NVIDIA held a press conference at the Game Developer’s Conference 2015, where the company unveiled the new NVIDIA Shield. The previous incarnations of the Shield took the form of a handheld console and a tablet, but now the Shield is a Set-Top Box that runs on Android and it will clearly be focused on gaming.
Sony has revealed more details on its upcoming VR headset, Project Morpheus at Game Developers Conference 2015. Among the specifications that have been announced is an OLED display and a refresh rate of 120 fps, which is quite an impressive feat; assuming Project Morpheus actually delivers that kind of frame rate when it is launched.
Now that it’s been confirmed that Samsung uses a Sony IMX 240 image sensor for its latest flagship smartphones – the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge, what will Samsung do for its very own ISOCELL camera sensor? Put it on the front of course, Samsung just unveiled a new 8MP ISOCELL RWB CMOS image sensor that is built for front-facing cameras.
Fresh off the announcement that Valve is working with HTC on a VR headset comes another reveal from the company that once made video games. Valve is currently working on what it is calling the Lighthouse room-scale tracking system, and it preparing to share the technology with other manufacturers.
Valve kicked off the Game Developers Conference 2015 by announcing that new Steam Machines will be appearing in November. The company is still promising better performance than current generation consoles at a comparable price, despite none of the existing Steam Machines being able to meet that expectation.
We’ve all been there before. That awkward situation when you desperately need a legitimate reason to excuse yourself, but there is none. You take your phone out, intensely praying that there’s a message from a friend, an email from the store you no longer shop from, a random call from an unimportant person…but that expensive smartphone of yours remain silent and unobtrusive. What if there was a smartphone feature that could get you out of this situation gracefully?
You may have heard in passing of a smartphone company named Gionee – it’s a Chinese smartphone maker that’s been steadily gaining a following outside of its home country. It also gained quite a bit of fame last year when it released the Elife S5.1, which held the world record for the thinnest smartphone for a little while. Yesterday, the company unveiled its latest smartphone, the Elife S7 which features a unique frame that promises to be harder to bend than the iPhone 6.
The news of its existence might have been accidently leaked out just before Mobile World Congress 2015 kicks off earlier this week but nevertheless, here is one of Microsoft’s star for this year’s edition of MWC: the brand new Lumia 640. As you might able to tell from its name, the Lumia 640 is a lower mid-range model within Microsoft’s Lumia smartphone family.