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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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...

The Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra Has a Literally Huge Camera Update

03/29/2021, Xiaomi held a highly-anticipated launch event today for its Mi 11 line of products. However, the Mi 11 Ultra is -by far- the star of the show, mainly because of its innovative and large camera module with an OLED display in the back.Of course, we are...

OnePlus 9 and OnePlus 9 Pro Cameras Hardware Scores: HOT

03/25/2021, OnePlus made a big entrance with its new flagship OnePlus 9 and OnePlus 9 Pro smartphones that are equipped with powerful camera hardware built and tuned with Hasselblad’s expertise. The brand has promised a leap in its photo quality, calling these...

The OnePlus 9 and 9 Pro Smartphones Officially Launched

03/23/2021, The highly anticipated OnePlus’ flagship Android smartphone series has launched in the form of two handsets: the OnePlus 9 ($729+) and the OnePlus 9 Pro ($969+). Several high-quality cases are also available, along with a rapid wireless-charging...

Chrome OS Gets New Features For Its 10th Anniversary

03/11/2021, Yesterday marked the ten-year milestone for Chrome OS, and what a ride. Within that relatively short span (for an OS), Chrome OS went from zero to the world’s second most popular operating system with a 10.8% adoption in 2020.

OnePlus x Hasselblad For Next-Level Camera Performance

03/09/2021, OnePlus and Hasselblad will work together for at least the next three years. This collaboration should sound exciting to all OnePlus fans because the upcoming OnePlus mobile cameras should get even better, faster.As Pete Lau (CEO of OnePlus) describes in...

Lenovo Updates The ThinkPad X13 and ThinkPad T-Series

02/24/2021, Lenovo has refreshed its ThinkPad X13 ($1,139+) laptops with new ThinkPad X13 and X13 Yoga models. These laptops feature 16:10 displays with 1920×1200 or 2560×1600 resolutions, which seems like an excellent choice for battery life. Creative...

Huawei Mate X2 Foldable Phone Becomes Official

02/23/2021, Following intense rumors (mostly accurate), Huawei has launched the Huawei Mate X2, its latest foldable phone, which also happens to be its most expensive device, at $2784.The most significant change is a complete 180-degree turnaround in the industrial...

MediaTek Helio M80 5G Modem Gets mmWave Capability

02/09/2021, The MediaTek M80 is the first modem from the company to support 5G’s mmWave frequencies that provide the highest speeds, like 7.67 Gbps, the maximum theoretical speed for this modem (3.76 upload).Its predecessor, the MediaTek M70, only supported...

Qualcomm X65 5G Modem Hits 10Gbps

02/09/2021, Qualcomm has announced the Qualcomm X65, a next-generation 5G modem that can reach a theoretical speed of 10 Gbps, a first in the 5G industry.

Xiaomi Mi 11 Launched Globally

02/08/2021, The Xiaomi Mi 11 will make its way to the rest of the world after being on the Chinese market for about six weeks. It is a flagship series of phones, and the Mi 11 model would be a competitor of the Galaxy S21 handset, for example.Announced at 749 Euros,...

Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 For Premium Handsets

01/20/2021, The Snapdragon 870 just made an entrance into the smartphone market, and as you can expect from the name, it is slightly better than the Snapdragon 865+, which was itself a bit faster than Snapdragon 865.We’ve covered the Snapdragon 865 feature set...