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Is It Up or Down? Depends on How & What You Count

Posted by Jon Peddie on October 14th 2013 | Discuss
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Tags: pc jon peddie idc gartner pc shipments pc industry

Jon Peddie

Gartner and IDC last week (Oct. 9) released their measurements of the PC industry. The dueling giant research firms have never agreed on the exact number. If they did, one of them would become instantly redundant, but they are close enough. IDC's count at 81.61 million is 1.7 percent higher than Gartner'

Trends and Forecasts in Computer Graphics— power-efficient rendering

Posted by Jon Peddie on October 1st 2013 | Discuss
Categories: General Interest,
Tags: apple qualcomm opengl es pixar tiling computer graphics power management imagination technologies opensubdivision deferred rendering

Jon Peddie

This is the second in a series of observations about computer graphics (CG) trends, opportunities, and challenges.  (the first installment can be found at http://jonpeddie.com/blogs/comments/trends-and-forecasts-in-computer-graphics/ )   Introduction Today’s mobile processors are improving at an astonishing rate – and consequently delivering visually stunning