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AMD shanghaied me to show me this insane new graphics card

Advanced Micro Devices and Nvidia are engaging in yet another round of “Anything You Can Do, I Can Do Better” with their ultrahigh-end graphics cards — but this time, AMD is also undercutting its rival as well. 403 more words


Play high-end PC games while waiting for your latte: Nvidia's Shield can now stream while on the go

Nvidia‘s powerful Android handheld is about to get a bit more capable with an upgraded operating system, better controller-mapping software, and more.

The company revealed an update for its Shield portable that brings a number of features that make the device better. 535 more words


Watch Grateful Dead's Mickey Hart play drums with Oculus Rift -- and see how his brain reacts

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Grateful Dead drummer Mickey Hart gave an incredible performance of the upcoming brain-training rhythm game Neuro Drummer while wearing an Oculus Rift headset — and showed how virtual reality could be a part of future treatments for degenerative conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease. 920 more words


Here's how Pixar animated Monsters University (behind-the-scenes)

Pixar’s animated films feature magical characters like Sully, the furry 1,000-pound beast from Monsters University. Building those computer-animated characters takes years of work, but studio engineers showed how they streamlined that process with the latest high-end graphics computers at Nvidia’s GPU Technology conference in San Jose, Calif. 1,471 more words


Big data visualization firm Map-D nabs $100K in Nvidia Emerging Companies contest

Map-D hopes to disrupt the database market with a software product that was designed for the era of big data. It taps the power of the modern graphics processing unit (GPU), and the results can be hundreds or thousands of times faster than conventional database queries. 576 more words


Portal is about to become more portable

Valve is bringing one of the most popular PC games in recent history to Nvidia’s young handheld console.

Jen-Hsun Huang, the chief executive of graphics hardware company Nvidia, announced today that PC gaming giant Valve is bringing its beloved first-person puzzle game Portal to Nvidia’s Shield. 314 more words


Nvidia says Tegra Erista mobile chip coming in 2015

Nvidia chief executive Jen-Hsun Huang announced that its next-generation Tegra mobile processor, Erista, will hit the market in 2015.

The chip is a follow-on to the 192-core  217 more words