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Nvidia Tegra 4i Wiko Wax Hands-on (Update: Benchmarks)
Feb 26, 2014 - in News
We go hands-on with the Wiko Wax, a Tegra 4i-based LTE phone for Europe.
Nvidia Tegra Note 7 with LTE and HSPA+ (Update: Hands-on)
Feb 25, 2014 - in News
The Tegra 4-powered Tegra Note 7 can now grab data when not near Wi-Fi.
GFXBench 3.0: A Fresh Look At Mobile Benchmarking
Feb 21, 2014 - in Reviews
Over the past few years, Kishonti has become a leading name in mobile GPU benchmarking. The newly-released GFXBench 3.0 is comprised of nearly all new tests, including battery, render quality, and the first serious OpenGL ES 3.0 performance metric.
OUYA Intros Updated Matte Black Console With 16GB
Feb 1, 2014 - in News
OUYA got a new hairdo.
Nvidia Tegra K1 Benchmarks from Lenovo ThinkVision 28
Jan 13, 2014 - in News
Nvidia is claiming the new mobile performance king at CES this year with its new Tegra K1 SoC. Luckily, Lenovo had a working K1-based product on the showroom floor, and we managed to run a few benchmarks. So, does Nvidia’s new Tegra live up to the hype?
EVGA Tegra Note 7 Review: Nvidia's Tegra 4 For $200
Nov 12, 2013 - in Reviews
Nvidia is partnering with EVGA on the company's second Tegra 4-based device. Its Tegra Note 7 sells for $200, sports unique stylus technology, and ships with a bloatware-free build of Android. Can it set a new standard for affordable seven-inch tablets?
UK retailer Offering Rebranded Tegra Note for £180
Nov 6, 2013 - in News
Another budget tablet hits the UK high street.
Nvidia Releases Massive OTA Update for Shield Console
Oct 28, 2013 - in News
Nvidia's Shield gets Android 4.3 support as well as several other new features.
64-bit Nvidia Tegra 6 "Parker" Chip May Arrive in 2014
Oct 14, 2013 - in News
Devices with a 64-bit Tegra 6 could launch before the end of 2014.
Nvidia Tegra Tab Specs Leaked via FCC Documents
Sep 9, 2013 - in News
Yet more details of Nvidia's Tegra Tab emerge, this time courtesy of the FCC.
Nvidia Shield Review: Tegra 4-Powered Handheld Gaming
Jul 30, 2013 - in Reviews
We've been playing with Nvidia's Shield handheld for more than a month, but only recently got access to its killer feature: streaming PC game content. Does Nvidia's foray into the hardware world deserve your $300, or is this expensive toy impractical?
Nvidia's Kepler Architecture: Coming To An SoC Near You
Jul 24, 2013 - in News
We're still waiting for the first Tegra 4-based device (Nvidia's Shield) to officially launch, but the company is already talking about the Kepler-based GPU in its next-generation Tesla SoC. Is the company planning to license this technology out?
Nvidia Shield: Piloting A Drone With The Tegra 4 Handheld
Jun 26, 2013 - in News
Nvidia just announced that its Shield console will be delayed until July. We've been playing with one though, and wanted to post our first experiences using Shield to pilot Parrot's AR.Drone 2 using the latest build of its AR.Freeflight software.
First Nvidia Tegra 4i Smartphone Glimpsed
Jun 18, 2013 - in News
Nvidia showed its Tegra 4i prototype -- the mid-range SoC for mid-range phones at mid-range pricing.
Nvidia Shield: Hands-on Impressions With the Final Hardware
Jun 14, 2013 - in News
Nvidia's big jump into making a gaming tablet.
Nvidia Names New Head of Tegra Chip Division
May 1, 2013 - in News
Philip Carmack is moving on to another company, and Deepu Talla is moving up to fill his shoes.
Nvidia's Tegra 4 GPU: Doubling Down On Efficiency
Feb 24, 2013 - in Reviews
After fending off barbs from its competition about Tegra 3's power consumption under load, Nvidia wanted to show off the architectural efficiency of Tegra 4. We sat down with the company for a deep-dive on the SoC family's unique GPU implementations.
VIDEO: Nvidia Demos Borderlands 2 on Project Shield
Feb 6, 2013 - in News
Project Shield may encourage Radeon gamers to get a GeForce card and Nvidia's handheld console.
Nvidia Shield: Hands-On With A Tegra 4-Based Handheld
Jan 21, 2013 - in Reviews
Our first stop at this year's CES was Nvidia's suite in the Palms, where company representatives showed off pre-production versions of its Shield handheld. Chris Angelini weighs in with some of the specifics, plus his impressions of Nvidia's effort.
Nvidia's Tegra 3 Optimizations: THD Android Games, Tested
Jan 3, 2013 - in Reviews
Nvidia continues to encourage game developers to add Tegra-only details to their Android titles. Is Tegra 3 the killer SoC for Android gaming? How do Tegra-optimized games look compared to the same titles on iOS? Is it all just a bunch of marketing hype?
Microsoft Surface Review, Part 2: Battery Life, Multi-Monitor, And More
Nov 13, 2012 - in Reviews
Part 2 of our Microsoft Surface coverage includes tons of battery life analysis, a look at what it takes to slow down Tegra 3 in Windows RT, a demonstration of the first tablet able to extend the Windows Desktop, and some clarification of display quality.
People Buying Tablets Instead of Cheap PCs, Says Nvidia
Nov 9, 2012 - in News
Tablets are eating cheap PCs alive.
Nvidia Responds to Kindle Fire HD Performance Claims
Sep 7, 2012 - in News
Nvidia responds to Amazon's claims that the dual-core OMAP4470 is faster than the quad-core Tegra 3 chip.
Nvidia Making Millions From Sale of Google's Nexus 7 Tablet
Aug 4, 2012 - in News
Google's Nexus 7 Bringing $75M to Nvidia in 2H12 Alone
SYNC With MyFord Touch: Automotive Infotainment For All
May 30, 2012 - in Reviews
Automotive infotainment systems are becoming smarter, and more powerful, featuring some of the same hardware as popular smartphones and tablets. It's time to apply our own unique analysis to technology finding its way into the automotive segment.
DISASSEMBLED: Kin Two Phone With Nvidia Tegra
May 18, 2010 - in News
Microsoft's Kin Two gets the teardown treatment.