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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Alienware Aurora 2021: New Design and Top Performance

10/20/2021, The new Alienware Aurora lands right on time for the 25th Alienware Birthday this month. I like its Legend 2.0 chassis design with smooth organic curves and the white/black with green/purple accents (powered by AlienFX lighting). There’s something...

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10/19/2021, Harman Kardon’s immersive surround sound products are now integrated into Lovesac’s SealthTech furniture in the “Sactionals” sofa collection (press release). StealthTech hides audio and wireless charging technologies inside the...

The Google Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro Have Arrived

10/19/2021, The 2021 Google Pixel 6 series gets a bold new design and hardware platform, and after a long string of teasers and leaks dating back from July, the phones have now officially launched.The color scheme is very Google-like, with pastel colors. I’ll...

Ubergizmo Discovery #003: High-Tech Helmet and Vision Trainer

10/15/2021, In Ubergizmo Discovery episode 1 (Aug 30), I talked with two Korean startups called Edenlux and Analogue Plus. At the time, they were still finalizing plans, and I decided to take a second look when more information was available before writing about...

Acer Launched Dozens of New Products Today. Here Are The Top Three

10/13/2021, Acer held a one-hour event this morning to announce two dozen products across six categories. There are three that I think are the most interesting: the Predator Orion 7000 gaming desktop computer, the ConceptD 7 SpatialLabs Edition workstation, and the...

Infinix NOTE 11 Pro Has Affordable Gaming In Sight

10/12/2021, The new Infinix NOTE 11 Pro from Infinix has just launched with an emphasis on affordable gaming. Ever since Samsung launched its highly successful “Galaxy Note” smartphones, many other OEMs have created their “Note” franchises as...

Camera HW Scores #10: Infinix Zero X Series

10/04/2021, After carefully looking at all technical aspects of the Infinix Zero X Pro rear camera system, its objective CAMERA HW overall score is 155.With such a high score, we expect the Infinix Zero X camera to have better overall imaging performance than likely...

Microsoft Surface Laptop Studio: New Design For Creative Users

09/22/2021, Microsoft just launched the Surface Laptop Studio, a mobile version of the Surface Studio desktop computer primarily aimed at Creative users.The most visible difference with potential competitors is how the screen goes from laptop to tablet mode, and the...

Ubergizmo Discovery #2: Chatting with Korea’s Silicon Valley

09/16/2021, In this episode of Ubergizmo Discovery, we jump in a video call with prominent Pangyo Techno Valley actors. Pangyo is Korea’s Silicon Valley.I went to Pangyo (map) a few years ago, and it is a brand new techno-city under immense expansion. Things...

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip3 Review

09/15/2021, Samsung’s new Samsung Galaxy Z Flip3 handset pushes foldable flip phones to new heights and reaches a growing population segment, thanks to significant improvements in design, user experience, and pricing. Is this the phone for you? Through our...

Lenovo IdeaPad Slim 7 Pro and Slim 7 Carbon Launched

09/08/2021, During today’s Lenovo Tech World 2021 event, the OEM has announced several products, including two AMD-powered thin & light laptops: the IdeaPad Slim 7 Pro and IdeaPad Slim 7 Carbon. From what I can tell, Lenovo is the first PC OEM to launch...

Qualcomm aptX Lossless: The Finest Bluetooth Audio

09/01/2021, Qualcomm just announced one crucial update to its Snapdragon Sound ecosystem by announcing (among other things) the support for 16-bit 44.1kHz audio over Bluetooth. If that sounds similar, it’s because these are the specs for “CD...

AT&T-Connected Lenovo Laptops, From $420

08/26/2021, AT&T and Lenovo have announced the exclusive availability and compatibility of two Lenovo laptops with AT&T’s wireless network. The affordable Lenovo 300e Chromebook starts at $420 and connects via AT&T’s 4G LTE broadband....

LG OLED R Rollable TVs Could Go Mainstream Sooner Than People Think

08/16/2021, LG’s new OLED R rollable TV has made its way to the US market, and with a $100,000 price, you are not likely to bump into one soon. That said, TV history shows that outlandish prices can drop like a stone over the years, and products that were once...

Intel ARC GPU As Alternative to AMD and NVIDIA, in 2022

08/16/2021, Intel has been working on discrete graphics cards for many years and has just announced that its new GPU will arrive on the PC market under the Intel ARC brand name. Don’t Google this quite yet because you’ll likely find Intel Ark instead,...

MediaTek Dimensity 920 and 810 Processors For Upcoming 5G Phones

08/13/2021, MediaTek has announced two new processors (aka system on chips, or SoC), the Dimensity 920 and Dimensity 810, to power upcoming 5G smartphones. Both are manufactured with an advanced 6nm semiconductor process and seem designed to yield excellent ratios...

Honor Magic3 Series Aims for Mobile Camera Leadership

08/12/2021, Honor has just launched its Magic3 series, which comprises three handsets, the Magic3, Magic3 Pro, and Magic3 Pro Plus. These are the first phones in the premium and high-end segments since Honor is running as a new legal entity, separated from former...