At Hot Chips, Nvidia revealed some of Denver's surprises and showed the first performance test results for this souped-up version of the Tegra K1 processor designed for smartphones, tablets and Chromebooks.
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To kick off its annual GPU Technology Conference this week, Nvidia announced new products for the PC, mobile and cloud, and updated its technology roadmaps for GeForce GPUs and Tegra mobile chips.
Japanese electronics giant announces plans to "reform" its PC and TV businesses, which will include the sale of its Vaio portfolio to Japan Industrial Partners and headcount slashed by 5,000.
Sony is in talks with an investment company about selling its Vaio PC business.
Lenovo and Sony are in talks over a potential joint venture to take over the Vaio PC business.
The latest in the company's Flip PC convertible notebook line is its smallest yet, and ships with Adobe Photoshop Elements 12 pre-installed.
While there's no doubt that the PC industry is in a nose dive, the last quarter will have bought some cheers to AMD and Intel. Unfortunately, the same can't be said for Nvidia, which saw a dramatic fall in chip shipments.
Amazon's entry into the games console market could have a huge impact on Microsoft, Sony, Nvidia and AMD, as well as help to establish Qualcomm as the Intel of the post-PC era.
Nvidia compared Sony's upcoming PS4 games console to a PC with a low-end CPU and a low- to mid-range GPU. Should consumers be worried, or is Nvidia just smarting from losing the contract to rival AMD?
"If you extrapolate it forward by a few years, it's hard to imagine how Win RT can't possibly, won't possibly be a wonderful PC," says Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang. Do you agree?
As the PC industry continues to stagnate, rumors suggest that Intel is preparing to make an assault on the living room, going head-to-head against the likes of Apple, Microsoft, and Sony.
As the previously lucrative PC market continues to crumble, Nvidia is looking to embrace mobile computing, and it is talking up tablets as replacements for cheap PCs. But given Apple's dominance with the iPad, nothing is certain.
Hybrid is the name of the game when it comes to the electronics giant's new systems for Microsoft's latest OS, including a tabletop computer that behaves like a tablet.
One of the major themes at Intel’s annual developer conference, which takes place this week, is expected to be convertibles that function as laptops and tablets. These aren't new, but Microsoft's "reimagining" of Windows has prompted PC makers--including HP, Dell, Lenovo, Asus, Acer, Samsung, Toshiba and Sony--to once again experiment with hybrids. Will convertibles finally catch on?
According to reports, Sony plans to exit the optical disc drive business due to company restructuring.
Dell has launched a small console-style Alienware X51 that, while part of its games-oriented range, could appeal to other users who want an affordable, upgradeable Windows PC for video and graphics processing. It packs a full-size graphics card into a small box, and the options include an Nvidia GeForce GTX 5551 with a gigabyte of GDDR5 video memory.
Sony on Tuesday became the latest PC and electronics vendor to enter the tablet market with a bet on Google's tablet-focused Honeycomb flavor of Android. The big question: Is Honeycomb up to the task?
Sony has been fairly silent on the tablet PC front while its rivals have been falling all over themselves to announce competitors to the iPad. But the electronics giant may be readying an Android 3.
Sony Vaio Hybrid PC in the works: Features Intel Thunderbolt tech, second unit with external graphics, Blu-ray drive
And now for something completely different, from Sony of all people. While the trend in laptops has been to lose once-essential components like an optical drive and even discrete graphics in the desire to stay thin and light, Sony Insider says the electronics giant is thinking of a new way to keep those parts around -- just in a different way.
You may remember my post on the DARWINmachine Hammerhead PC HMR989, a hand-assembled concoction that's the closest thing to a cubist painting a desktop may ever get. It didn't have the latest and greatest in components, but boutique builder Pure PC has rendered that criticism moot by jamming new Intel and Nvidia parts into the Hammerhead chassis and redubbing it the Pure Luxury PC.
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