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Why Sony will win first in VR

Posted by Jon Peddie on February 3rd 2016 | Discuss
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Ease of use, price, and one-stop shopping Now that Oculus has revealed its consumer version of the Rift HMD, consumers can start planning how they might engage with VR, and they have a choice—a DIY rig with a PC and Rift, or a turn-key system with Sony. Sony

Intel misquoted on integrated graphics overtaking discrete

Posted by Jon Peddie on January 22nd 2016 | Discuss
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At the J.P. Morgan's 14th Annual Tech Forum at the 2016 International CES. presented January 6th, 2016, Gregory Bryant, Intel’s new vice president and general manager of desktop clients platform was interviewed. As a result of that interview, a slew of stories appeared over the following days with

Technology is a state of mind

Posted by Kathleen Maher on August 21st 2014 | Discuss
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Samsung, Apple, Nvidia, Google, Microsoft—they’re competitors. How in the world did that happen? It happened because what you do is becoming more important than what you’re doing it on. We used to think Samsung built displays, and Apple built computers, Nvidia built graphics processors,

When is enough, enough?

Posted by Kathleen Maher on May 20th 2014 | Discuss
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13 hours is enough for one workday The French, bless them, have decreed that work ends when workers leave the office. In a deal negotiated between employer federations and unions, workers can feel free to ignore emails from their bosses that come in after hours, and employers are being asked to

The next great era of computing started yesterday

Posted by Kathleen Maher on March 19th 2014 | Discuss
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My mom figures everyone who works in the high-tech industry must know each other. She’ll ask if I know Julia O’Conner’s daughter, “She works in computers out there.” I don’t even know Julia O’Conner, but my mom sees

New honors for old friends

Posted by Kathleen Maher on March 14th 2014 | Discuss
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The Scientific and Technical Academy Awards honor long proven No one comments on what they wore, and most moviegoers don’t realize what their work actually entails, but the winners of the Scientific and Technical Academy Awards make movie history as surely as did Marilyn Monroe. As usual, there

Predictions for the year of the horse: it’s looking pretty cloudy

Posted by Kathleen Maher on February 5th 2014 | Discuss
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It’s the year of the horse, and it’s pretty much anyone’s guess what that means for the year ahead, but it is a perfectly nifty device to hang an editorial on. There are the obvious associations. Horses are strong, they work hard, they have

Baby you can drive my car

Posted by Kathleen Maher on January 22nd 2014 | Discuss
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So much of the news coming out of CES was focused around cars and robots that no one is even talking much about the latest, greatest, most giant TV in the world, whatever it is. A contender is Vizio’s 120-inch Ultra HD, Samsung’s high- and ultra-high-def 10

20 Pounds of AR

Posted by Jon Peddie on January 21st 2014 | Discuss
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”Good morning sir, and welcome to Waltmar,” the smiling older gentleman with wavy silver hair said, his false teeth shining in the sunlight, ” how can we help you today? We’re having a sale on 720p pixels, and there’s still some DVDs left if

Facebook as the new model

Posted by Kathleen Maher on December 23rd 2013 | Discuss
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They’re probably doomed now At Autodesk University we heard several people describe something as the “Facebook of Engineering” or the “Facebook of CAD.” It’s funny, after a year or so of being de¬clared dead, Facebook has risen as the model