DirectX 12 performance takes center stage at Editors Day
Published in Graphics


Message to low-level API developers: “With great power comes great responsibility”

John Spitzer, Vice President of the GameWorks Labs at Nvidia, took the stage during the company’s Editors Day to discuss the age-old debate between high-level and low-level API performance for the latest game releases.

Nvidia claims its FCAT VR tool is good for framerate
Published in Graphics


Analyze time slices of gameplay and improve VR experiences


During its Editor’s Day conference in San Francisco, Nvidia announced a software utility to measure the quality of VR gameplay called FCAT VR. This tool is built on frame capture technology and, Nvidia claims,  lets users to forego an expensive hardware capture solution in order to analyze individual frames and interpret data sets through software.

Nvidia announces Geforce GTX 1080 Ti
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 01 March 2017 04:53

Nvidia announces Geforce GTX 1080 Ti


Available Thursday, March 9th for $699

During Nvidia’s keynote at its Editors Day event in San Francisco, Jen-Hsun Huang took the stage to officially announce the Geforce GTX 1080 Ti to a public audience.

Nvidia unveils new Geforce Experience features at Editor's Day
Published in News


VRWorks gets DX12 support, ShadowPlay Highlights and more


During its annual Editors Day session in San Francisco, Jeff Fisher, Senior Vice President of the Geforce product division took the stage to announce the progress the company has made over the past year in the PC gaming industry including the challenges it faces with regards to hardware demands and scaling.

UK games industry makes big presence at GDC 2017
Published in Games


Tax breaks and free workshops for aspiring startups boost competitiveness


This year’s Game Developer’s Conference is expected to witness an increase in presence from the UK games industry as publishers in that region continue to attract developers, artists, producers and designers reckoned to be shaping the future of video game and VR development.

FAA releases clean safety report on civilian drone encounters
Published in News


Drone Manufacturers Alliance members working to promote safety


According to the latest report from the Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) on drone sightings, the organization representing the companies that manufacture most civilian drones has once again received an exemplary safety record from individuals who have encountered them flying in the skies.

Apple tries to fix "unexpected shutdowns"
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 24 February 2017 05:09

Apple tries to fix "unexpected shutdowns"


Mostly affects iPhone 6 and iPhone 6S / Plus users


A month ago, Apple introduced iOS 10.2.1, the latest software update to its mobile device users, which is now being praised for its ability to reduce the amount of “unexpected shutdowns” for both iPhone 6 and iPhone 6S users.

Acer unveils smart roadside parking management system
Published in News


Drivers spend an average of 20 minutes searching for metered parking


During last year’s Mobile World Congress, Acer made headlines when it announced a venture into the automotive industry with products to update in-dash console software and avoid collisions.

ASUS to show off ZenFlip UX370 2-in-1 convertible at MWC
Published in Notebooks


Thinner and lighter chassis, more 7th-gen processor options


During the usual variety of product launches at Mobile World Congress next week, ASUS is preparing to release a successor to the ZenBook Flip UX360, a 2-in-1 convertible that was announced in July and re-launched in September featuring a 360-degree hinge and the choice of 6th-gen Core M processors or a 7th-gen Core i5 processor.

T-Mobile promises LTE-U will bring gigabit speeds this spring
Published in News


New standard approves unlicensed 5GHz Wi-Fi spectrum use


T-Mobile has told its loyal customers that with the FCC’s authorization of unlicensed spectrum in its “LTE-U” specification, it will now be able to give users access to the first 20MHz of underutilized spectrum in the 5GHz band and boost LTE network frequencies into the gigabit speed range later this spring.