Judge Says Samsung Did Not Infringe on Two NVIDIA GPU Patents

We just learned that a U.S. administrative law judge said there was no violation of NVIDIA’s patent in a dispute with Samsung and Qualcomm (QCOM). Judge Thomas Pender of the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) said in his initial determination findings that Samsung did not infringe on two NVIDIA patents, and while it did infringe on a …more


Linksys Announces New WRT1900ACS Wi-Fi Router

Linksys has announced a new flagship router, the WRT1900ACS that represents the legacy and heritage of Linksys.  The new WRT1900ACS is designed for those looking for top-notch performance, a ton of features, open source functionality, ease of use for the best experience for novice or advanced user. The router might look familiar to you if …more

Microsoft Band 2

Microsoft Band 2

Microsoft Announces Their Wearable Band Gen 2 In addition to numerous other announcements, Microsoft announced the availability of the second generation Band.  The first generation Microsoft Band included a 24/7 optical heart rate sensor built onto the strap that allowed for your heart rate to be monitored and charted at any time; a GPS was …more

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Microsoft Surface Book Announced – Is It The Ultimate Laptop?

Microsoft today unveiled the new Surface Book — a powerful, high-performance laptop that the company believes the Surface Book “redefines everything you’d expect from a laptop”. The 13.5-inch Microsoft Surface Book is powered by a 6th Generation Intel Core i5 or Core i7 ‘Skylake’ processor and has a discrete NVIDIA GeForce ‘Maxwell’ mobile GPU with …more


NVIDIA Pascal GPU Pictured at GTC Japan

Last month, at GTC Japan 2015, NVIDIA presented a number of technical seminars for their GPUs and it turns out that they talked about Pascal and showed an image of one of the development boards. NVIDIA will be using the Pascal GPU architecture for what we expect will be the GeForce 1000 series that is due out sometime in …more

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AMD To Cut Roughly 500 Jobs and Outsource Development Services

Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) revealed Thursday that it plans to cut 5% of its workforce in a restructuring. AMD had about 9,700 employees at the end of last year, according to its latest annual filing from February. That means the chip maker is going to be cutting back its workforce by 500 jobs, or about 5 …more

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NVIDIA Announces Six New Quadro Mobile GPUs

NVIDIA announced a new line up of Quadro Mobile GPUs based on the Maxwell GPU architecture. Launching today, the NVIDIA Quadro M5000M, M4000M, M3000M, M2000M, M1000M and M600M mobile GPUs offer a top to bottom offering giving those with mobile workstations the power they need to run complex, resource-intensive applications. NVIDIA says that the new …more

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Tesla Launches The Model X All Electric SUV

Tesla held their launch event for their latest electric vehicle – the Model X, last night at 8pm (see the event HERE). After nearly an hour delay, they finally got the show on the road and rolled out a white Model X and Elon Musk began his pitch. While there have been prototypes at trade …more


NVIDIA GeForce Now Cloud Gaming Service Starts At $7.99 Per Month

NVIDIA today announced the GeForce NOW cloud gaming service that connects SHIELD owners to NVIDIA’s cloud gaming data center to play more than 50 game titles instantly. GeForce NOW will be made available on October 1 through an update that is coming to the SHIELD Hub app on NVIDIA SHIELD tablets, portables and Android TV consoles. The …more

Silverstone RVX01

Silverstone Raven RVX01 PC Case Coming in November For Around $80

Silverstone Begins Releasing Information on Raven RVX01 First glimpsed at Computex 2015, Silverstone has starting releasing some additional information on their latest update to their award winning Raven case line.  The Silverstone Raven line currently includes six different cases, many of them utilize the unique 90 degree turned motherboard mounting system.  If you are not aware, …more

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AMD Catalyst 15.9 Beta Video Card Drivers Released

AMD Catalyst 15.9 Beta video card drivers have been released and has performance optimizations for Star Wars: Battlefront Beta and Fable Legends. The driver also fixes almost 20 driver related issues that were reported to AMD, so it certainly sounds like this Beta driver is certainly worth trying out! You can download and install them from the AMD …more

Call of Duty World League

Activision Announces Call of Duty Professional Gaming League

Activision has announced the creation of Call of Duty World League, a brand new worldwide eSports league that supports what many consider the number one console eSports franchise, Call of Duty. The new league will start in January 2016 and will coincide directly with the world-wide release of Call of Duty: Black Ops III which will be available on Friday, …more

Intel Introduces 56GB SSD to Their 535 Series Lineup

Intel Introduces 56GB SSD to Their 535 Series Lineup

Today Intel has introduced a 56GB 2.5-inch, 7mm thick SSD to its highly successful 535 Series drives. You might be asking yourself, “Why do I need or want a low capacity drive these days?” Intel’s target market behind this drive is actually quite niche, as this drive will be geared towards market segments requiring low-density …more

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ASRock Introduces Z170 Mini-ITX Gaming Motherboard for 4K Video Playback

ASRock has introduced its Z170 Mini-ITX Gaming Motherboard designed specifically for 4K 60Hz Video Playback. The Z170 features an 8-layer PCB and an 8 power phase design to give improved performance over its competition. The board features two total HDMI ports and a DisplayPort giving you the ability to support the latest HDMI and HDCP …more