The life of concept devices is often rough. We’ve seen it time and time again with companies trying to take a fresh spin on an idea but finding themselves with a product that simply doesn’t sell. We recognize that manufacturers are always taking a risk when they create a unique device but sometimes we just ... Read More »
Just a day before Shield was set to launch (and only six days after announcing the official date), NVIDIA has been forced to push back the release of their Tegra 4 powered gaming handheld. The culprit is an unspecified mechanical defect found in the final hardware.
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The NVIDIA Shield is a unique device; it’s NVIDIA’s first attempt at an honest to goodness Android gaming tablet. Complete with a foldable design, 5-inch 720p display, complete console controls and the ability to play both Android and PC games, the Shield certainly packs a lot of features. But the $349 price tag has always ... Read More »
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We all know NVIDIA and their Tegra chipsets, but now some big news has come out regarding their technology. NVIDIA has announced via a blog post that they’re planning to license out their Kepler GPU architecture to mobile manufacturers. The Kepler GPU architecture is the most advanced and efficient mobile GPU that NVIDIA makes, and ... Read More »
NVIDIA surprised everyone at CES with the announcement of their mobile gaming device Project SHIELD, and today they finally revealed the launch details. Fans who signed up to receive updates by clicking “Notify Me” on the SHIELD website will have an exclusive opportunity to pre-order starting today for $349. Pre-order for the general public will open ... Read More »
When NVIDIA announced their new Tegra 4 chip, ZTE quickly committed to being the first partner to produce smartphones with both NVIDIA’s Tegra 4 processor and i500 LTE modem. Thanks to a new leak from China, we might now have our first look at ZTE’s latest Android device.
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Most Android smartphones sold in the US this year will feature a Qualcomm Snapdragon chip, but next year should be a different story. NVIDIA will finally have a mobile chip with integrated LTE, called Tegra 4i, and their next generation chip codenamed Logan (aka Tegra 5) will offer a mobile GPU that is ... Read More »
Today at GTC 2013, NVIDIA CEO Jen-Hsun Huang revealed the latest Tegra roadmap and provided a preview of where their mobile chip is headed. Project Logan (Tegra 5) will introduce NVIDIA’s Kepler GPU architecture with CUDA cores, and Project Parker (Tegra 6) will include NVIDIA’s custom Denver CPU core, their next generation Maxwell GPU, and ... Read More »
Could Google offer a premium mobile experience on a $99 Android phone this holiday season? I have no knowledge of Google’s plans, but I saw evidence at Mobile World Congress (MWC) that suggests it’s definitely possible if they wanted to. By the end of this year, consumers will be able to purchase smartphones that exceed ... Read More »
While the HTC One running on Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon 600 SoC may be one of the most powerful Android devices expected to hit store shelves in March, NVIDIA is looking to disrupt the smartphone segment with its new Tegra 4 processor. Originally introduced at CES back in January, the quad-core A15 Tegra 4 ... Read More »