Tag: NVIDIA

Nvidia Shield TV and SmartThings Link bundle drops to $179 ($41 off)

Sales on the Nvidia Shield TV are relatively rare – as compared to some of our other favorite devices – so this one immediately caught my interest. You can grab the best Android TV box around and get a SmartThings Link for free, basically. You have to buy the Smart Home bundle, obviously. We’ve sung […]

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AWS adopts Nvidia’s Tesla T4 chip for AI inference

Amazon’s AWS today announced the introduction of EC2 instances with Tesla T4 GPUs that will be available to users in the coming weeks in G4 instances. T4 will also be available through the Amazon Elastic Container service for Kubernetes. The T4 made its debut for data centers last September. The T4 uses Turing architecture and […]

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Nvidia researchers debut GauGAN, AI that creates fake landscapes that look real

Nvidia Research today unveiled GauGAN, a generative adversarial AI system that lets you create lifelike landscape images that never existed. The research and a demo of the new system were shown off today at the GPU Tech Conference (GTC) in San Jose, California. GauGAN builds upon learnings from the Pix2Pix system introduced last year that […]

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Nvidia debuts Jetson Nano for edge AI on embedded devices

Nvidia is bringing a new embedded computer to its Jetson line for developers deploying AI on the edge without an internet connection. Named the Jetson Nano, the CUDA-X computer delivers 472 GFLOP of computer power, 4GB of memory, and can operate on 5 watts of power. Jetson Nano and the Jetson Nano developer kit will […]

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8 GPU-powered startups on display at Nvidia’s GTC event

Each year, Nvidia sifts through hundreds of startups that use its graphics processing units (GPUs) to accelerate non-graphics applications, such as artificial intelligence or pattern recognition. And it comes up with a handful that are worth investment or attention via its Inception program. I’ve been to Nvidia’s GPU Technology Conference every year, but I won’t […]

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Shield Software Experience 7.2.3 brings NHL app and much-needed option to restart WiFi

With every update, small or big, Nvidia’s Shield TV gets better and better. Three years on, it’s still easily the best standalone Android TV box you can buy. Today’s update to Shield Software Experience 7.2.3 isn’t a major one by any means, but it brings a feature I’ve wanted since the start: the option to […]

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Nvidia and AMD are shipping fewer GPUs as retailers sit on inventory

Nvidia and AMD are still dealing with the fallout of the cryptocurrency fad of 2017. The video-card companies rushed to fulfill demand in early 2018 just as the market for crypto mining was about to collapse. And that has left the supply chain flooded with graphics cards, according to intelligence […]

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LineageOS ends official Nougat builds as Pie support approaches

LineageOS is one of the most popular custom ROMs available, with somewhere around two million active installations. It typically takes a while for the project to update to newer versions of Android, since development is largely done by maintainers in their spare time. Six months after the public release of Android 9 Pie, it looks […]

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Xbox Game Pass on Switch sounds great, but don’t forget about Nvidia

Microsoft is prepping its Xbox Game Pass and xCloud streaming service for the Nintendo Switch, according to a Direct Feed Games report. Direct Feed Games has a reputation for getting Nintendo rumors right, which is why so many people are taking this seriously. But while this deal may be in […]

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Nvidia CEO foresees a great year for PC gaming laptops

As we reported today, Nvidia posted earnings that beat Wall Street’s reduced expectations for fourth fiscal quarter earnings for the period ended January 27. And while that quarter was disappointing, the maker of graphics and AI chips predicted that the year ahead would be a good one, with demand for laptop gaming […]

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Huawei MateBook 13 review: A beautiful, premium laptop targeting Apple’s MacBook Air

Right now, Huawei’s biggest hurdle is public perception — the news is hard to avoid. However, the bottom line is Huawei also makes great products. The Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro are great examples, but there’s more to the company than mere phones. It also offers Windows-based laptops like the new MateBook 13, something […]

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AMD’s Q4 earnings of $87 million didn’t crater as feared

Advanced Micro Devices met its reduced expectations for earnings and revenues in the fourth quarter, despite fears that it could be bad news. The Santa Clara, California-based maker of PC processors and graphics chips said revenue was up 6 percent from a year ago to $1.42 billion, slightly off from […]

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Ubergizmo’s Best of CES 2019

Goodbye CES 2019, this was Ubergizmo’s 14th CES! It was difficult to navigate the avalanche of new products and technologies announced there. Including the pre-show work, it took out a huge chunk of December and all of the Holidays, but the chips have fallen, and here are the best products […]

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CES 2019 kicks off with 5 sleek laptops powered by brand new Nvidia GeForce RTX graphics

CES 2019 starts officially on January 8th, but some of the biggest announcements from this year’s trade show are already here, with a significant focus on gaming. No less than five companies unveiled brand new gaming laptops, including Acer, Alienware, Asus, Razer, and Samsung, while Nvidia announced the brand new GeForce RTX 2060 cards that […]

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Nvidia x HP Omen 65″ 4K HDR gaming display goes on sale in February for $4,999

Exactly one year ago today, Nvidia announced a pretty niche but impressive product at CES 2018. BFGDs (Big Format Gaming Displays) are 65″ 4K HDR gaming monitors with a 120Hz refresh rate, and the first is about to go on pre-order for the princely sum of $4,999. Made in conjunction with HP’s Omen gaming brand, […]

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