2015 is all about 4K and VR
Published in Graphics

 

This is where the graphics industry is going

We had a few dozen meetings at CES 2015 with many interesting people and close friends over the last week and we came to a conclusion that 4K and Virtual Reality will play a big role in 2015 and the future of computer graphics.

Nvidia Tegra X1 benchmarked, close to 60K in Antutu
Published in Processors


Runs 4K at 60 FPS too

We had a chance to spend some time with a few Tegra X1 developer boards and see a number of demos by Nvidia and see what is going to come in the next few months.

Nvidia’s next move in mobile may be GPU licensing
Published in Graphics


Maxwell and beyond

Last summer Nvidia said it would start licensing GPU technology for mobile SoCs and with Maxwell it could go all-in.

Nvidia announces Tegra X1
Published in Processors


Erista is the Tegra X1

Nvidia is starting the year aggressively. It just introduced a chip called Tegra X1 and this is what we used to know as Errista. The X probably comes from the fact that Erista is the son of Logan and guess what Logan in the X man. It is a 20nm chip, Nvidia’s first.

Nvidia’s internal network hacked
Published in News


Kim Jong-Un is an AMD fanboy

Nvidia’s corporate network was hacked earlier this month, but the extent of the breach is unclear.

Nvidia GTX 960 launch date pinned down
Published in Graphics


Post-CES launch slated for January 22

Nvidia is expected to launch the mid-range Geforce GTX 960 next month.

Project Ara gets Marvell A53 and Tegra K1
Published in Mobiles


Spiral 2 form factor prototypes ready

Project Ara is a modular smartphone platform that got us interested in DIY phones and it looks like Ara is getting a few more interesting SoCs for its reference hardware platform.

Shield Tablet gets Android 5.0.1 update
Published in Notebooks


Tablet software upgrade 2.1

Nvidia definitely wants to keep its supporters at its toes. Nvidia Shield tablet is the only tablet outside the Nexus series to get Android 5.0 and guess what, Nvidia just announced 5.0.1 as well.

ITC gets involved in Samsung-Nvidia dispute
Published in News


Investigating patent infringement claims

The United States International Trade Commission (ITC) is investigating complaints filed by Samsung against Nvidia. 

Nvidia releases Geforce 347.09 WHQL Game Ready driver
Published in Graphics


Same optimizations but WHQL certified

Following the recently released Geforce 347.09 Beta Game Ready driver, Nvidia has now updated its driver list with the WHQL version of the same driver.