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Everyone is drooling over the Nvidia Project Shield gaming console, and now, there’s a video showing upcoming Dead Trigger 2 gameplay through Nvidia Project Shield. The game runs super smoothly, the controls seems to be very responsive, and the FPS action seems to be spot-on. There’s not much info about the Dead Trigger 2, except that it’s coming sometime in June and it will be free to play. Dead Trigger 2 sets the bar for graphics very high in Android games, and as there’s Tegra 4 CPU in Project Shield there will be no problems running the game smoothly. Check out the Dead Trigger 2 gaming video after the break.
Nvidia announced today Tegra 4 processor at CES 2013 in Las Vegas. Nvidia’s next generation Tegra 4 processor features 72 GPU cores, 4 A15 CPU cores, and a 4G LTE processor. This basically means that it takes 27 seconds to load 25 unique web pages with Tegra 4 processor, previously Nexus 10 it took 50 seconds. Nvidia even claims that the Tegra 4 processor is faster than iPad 4, Droid DNA and Kindle Fire HD. In photography Tegra 4 processor handles HDR photos better than iPhone 5, which usually takes 2 seconds to process, Tegra 4 it takes only 0.2 seconds! You can read the full press release after the break.
More big announcements from CES 2013, as NVIDIA announces Project Shield gaming console. It’s a 7-inch clamshell device, running atop pure vanilla Android that brings Tegra goodness to you. Project Shield has 720p multi touch display, and battery life is promised to be around 10 hours of gaming or 24 hours of HD videos. There’s also standard ports, like HDMI and USB, with HDMI you’ll be able to connect the device to your TV and use it as a controller(Amazing).
“Shadowgun and Dead Trigger showed how Tegra can redefine mobile gaming on Android. Project SHIELD’s performance has allowed us to bring an even better experience with Dead Trigger 2, debuting first on Tegra 4 devices. Our fans are going to love it.”
– Marek Rabas, chief executive officer of MADFINGER Games
Full press release after the break.
Nvidia’s next generation processor details has just leaked, the leak came from Chinese site. The Tegra 4 is codenamed as “Wayne”, and will offer the same power-efficient 28nm process found in Snapdragon. According the Chinese site, Chip Hell, there’s going to be 72-core graphics setup, and as you can see it’s 20x more than in Tegra 2 and 6x more than in Tegra 3.
There’s no increase in CPU cores though, and it’s still the same 4-plus-1 setup. It would also catch up with USB 3.0 and being the first Nvidia chipset to do so. It’s also believed that we’ll see this next generation processor early next year at mobile trade show. Check out more info and more leaked photos by heading the source links after the break.
UPDATE: Seems that there’s many gamers interested of Crysis 3, all Crysis 3 alpha keys are now given away and there’s little piece of information at the bottom of the site, which says: “Sorry, you’re too late – all alpha trial keys are now gone! Thank you for your interest.”
Nvidia has started distributing Crysis 3 alpha trial keys, be fast there’s going to be only 5,000 of them. You can get your by subscribing to their newsletter, and you can do so by following this link here.
NVIDIA will be distributing 5,000 keys to the first 5,000 people who sign up starting at 8am UK time / 9am CET on October 31st, 2012. Play will begin on November 2nd and will proceed until November 10th.
Crysis 3 is set in year 2047(24 years after Crysis 2), you’ll be playing a guy name Prophet who returns to his home town of New York and finds out that the city has been encased in a giant Nanodome created by corrupt Cell Corporation.
Crysis 3 will be available for PS3, Xbox-360 and PC and it will be launched on February 13th 2013.
LG’s competitior to Galaxy Note 3, Optimus Vu is released globally. The company released press release which states that they are going to launch Optimus Vu in Asia, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Latin America this September. Theres one difference in this version compared to Korean one, Global version is using Nvidia’s Tegra 3 processor. Optimus Vu has 5-inch 4:3 ratio IPS-display, 3G connectivity, 32Gb of internal memory, 8 megapixel rear end camera, 1.3 mp front facing camera and Android 4.0 Ica Cream Sandwich. You can read the full press release down below.
Largest LG Smartphone to Be Launched in
Europe, Asia, Middle East/Africa and Latin America
SEOUL, Aug. 20, 2012 -– On the heels of its successful debut in Korea and Japan, the Optimus Vu: will make its global debut starting in select markets in Europe, Asia, Middle East/Africa and Latin America starting in September. With the world’s first 5-inch 4:3 aspect ratio display, the Optimus Vu: blurs the line between traditional tablets and smartphones for a truly unique smart device experience.
Since its March debut in Korea, the Optimus Vu: has sold over 500,000 units, demonstrating public acceptance of its form-factor. The reception the device received in Korea prompted LG to launch the Optimus Vu: in Japan this month, where it has also been received positively by Japanese consumers.
For the global roll-out, the Optimus Vu: will be equipped with NVIDIA® Tegra® 3 mobile processor, the super 4-PLUS-1™ quad-core with 5th battery-saver core, that offers a superb balance of performance and power requirements. 4 cores are used for high performance tasks such as games and multitasking. For voice call, email, music and video playback, only 5th battery-saver core is enabled and it consumes very less power.
When paired with the high-resolution 5-inch, 4:3 ratio IPS display, the Optimus Vu: becomes something special –- a device that’s both pocketable and spacious. The Optimus Vu: will come with an upgraded version of QuickMemo™ and Notebook, two features which make great use of the large display real estate.
“The different form factor makes Optimus Vu: unique even in the 5-inch smartphone category which we expect will catch on once they become more widely available,” said Dr. Jong-seok Park, president and CEO of LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company.
Nvidia received an order of 3 million Tegra 3 chips for Nexus 7 tablet Pc. Company believes that 3-4 million tablets to be sold through the end of 2012, according to supply chain makers. Each Tegra 3 chip costs $25, Nvidia will earn $75 million just through it’s Nexus 7 orders in second half of 2012, and profits of $10 million. Google’s low price strategy of $199-249 for it’s Nexus 7 tablet PC has attracted consumers, allowing Nvidia to recover in the ARM-based processor market.
Latest victim of hackers is NVIDIA. NVIDIA told that they were affected and anonymous hacker gained access to sensitive information, which includes email addresses, passwords and usernames. The forum is now suspended for unknown period of time. NVIDIA hashed all passwords which makes it very secure way to store them, but NVIDIA advices everybody
Apples new Macbook Pro line is said to be launched in June when they have their WWDC. It’s been believed that new Macbook Pros are more slimmer, use Ivy Bridge processor and have Nvidia GPU instead or ARM GPU. New Macbook Pros also have retina display. None of these rumors not to be confirmed yet and it seems to be that these rumors start to pop-up more often when that WWDC is nearing, we wonder why. New Macbook Pros are slimmer because theres no optical drive and that makes it more lighter also. 9to5mac also reported that new MAcbook pro lines would include USB 3.0.
We will let you know when we have more news on this subject.
Nvidia has just launched its newest graphics card model named GeForce GTX 690. It has two 28nm Kepler Gpu’s. It crushes the previous tastes graphics card GTX 680, and becomes the fastest graphics card in the world. GTX 690 is loaded with 3072 Cuda cores. Outer frame is made of trivalent chromium-plated aluminum. GTX has center mounted fan and it got thixomolded magnesium alloy around it which makes it more resistant to vibration.
Price for this Nvidia GeForce GTX 690 is $1000 and you can get it on May 3rd.