Watch Dogs PC performance issues finally fixed

Watch Dogs PC performance issues finally fixed

Ever since the launch of Watch Dogs in late May, PC gamers have had to suffer through mediocre performance in the flagship Ubisoft title, even on rigs with high-end graphics cards. Despite Ubisoft claiming it had improved performance, the patch they…
Op-ed: The future will be measured in performance per watt

Op-ed: The future will be measured in performance per watt

Earlier this year Nvidia launched their GeForce GTX 750 Ti and GTX 750 graphics cards. Based on the latest Maxwell microarchitecture,  the release garnered a surprising amount of attention. Normally cards in this price and performance bracket are unexciting workhorses; they’re the…

Explained: A Guide to Smartphone Camera Hardware

For many people smartphone cameras have replaced standalone point-and-shoots as the go-to device for everyday photography, as they're easier to access and more compact to carry with you. But just what goes in to making a good smartphone camera? What hardware do companies use? What do pixel sizes and f-stops really mean? In this article I'll be exploring the hardware, key terms associated with photography, and some comparisons along the way.

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