Contest: Another Chance to Win a Nexus 7 Prize Pack from NVIDIA and Droid Life (Update: Winner Chosen)

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It’s Friday, which means it is time yet again to enter for your chance to win a Nexus 7 prize pack from the good people at NVIDIA and Droid Life. Aren’t holidays just the best? This contest will go until Monday morning, so you have plenty of time to enter. Once we all get back from our Father’s Day slash weekend festivities, we will have a new Nexus 7 owner among us.

The Nexus 7 is Google’s very popular 7″ tablet, sporting an HD display, NVIDIA’s Tegra 3 quad-core processor, 1GB of RAM, a front-facing camera, and the sweet taste of vanilla Android. With the device comes the matching official ASUS dock that you would find on Google Play, plus a case to keep your shiny new toy safe.

Let’s do this!  (more…)

Report: New Nexus 7 Arriving in July, Google Chooses Qualcomm’s Snapdragon Over NVIDIA’s Tegra

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According to a report out of Reuters this evening, Google will launch a new version of its popular Nexus 7 tablet this July. The tablet will be made by Asus once again, but will use one of Qualcomm’s Snapdragon processors this time around in favor of NVIDIA’s Tegra line, “for power reasons,” one of their sources said. The new N7 will also sport a display with a higher resolution and a casing with a much smaller bezel than the current model.  (more…)

NVIDIA Unveils Tegra Roadmap, Logan and Parker Mobile Processors

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This morning at GTC, NVIDIA’s CEO unveiled an official roadmap for their mobile processor line, Tegra. Currently, many devices feature a Tegra 3 processor, known as the world’s first quad-core processor for mobile devices. At this year’s CES, NVIDIA announced the Tegra 4 with a built in LTE modem, although we have still to see the Tegra 4 hit mass production in phones and tablets.  (more…)

Watch: GTC Keynote From San Jose With NVIDIA CEO



If you are interested in the world of mobile processors and the next generation of GPU’s, then the GPU Technology Conference in San Jose, CA is where you want to be. I am here live at their keynote, where NVIDIA CEO, Jen-Hsun Huang is set to kick off the conference.

We were told to expect some “surprises” on Tegra and gaming, so let’s cross our fingers and hope for something sweet.

The Conduit Hits Google Play, Another Tegra-Enhanced FPS Title

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If you were looking for a brand new shooter to take you into the weekend, here it is! The game is called The Conduit, built specifically for Tegra-powered devices. It is a first person shooter, bringing console-quality graphics and big guns right to your mobile to kill these evil aliens. The game was previously released for the Wii, but it translates quite well to Android.  (more…)

Real Boxing Hits Google Play, Remains a Tegra Exclusive Title For Now

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At the 2013 CES, NVIDIA took center stage with Project SHIELD, showing off an upcoming Android title called Real Boxing. Well, we still don’t have SHIELD (and you know how I feel about that), but Real Boxing hit Google Play this AM. Real Boxing is the most life-like fighting experience you will find on Android currently, bringing enhanced 3D graphics and lighting. The game is so detailed, you will see every drop of blood as you pummel it out of your opponent.  (more…)

Analyst Claims New Nexus 7 Will Ditch Tegra Chip in Favor of Qualcomm, Arrives in Q2 of This Year

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According to Pacific Crest analyst Michael McConnell, the next version of the Nexus 7 will feature a Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro (APQ8064) processor instead of NVIDIA’s next-gen Tegra 4. Because of Qualcomm’s tighter integration with modem technology, McConnell figures that a Snapdragon chip will simplify the supply and essentially lower costs.  (more…)