Hubert Nguyen

Hubert Nguyen is the co-founder and editor of Ubergizmo. He has a passion for technology and enjoys sharing it.

He is a retired computer graphics engineer who programmed special-effects such as real-time fire or hair rendering, for NVIDIA. Hubert also managed the NVIDIA developer education program and edited “GPU Gems 3“, a best-selling 3D programming book.

Before joining NVIDIA, Hubert was at 3dfx interactive. Prior to that, he worked on 3D-Engines in various video games.

Hubert started to program computer graphics in 1991 when he was involved in the underground European DemoScene. In 1994, his “Impact Studios” team won the world’s largest PC demo competition: The Party, in Denmark.

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Moto G Stylus 5G: A $399 Pen-Enabled Productivity Phone

06/09/2021, Motorola launched its new Moto G Stylus 5G, which enters a highly competitive sub-$400 5G market with a pen-enabled phone.The new phone comes with a huge 6.8” FHD+ “Max Vision” display which promises to be very readable and comfortable...

Alienware X15 and X17 Gaming Laptops, With Uber-Cooling

06/08/2021, Alienware rocked the gaming world by launching thin gaming laptops equipped with some of the most powerful CPUs and GPUs available on the market. At 15.9mm (X15) and 20.9mm (X17) thin, these new Alienware laptops are visually even more attractive than...

Uber HW Camera Scores #9: Oppo, Samsung

05/25/2021, Samsung and Oppo find themselves in opposite sections of the mobile camera market in this update as we look at Oppo’s high-end and premium phones alongside Samsung’s mid-range and budget mobile cameras.At the high-end, the Oppo Find X3 Pro is...

Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G 5G Aims To Boost Premium Phones

05/20/2021, Qualcomm has introduced the Snapdragon 778G 5G, a new mobile computing platform that will complement its existing offering in the premium market, possibly at a -very slightly- lower price tier. This new processor is manufactured using a 6nm semiconductor...

Google+Samsung = Next-Gen Wear (OS)

05/19/2021, Samsung and Google (+Fitbit) join forces to make Wear (OS) better at Google I/O. The announcement was mostly about two giant and influential companies “joining forces” to produce a “unified platform” that combines “the best...

MediaTek Dimensity 900 Processor Launched

05/14/2021, MediaTek is expanding its 5G smartphone platform with the addition of the Dimensity 900 SoC (processor), the successor of the Dimensity 820, and presumably occupying the same market segment in the mid-range.Like the Dimensity 1100 and 1200, It is...

Infinix Note 10 Series Features 6.95-inch Displays

05/13/2021, Infinix has announced its new “Note” series, with two models in the 2021 Note 10 lineup: the Infinix Note 10 Pro (~$259, image below) and Infinix Note 10 ($199, image above). Both are addressing the large-phone “multimedia beast”...

Uber HW Camera Scores #8: Budget Phones Update

05/06/2021, Since we’ve added popular budget phone camera scores, it has been a while, so here they are, covering the sub-$199 to the sub-$499 market segment from the biggest names in the phone industry:  Oppo, Samsung, Vivo, and Xiaomi.This update shows...

Samsung Galaxy Book Odyssey: A Promising 15.6” Gaming Laptop

04/28/2021, A new kind of Galaxy Book has launched today: the gaming-oriented Galaxy Book Odyssey. For those unfamiliar with Samsung’s line of computers, Odyssey is the umbrella for everything gaming, including laptops, desktops, VR headsets, and monitors.The...

Samsung Galaxy Book Pro and Pro 360 Unpacked

04/28/2021, Today, Samsung has launched the latest Galaxy Book laptops, with the Galaxy Book Pro and Galaxy Book Pro 360. The overarching idea behind these laptops is the increased integration with Samsung smartphones and smart devices.Samsung’s ambition to...

Uber HW Camera Scores #7: Xiaomi and Motorola

04/15/2021, Today’s update will feature phones from Motorola and Xiaomi that span from $999 down to $169.99. Starting with Xiaomi and the recent high score of the Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra’s camera system, we were curious to see how the lower-tiers models would...

Alienware Comes Back to AMD

04/08/2021, There’s no question AMD has been wooing more and more gamers on desktop, but if anyone doubted that this momentum also translates to the mobile market as well, this is perhaps the final piece of evidence: The new Alienware M15 is...

Lenovo Legion Phone Duel 2: Built for Sustained Performance

04/08/2021, Lenovo just announced the Legion Phone Duel 2, its second-generation smartphone built specifically for gaming. We previously reviewed the original Legion Phone Duel handset and were pleased with its innovation, performance, and price.The Legion Phone Duel...

Samsung Galaxy A Series U.S Launch Features 5G Under $300

04/07/2021, The Samsung Galaxy A smartphones are more affordable than the Galaxy S, and are in many ways even more critical because that’s where the high volumes are.Today, Samsung has announced a large Galaxy A update, with no less than five new phones: The...

Samsung ISOCELL GN2 50MP Camera Sensor Overview

04/01/2021, Announced in late February, the new Samsung ISOCELL GN2 mobile camera sensor is starting to ship in smartphones such as the Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra. (official Samsung GN2 site)ISOCELL refers to Samsung’s generic brand for its sensor pixel technology that...