2/19/2017

The controversy among programmers about Nvidia and AMD have led to murder

In September last year, former colleagues of 31-year-old Alexander Trofimov, and 37-year-old Yevgeny Lyulin celebrated their professional holiday - the Day of the programmer.

The conversation turned to the topic of manufacturers of graphics processors, AMD has been a fan of Lyulin, while Nvidia Trofimov defended interests. The owner of the apartment, Alexander Trofimov is so angry that he hit his guest kitchen hatchet on the head. The wound proved fatal, then Trofimov got rid of the body.

The controversy among programmers about Nvidia and AMD have led to murder
Three days later he was detained in the workplace, Trofimov immediately confessed to the crime. The court found him guilty and sentenced to 9.5 years of imprisonment in a penal colony.

HTC led the VR market in China

According to market research firm Canalys, China is the second largest market of virtual reality. Last year, the supply of the respective devices in the country exceeded 300 thousand. Units (15% of the world).

The leader in this market was the Taiwanese company HTC, which shipped more than 50 thousand. Headsets HTC Vive virtual reality, taking 17.7% of the local market.
HTC led the VR market in China
Second place went to Chinese DeePoon producer with a share of 16.9%, and closes three leaders 3Glasses, which got 9.4%.

Fourth place with 9.1% occupied with a helmet Sony PlayStation VR, which supply did not exceed 30 thousand. Units.

Samsung is credited with the development of a reduced version of Galaxy TabPro S2 tablet

Some time ago there were reports that Samsung is preparing to release Galaxy TabPro S2 tablet . This model will be similar to the predecessor in size, with its screen Super AMOLED size of 12.2 inches and a resolution of 2160 x 1440 pixels.
Galaxy TabPro S2 tablet
According to the source, the Samsung develops another tablet, which can be called a smaller version of Galaxy TabPro S2. Mention of the device with the SM-W627 index seen in the FCC database. Judging by the size, the screen of this model is the size of 9.7 inches.

Presumably, a smaller model Galaxy TabPro S2 will be built on an Intel processor generation Kaby Lake, but not at the Core i5-7200U, a tablet with a larger screen, while the Core M.

Source: WCCFtech.com

Published images of motherboards ASRock X370 Killer SLI / ac and AB350 Gaming K4

Source published a picture of motherboards ASRock X370 Killer SLI / ac and AB350 Gaming K4.
Model ASRock X370 Killer SLI / ac is interesting in that it serves as a basis chipset AMD X370. In equipping the board can distinguish a pair of reinforced slots PCIe 3.0 x16, ready to receive 3D-card running in SLI or Crossfire. In addition, the board has two M.2 slot.
Judging by the marking, the board is equipped with a wireless adapter with support for Wi-Fi 802.11ac.
The second novelty is also received two M.2 slot and two PCIe slot 3.0 x16, but SLI or Crossfire mention on the packaging is not.
Compared to the first model, this board has a fairly modest power system.


Information on the date of commencement of sales and pricing yet.

Source: Videocardz

Metropolitan Museum made available to the public 375,000 digitized images of artworks

Metropolitan Museum of Art , one of the largest art museums in the world, made available to the public 375,000 digitized images of artworks from the collection. This step is a continuation of the initiative, to which the implementation of the museum began in 2014.
Metropolitan Museum of Art
These paintings and photos can be freely used in both personal and commercial purposes (Creative Commons 'CC0' license level). Furthermore, they can be edited and used as part of the new products.

To search the collection, you can use the Creative Commons website .

Source: Metropolitan Museum of Art