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Google Chrome browser reinvigorates Native Client push for game developers

Google Chrome browser reinvigorates Native Client push for game developers

When it comes to promoting your web browser to the internet, it can get pretty meta pretty quick, and but when your Google and you've got your hands in every single technologically related outlet on the planet and you want to even promote one component of a product you've got, you should have no trouble -- that's what Google is doing here with "Native Client" integration on their Chrome web browser. Having announced the game store for Google Chrome earlier this year along with Native Client, aka NaCl for short, it became rather apparent to many that this was no joke - real high-quality games could definitely sit in this space - now Google is seeing other groups like SpaceTime Studios adopt NaCl for themselves and they've decided to sound the horn once more.

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 Ti 448 Core Review Round-Up

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 Ti 448 Core Review Round-Up

Tis the season for PC innards, and the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 Ti 448 Core is just the limited-edition graphics card you may have been looking for, what with its vast similarities to the existing GTX 560 Ti already on the market and its cut-back GF110 in its guts. The GPU you've got here, the GF110, was originally used in the GeForce 580, then again in the GTX 570, and now here in the GTX 560 Ti 448 Core, it being cut back each time to accommodate the lower powered systems. You've also got 56 texture units, 40 ROPs, 448 shader cores, and a 320-bit memory interface. Know what all that means? You're in the right place!

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Lenovo LePad K2 Tegra 3 tablet benchmarks look to take on ASUS

Lenovo LePad K2 Tegra 3 tablet benchmarks look to take on ASUS

We're all well aware by now that the first quad-core Android tablet in the world will indeed by the ASUS Eee Pad Transformer Prime, complete with NVIDIA Tegra 3 - but here comes the second, a Lenovo device that this week has appeared in benchmark tests showing its upcoming might. What we've got so far for specifications on this yet to be formally announced device is a 10.1-inch display, NVIDIA Tegra 3 Quad-core processor, and indeed the code-name LePad K2. While this may end up becoming the real release name of the tablet, we'll just have to wait and see, as believe it or not, ASUS still has the only announced and official device out there thus far with Tegra 3 onboard.

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AMD unveils new FirePro V4900 professional graphics card

AMD unveils new FirePro V4900 professional graphics card

AMD has pulled the wraps off the new V4900 professional graphics card today. The new video card is designed to give the user unequalled digital content creation capability. The V4900 is also designed to work well for pros that use CAD software heavily. The performance the V4900 delivers is offered at the entry level price of $189 making it a bargain in the pro graphics realm.

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Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 processor details revealed

Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 processor details revealed

For those of you that pick up your smartphone and simply expect it to run, and run well, and don't give a hoot about what's under the hood, keep on walking, because this is detailed specifications talk right here in this post. What we've got here is an announcement from Qualcomm about their upcoming next-generation SoC, or System on Chip, or if you prefer, processor - the big fat engine that makes your smartphone able to run with great power and live up to your harsh, harsh expectations. This is Qualcomm's S4 SoC, complete a brand new 28nm manufacturing process and an undeniably excellent combination: Qualcomm's Krait CPU and the Adreno 225 GPU.

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TI OMAP4470 1.8GHz dual-core coming 1H 2012 to take on Kal-El and Intel

TI OMAP4470 1.8GHz dual-core coming 1H 2012 to take on Kal-El and Intel

Texas Instruments has outed its latest OMAP4 platform processor, the OMAP4470, at Computex this week, a dual-core ARM A9 1.8GHz chip intended for smartphones, tablets and ultra-thin notebooks. Designed not only with Android and other Linux OS in mind, but with Windows on ARM - one of the incoming Windows 8 builds - the OMAP4470 takes on not only traditional TI rivals like NVIDIA's Tegra and Qualcomm's Snapdragon, but Intel's latest Atom and Sandy/Ivy Bridge chips too. SlashGear caught up with Mark Granger, OMAP platform marketing head, to find out how TI has delivered an 80-percent boost in browsing performance and 2.5x the graphics potency.

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 debuts at $199, plus beta R275 uber-drivers

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 debuts at $199, plus beta R275 uber-drivers

NVIDIA has outed its latest video card, the GeForce GTX 560, slotting into the competitive $199 price segment and offering 336 CUDA cores, an 810-950MHz graphics clock and 1620-1900MHz processor clock, along with 1GB of GDDR5 memory with a 256-bit interface. Meanwhile, NVIDIA has also released its new beta GeForce R275 drivers, promising boosted performance across various games and new 3D Vision support for more than 525 new titles.

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Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Review

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Review

We got the new Lenovo ThinkPad X1 in our hands early, to get the skinny on this laptop targeted for the business user. This slim black laptop looks good on the outside, but like Mom used to say “It’s what’s inside that counts.” With rumors of Intel Core i7 processors and solid state drives, we were looking forward to checking things out. Here’s a sneak peak: could the X1 really signal the return of the Turbo Boost Button? It’s released tomorrow, so check out the full SlashGear review to see what the ThinkPad X1 is really made of.

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iMac Core i5 3.10GHz review (mid 2011)

iMac Core i5 3.10GHz review (mid 2011)

It's been less than a year since Apple's last iMac refresh, but thanks to Intel's 2011 Sandy Bridge update the aluminum all-in-ones had been looking a little last-gen. That all changed this past week, with a quad-core refresh across the board and a new set of AMD Radeon graphics chips to match. Still, no aesthetic change - bar the addition of a Thunderbolt port on the back - and no Blu-ray or touchscreen. Has the iMac kept pace with the rest of the market? Check out the full SlashGear review after the cut.

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UK game dev creates $25 Linux computer for education

UK game dev creates $25 Linux computer for education

A lot of schools in the US and abroad have such a tight budget that things for kids to learn with like computers are hard to come by. When I was a kid, we learned some basic computer programming in school, but today many schools simply tech a child how to use basic things on the computer like word processing and general computer skills. Some schools don’t have enough computers for the students to use and having enough machines for each student to take on home to learn on is generally out of the question.

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