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Acer Chromebook 13 Hands-On: Gaming Guts In A Chromebook Body

Chromebooks are getting serious. After just having shipped the first full-fledged Core i3-powered Chromebook, Acer’s escalating again, with a new Chromebook 13 that comes with Nvidia’s K1, which is to say a hell of a lot of graphical horsepower.


Nvidia Shield Tablet Review: A Gaming Beast, But So Much More

Nvidia’s Shield tablet was made for playing games. That’s what it’s best at. But it’s also much more. In fact, it should probably be your next Android tablet no matter how much button-mashing you do.


Doubling Up LCDs In VR Headsets Can Quadruple Their Pixel Density

Donning a VR headset can be a wonderfully immersive experience, if you can look past the pixels. But new research by Nvidia suggests that merely stacking two LCD systems in front of your eyes can quadruple their pixel density. That could make Oculus Rift — and, more importantly, its cheaper DIY competitors — way more immersive.


Nvidia Shield Tablet: An Android Tablet With A Game Console Inside

Last year, chip-maker Nvidia entered the hardware dojo with Shield, a weird but interesting Android gaming machine. Its successor has arrived, taking a form that’s a little more familiar. This is the Shield tablet, the first Android tablet straight-up made for games. We spent some time with it, and so far it delivers.


Watch Dogs Benchmarked: How Does Your PC Stack Up?

Set in an alternate reality techno-dystopian Chicago, Watch Dogs hit every gamer’s Christmas wishlist after appearing at E3 2012. The open world hackfest wowed onlookers with its urban stealth action and its seemingly ‘next-gen’ graphics. Unfortunately, a month before its November 2013 release the game was delayed for another six months — the short-term blowout of which caused Ubisoft’s stock to drop some 40 per cent.


Asus Has A 1440p NVIDIA G-SYNC Gaming Monitor Now

If you wanted NVIDIA’s G-Sync smoothing tech in your monitor when it was announced, you had about nil and buckleys chance of getting what you were after. Now that Computex 2014 is in full-swing, however, we’re finally getting some results with Asus bringing a compatible gaming monitor to the market.


Bloomberg: Microsoft Readying Small Qualcomm And Intel-Powered Surfaces

Bloomberg claims that Microsoft is readying a new, smaller version of its Surface tablet, which will use Qualcomm chips and another, larger device that will be powered by Intel silicon. Bloomberg suggests the new, small tablet will run Windows RT.


How Dell Precision Workstations Deliver The Performance To Push Power, Speed & Reliability

Many Lifehacker readers are no stranger to the computing-intensive needs of creative fields like design, architecture, manufacturing and the entertainment industry. Specialised software requires more than a traditional computer. You need a powerful machine like Dell’s Precision range of desktop towers, racks and mobile workstations — independent software vendor (ISV)-certified and rigorously engineer-tested to maximise your workflow.


Nvidia Has A New US$3,000 GPU

Nvidia is only just starting to put out cards that run on its new Maxwell architiecture, but its eyes are already on the future. Today at its annual GPU Technology Conference, Nvidia announced its next, far-future architecture: Pascal.


NVIDIA's Unveils Battery Saving Beauties With New 800M Series

PC gaming on a laptop usually involves you lugging around a giant desktop replacement and eventually straining everything you care about on your body. NVIDIA wants you to play AAA games on a thin and light laptop with a battery that lasts more than 40 minutes. Meet the new GeForce 800M series.


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