They may have fallen off the radar the past few months, what with Microsoft snubbing CES and everything, but fret not, the next-gen Surface tablets are still coming. Confirmed by company officials in “multiple aspect ratios and sizes”, these shall once and for all make or break the Windows-powered slate line.
We knew NVIDIA would be announcing new mobile processors at the CES and true enough the company opens with unveiling a few models. First to be introduced is the 192-core GPU-based Tegra K1 processor that offers Unreal Engine 4 and OpenGL 4.4 support.
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Nvidia downright shocked the tech world when unveiling its snazzy, powerful, elegant and dirt-cheap Tegra Note 7 tab and then announcing it wouldn’t be handling distribution directly. But it may have all been for the best. After all, this way we get to see several iterations of the slate out and about and, sooner or more »
How many formal announcements does a smartphone need to boost enough hype to actually go up for sale? In the case of ZTE’s Geek U988S, at least three. But at long last, the oddly named 5-incher has become available in distant China, being slated for commercial launches in the rest of Asia and probably Europe more »
After supplying PC, smartphone and tablet manufacturers for close to two decades with SoCs (system-on-a-chip units) and GPUs (graphics processing units), Nvidia has earlier this year decided to take its business one step further and build end products entirely from scratch. The company’s first effort of this kind, the Nvidia Shield handheld game console, hasn’t more »
Alienware, the pioneer in high-performance gaming systems, has announced its flagship gaming desktop, the Alienware Aurora. This powerful beast packs the latest graphics and hardware to meet the high standards set by demanding gamers. Hardcore gamers will appreciate the bold exterior design housing an Intel Core i7 processor, NVIDIA GeForce 700-series or AMD 8900-series graphics more »
We’ve heard numerous times in the past few months that Nvidia’s newest mobile chip, the Tegra 4, is not exactly the hottest thing, with most Android smartphone and tablet OEMs choosing Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 600 and 800 instead. But what we never counted on was Nvidia’s wish to build a tablet from the ground up. Or more »
It surely took longer than expected, but in the end Android gamers should be ecstatic to hear the Nvidia Shield is officially available for sale. Sadly, the stocks seem to be severely limited, so for now you can only hope to score one of these bad boys if you’ve put an early pre-order in. Otherwise, more »
World’s first Tegra 4 smartphone has been announced by the Chinese manufacturer, ZTE. The device is dubbed as ZTE Geek U988S that was earlier expected to feature an Intel chip has been replaced by Nvidia’s Tegra 4. The Geek will be the first phone to come with Nvidia Tegra 4 quad-core chip clocked at 1.8GHz more »
Avoided by many traditional Nvidia partners due to being a little on the expensive side and not much zippier than Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 800, the Tegra 4 chip should still find its way inside a handful of Android devices by the end of 2013. There are already a few tablets powered by Tegra 4 (two from more »
Looks like Nvidia Shield’s rise to fame is just not happening. The Android-powered handheld game console was first announced at CES 2013 in January, being initially slated for a March release. That didn’t happen, but what’s worse is the launch date kept on slipping, from March to April to June to July. The latest delay more »