You've got to go back to the 90s to truly appreciate how influential Carmack was and how he single handedly drove Microsoft to the Xbox.
John Carmack - of Wolfenstein, Doom and Quake fame - says he now prefers Direct3D to OpenGL for gaming.
The Khronos Group has launched version 4.1 of its OpenGL spec, which is expected to facilitate the easy porting of apps between desktop and mobile platforms.
Do you remember that magical moment when you first played Quake OpenGL using a 3DFX Voodoo accelerator? Yes, the world of computer gaming had changed forever, with everything else - including real life - paling in comparison.
Mozilla developer Vladimir Vukićević has successfully ported (Fennec) Firefox to Google's Android mobile operating system.
AMD has expanded its ATI FirePro lineup with the introduction of five new graphics cards: the V7800, V5800, V4800, V3800 and 2460 (Multi-View).
Google is currently testing its next-gen Android OS (2.2), which has been codenamed "Froyo."
AMD has introduced a high-end graphics card targeted at the lucrative workstation market.
A talented programmer known as thunderbird2k has successfully ported Quake 3 to the Android OS.