NVIDIA

NVIDIA-HQNVIDIA is a computing company based in Santa Clara, California. The company was founded in 1993 by Jen-Husn-Huang, Chris Malachowsky and Curtis Priem. NVIDIA is known for its graphics chips which started with the RIVA, and later extended to the GeForce that has evolved to what most people know today. Desktop GPUs are split between GeForce (consumers) and Quadro+Tesla (Workstations) while mobile GPUs are integrated into the Tegra line of product.

NVIDIA May Unveil GeForce GTX 1180 Next Month
The existing generation of NVIDIA’s GeForce gaming GPUs was launched a couple of years ago and there have been reports recently that the company might launch its next generation of GPUs in the near future. According to a new report, the GeForce GTX 11 Series may be unveiled by NVIDIA next month.

NVIDIA Shield TV Oreo Update Rolling Out For All Users
NVIDIA first released the Shield Experience 7.0 update for the Shield TV a couple of weeks ago. This firmware update brings Android 8.0 Oreo to the set-top box. However, the company had to stop the release due to multiple issues. It has taken a few weeks to fix those issues and NVIDIA has now confirmed that it’s rolling out the update for all Shield Android TV users.

NVIDIA's Turing-Based GPUs To Seed By Early September
Some reports have already suggested that NVIDIA’s next-generation graphics processors, based on its Turing architecture, will be released towards the end of the third quarter of 2018. A new report today claims that the company will begin seeding the next-generation GeForce GPUs to its Add-in-Board partners either by late August or early September.

NVIDIA's AI Can Create Convincing Slow Motion Videos
When done right, slow motion footage can be very dramatic and interesting to watch. Some OEMs as now billing the ability to take good slow motion footage as one of the USPs of their handsets and with good reason. It requires substantial processing power and large memories which are primarily found on high-end devices. However, NVIDIA has a new solution which can make it easier for smartphones of the future […]

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NVIDIA SHIELD TV Android Oreo Update Rollout Resumed
NVIDIA released the Android 8.0 Oreo update for the SHILED TV last month but it had to halt the release merely a few days after the initial rollout due to “a couple of issues.” Its announcement didn’t mention any details about the issues but those who hadn’t updated their units were then forced to wait for longer in order to get a taste of Oreo on their SHIELD TV. Their […]

NVIDIA SHIELD TV Android Oreo Update Release Halted
It has only been a couple of days since NVIDIA started rolling out the much-awaited Android 8.0 Oreo update for the SHIELD TV. Since the update was being rolled out in phases, it hadn’t arrived for all users as yet and those who didn’t get it will now have to wait for a bit longer because NVIDIA has decided to halt the rollout of the Oreo update for this device […]

NVIDIA SHIELD TV Android Oreo Update Rolling Out
The wait is finally over for NVIDIA SHIELD TV owners as the company has finally started rolling out the Android Oreo update for the device over-the-air. The latest version of Android brings a slew of new features to the Android TV set-top box as well as a new user interface. NVIDIA SHIELD TV owners will certainly be delighted to hear that the update is finally rolling out for their device.

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Is A New Budget Option For Gamers
Gamers have been finding it really difficult to get their hands on graphics cards recently due to the cryptocurrency mining rush. This caused prices to surge considerably thus putting the cards out of reach of those who just wanted to upgrade their gaming machines. The situation has improved in the past few weeks though and gamers will also like that NVIDIA has now launched a new budget option for them, […]

Researchers Create Robots That Can Complete Tasks By Observing Humans
There are always jokes about how robots could one day replace humans at their jobs. However there is a simple solution to this, and that is to simply not make these robots in the first place. Unfortunately it looks like it’s not as straightforward as that, thanks to the efforts of NVIDIA and a team of researchers who have developed a deep learning system that basically lets robots learn how […]

Acer’s Predator X27 G-Sync Monitor Now Available For Pre-Order
If you were looking for a new monitor, one that features NVIDIA’s G-Sync technology, then you might be interested to learn that Acer has started to take pre-orders for its Predator X27 monitor. Now if this sounds familiar to you, it is because the monitor was actually announced back in 2017.

