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NVIDIA Project SHIELD hands-on

NVIDIA Project SHIELD hands-on

Just last night we first heard of the Tegra 4-toting NVIDIA Project SHIELD for the very first time, and right here and now we've gotten our own opportunity to get our hands on it. This machine is a large piece in a gaming ecosystem NVIDIA is bringing forth to the world combining not only Android and its brand new Tegra 4 processors, but large screen monitors like your HDTV, and PC gaming too! We've been shown this device in its current state playing an early version of the new-to-Android game Hawken, Call of Duty: Black Ops II streamed from a GeForce-packing PC wirelessly, and some interesting moves through the device's unique user interface.

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NVIDIA GRID revealed to change cloud gaming forever

NVIDIA GRID revealed to change cloud gaming forever

This week NVIDIA CEO Jen-Hsung Huang spoke at CES 2013 about the potential of the gaming industry, making it clear that the cloud was the next great place for that industry to go. With that, he revealed NVIDIA GRID. The beast you're seeing in the images below works with 20 GRID servers per rack, 240 NVIDIA GPUs, working at 200TFLOPS, this equaling approximately 700 Xbox 360s.

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NVIDIA GeForce Experience revealed for universal instant game optimization

NVIDIA GeForce Experience revealed for universal instant game optimization

This week at CES 2013 Jen-Hsun Huang, CEO and Co-founder of NVIDIA stepped on stage to reveal GeForce Experience, a new technology environment made to instantly optimize your gaming experience. He began back when the world changed via mobile, starting with the iPod "a thousand songs in your pocket". Interestingly, Huang's talk went through the course of 10 years in a few minutes of mobile history, landing on streaming as the key technology for today.

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NVIDIA launches GeForce Experience to automatically optimize graphics settings

NVIDIA launches GeForce Experience to automatically optimize graphics settings

NVIDIA has unveiled a new service called GeForce Experience that is essentially a cloud-based service that aims to analyze your hardware and automatically adjust in-game settings and display resolution for a better and optimized experience when playing games. NVIDIA has always been about making you gaming experience as great as possible, but this takes it to the next level.

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MAINGEAR Potenza Review

MAINGEAR Potenza Review

It's time to take a peek at the MAINGEAR Potenza, a desktop gaming machine that's small enough to fit under your desk if you wish, or sit right up out in the open with its powerful innards hidden by a perfectly stripped-down black and red outer metal body made of anodized aluminum with a steel frame inside. The unit we've got here utilizes the fabulous GeForce GTX 660 Ti for graphics, cutting the cost of the final build while it keeps with the Kepler power NVIDIA is known for. The Potenza is a customized (and customizable) machine that places heavy emphasis on hand-constructed and quality-assured building from MAINGEAR's own highly-skilled staff of PC geniuses - and it shows.

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 650 Ti arrives to fill $149 GPU gap

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 650 Ti arrives to fill $149 GPU gap

NVIDIA has revealed its latest graphics option, the GeForce GTX 650 iI, a $149 video card targeting upgraders looking for the company's Kepler cleverness. Packing a promised five-times the performance of the GeForce 9600 GT, the GTX 650 Ti supports DirectX 11 and Full HD 1080p, and NVIDIA is even throwing in the promise of a free game for those who go shopping soon.

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Acer Aspire M3 touch Ultrabook hits Windows 8 arena

Acer Aspire M3 touch Ultrabook hits Windows 8 arena

Over in Berlin at IFA 2012, the folks at Acer have revealed their next-generation Ultrabook lineup by the name of Aspire M3 touch. This lineup improves on their Ultrabook offerings thus far with a 10-point touch display optimized for Windows 8. The Acer Aspire M3 touch is just 22mm thin and weighs in at 2.3kg, toting with it a frameless 15.6-inch display with full touch capabilities.

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Lenovo IdeaCentre B340 and B545 bring all-in-one touch to Windows 8

Lenovo IdeaCentre B340 and B545 bring all-in-one touch to Windows 8

If you're looking for the Lenovo style and grace and want 10-finger multi-touch action on an all-in-one beast of a computer this Fall, you're in luck with the B Series. The Lenovo IdeaCentre B340 and B545 bring the heat with two giant displays - the B545 working with a 23-inch frameless screen and the B340 having a 21.5-inch screen which can also function as a high-def TV running independent of the PC's OS. These are two odd beasts, that's for certain - and certainly a good thing for the new Windows universe!

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