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NVIDIA Tegra TAB specifications leaked via FCC: Tegra 4 on tap

NVIDIA Tegra TAB specifications leaked via FCC: Tegra 4 on tap

With the dawning of the age of a non-Tegra Nexus 7 this year with the ASUS-made Qualcomm-packing 2013 edition of the tablet, NVIDIA appears to have created a high-powered 7-inch slate of their own. Following the path started with the NVIDIA SHIELD gaming device, this tablet looks to take command with a backside camera (in a premium model only, they say), along with a 7-inch display up front and NVIDIA Tegra 4 under the hood. This set of specifications comes from an early FCC listing as such.

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Wacom Cintiq Companion Hybrid hands-on: Android/desktop dual-wielding

Wacom Cintiq Companion Hybrid hands-on: Android/desktop dual-wielding

With the Wacom Ciniq Companion Hybrid you've got one of two new drawing tablets made by the company to take the art to a new level. While the non-Hybrid version runs full Windows 8, this iteration utilizes Android for mobile greatness and full Mac OS and PC compatibility for all the stylus illustration work you could ever want. This tablet takes on a form quite similar to the Cintiq 13HD, coming here instead with a software experience that's entirely unique.

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ASUS Transformer Pad reboot teased for September 4th

ASUS Transformer Pad reboot teased for September 4th

It would appear that the promotional team at ASUS have decided it's time to begin promoting their next-generation tablet, one that'll transform as the last several generations have and will be revealed in full on the 4th of September. This device is appearing in a black case in ASUS first teaser image, complete with essentially no identifying marks suggesting it's any different from the last Transformer tablet - the logo is even in the same place (essentially). Also this week the folks at Tinhte have dug up an ASUS tablet from the FCC with a look that's quite similar to that of the ASUS Transformer Pad TF300.

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NVIDIA gives Batman: Arkham Origins a bump with GPU team-up

NVIDIA gives Batman: Arkham Origins a bump with GPU team-up

With the launch of the next blockbuster gaming title Batman: Arkham Origins, NVIDIA has decided to team up with Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment to package the game with their newest series of Graphics Processing Units. This is the sort of bump that NVIDIA has been known to give to only the highest-quality and graphics-intensive games in the past, most recently giving such a bump to Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Blacklist - also free with qualifying pick-ups of GeForce GTX processors. Here with Batman: Arkham Origins, codes will be packaged with a series of NVIDIA graphics cards for instant download of the game.

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NVIDIA SHIELD update edges in on PC Streaming final release

NVIDIA SHIELD update edges in on PC Streaming final release

Though PC streaming from NVIDIA SHIELD is still considered "Beta" by the company itself, an over-the-air software update coming this week has increased the number of games supported by the device officially up to 31. This OTA update suggests that NVIDIA is edging in ever-closer to a final bump for the machine into Go Time - for now, our tests have already proven the system to be more than capable of handling the games we've wanted to play out in the wild.

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Metro: Last Light OS X and Linux editions aim to prove 4A Engine flexibility

Metro: Last Light OS X and Linux editions aim to prove 4A Engine flexibility

The team responsible for creating the newest game in the Metro series, 4A Games, have made public their plans to release the title to both Mac OS X and the Linux software environments through Deep Silver in the near future. Suggesting that these releases will prove further the flexibility and power of the studio's home-made 4A Engine on which the game is based, 4A Games chief technology officer Oles Shishkovstov said that both new iterations of Metro: Last Light will be released by the end of the year.

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Cheaper tablets incoming: low-cost touch panel pressure on in Taiwan

Cheaper tablets incoming: low-cost touch panel pressure on in Taiwan

With the success of tablets like the Google Nexus 7 seeing a second generation here in 2013, it would appear that the pressure is on for not just processor manufacturers but display panel makers to optimize their lower-end. With the creation of NVIDIA's Kai strategy was laid the tracks for the miniature freight train that was the ASUS-made Nexus 7 - low cost, perfectly usable for fun and entertainment, and distributed through the web. Now it would seem that it's time for display makers to take their turn.

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