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1180 Launch Expected On June 15th
It appears that NVIDIA might soon be launching a new graphics card. Reports suggest that the company is preparing to launch the Founders Edition version of the GeForce GTX 1180 on June 15th. It’s said that the new graphics card would be superior to NVIDIA’s existing flagship video card, the TITAN Xp. Previous reports have suggested that the new card will be based on the Turing architecture.

GeForce Now Goes Free For NVIDIA Shield
NVIDIA launched GeForce Now in 2015 after testing its GRID game streaming technology for a few years. As the name suggests, the service enables NVIDIA console owners to stream a variety of PC games provided that they have a good internet connection and are paying monthly for the service. There’s good news for GeForce Now members as the company has decided to make GeForce Now free for the NVIDIA Shield.

NVIDIA GeForce GTX GPUs Back In Stock At Original Prices
The cryptocurrency mining gold rush made it very difficult for people to get their hands on GPUs as the bulk of the supply was picked up by those setting up their mining rigs, leaving little to no stock for gamers who wanted to upgrade their machines. They either had to wait or pay a premium to get a graphics card over the manufacturer suggested retail price. That frenzy has calmed […]

NVIDIA GeForce Partner Program Shut Down
NVIDIA introduced its GeForce Partner Program in March this year. The idea was to provide gamers “full transparency into the GPU platform and software they’re being sold” by having its resellers and hardware partners reportedly align their gaming brands with GeForce gear exclusively. The reception wasn’t that good which is probably why almost two months after the program was announced, NVIDIA has confirmed that it’s shutting down the GeForce Partner […]

AOC Unveils Ultra-Wide Gaming Monitor With NVIDIA’s G-Sync
While any monitor could technically be used for gaming, there are some that are more suited than others thanks to certain features that gamers might be able to better appreciate. If you are in the market for a new gaming monitor, then AOC might have you covered as the company has unveiled their latest offering.

NVIDIA Clarifies What Tech It Provides For Uber's Self-Driving Project
The unfortunate fatal crash involving an Uber self-driving car has reignited interest in the conversation related to the overall safety and security of cars that are capable of driving themselves. NVIDIA is one of the companies that provides tech for Uber’s self-driving project and the company has decided to set the record straight on the elements of its technology that are used by Uber in the wake of the fatal […]

NVIDIA Quadro GV100 Is The First GPU To Support Ray Tracing
NVIDIA had revealed its RTX real-time ray tracing technology at the Game Developers Conference last week. Simply put, the technology has the capability to allow developers and artists to quickly render realistic scenes and thus change the way they work in 3D. The technology required robust graphics cards that NVIDIA hadn’t launched by then but it has rectified that situation today with the launch of its Quadro GV100 graphics processor.

NVIDIA Halts Self-Driving Tests After Uber Crash
An Uber self-driving car was involved in an unfortunate accident last week which led to the death of a pedestrian. The car struck a pedestrian early in the morning at around 40 miles per hour and the accident resulted in her death. While the investigation continues, Uber has grounded its entire fleet of self-driving cars until a conclusion is reached. NVIDIA has also decided to do the same. The company […]

NVIDIA’s AI Can Apply One Photo’s Style To Another
Each photographer has their own style, and while getting the right composition and lighting down before you take the photo is important, the post-processing is also an important step which can sometimes help a photographer create their own unique style and touch to photos (think Ansel Adams’ black and white photos).

Latest NVIDIA Shield TV Update Adds Commercial-Free Recording Support
If you’re not a fan of the Apple TV, not to worry because Google has Android TV and several OEMs have come up with their own Android TV boxes, with NVIDIA being one of them with the Shield TV device. In fact if you own the Shield TV, you’ll be pleased to learn that NVIDIA has recently pushed out an update for it that brings about several new features.