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Graphics add-in board market down in fourth quarter

Graphics add-in board market down in fourth quarter

Quarter-to-quarter shipments decreased 0.7%, and 017.5% year-to-year; Nvidia increases market share lead. Jon Peddie Research (JPR) has announced estimated graphics add-in-board (AIB) shipments and suppliers’ market share for the fourth quarter of 2014. The news was encouraging and seasonally understandable; quarter-to-quarter, the market decreased -0.68% (compared to the desktop PC market, which decreased 3.53% ). […]

By February 23, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
GPU shipments down in fourth quarter of 2014

GPU shipments down in fourth quarter of 2014

Nvidia gained at the expense of AMD and Intel. Gaming is still the market’s bright spot. The new market report on graphics processing units (GPUs) from Jon Peddie Research (JPR) shows total shipments were down in the fourth quarter of 2014 (ending December 31, 2014). Measured on a sequential basis, Nvidia shipments were up 3%, […]

By February 20, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Novel Android hover-and-touch controller seeks Kickstarter boost

Novel Android hover-and-touch controller seeks Kickstarter boost

The Zrro Android console turns any HDMI TV into a gaming platform. A team of experienced hardware developers has turned to Kickstarter to fund production of their new hover-and-touch Android console, designed to make possible playing every Android game on a TV. The Zrro consists of a pad that combines two kinds of sensing technology […]

By February 19, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
CadMouse extends 3Dconnexion line

CadMouse extends 3Dconnexion line

A mouse designed with CAD users in mind. 3Dconnexion, the Logitech spin-off with several products designed for 3D input, has brought its first mouse to market. The CadMouse combines specialized input buttons with ergonomic design to appeal specifically to CAD users. The company claims requests from the users of its SpaceMouse product line of 3D […]

By February 18, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
JPR press conference to announce study results

JPR press conference to announce study results

Jon Peddie Research is putting a new twist on its popular luncheon press conferences for this year’s Game Developers Conference. Save the date! More details soon.

By February 13, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Dell: the future of workstations is in the cloud

Dell: the future of workstations is in the cloud

A wide-ranging Paris roundtable discussion explores the future of both remote and local workstations. By Tom Lansford CADplace Dell recently gathered a round table of experts in Paris to discuss the future of the professional workstation. The general consensus was that designers and engineers can expect workstation performance will soon be distributed as well as […]

By February 11, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
New devices, new interfaces from Microsoft

New devices, new interfaces from Microsoft

Windows 10 will arrive with two new products for work and play. The Surface Hub is a high-end white board for show and tell and save and share and the HoloLens is another take on wearable augmented reality.

New Dell Precision M3800 targets MacBook Pro

New Dell Precision M3800 targets MacBook Pro

Making a debut at Sundance Film Festival with an emphasis on video editing performance Dell is using this week’s Sundance Film Festival to launch its newest thin-and-light mobile workstation, the Precision M3800—and to position it as a new rival to the Apple MacBook Pro with Retina display. New features in the Precision M3800 include a […]

Webinar to explore 3D virtual workstations

Webinar to explore 3D virtual workstations

JPR’s Alex Herrera to lead free webinar on how to deploy virtual workstation solutions. Virtual workstation solutions are finally ready for prime time across a vast spectrum of graphics-intensive applications—but not so many IT departments are ready for the transition. Jon Peddie Research Senior Analyst Alex Herrera will lead a technical Q&A webinar panel on February 11 […]

A word about representing screen resolution

A word about representing screen resolution

You can’t just draw bigger boxes to describe better resolution. When some people make comparisons of resolution, they do so by drawing boxes, like this one. The above diagram is a mathematical representation of resolution, showing more pixels per line and more lines, while holding the pixel size constant. The other misrepresentation of resolution is […]

By January 2, 2015 1 Comments Read More →