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NVIDIA SHIELD Tablet might soon be upon us

NVIDIA SHIELD Tablet might soon be upon us

The stars might be aligning and a new NVIDIA SHIELD device might soon be revealed, but this could be a rather strange beast. Based on a recent certification entry from the Global Certification Forume (GCF) and a recent sighting on NVIDIA's own website, the chipmaker's next SHIELD gaming machine won't be a handheld like before but will be a mid-sized Android tablet instead.

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Project Tango tablet hands-on: Transformers and sharks at I/O

Project Tango tablet hands-on: Transformers and sharks at I/O

It might not have the immediate impact of Android L or Android Wear, but Project Tango is certainly nearing graduation point with the news today that LG is working with Google to release a consumer device sometime next year. Explaining exactly why someone might want a 3D mapping phone or tablet isn't quite as straightforward as a smartwatch, though, and so Google has been pulling together partners to show off what Tango and the NVIDIA-powered developer tablet can do, including a more grown-up version of the "Cardboard" virtual reality headset that proved the surprise hit of I/O 2014.

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World’s first 64-bit ARM dev systems readied for HPC with NVIDIA

World’s first 64-bit ARM dev systems readied for HPC with NVIDIA

High performance computing is the name of the game, while 64-bit is the hook. NVIDIA is readying itself to jump in head first with a number of server vendors to bring on the world’s first 64-bit ARM development systems, all coming our way this year. While the first ARM64 server processors were made for web servers and micro-servers, NVIDIA’s CUDA 6.5 platform brings the heat to HPC-class workloads.

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NVIDIA device hits FCC, likely the SHIELD 2

NVIDIA device hits FCC, likely the SHIELD 2

NVIDIA’s SHIELD gaming console may be getting an upgrade. A FCC filing suggests SHIELD 2 is in the works, as a controller of some sort has made its way to their facility. Looking a lot like the SHIELD many of us have now, this device might just be the next iteration we’ve been waiting for.

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Next Issue Review

Next Issue Review

This week we’re having a look at the latest iteration of the Next Issue app for digital magazines. What we’re seeing here is, at first, exactly what the nickname for Next Issue suggests: Netflix for magazines. Next Issue doesn’t work with video, of course, it works with a digital magazine format. This system works with an entirely different kind of media than Netflix, working therefor with an entirely different set of abilities.

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AORUS X3 gaming laptop promises not to weigh you down

AORUS X3 gaming laptop promises not to weigh you down

Trying to change how gaming laptops are perceived, Gigabyte subsidiary AORUS unveiled its latest deivce, the AORUS X3. Sporting a 13.3-inch QHD display and a high-end NVIDIA mobile GPU, this laptop promises to let you play games the way they're meant to be, without impeding your mobility. At least not too much.

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