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SIGGRAPH 2016 is coming soon to Anaheim, and we’d like you to join us for lunch

June 27th 2016

If you are a member of the Press and will be in Anaheim for SIGGRAPH please join us for lunch at the Hilton Anaheim, Wednesday July 27th. This is the 16th year we will be hosting this luncheon, an event which brings together, press, analysts, industry stars and innovators is an important stop for the Siggraph experience. The discussion this year will be focus on the versatility of Game Engines. Please check out our Event Page for details and to register.

FLOPS vs FRAPS: cars and GPUs

Techwatch June 22nd 2016

What makes the difference where the rubber meets the road? FLOPS—Floating-point Operations Per Second is a measurement of a processor’s arithmetic processing speed and has been used since the early 1960s to evaluate and compare CPUs. FRAPS—FRAmes Per Second— is a benchmarking scheme for measuring how fast a graphics processor can update the screen. It is more commonly expressed as frames per second (fps). The use of FLOPS to characterize the performance of computers persists, even though it’s not a very accurate description.  While speaking with one of our investor

Ink — I love ink

Electronic ink or electronic paper (e-paper) was developed in the 1970s by Nick Sheridon at Xerox's Palo Alto Research Center and it was called Gyricon. Its technical name is electrophoretic display meaning a display that forms visible images by rearranging charged pigment particles (i.e., powder like substances) using an Click here to read this blog entry

My CES

Behold the Consumer Electronics Show, an almost legendary annual occurrence which draws well over a hundred thousand people to Las Vegas. Being a gaming analyst the acronym CES would be more aptly defined as the Computer Entertainment Show, at least that's what I was looking for. My CES experience started Click here to read this blog entry

MacWorld — love it or love it

Every danged time I got to MacWorld I kill myself trying to get to the keynote. Okay, so I maybe I don’t give myself enough time. But it seems to be that getting on the 7:50 a.m. ferry for a 9:30 keynote, should be enough time. It’s Click here to read this blog entry

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