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Game Developers want DirectX to go away: AMD man

Game Developers want DirectX to go away: AMD man

Microsofts direct X has been a main stay of mainstream PC gaming since the inception. Its existence hasnt been without its tension. The notable graphics guru John Carmack of id software ignoring it in a favour of Open GL until last week finally he acknowledged the Direct3D has out grown its cross-platform alternative and was now the preferable API for PC game development. But plenty of game developers, Richard Huddy, Head of AMDs developers relation team dont want any API at all. The modern graphics cards can pretty much stomp any console hardware into the dirt in a straight fight and yet fail to show the full extent of their superiority in actual game visuals. He had prefer to see the developers given direct low-level access to the hardware, so they can improve their talents and really push things forward. The beauty of Direct X is that its a standard that every Windows games designer can code to, leading to predictable and more compatible results.

Creatives 7-inch ZiiO Tablet Gets Froyo. 10-inch Tablet Will Follow The Suit

Creatives 7-inch ZiiO Tablet Gets Froyo. 10-inch Tablet Will Follow The Suit

Creatives ZiiO tablet users there is good news for you. Coming Friday, the 7-inch tablet gets the first Froyo update, where its 10-inch tablet will expect to follow the suit by April this year. So, the users will get the greater language support, new passcode options, the ability to install apps on the external storage, a text-to-speech engine. Once the update is available you can download it from either the Creatives Website or tablet ZiiOs Space portal. By all the means, feel free to butter up the folks over at xda-developers to slap some Honeycomb onto these ZiiOs instead.

HTC Arrive now available for $200 from Sprint, ($49.99 on Amazon)

HTC Arrive now available for $200 from Sprint, ($49.99 on Amazon)

Yesterday, Sprint has started taking orders of HTC Arrive Smart Phone. Its first Windows Phone 7 Handset. The HTC 7 pro has been renamed now as HTC Arrive on the Now Network, can now be bought for $200. Amazon doing its usual undercutting deals own pricing by offering it for 150 less dollars, so it costs $50 on Amazon, and we suspect other online retailers will follow the suit.

Samsung Announces UWB (Ultra-wide Band) Ready Full HD Monitor – SyncMaster C27A750

Samsung Announces UWB (Ultra-wide Band) Ready Full HD Monitor – SyncMaster C27A750

Samsung was known to keeps its top spot in the PC monitors by constantly innovating and launching new and enhanced products at a very fast pace, and now, they are back with a beautiful, LED back-lit, 27 inch, full HD, SyncMaster C27A750 monitor with UWB (Ultra-Wide Band) technology. This monitor will allows you to connect it to a notebook or a desktop through wireless.

Motorola Milestone Got Updated To Android Froyo. Not Optimized For Performace.

Motorola Milestone Got Updated To Android Froyo. Not Optimized For Performace.

Motorola has finally updated Motorola Milestone to Android 2.2 aka Android Froyo. The much awaited Android update for the phone has also come with its own problem. Motorola has cautioned the users that the update is not completely evaluated for optimized performance and advices people to restrain from opening too many programs at a time.

AMD Readies New Phenom II X4 980 Black Edition Processor

AMD Readies New Phenom II X4 980 Black Edition Processor

AMD has not given up hope in the Phenom II series quad-core processors and is planning to release another high-end Black Edition processor in the Phenom II series. The new Phenom II X4 980 will be clocket at 3.70 GHz and will be based on the Deneb core with a Thermal Envelope of 125W.

Review: Dell Inspiron 15R

Review: Dell Inspiron 15R

For:Great design and build,Good speakers,Nice and easy to use layout,Decent performance,Excellent battery lifeAgainst:Slightly pricey, No discrete GPU Dell is known for making good performance laptops that suit different budgets. The Dell Inspiron 15R is such a laptop that fall under mid-range category. The Dell Inspiron 15R sports a new look by dumping the old plastic look and feel for new sleazy brushed faux-metal finish on the lid. The black matte keyboard and touch-pad are recessed which allows for flat and clean look. The entire keyboard is closer to the screen allowing more room to place your palm.

Guesswork

Guesswork

Most of the competitive exams are multiple choice questions where you will be provided with 4 options. You need to select the correct answer. CAT, GMAT, GRE, IT companys questions (Infosys, Wipro, TCS, etc) & most of the entrance tests has the same pattern. Probably, if you dont have the answers, you would be looking for coin for tossing (option A or B). or looking for a dice in rubber or Inky Pinky Ponkey starts.Here are few tips before you start old strategy. Below guess work will help you but doesnt guarantee for the correct answer.

Farmville got English Countryside Level

Farmville got English Countryside Level

Farmville just now got the English Countryside level is a brand new addition. Players who have reached the level 20 can kick in for English Countryside level.Farmville English Countryside, which ahs a British slant to it. The regular version of the game will be starting from tomorrow. This game got a country specific content, open to every player irrespective of their nationality.

Android 2.2 Dominates All Google OS, 61.3% Of All Active Devices

Android 2.2 Dominates All Google OS, 61.3% Of All Active Devices

After nine months of release of Google’s OS Android Froyo, you know that the OS is distributed quite well than any other versions. It got now 61.3 percent of all active Android devices. Handsets and Tablets with the access to the market is eligible, Worldwide are now running version Android 2.2, making it the most prevalent iteration of the software at the moment. When taken with Android 2.1, the device got ,more than 90 percent of active devices. However the latest version of Google Gingerbread 2.3 got only the 1 percent of the devices. While the Android Honeycomb3.0 scraps a couple of tenths of percent together.

HTC Thunderbolt 4G is now available to buy at $250

HTC Thunderbolt 4G is now available to buy at $250

As per we told yesterday, HTC Thunderbolt is released today. Verizon released its first fastest 4G LTE handset . Verizon is now taking online orders for HTC’s 4.3 inch ThunderBolt , pricing the LTE lubber at $250 on a two year contract. As before we told it comes with Android 2.2, Froyo and OS underlying the HTC Sense 2.0 UI, an 8MP camera, HD video recording, 768 MB of RAM, and a 1GHz Qualcomm Processor MSM8655, chip have to do its best to keep up with these 4G speeds. If Verizon’s pricing feels a rich to you means, we found that Thnderbolt is as low as $180 at Amazon, as they got the online retailer got the back order.