NEWS

February 26th, 2013, 8:39 AM

Breaking Down NVIDIA’s Tegra 4

Before Qualcomm could open this year’s Consumer Electronics Show with its keynote, NVIDIA had taken the stage at a resort down the street to pre-empt Qualcomm’s announcement of a new Snapdragon System on a Chip with a refresh of its SoC – the Tegra 4. As benchmarks released on Sunday have demonstrated, the Tegra 4 [...]

February 25th, 2013, 12:07 AM

Samsung Galaxy 4 to be Announced March 14

Samsung confirmed today that it would be formally announcing the Galaxy S4 at an event in New York City on March 14. The Samsung Galaxy S3 was first announced last year at an event in London. The U.S launch of the Galaxy S4 was upon requests from U.S carriers. While Samsung has yet to announce [...]

February 24th, 2013, 11:30 PM

Tegra 4 is the Fastest Mobile Chip Out There

A day before the Mobile World Congress kicks off in Barcelona, new benchmarks of NVIDIA’s Tegra 4 System on a Chip have been released. When NVIDIA first introduced the Tegra 4 back at CES in January, the company’s CEO, Jen-Hsun Huang said it would be the fastest mobile processor on the market because of the [...]

February 22nd, 2013, 1:57 PM

Xbox 720 Announcement Expected in April

Now that Sony has launched its next-generation Playstation (albeit without revealing any hardware), Microsoft is now gearing up to launch its successor to the Xbox 360.   Multiple sources are reporting, and self-confirming, that Microsoft is looking to an April launch for its next-generation Xbox console, likely named the Xbox 720. VG247 notes that the [...]

February 22nd, 2013, 1:28 PM

Google Introduces $1,299 Chromebook Pixel

Google introduced a high-end Chromebook laptop on Thursday that sports an Intel Core i5 processor and a 13.3 inch 2560×1700 resolution display. Previous to the launch of the Chromebook Pixel, Google’s Chromebooks, produced with partnerships with OEMs like Samsung and Acer, have been low-powered and low-priced. With the Pixel, Google is attempting to attempt the [...]

February 20th, 2013, 8:15 PM

Sony’s Playstation 4 Expected for Late 2013, has 16x More RAM than PS3

Sony announced the Playstation 4 and the DualShock 4 controller at a New York event Wednesday. “Today marks a moment of truth and a bold step forward for PlayStation,” Andrew House, CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment, said to the crowd. “ [This console] represents a significant shift of thinking of PlayStation as merely a box or [...]

February 20th, 2013, 1:58 PM

This is Life Through Google Glass

Google released a preview video of its upcoming Google Glass headset this morning, giving an idea of how the product might augment or enhance the user’s productivity. In the video, Google Glass users search the web, send messages, and receive translations – all through voice control. No word yet on pricing or availability of Google [...]

February 20th, 2013, 11:58 AM

NVIDIA Planning New Campus

On the eve of its twentieth anniversary, NVIDIA has announced that it is planning on building a new corporate headquarters in Santa Clara. Jen-Hsun Huang, the company’s CEO, says the current headquarters is “bursting at the seams” with employees, and “barely has a spare desk.”   NVIDIA’s new campus will be in the shape of [...]

February 20th, 2013, 11:28 AM

GIGABYTE Launches Thin Mini-ITX Series Motherboards

Gigabyte., a leading manufacturer of motherboards and graphics cards, today announced the debut of its latest motherboards series based on the Thin Mini-ITX form factor. The new GIGABYTE H77TN and B75TN motherboards enable the creation of slim and compact All-In-One (AIO) PC designs that adhere to Intel’s AIO PC specification. Featuring a low profile design [...]

February 19th, 2013, 11:27 AM

Google to Open Retail Stores?

A “reliable source” has told both the 9to5 blog network and the Wall Street Journal that Google is planning on opening a chain of retail stores in the United States. According to reports, these retail outlets would sell Google-branded hardware and provide a personable hands-on experience similar to the Apple and Microsoft stores. The 9to5 blog [...]