Netflix 4K UHD coming to Nvidia Shield
Published in News
04 March 2015


Could be a big selling point

One item of note that was missing last night from the press conference announcement of the new Nvidia Shield Android TV platform was support for 4K UHD content. 

Nvidia teases GTX Titan X at GDC 2015
Published in Graphics
04 March 2015


12GB frame buffer and 8 billion transistors

Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang was a guest at Epic Games' GDC press event and he used the occassion to unveil the new GTX Titan X graphics card.

Sony Project Morpheus VR headset coming in 2016
Published in Games
04 March 2015


Impressive specifications

During its press conference at Game Developers Conference (GDC) 2015 in San Francisco, Sony released more information on Project Morpheus, its virtual reality (VR) headset which should be coming in the first half of 2016.

Valve's Steam Machines and Controller coming in November
Published in Games
04 March 2015


Together with Steam Link

We already knew that Valve would share a few more details regarding its Steam Machines and Steam Controller at the Game Developers Conference (GDC) 2015, and it appears that these will be available in November, alongside the new Valve streaming device, the Steam Link.

EVGA announces three GTX 960 4GB graphics cards
Published in Graphics
04 March 2015


Standard, SuperSC and FTW versions

EVGA has announced new additions to its Geforce lineup, including no less than three different GTX 960 graphics cards with 4GB of GDDR5 memory, standard one, GTX 960 4GB SSC and the GTX 960 FTW.

Xiaomi launches Mi store in Europe
Published in Mobiles
04 March 2015


But no phones

Xiaomi has confirmed plans to launch a Mi store in Europe, although it won’t be flogging phones yet.

Tame Apple Press claims Jobs Mob have killed Samsung
Published in News
04 March 2015


What a difference a percentage point makes

The Tame Apple Press had a Nintendo in its trousers when Gartner released figures showing Apple sold the most number of smartphones globally in the fourth quarter, overtaking Samsung for the first time since 2011.

Steve Jobs shattered his most famous quote
Published in News
04 March 2015


Don’t follow your passion

Steve Jobs was famous for his coffee mug philosophies on life and one of the most quoted was the phrase “follow your passion.”

Vulkan nerve pinches DirectX in mobile
Published in Graphics
04 March 2015


Live long and render

While it seems that the world+dog is rushing to back Microsoft's new DirectX API there are ructions in the force which have opened the way for a new rival. 

Nvidia fixes old Linux bug
Published in Graphics
04 March 2015


Unity patch

Nvidia has fixed an ancient problem in Ubuntu systems which turned the screen into 40 shades of black.