cloned device, and is powered by either a single core Atom N450 or dual-core Atom D510, coupled...

NVIDIA Ion, The Next-Generation

03/01/2010, NVIDIA has just made its next-generation Ion graphics processors official. You might have heard that Ion-Next was slower than the first generation Ion… well this is wrong. In fact, there are two versions of Ion, a 16-core and an 8-core versions....

Asus unveils NVIDIA Optimus-powered notebooks

02/25/2010, Asus has just rolled out a slew of notebooks that will feature NVIDIA’s Optimus technology, where among them include the powerful multimedia N Series, a handful of slim and light U/UL Series models as well as the more versatile mainstream K Series...