The Brave Parallel Worlds of GPU Computing

The Brave Parallel Worlds of GPU Computing

Tapping into the immense power of the GPU for general purpose computing is only in its nascent stage. But with OpenCL ratified and ready to bring a common standard to this field, get set for more developments in GPU computing. Read on to find out why it matters.

Cementing First Place - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 285

Cementing First Place - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 285

Shrouded behind the hype surrounding the new GeForce GTX 295 is the GeForce GTX 285. Essentially a 55nm refresh of the GTX 280, NVIDIA says it will provide up to 10% more performance while consuming up to 20W less power. Sounds too good to be true? Join us for the full revelation.

Voodoo Beginnings - 10 Years of GPU Development

Voodoo Beginnings - 10 Years of GPU Development

The graphics card has certainly come a long way. Join us as we take a trip down memory lane to the humble beginnings of the 3D graphics card, to the days when 3dfx still existed and NVIDIA cards still had a sensible nomenclature.

First Looks: Philips GoGear LUXE

First Looks: Philips GoGear LUXE

Though aimed at the female consumers, the Philips GoGear LUXE, as both an MP3 player and a Bluetooth headset, will prove itself to be equally useful to the men.

AMD's Dragon Unleashed - Overclocking the Phenom II

AMD's Dragon Unleashed - Overclocking the Phenom II

One of the more significant advantages that AMD touts of its new Phenom II chip is its ability to overclock higher than its predecessor. Is this overclocking edge sufficient to restore the enthusiasts' faith in AMD? We pushed our Phenom II X4 940 Black Edition to find out.

ASUS P565 - Speedy Gonzales in the House

ASUS P565 - Speedy Gonzales in the House

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Shifting our focus to the fifth gear, we take a look at the new ASUS P565. Touted as the world's fastest Windows Mobile device with a Marvell 800MHz processor, does it live up to its name? Answers revealed shortly after the jump.

First Looks: EnGenius ESR-9710 Wireless N Gigabit Router

First Looks: EnGenius ESR-9710 Wireless N Gigabit Router

Minus a USB port, EnGenius flagship router is pretty similar to D-Link's Xtreme N, although the former's lower price point should serve as its retail trump card.

Surf's Up with Mobile Web Browsers

Surf's Up with Mobile Web Browsers

For the Internet junkies, web browsers have become an integral part of their lives. But if you need your fix on the road, which web browser will you go for? We take a look at a few mobile web browsers, and give you a few insights of each of them in this feature article.

Sniper Alert - Cooler Master Storm Sniper

Sniper Alert - Cooler Master Storm Sniper

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Street cred is very important amongst gamers, and this is especially so amongst the hardcore crowd. Fortunately, the new Cooler Master Storm Sniper casing has plenty of that, thanks to its rugged and gamer-centric design. But what's really underneath that imposing casing of black mesh? Find out in our review.

Olympus E-30 Launch - An Artistic Approach

Olympus E-30 Launch - An Artistic Approach

Just nine days into the new year, and we are treated to the first DSLR introduction from Olympus. Featuring a 12.3-megapixel high-speed Live MOS Sensor and it's new TruePic III+ image processing engine, we took a quick peek at this new DSLR offering for 2009.

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