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Half-Life 2 Could Be Arriving On The NVIDIA Shield

05/08/2014, The NVIDIA Shield is an interesting device because it is a handheld gaming console powered by Android. We’ve seen such devices in the past, although the NVIDIA Shield does take things to the next level with its controls and design, not to mention its...

Portal To Debut On NVIDIA Shield Next Week

05/08/2014, There are some games that are worth playing a few years down the road, even after you have successfully mastered it for the longest time already. I suppose that would place such titles under the category of “Classics”, if you will, as these tend to...

NVIDIA Make Your Mark Project Leans On Art To Promote DirectStylus

04/28/2014, Back in June last year NVIDIA showed off its DirectStylus technology. It allows users to sketch smooth lines and broad strokes with a fine-top passive stylus, just like they would on paper with a pen. Passive styluses don’t have digitizers like...

NVIDIA Tegra Note 7 LTE Spotted At The FCC

04/25/2014, Back in 2013, NVIDIA unveiled a tablet reference design called the Tegra Note 7, but if there was one drawback to the otherwise great tablet is that it did not come with LTE. This was quickly remedied not too long after in February where NVIDIA unveiled...

NVIDIA Shield To Get Temporary Price Cut

03/25/2014, The NVIDIA Shield, a portable Android-powered game console that was launched some time in the middle of last year, will apparently receive a temporary price cut. Just how much money will you be able to save if you were to pick up the NVIDIA Shield now?...

NVIDIA GTX Titan Z Has 5760 Cores

03/25/2014, NVIDIA just announced a new monster graphics card: the Titan Z. It is a dual GPU Titan card that features 5760 cores, 12GB of memory and generates 8 TeraFLOPS of compute power – for $2999. That rounds the cost of each core to about 50 cents. This is...

NVIDIA Pascal Architecture Introduced

03/25/2014, At the GTC conference in San Jose, NVIDIA has officially introduced its next-generation architecture called Pascal (after scientist Blaise Pascal). Although it is “a couple of years away”, NVIDIA talked about a few new fundamental architecture changes...

Lenovo 50-Inch 4K Smart TV Could Be Powered By NVIDIA Tegra K1

03/16/2014, Much has already been said and written about the new NVIDIA Tegra K1. People now want to see which product becomes the first to be powered by this impressive chip. If there’s any weight to these claims, the first consumer product to be powered by...

NVIDIA 800M-Series Laptop GPUs

03/12/2014, NVIDIA is updating its laptop GPUs with four new products named GTX 850M, 860M, 870M and 880M. They are all part of a performance and features refresh from NVIDIA. The naming doesn’t make it clear, but the 800M Series uses two different generations of...

Tegra 4i Phone: Wiko WAX

02/24/2014, The Wiko WAX is a European (French) smartphone that is the first Tegra 4i powered handset on the continent. The just launched here at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. As expected, the WAX is a mid-range handset that is exactly what Tegra 4i was built...

GeForce Titan Black: Absolute Gaming & Compute Performance

02/21/2014, When NVIDIA launched the original GeForce Titan, it was a true monster in terms of performance, in gaming terms of course, but even more so as a GPU-compute card since its double-precision (FP64) floating point performance crushed anything the Gaming...