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Take part in our 2015 Virtualization Usage Survey

September 22nd 2015

JPR and Business Advantage are committed to obtaining valuable insights for you and the industry by gathering feedback on new trends. We are hoping to collect your opinions on Virtualization (virtual workstations and remote graphics) and to better understand your needs, awareness, and usage of these solutions.Simply click on the link to get started Link to the SURVEY. The survey will take about 10 minutes and must be completed by October 10th. We need your input to make this survey a success. Please be assured that all answers are completely confidential and will be used only in combination with others we receive. All participants who complete the survey will receive a summary of the results, and will be entered in a prize draw to have a $500 donation made to a charity in their name.

Will VR reverse the discrete GPU trend?

Techwatch October 7th 2015

Discrete GPU shipments have been in decline for some time, as software to take advantage of their power lags and Moore’s Law let free- GPUs, those integrated GPUs that come with the processor and aren’t charged for, catch up and run three- and four-year-old apps pretty well. Seems most folks are happy with three- or four-year-old apps, and operating systems, too—if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it?  Today’s high-end GPUs are acceptable if they can run a game at 30 frames a second (fps). Sixty fps would be

iPod Sets Man’s Pants On Fire

ATLANTA—The new iPod Nano is hot. But one Douglasville man said his old Nano got even hotter—hot enough to burst into flames. So I look down and I see flames coming up to my chest, said Danny Williams. Williams said the burn hole from the pocket of his Read the complete article

Upcoming 8800GT sighted

Follow the link for a picture Tweaktown claims to be Nvidia’s next gen offering. Some are worried that given a one slot cooling system the board will run too hot, but given the rumors of 3SLi a one slot design is a pretty obvious requirement.—CRD Read the complete article

Nvidia Readies New “Ultimate” Technology for Gamers

Triple SLI – Nvidia’s Next-Generation Ultimate Gaming Platform Nvidia Corp. not only plans to refresh its lineup of performance graphics accelerators this year, but also intends to introduce its 3-way SLI multi-GPU technology aiming extreme performance enthusiasts. But will the new triple SLI technology truly become a high-performance solution, or Read the complete article

Sony announces new, cheaper PlayStation 3 and cuts price on top-line model

NEW YORK—Sony Corp. today cut the price of its PlayStation 3 game console in the United States and announced an even cheaper model that will arrive before the holiday shopping season. The top-line PlayStation model, with an 80 gigabyte hard drive, now costs $499, down from $599. That effectively eliminates the lower-end model, Read the complete article

Samsung Serenata Challenges iPhone

Move over, iPhone. There’s a new high-capacity media phone in town and it’s… downright ridiculous. Samsung and Danish design firm Bang & Olufsen revealed their latest collaboration on Tuesday, the Serenata phone. Featuring B&O’s trademark over-the-top design, 4GB of storage and a 2.26-inch LCD screen, Read the complete article