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Gallium3D Continues Improving OpenGL For Older Radeon GPUs

Curious to see how the performance of the open-source ATI/AMD Linux graphics driver is evolving for aging hardware, a new round of OpenGL benchmarks were carried out on the once-popular ATI Radeon HD 4870 “RV770” graphics card. The performance was compared between the Mesa 7.11, 8.0, 9.0, 9.1, and 9.2-devel Git releases from an Ubuntu Linux system to see how ... Read More »

Friday Funnies : The Iron Penguin, Part 2

Linus, has dived in to save the day. Where did the robot come from? What is it’s purpose? Can the Iron Penguin stand against it? Find out next time. Same penguin-time, same penguin-channel. P.S. I wasn’t too keen on inserting Google glass into another comic so close on the heels of the last one, but it made the most sense ... Read More »

Glass gets new applications, developer kit

Glass is getting some love at Google I/O as well. New applications have been released – Facebook, Twitter, Evernote, Elle, Tumblr, and CNN. Perhaps more interesting: the newly announced Google Glass Developer Kit will allow offline applications and direct hardware access – great for hacking and expanding Glass’ potential. This kit will really allow hackers to put Glass through its ... Read More »