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Nvidia GTC Keynote Live Blog: Follow All The News As It Happened

Greetings, crazy night owls/early birds! In a little under an hour, Nvidia will officially kick off the GPU Technology Conference in San Jose, California with its opening keynote address. Confirmed speakers include Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang (natch) and Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk. Keep updating this page for all the biggest announcments!


MSI GS70 Stealth Pro Laptop: Australian Review

If you want a gaming laptop, you don’t have too many choices that are simultaneously grunty, thin and light. Nvidia’s new laptop graphics cards have changed that, though. MSI’s GS70 Stealth Pro laptop looks like an oversized MacBook Pro, but it’s much more powerful.


Nvidia Shield Console Hands-On: Yep, That's One Sleek Set Top Box

The first Nvidia Shield was a gaming handheld. The second was a powerful Android tablet. Now, Nvidia’s going full game console. The new Nvidia Shield is a $US200 (no Australian launch date or price just yet, but expect at least AUS $300) set-top-box running Android TV, but it’s more than that. It’s a game console poweful enough to play a port of Crysis 3. And at first blush, it sure feels like a solid piece of kit.


Give Your Old Laptop A New Graphics Card With These DIY Kits

Thinking about buying a new gaming laptop? Hold up: you might not need to. A new graphics card could breathe new life into your old machine — and now it’s easy to actually buy one you can install yourself.


The New Razer Blade Might Be The Gaming Laptop We've Been Waiting For

Wouldn’t it be nice if you could have it all: a thin, attractive laptop powerful enough to play any game you throw at it? Razer’s Blade laptops keep narrowly missing the mark — but this time may be different.


NVIDIA GTX 960: Maxwell Power For A Reasonable Price

NVIDIA’s new(ish) Maxwell architecture has come out in a few new cards already, from the budget 750Ti to the beefy GTX 980. The GTX 960 holds down the middle ground with solid but not mind-blowing power for $US200.


2015: The Year We Take Ultra-Portable Gaming Notebooks Seriously

The desktop graphics space hasn’t been that exciting in recent years, but all the improvements in power optimisation, fabrication processes and performance have not gone to waste. Now more than ever, lightweight, yet powerful gaming notebooks are becoming commonplace (and affordable) and while there’s still a way to go, getting grunt without sacrificing on portability is very realistic.


Tegra X1: Incredible Mobile Graphics For Driving Your Games And Your Car

This week Nvidia announced the new Tegra X1 processor at CES. Last year, Nvidia brought its killer desktop Kepler graphics to a mobile chip, and this year X1 will bring the newer, kickass Maxwell graphics there as well.


NVIDIA Co-Founder: Self-Driving Cars Shouldn't Make Their Own Ethical Decisions

Your self-driving car is charging towards a pedestrian caught on a narrow road with no hope of stopping in time. Its systems could force it off the road and into a catastrophic crash to save the trapped pedestrian’s life, or it could do nothing and let the pedestrian die. What would you do? According to the co-founder of NVIDIA, self-driving cars shouldn’t be making these ethical decisions for us in the first place.


Gigabyte's AORUS X5 Is A Skinny 15-Inch Laptop With Dual Graphics

Continually improving thermal performance from laptops’ CPU and GPU chips means that they can get thinner, and you can do more interesting things with less internal space. AORUS has applied its unique, space-age design language to a 15-inch chassis, and has shoe-horned not one but two mid-range Nvidia graphics chips into the new X5.