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A new lease of life for the Mac Pro?

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Apple are about to release the latest version of Mountain Lion, OSX 10.8.3, which includes support for high end graphics cards from Nvidia and AMD.

Mobile graphics computing just got its best demo ever

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It's hard to believe it, but this demo is running on a mobile chipset, in real time

Now it looks like 4K is coming to nearly ALL smartphones

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We thought it was pretty remarkable when Nvidia announced their new Tegra 4 chipset that will bring 4K capabilities to tablets and phones. And it is. But it's no longer unique. To pretty much everyone's surprise, Qualcomm said yesterday that they too were going to release a 4K video-capable chipset too

4K is just the beginning...

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4K is just a stepping stone on the way to higher resolutions

An Nvidia hardware launch is always a reason to get excited, not least when it is their professional GPUs that are being launched. These cards – the Quadro family, only appear once in every two years or so, so when they do, it tends to present us with a significant jump forward, both in terms of features and performance. RedShark contributor Oren Paynton reports

Nvidia announcements are coming thick and fast, and while most of us won't benefit from their new Network GPU Appliance, it does look like an ideal product for medium to large facilities that need to have GPU power available on-tap

How do you choose between consumer and pro graphics cards? Low cost and high performance are compelling with the lower-end products, but compatability and support are better with the professional versions. Oren Payton explores this in depth

 

Pure computing power is moving on in leaps and bounds. What can you do when you pile everything into a top computer workstation?

Here's how 4K is explained to a consumer audience

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Most of us despair when we see technology and science presented to a non-technical audience on TV. It's not easy to explain stuff in the short time available, but often it's over-simplified to the point of being nonsensical. So how does a national UK broadcaster deal with the topic of 4K?

The incredible rise of the GPU.

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Guest author Rakesh Malik tells a short history of Intel and how graphics processing units (GPUs) came to steal the thunder of the giant chip maker.

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