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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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...

Samsung Doubles Down on Folding Phones: Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Z Flip 3

08/11/2021, At its Unpacked event, Samsung announced its most advanced handsets that have become synonymous with the trendiest mobile technology: folding phones. The Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Z Flip 3 address two vastly different user profiles: the ultra-large display and...

Infineon Volkswagen ID.4 Cross-Country EV Tech-Demo Ride

08/09/2021, Many of you might be familiar with Infineon for its computer memory or communications products. Fewer are aware that the semiconductor giant is a crucial supplier to the automotive industry, especially in the electric vehicles (EV) segment.I met with...

12.4-Inch Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 FE, Now Available

08/05/2021, The new Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 FE is a more affordable version in the Galaxy Tab S7 series. FE stands for “Fan Edition” and is typically used by Samsung to designate products with essential features and optimum “value for the price”...

MediaTek Kompanio 1300T Processor for 5G Tablets

07/27/2021, MediaTek has its hands on a good chunk of the mobile market, thanks to the efficiency of its processors. Still, it is about to take things to the next level by helping OEMs add affordable 5G to more computers.

Qualcomm To Power Next-Gen Wear OS Smartwatches

07/20/2021, The Wear OS smartwatch market based continues to feel the tremors of the recent Google + Samsung partnership. There is a feeling that things will coalesce further to form a more homogenous and coherent platform that could compete better with the Apple...

Lenovo Yoga Tab 13, Your Next Tablet… or Monitor

06/28/2021, The Lenovo Yoga Tab 13 is a large-format Android tablet part of a larger lineup, including the Yoga Tab 11 and Yoga Tab P11 Plus. The Yoga Tab 13 is the more exciting model, in my opinion, as the smaller ones are geared towards value rather than...

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06/28/2021, Infinix officially launched its Infinix Concept Phone 2021, which comes with two significant features: 160W ultrafast battery charging and a color-changing back cover.Since battery life is the #2 consumer concern right after camera quality, any...

Lenovo ThinkPad Extreme X1 Gen4: An Awesome Upgrade

06/23/2021, Ahead of MWC 2021, Lenovo is updating its ThinkPad X1 Extreme with a 4th-generation (Gen4) model, and the changes are rather spectacular. From a distance, it may look like the X1 Extreme Gen3 we previously reviewed, but don’t get fooled: Lenovo went...