Nvidia shows Doom 2016 on Vulkan API at Dreamhack
Published in Graphics


Running on Geforce GTX 1080

During its pre-Dreamhack show where it announced both its new Pascal-based Geforce GTX 1080 and GTX 1070 graphics cards, Nvidia also showed a neat gameplay video of the upcoming Bethesda Doom game running on Vulkan API and Geforce GTX 1080.

Windows phones and Tablets could get Invisible touch
Published in Mobiles


Pre-sensing touch takes control and slowly tears you apart

Microsoft Research has developed a pre-sensing touch system where the technology allows a touchscreen to anticipate touch input before you lay a finger on the display.

Open source skills in demand
Published in News


Bring your own beard

A new report shows that companies are looking for more people with open source skills and the trend is likely to grow.

HTC sales drop down the loo
Published in News


Reporting miserable results

HTC is having a pretty terrrible day after having to report a dismile quarter with falling sales.

China smartphone sales fall five percent
Published in Mobiles


Latest Strategy Analytics figures

The size of China's smartphone melt-down is surprisingly small, if the latest figures from Strategy Analytics are to be believed.

Debian dumps 586-class and hybrid 586/686 chips
Published in Processors


Jessie will complete of a modernisation

The Debian project is continuing its cull of older processors and getting rid of support for 586-class and hybrid 586/686 chips.

Call of Duty Infinite Warfare really disliked
Published in Games


YouTube campaign

Activision is getting shedloads of bad feedback for its Call of Duty Infinite Warfare.

Nvidia announces ultra high-resolution screenshot capture utility
Published in News


Captures in-game screenshots at gigapixel resolutions with HDR


During its Geforce Pascal introduction on Friday, Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang introduced Ansel, the “world’s first in-game camera system” that enables two-dimensional and three-dimensional screenshot capturing up to 32 times higher than in-game resolution – from megapixels to gigapixels with a completely adjustable field-of-view (FoV), among other features.

Nvidia begins Geforce Pascal with GTX 1080 and GTX 1070
Published in News


2x performance, 3x power efficiency of Geforce GTX Titan X

Today at DreamHack in Austin, Texas, Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang took the wraps off the Geforce GTX 1080 and Geforce GTX 1070, the company’s first consumer-focused Geforce Pascal GPUs.

First AMD Zen chips may not be quad-core parts
Published in News


AMD prepares for IPC race with Intel

In May 2015, we reported that AMD’s first Zen CPUs, launching in Q4 2016, would most likely be quad-core chips based on a presentation slide showing the company’s Zen core units scaling up to four cores with shared L3 cache. According to new information released one year later, this may not be the case and, the company could be preparing to launch eight and six-core variants in a tight efficiency race against Intel's 'Kaby Lake' CPUs.