CES 2013 has only just begun and there is already some hot news from the Nvidia camp. They've not only announced the Tegra 4, but have also announced Project Shield, an Android powered handheld gaming device capable of streaming Steam games to TV.
Codex the Warrior is the first Tegra 4 Android game
Intel has the most advanced chip fabrication facilities in the industry, they design some of the best CPUs for personal computers, but they suck at making GPUs, and don't even get us started about their attempts to enter the smartphone space. NVIDIA depends on TSMC to make their Tegra chips and their GPUs, with the latter widely heralded as delivering the best gaming experience today. Obviously these two companies should merge because they complement each other so well.
More money will be spent on cellphone components than PC components in 2013
According to a new report published by IC Insights, more money is going to be spent on the parts that make up mobile phones than the parts that make up personal computers in 2013. Their exact numbers: $65.1 billion will be spent on PC components next year, whereas mobile phone component spend is expected to hit $70.7 billion.
Propelled by mobile chips, Qualcomm sees massive revenue growth in 2012
After passing the 5 million downloads milestone back in mid-September, it seems Android gamers have been lapping up the TegraZone app at an even faster rate, as it now clocks an impressive 6 million downloads worldwide.
Apple reportedly going to replace Samsung chips with TSMC CPUs next year
There’s probably no greater rivalry in the mobile space right now than the one between Apple and Samsung, although one could argue that the Apple vs Google battle is also quite important for the mobile market.
Nvidia CEO: good tablets are much better than cheap PCs. Do you agree?
In the earning calls following the release of Nvidia's financial results, the company’s CEO, Jen-Hsun Huang, discussed the effects of the shift towards mobile computing, considering that Nvidia’s bread and butter still remains its GPU business. Can the Santa Clara-based graphic computing expert successfully transition to being primarily a mobile computing player?
NVIDIA’s financial results show Tegra is doing better than everyone expected
Samsung's Galaxy S III and Apple's iPhone 5 have one thing in common: They don't use NVIDIA chips. You'd think that because of that NVIDIA wouldn't be doing so well, but you'd be wrong. The company just posted their fiscal Q3 2012 financial results, and guess what? They earned a record $1.2 billion in revenue.