Review Anthem Review
A big song and dance about nothing.
Wants to concentrate on gamers.
No more secure than a text file.
A £40 graphics card? Surely that's as useful as a chocolate teapot? We take a look at AMD's latest and cheapest Radeon from the HD 5000 series, the HD5450, see how it stacks up against integrated graphics and find out in what situations it might be a great buy.
At a recent press briefing we grabbed some internal shots of the upcoming Nvidia Ion based Acer Revo!
Could this mini-ITX GeForce 9300 Zotac board with integrated HDMI and WiFi possibly be the greatest home theatre board ever created? We drop in an inexpensive Intel E5200 CPU, bolt on a Blu-ray drive and check out this £120 mini marvel.
Caustic Graphics claims that its new ray tracing accelerators could speed up ray tracing by up to 200x.
NVISION 2008: The ray tracing and rasterisation debate came up during a chat I had earlier... Nvidia says that ray tracing is too much for Hollywood.
Blu ray drives on the cheap? Pioneer tells us "Hell Yea!" But is it cheap and cheerful or a genuine bargain, that's an excellent choice for all our home theatre enthusiasts? We found out.
Cyberlink and Realtek have now fixed the audio downsampling problem that means you'll finally get full HD quality sound from Blu-ray discs.
COMPUTEX 08: Relatively unknown motherboard manufacturer, J&W, has its 780G mini-ITX board with breakout box and other cool features.
It's almost three years since we last interviewed David Kirk, Nvidia's Chief Scientist. And with everything going on in the industry right now, it was a great time to catch up with him to find out where he sees the industry going and how Nvidia will be part of that.
Intel's last integrated graphics chipset, G45, is shaping up to be pretty good according to sources inside Taiwanese motherboard manufacturers.
IDF SPRING 08: Director of Intel Research, Andrew Chien, talked with bit-tech about the future of ray tracing and its chances of making it to the big time.
John Carmack has spoken about a number of topics surrounding games development, and given some insight on the future.
CES 2008: Cyberlink is due to expand its online services and launch new features in 2008. We've got the details inside...
Viacom, the parent company for both Paramount and Dreamworks, has announced that it will be HD DVD exclusive.
COMPUTEX 2007: We sat down (on a towel) and DTS showed us a demonstration of Master HD: the new lossless codec used on HD media.
As Ubidays 2007 draws to a close, Ubisoft announces it will be making a new game to tie-in to the upcoming Beowulf movie.
Over the past couple of days, Wal-Mart's plan for a massive shipment of very affordable HD DVD players from China leaked onto the web.
So, you can now download a rip of HD DVD movie Serenity. Not only that but it's been confirmed that porn will be available on Blu-ray as well as HD DVD. There's still no clear winner in the wars of the disc.
It looks like Sony is having a few problems with their new Playstation 3. Not only does the console struggle to play old titles but they've also sold fewer games than consoles.
The Blu-ray player has been released today in the UK. We tucked into some high-def movie goodness and here are our reactions.
In an attempt to get an early lead in the next generation disc war Toshiba has announced that it's HD DVD player will launch two days before the Playstation 3.
Research analysts are predicting that neither HD DVD or Blu-Ray will prevail in the upcoming industry battle.