Elon Musk Describes the Future of Self-Driving Cars

Elon Musk isn't afraid to speak his mind—and it always feels like he's about to change the world. So when the Tesla, SpaceX and PayPal billionaire sat down with Nvidia's CEO to talk about his self-driving cars, we listened carefully. (Not because he always delivers on his promises, mind you.) » 3/18/15 9:46am 3/18/15 9:46am

Games Could Help Google's 3D-Sensing Tango Tablet Become a Reality

Google's Project Tango lets pocket-sized computers see the world in 3D, which could lead to amazing things. Augmented reality shopping. Indoor navigation. Drones that don't crash into foreign objects. But Google project lead Johnny Lee admits that Tango hasn't seen much interest from phonemakers yet. What might… » 3/17/15 7:00pm 3/17/15 7:00pm

GTX Titan X: Nvidia's Absurd New $1,000 Graphics Card Is a Beast

Two years ago, Nvidia announced its original Titan graphics card, a bad-boy built on the company's Kepler technology and for a time the most powerful card out there. Now, the Titan X is here and it's ready to reclaim the throne. » 3/17/15 3:00pm 3/17/15 3:00pm

Nvidia Shield Console Hands-On: Yep, That's One Sleek Set Top Box

The first Nvidia Shield was a gaming handheld. The second was a powerful Android tablet. Now, Nvidia's going full game console. The new Nvidia Shield is a $200 set-top-box running Android TV, but it's more than that. It's a game console poweful enough to play a port of Crysis 3. And at first blush, it sure feels like… » 3/03/15 11:40pm 3/03/15 11:40pm

Nvidia Just Announced Its Own Android TV Game Console

Remember the NVIDIA Shield, the gaming handheld? How about the NVIDIA Shield, the Android gaming tablet? Soon you'll be able to replace them both with the NVIDIA Shield—the Android TV Console. » 3/03/15 10:20pm 3/03/15 10:20pm

Give Your Old Laptop a New Graphics Card With These DIY Kits

Thinking about buying a new gaming laptop? Hold up: you might not need to. A new graphics card could breathe new life into your old machine—and now it's easy to actually buy one you can install yourself. » 2/12/15 8:30am 2/12/15 8:30am

The New Razer Blade Might Be The Gaming Laptop We've Been Waiting For

Wouldn't it be nice if you could have it all: A thin, attractive laptop powerful enough to play any game you throw at it? Razer's Blade laptops keep narrowly missing the mark—but this time may be different. » 2/03/15 11:00am 2/03/15 11:00am

Geforce GTX 960 Review: Sweet Spot' GPU or Not?

Introduced last September, Nvidia's Maxwell-based GeForce GTX 970 and GTX 980 delivered twice the performance per watt of their Kepler equivalents on top of bringing support for Microsoft's upcoming DirectX 12 API as well as other new features such as Nvidia Voxel Global Illumination (VXGI), Multi-Frame sampled AA… » 1/25/15 2:55pm 1/25/15 2:55pm

Nvidia GTX 960: Maxwell Power For a Reasonable Price

Nvidia's new(ish) Maxwell architecture has come out in a few new cards already, from the budget 750Ti to the beefy GTX 980. The GTX 960 holds down the middle ground, with solid but not mind-blowing power for $200. » 1/22/15 9:00am 1/22/15 9:00am

How to Set Up Triple Monitors for Super-Widescreen Gaming (and Work)

Using more than two monitors used to be a luxury for those with the biggest PC building budgets. These days, large, high-resolution displays are affordable, and graphics cards are more powerful than ever. If the thought of gaming (or working) on three displays at once entices you, here's how to make it happen. » 1/21/15 11:35am 1/21/15 11:35am

Tegra X1: Incredible Mobile Graphics For Driving Your Games and Your Car

Nvidia just announced the new Tegra X1 processor at its CES press conference. Last year, Nvidia brought its killer desktop Kepler graphics to a mobile chip, and this year X1 will bring the newer, kickass Maxwell graphics there as well. » 1/04/15 11:03pm 1/04/15 11:03pm

Nvidia's Shield Tablet Gets a Little Sweeter

The Nvidia Shield Tablet isn't for everyone, but it's a pretty solid Android machine. It's about to get even better in three distinct ways: Android 5.0 Lollipop, Half-Life 2: Episode 1, and a whole bunch of absolutely free streaming games. » 11/13/14 9:00am 11/13/14 9:00am

Nvidia's Next-Gen Grass Simulations Are Mesmerizing

When developers are looking for the next jaw-dropping gaming visual to show off their newest titles with, the responsibility usually falls on some shiny, photo-real car porn or a wavy mullet with individual strands blowing in the wind. But the sizzle reels of the future may turn their cameras ground-ward if Nvidia's… » 11/03/14 8:00am 11/03/14 8:00am

This Discounted Chromebook Packs a 13 Hour Battery, and a Powerful GPU

Update: Amazon has the 1080p model of this Chromebook marked down to $250 as well. Your battery life will drop from 13 hours to 11, but that's well worth the increase in resolution. » 10/28/14 9:45am 10/28/14 9:45am

Nexus 9 Hands-On: Android's iPad Air Is a Looker, Not a Stunner

Nvidia GeForce GTX 980M: A Graphical Leap For Gaming Laptops

The dirty little secret of GPU marketing is that laptop graphics chips are never as powerful as you'd think. Think you're going to run a game maxed out at 2K resolution with the GeForce GTX 880M in your laptop? Think again—even if it's no trouble for a desktop-grade GTX 780. » 10/07/14 9:00am 10/07/14 9:00am

Nvidia Shield Tablet LTE: Stream Games Anywhere (If You've Got the Cash)

I just stepped into the future of gaming. Well, that's not quite correct. I sampled one possible future: the one where you can take the power of your entire gaming PC absolutely anywhere. » 9/30/14 10:00am 9/30/14 10:00am

New Simulation Offers Definitive Proof the Moon Landing Was Not Fake

Over the years, we here at Gizmodo have provided you many, many examples of scientifically backed evidence to shove in the faces of lunar landing conspiracists. But this one might be the most convincing of all: Engineers used 3D modeling to prove, once and for all, that Buzz Aldrin really moonwalked. » 9/19/14 2:33pm 9/19/14 2:33pm

Nvidia GeForce GTX 980: The Beast That Sips Electricity

Over the past year, PC graphics cards have swelled to gargantuan proportions, with price tags to match: Nvidia's GeForce GTX Titan costs an incredible $999, to say nothing of the $3,000 Titan Z you might consider if your family is in the oil business. Today, Nvidia's trying something different: the new GeForce GTX 980… » 9/18/14 10:30pm 9/18/14 10:30pm

HP's Chromebook 14 Gets a Big Time Tegra K1 Boost

HP has a few power-ups planned for the holiday that are worth getting excited about. Specifically, its newest 14-inch Chromebook will be getting a fancy Tegra K1 chip, and the Envy X2 detachable is going to get a serious powerboost from Intel's Core M Broadwell. » 9/04/14 12:01pm 9/04/14 12:01pm