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.
NVIDIA's GameWorks has been used with several game titles, the most notable of which being Watch Dogs. While NVIDIA boasts GameWorks as offering many advantages, rival AMD has a far different opinion of it, with the company's Robert Hallock recently calling it a "clear and present threat to gamers."
The final entry into the high-end Kepler lineup, here some the NVIDIA GeFOrce GTX Titan Z. Ready for market in a number of configurations over the next few months, the GTX Titan Z will first be appearing with a $2,999 price point (expected). This device will be triple slot, work with 2 x 6GB VRAM, and will have a cool set of 2 x 2880 Stream processors.
Watch Dogs will make you fear for the Smart Chicago of tomorrow, but it won’t change the way you play video games today. Watch Dogs does a lot right in its packed set of features and oddities - including a new set of ways to roll with a multiplayer experience. It also forgets to carve new paths in many places other than online.
If you plan on playing Watch Dogs on your PC and you want it to look good - really, really good - NVIDIA happens to have a few pointers for you this week. NVIDIA works very closely with Ubisoft on all of their major releases, and as Ubisoft has developed Watch Dogs, NVIDIA has made with the graphics tweaks galore.
Xiaomi has revealed its new tablet, the Mi Pad, and it's hard not to see it as a mash-up of Android, the iPad mini, and the colorful shells of the iPhone 5c. The 7.9-inch, 2048 x 1536 slate runs Google's OS on NVIDIA's Tegra K1 2.2GHz 4+1 processor, and has two cameras - 8-megapixels on the back, and 5-megapixels on the front - though it's likely to be the aesthetics of hardware and software which cause the most discussion.
It was expected that Portal would be released for NVIDIA SHIELD today on Android through the Google Play app store. It was not expected that NVIDIA and Valve would also release Half-Life 2. While NVIDIA did tease the possibility of Half-Life 2 for SHIELD last week, a grand effort appears to have been made to keep the game’s release to the mobile platform a secret.
Drawing on a tablet is a novel idea, but lacks a lot of the nuance we get when putting a pen to paper. In many ways, the action of taking a stylus to screen is still foreign to us. NVIDIA is attempting to change all that with their DirectStylus, and from the looks of it, they’re succeeding.
This week we've got a Mother's Day guide with a selection of tablets your dear Mama would love to receive. It’s not an easy thing, buying technology for a parent - or even a wife - but today we’ve got a list that can’t be easily misinterpreted.