Nvidia Calls for Limits as Crypto Hysteria Pushes GPU Prices Sky High

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You can thank the surge of interest in cryptocurrency for the increase in graphics card prices, but Nvidia is trying to do something about it. “Trying” is the operative word here.

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Asus XG Station Pro Offers Thunderbolt 3, eGPU Support to PCs and Macs

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Asus is throwing its hat into the external graphics enclosure ring with the new XG Station Pro.

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Microsoft’s Surface Book 2 Drains the Battery While Gaming, Even When Plugged In

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Microsoft’s new Surface Book 2 packs a much more powerful graphics card than the previous system, but don’t count on using that performance whenever you want it.

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Intel Teams Up With AMD to Build Radeon Graphics on Core Chips

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AMD and Intel agree to team up, build Intel CPUs with AMD integrated graphics on-board.

The post Intel Teams Up With AMD to Build Radeon Graphics on Core Chips appeared first on ExtremeTech.

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Intel adds official support for Vulkan, but only for certain GPUs

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Intel has updated its graphics drivers with Vulkan support, bringing that API up to parity with DX12.

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Gigabyte GTX 1060 G1 Gaming 6GB review: one of the best midrange GPUs you can buy today

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Nvidia’s GTX 1060 6GB is a potent midrange graphics card and Gigabyte’s G1 Gaming series has a reputation for a well-built, quality product. How much performance can the GTX 1060 deliver compared with older, higher-end Maxwell hardware ?

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Kickstarter project offers external graphics for MacBooks — but is this the best option?

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A new Kickstarter project aims to bring external graphics to the MacBook and MacBook Pro — but is this the best way to do it?

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Apple is going to completely overhaul the Macbook Pro, according to Bloomberg

The new Macbook Pro will have a touchscreen display above the keyboard, an AMD “Polaris” graphics chip, TouchID, and USB type-C. It will also be thinner, and potentially come in three colors: gray, gold, and silver.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/08/10/apple-is-going-to-completely-overhaul-macbook-pro-according-to-bloomberg.html

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Adobe updates Post with Live Photos support, Airmail comes to iPad with Split View

Article Image Adobe on Tuesday updated its Post graphics design tool for iOS with several new features, including Live Photos support. Bloop meanwhile updated the iOS version of its Airmail email client, bringing it to the iPad for the first time along with other major improvements.

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Roundup: Best iOS apps for creating, managing and sharing GIFs

Article Image Introduced in 1987, Graphics Interchange Format (GIF) images have evolved from small icons to hugely popular animated clips that are adding humor to everyday digital conversations. AppleInsider has compiled a list of the best keyboards, creators and storage tools to get you GIF-ing.

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Apple admits to Imagination Technologies talks, declines takeover bid

Article Image Apple on Tuesday acknowledged having held discussions with British graphics processor design firm Imagination Technologies, but the iPhone maker has reportedly chosen not to attempt an acquisition — for now.

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Apple in talks to take over long-time graphics chip partner Imagination Technologies

Article Image Apple is negotiating to buy Imagination Technologies, the British firm responsible for the PowerVR graphics technology used in every Apple A-series chip since the original iPad and the iPhone 4, a report claimed on Tuesday.

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App update suggests Apple Pencil support coming to rumored 9.7" iPad Pro

Article Image A Thursday update to popular iPad drawing app Astropad Graphics Tablet suggests Apple’s next-generation 9.7-inch iPad, rumored to launch as a “Pro” model next week, will bring support for Apple Pencil.

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Imagination Technologies says cost & job cuts linked to slower iPhone sales

Article Image Imagination Technologies, the British firm responsible for the graphics technology in Apple’s iOS devices, on Thursday announced job cuts among other cost-cutting measures, hoping to stem a downturn it linked partly to slowing iPhone shipments.

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Qualcomm’s next-gen GPU will focus on VR gaming, superior camera performance

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Qualcomm talked up its next-generation graphics chip at SIGGRAPH this week. The Adreno 530 is the first chip to be designed for the Vulkan API, and it includes a number of camera and ISP improvements.

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Apple partner Imagination Technologies unveils new PowerVR 'super-GPU' with 512 ALU cores

Imagination Technologies, the company who designs the graphics processors used in Apple’s A-series chips, unveiled the PowerVR GT7900 on Thursday, a so-called “super-GPU” that will power affordable game consoles, and could be a candidate for a future Apple TV refresh.



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2011 MacBook Pro graphics class-action suit expands, accuses Apple of concealing defects

Members of the 2011 MacBook Pro graphics failure class-action lawsuit were updated this week on the latest developments in the case, which has expanded to include multiple states and lodges new complaints against Apple, accusing the company of deliberately concealing problems.



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Adobe revamps creative app suite for Apple's iOS, adds new video editing and drawing apps

Graphics software giant Adobe on Monday overhauled nearly every one of its existing iOS app offerings, and added a number of new options including Premiere Clip –?a new mobile video editing app — that tie into the company’s Creative Cloud platform.



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