Today, NVIDIA is announcing the Shield tablet. While normally such launch announcements don’t require much in the way of exposition, NVIDIA is in an odd place. Last year, the Shield portable and Tegra Note 7 were the primary mobile devices shipping with Tegra 4. In hindsight, the Shield portable was a bit too niche to ever reach mass adoption. It was first and foremost a gaming device, with a display attached to a controller as opposed to a controller attached to a display. The result was that while it was surprisingly good for gaming, it wasn’t the best tablet. It really only worked in landscape mode, the display size was relatively small (5 inches diagonal), and using the touchscreen was an awkward experience. The...

HP EliteBook 8760w: Color, So Dreamy

Just over ten months ago, we had a chance to take a look at a very big, reasonably impressive mobile workstation: HP's EliteBook 8740w. It sported HP's DreamColor IPS...

83 by Dustin Sklavos on 8/25/2011

MYTHLOGIC Pollux 1400: Clevo's W150HR Tested

The past year has seen the vast majority of mainstream notebooks with discrete graphics shift to NVIDIA's Optimus, and with the W150HR Clevo makes the move as well. Equipped...

22 by Jarred Walton on 8/23/2011

WiFi Galaxy Tab 10.1 Gets Improved GPU Performance With TouchWiz UX

So you read our TouchWiz UX Review and thought, "I'll pass on this one." Well, think it over one more time. When Anand discovered that Sammy's LTE Tab was...

7 by Jason Inofuentes on 8/22/2011

The Summer of Honeycomb Grand Finale

The Summer of Honeycomb has come to an end. Congrats to AnandTech reader tsgarp83 for winning our first Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1. Be sure to respond to my email...

3291 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 8/18/2011

HTC EVO 3D vs. Motorola Photon 4G: Choosing the Best Sprint Phone

Sprint customers almost always get the short end of the stick. In exchange for some of the more reasonable smartphone plans in the US, Sprint customers typically enjoy a...

43 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 8/17/2011

Toshiba Qosmio X775: Toshiba's Gamer Grows Up

Toshiba's flagship Qosmio line of notebooks have been, for the longest time, big, flashy, red and black beasts. These juggernauts sported 18" screens with high-end graphics and processing power...

26 by Dustin Sklavos on 8/17/2011

MSI Launches Slim 14" X460 and X460DX Notebooks

If there’s one thing I like about computer technology, it’s progress. Late 2010, the best you could get from the 14” sector would have been something like the discontinued...

13 by Jarred Walton on 8/16/2011

Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 4G LTE Review

Using a tablet outside of the home in areas where WiFi isn't prevalent is unbelievably frustrating. Sure it's nicer to use the larger screen of a tablet compared to...

41 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 8/15/2011

SIGGRAPH 2011: NVIDIA’s Upcoming Workstation Technologies - Project Maximus & Monterey Technology

SIGGRAPH tends to be an interesting mix of announcements and demonstrations. Major vendors like NVIDIA like to make their announcements at their own trade shows – or at the...

12 by Ryan Smith on 8/12/2011

Toshiba Announces First Glasses-Free 3D Laptop

In the rush to move everything into the third dimension, Toshiba has announced their latest glasses-free 3D notebook, the Qosmio F755 3D. The laptop is even capable of displaying...

6 by Jarred Walton on 8/10/2011

Update: Kepler GPUs Shipping This Year? NVIDIA Says No

Although we're barely into August, both AMD and NVIDIA are already making their first moves for their next generation products due at the end of this year and into...

13 by Ryan Smith on 8/3/2011

Android 3.2 on the ASUS Eee Pad Transformer: Tested

Back in June, Google announced that Android 3.2 would be arriving beginning this summer for Honeycomb tablets. Motorola, being Google's launch partner for Honeycomb, was first to get the...

30 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 8/3/2011

The Summer of Honeycomb, Part 3: Win a Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1

It's the Summer of Honeycomb and we now have two lucky readers who have won Eee Pad Transformers thanks to our friends at NVIDIA. Congrats to AnandTech reader unbellum...

2820 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 7/29/2011

Alienware M11x R3: Portable Powerhouse

We've been keeping track of Alienware's M11x series since the very first one landed and have had the privilege of testing each one. The move from Penryn to Arrandale...

55 by Dustin Sklavos on 7/22/2011

Alienware M14x: the Sound and the Fury

Understanding that many users would just as soon want to be able to game on the go without having to lug a ten pound land monster with them, Alienware...

48 by Dustin Sklavos on 7/19/2011

The Summer of Honeycomb, Part 2: Win an ASUS Eee Pad Transformer

Want to know if you're the winner of our first Summer of Honeycomb giveaway? Congrats to AnandTech reader jdobratz for winning our first Eee Pad Transformer. Be sure to...

2046 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 7/17/2011

gScreen SpaceBook: Back to the Future with Dual Screens?

gScreen has released two SpaceBook-branded laptops that sport dual 17.3” 1080p monitors. That makes SpaceBook the laptop with the most real screen estate with over four million pixels. gScreen...

16 by Kristian Vättö on 7/17/2011

CyberpowerPC's Compal PBL21: The Shark's New Teeth

The last time we took a look at a Compal whitebook (again courtesy of CyberpowerPC), we noted to Compal that their whitebook wasn't a shark, perfect and needing no...

16 by Dustin Sklavos on 7/11/2011

The Summer of Honeycomb, Part 1: Win an ASUS Eee Pad Transformer

We're all out of memory, congrats to AnandTech reader raimondi1337 for winning our last giveaway of 16GB of G.Skill DDR3-2133 memory. Be sure to respond to my email to...

4181 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 7/8/2011

AnandTech Mobile Graphics Guide, Summer 2011

If desktop graphics hardware can be more than a little confusing, deciphering performance of mobile graphics parts can be (and has historically been) an absolute nightmare. Way back in...

83 by Dustin Sklavos on 7/5/2011

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