Qualcomm touts Android GameCommand for Snapdragon devices


It's been only a few months shy of a year since Nvidia debuted its TegraZone.



Sega's Sonic returns in all its 2D glory



Sega's iconic blue hedgehog will make its triumphant 2D return in Sonic the Hedgehog 4 Episode II - which is slated to go live in 2012.

Intel's Medfield SoC falls short on battery life

Intel's x86 Medfield (1.6GHz) SoC may boast some fairly impressive performance specs, but is still unlikely to threaten ARM's low-power sipping dominance of the lucrative mobile sphere.

Report: Nvidia clinches MacBook GPU deal

Nvidia has reportedly clinched a lucrative deal with Apple to provide GPUs for Cupertino's upcoming MacBook refresh.



ARM powers CPU/GPU hybrid supercomputer



Spanish engineers are developing a hybrid supercomputer that pairs Tegra ARM CPUs with Nvidia CUDA GPUs.

Nvidia’s Tegra 3 is here

Nvidia has officially launched its quad-core Tegra 3 processor.

AMD layoffs reverberate across Silicon Valley

AMD is implementing a massive "restructuring plan" in an effort to improve its competitive positioning.

Industry cautious over 28nm discrete GPUs

The graphics industry has reportedly adopted a "conservative attitude" towards next-gen GPUs manufactured on TSMC’s 28nm technology. 



Cray plans massive supercomputer upgrade

Cray has clinched a lucrative deal to upgrade the XT5 supercomputer - aka "Jaguar" - located at the Department of Energy's (DOE) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL).

Qualcomm takes on Nvidia’s Kal-El with Snapdragon S4

Qualcomm has released a white paper detailing its upcoming Snapdragon S4 mobile SoC.


Nvidia details Kal-El's fifth core

Nvidia has published detailed specs about the fifth core in its next-gen Tegra processor.

Analyst says discrete GPUs are here to stay

Veteran Silicon Valley analyst Jon Peddie says embedded graphics processors are unlikely to replace discrete GPUs anytime soon.

Nvidia talks Tegra, Windows 8 and tablets

Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang says that his company's Tegra processor will be in both tablets and PCs running Windows 8 by the end of 2012.

Tegra-powered tablets can function as game consoles

It will be quite some time before anyone starts looking at something like the Xoom or Sony Tablet as a serious competitor to the PS3 or Xbox 360, but with some help from Nvidia, it might happen.

Razer builds a $2800 gaming laptop

Razer has debuted a $2800 gaming laptop. Aptly dubbed "Razer Blade," the system measures 0.88 inches thin, weighs 6.97lbs and features 10 adaptive tactile keys for in-game commands.

Report: Nvidia's Kal-El to power Asus Eee Transformer 2

Nvidia's third-gen Tegra chip - aka Kal-El - has reportedly been tapped to power the Asus Eee Pad Transformer 2.

Samsung ships Tegra-powered Galaxy R smartphone

Samsung is now shipping its Tegra 2-powered Galaxy R smartphone. The slick device boasts a 4.19-inch screen and runs Android 2.3 (Gingerbread).

Tesla shifts Russian supercomputer into overdrive

Moscow State University is upgrading its already formidable Lomonosov supercomputer with additional Nvidia Tesla GPUs.

Tianhe-1A supercomputer hits 1.87 petaflops

Researchers at the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) have announced a record-breaking simulation on the Tianhe-1A GPU supercomputer.

Video: Kal-El & the future of mobile gaming

Nvidia has released a video showcasing the advanced graphics capabilities of its upcoming quad-core Tegra mobile processor codenamed "Kal-El."