Last year, Linus Torvalds cited NVIDIA as the single worst company developers have to work with when it comes to Linux. In the end, Torvalds bestowed upon NVIDIA the middle finger, which got Linux fanboys up in an excited frenzy. Now, after years of treating Linux as a second-class citizen, NVIDIA has finally succumbed to pressure and has chosen to travel on the road of peace and tranquility.…Read More »
Apple has quietly updated its iMac desktop computers with refreshed components designed to improve performance. The new models feature Intel’s 4th-generation Haswell processors with integrated Iris Pro graphics for the 21.5-inch model, and the latest NVIDIA GeForce 700 series graphics cards for the 27-inch model.…Read More »
Have a Nividia Shield Plus that you want to get a little more out of? This guide will teach you exactly how you can root your device! In no time at all you’ll have root access on your Nividia Shield, which will open the door to endless possibilities.…Read More »
So you have bought a 3D computer that came with 3D glasses and NVIDIA 3D Vision Video Player? And, now that you have got some 3D stereoscopic video files (say, MKV), you believe that they are gonna work? The bad news is that they won’t even though you install some popular codec packages.…Read More »
Ever considered getting yourself an NVDIA shield, but was turned down by its $300 price? Well, perhaps this will brighten your day. Linus Tech Tips has come up with ways to make your own NVDIA shield without spending a fortune, and don’t worry you do not need to have an NVIDIA GPU compatible device to stream games from your computer.…Read More »
Before Razer came on the scene, every gaming laptop MSI released was huge and clunky with serious battery life problems. However, that’s all in the past now since the company announced a new 17-inch gaming laptop that is dubbed as the thinnest and lightest in its class — and we expect Razer to have something to say about that in the coming months.…Read More »
A user on the Tech Inferno forums has posted a gaming setup unlike any other: An 11-inch MacBook Air connected via Thunderbolt to a dedicated Nvidia graphics card.
But as you can see in the image above, it isn’t exactly just a Thunderbolt cable connecting the two devices.…Read More »
Users in the need for professional graphics solutions just got their latest fix announced. The NVIDIA Quadro K6000 is the company’s latest professional graphics card, which they’re touting is “the fastest and most capable GPU ever built.” And after taking a look at its spec sheet, you’d probably agree.…Read More »
Android is slowly becoming a gaming platform, one that could become a threat for Microsoft, Sony, and even Nintendo in the years to come. However, only a single company seems to have the qualities to transform Android into a gaming beast, and that is NVIDIA.…Read More »
Just ahead of its June 27th launch, Nvidia has cut the price of their upcoming Shield gaming tablet by $50. Down from $349, the Shield will now cost just $299.
“We’ve received feedback from thousands of gamers that if SHIELD was $299, we’d have a home run on our hands.”
Nvidia is saying that the price drop was in response to customer feedback, but it’s possible the Shield has seen less than nominal pre-sale results, as well.…Read More »
This year, Computex has been full of surprises and tons of great new tablets, laptops, phones and everything in between. Gigabyte has just announced their P27K and the P25W gaming laptops.
There’s a 15.6-inch, 1080p successor to the P2542G, which is powered by the 4th generation Intel Core i7 CPU, NVIDIA GTX 770M 3GB of graphics, up to 24GB of RAM, along with space for two 256GB mSATA SSDs and 1TB of RAID or HDD storage, a backlit keyboard, Blue-ray RW drive and the gamer-like case design which weighs in at about 6.6 lbs.…Read More »
Nvidia’s Project Shield finally has a release date and an ousted price. The tablet based game console will begin shipping in June for $349, and it will be available at a plethora of retail locations including GameStop, Newegg, Micro Center and Canada Computers.…Read More »
It looks like it didn’t take very long to see NVIDIA’s Tegra 4 in action. The company is going to release their own dedicated gaming handheld, codenamed Project Shield, which they are calling a “Pure Android” device powered by the Tegra 4 chip.…Read More »
NVIDIA has unveiled the Tegra 4, which it’s dubbing the ‘world’s fastest mobile processor.’ Like previous generations of the Tegra chipset, the Tegra 4 is designed for use in notebooks and perhaps more notably, in tablets and smartphones.
The previously codenamed “Wayne” brings with it a similar setup to the Tegra 3: a quad-core processor and a fifth low-power core to conserve battery life.…Read More »
Microsoft is limiting Windows RT tablets to a few, hand-picked manufacturers for quality control purposes
Looking for a Windows RT tablet? First batch of Windows 8 (Windows RT and Windows 8 Pro) tablets should be hitting stores in October. However, you will find Windows RT tablets from only a select number of manufacturers until January. The reason being is Microsoft is limiting Windows RT licenses to a few manufacturers for quality control purposes.…Read More »
NVIDIA has replied to the recent comments made by Linus Torvalds about the lack of support to Linux by NVIDIA.
While attending a forum hosted in Finland, on June 14, Torvalds spilled out his distaste for the lack of support of Linux by NVIDIA.…Read More »
Linus Torvalds has often been known for his ‘openness’. In a forum hosted by Aalto Center for Entrepreneurship in Otaniemi, Finland on June 14, he shared his thoughts on Nvidia (again).
When asked by a woman about the lack of support from Nvidia for Linux systems, Linus Torvalds expressed his hate for Nvidia, which is one of the largest suppliers of computer chips (largely graphics chips but lately been venturing into processors, too, thanks to Android) in the world.…Read More »