NVIDIA Shield Tablet Announced to Battle Upcoming Nexus 8

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While there’s no shortage of Android tablets these days, NVIDIA has a new option they hope will capture gamers around the word, as well as regular tablet buyers. This morning, NVIDIA announced a brand new Android 4.4 KitKat device called the NVIDIA Shield Tablet. Lately all the talk has been on the upcoming Nexus 8 […]

NVIDIA Confirms Surface 2 Plans for Microsoft

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It looks like NVIDIA and Microsoft may be back together again as NVIDIA has just confirmed it will be working on a second generation Surface RT tablet. In an interview with CNET, NVIDIA head Jen-Hsun Huang said that his company is “working really hard” on a Surface 2 tablet and hopes that the new slate […]

After Shield, NVIDIA Rumored to Launch Gaming Tablet

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It looks like chip-maker NVIDIA is getting more entrenched in the hardware space with its own branded devices. After the company launched the portable gaming Shield console, NVIDIA is now rumored to be working on its gaming tablet based off its Tegra 5 chipset that will succeed the quad-core Tegra 4. The Tegra 5 chipset […]

NVIDIA Shows Off Next Generation Tablet Graphics, Compares to iPads

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During a recent investor’s meeting NVIDIA showed a video detailing the graphical capabilities of next-generation Tegra processors with Kepler technology, and VentureBeat managed to grab a short video of the presentation. The video compares the graphics of the current fourth generation iPad to the Kepler graphics NVIDIA will bring to its next generation of Tegra […]

Nvidia Updates Tegra RoadMap: More Performance, Better Battery Life

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Today at its annual GPU Conference NVDIA outlined its roadmap for the next two years, including some details about the next two generations of Tegra processors that will likely power smartphones and tablets in 2014 and 2015. The next generation of NVIDIA Tegra processors currently carries the code-name Logan (a reference to Wolverine of the […]

NVIDIA Announces Tegra 4i Processor With Integrated 4G LTE

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Today NVIDIA introduced its newest processor for smartphones, the Tegra 4i, the first Tegra processor to include a 4G LTE radio. While the new NVIDIA Tegra 4i shares the same number as the Tegra 4, it is not the same as the chip NVIDIA will use in Project Shield. Instead of four Cortex A15 cores […]

HP Working on Tegra 4 Android Tablet, Smartphone Coming 2014?

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Rumors are surfacing that HP may choose to release a quad-core tablet running NVIDIA’s Tegra 4 CPU and a smartphone in 2014 with Google’s Android operating system rather than the webOS operating system that it had acquired along with Palm. According to Read Write, HP’s tablet will be arriving sometime soon and may be among […]

NViDIA Rumored to Lead Push for Better, Cheap Android Phones & Tablets

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NVIDIA may get into the smartphone and tablet manufacturing market, but it won’t sell its devices directly to consumers. The Mobile Review, by way of Unwired View, claims NVIDIA is planning to make reference designs which are manufactured by smaller regional companies without the NVIDIA name attached. According to the report NVIDIA will make its own devices […]

NVIDIA’s Quad-Core Tegra 3 CPU Will Work With 4G LTE Modems

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NVIDIA has confirmed that its quad-core Tegra 3 CPU is compatible with separate 4G LTE modems. At this time, the current implementation of the Tegra 3 applications processor combines a quad-core CPU along with a GeForce graphics engine, but does not have an integrated modem within the same chip. According to NVIDIA, partner Fujitsu will […]

Dead Trigger On Tegra 3 Shows Console-quality Graphics

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Madfinger’s Dead Trigger is the game developer’s follow-up to Shadowgun HD, and it looks even better than the previous title. Dead Trigger looks like a straightforward zombie first-person shooter. Players take their guns to small hordes of zombies as they slowly walk through corridors. Survivors either need to mow down as many zombies as possible […]

Nyko Announces Gamepads for Tegra-equipped Tablets

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Nyko and Nvidia want to make gaming on Android devices more like gaming on consoles with a new collection of PlayPad controllers. The new Nyko PlayPad and PlayPad Pro controllers are specially designed for games running on Tegra devices. Nvidia is helping Nyko create the controllers to make sure they work with as many Tegra […]

NVIDIA Looking to Launch 30 Phones with Tegra 3 This Year

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NVIDIA is looking to double the number of smartphone models running on its Tegra ARM-based chipset from 15 models launched in 2011 with Tegra 2 to 30 models launching this year with the quad-core Tegra 3 CPU. At its investor meeting, the company says that the phones will also be less expensive at launch than […]

No 4G LTE Integration on Tegra 3 Until 2013

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NVIDIA’s Tegra 3 + LTE chipset won’t be arriving until 2013, unfortunately in the latest report from the company. The current Tegra 3, which is described by its maker as a 4 + 1 architecture, is based on ARM’s reference design and combines a powerful processor with NVIDIA’s GeForce graphics engine. Unfortunately, due to the […]

Will We Have to Wait for Q3 2013 for Quad-Core Tegra With LTE Support?

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Right now, NVIDIA’s flagship quad-core Tegra 3 ARM-based processor with GeForce graphics does not offer support for the next-generation 4G LTE mobile broadband technology, which is why AT&T and other LTE carriers are opting to use Qualcomm’s dual-core Snapdragon S4 CPU instead of Tegra 3 in a number of high profile devices like the HTC […]

Transformer Prime Primed to Replace Your Digital Camera

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While smartphones have already begun to replace stand-alone digital cameras for many people, the idea of carrying around a 7- to 10-inch tablet as your personal shooter is still an idea that would result you in odd glances. That, however, isn’t stopping Asus, maker of the Eee Pad Transformer and its successor the Transformer Prime, […]

Lenovo to Unleash Quad-Core Ice Cream Sandwich at the End of 2011?

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Look at Transformer Prime, Lenovo’s catching up in your rear view mirror with its own Android 4.0 quad-core tablet that’s speculated to be launched at the end of this year. While there’s quite a bit of specs leaked for the device, at this point it’s still unclear if the device will be coming to the […]